Juxtapoz // Monday, November 25, 2013
Bruno Catalano is a French artist whose sculptures are often missing pieces. The human figures are travelers heading towards unknown destination, lacking important pieces but still standing. It's as if someone took the Photoshop "eraser" tool to them! Mr. Catalano was born in Morocco and a lifetime as a sailor inspired him to make these intriguing sculptural works.
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 22, 2013
Using everyday objects in materials such as lighters, paper, book spines, and fabrics, French photographer Eddy de Azevedo has created a series of photographic images that are inspired by Rothko and 1950s Color Field paintings. Eddy has categorized the works by the materials he used: "Office" for stacked paper, "Dressings" for fabrics, "Library" for books, and "Walking my Dog" for the objects he finds on the street.
Photography // Wednesday, November 20, 2013
French studio Akatre uses their spot-on design skills for everything from typography to graphic design and fashion. This series of photographs they shot for OOB magazine is a perfect example of their design sensibilities!
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 15, 2013
We thought we'd take a look through the work of one of our favorite photographers this morning, Robert Doisneau. Together with Henri Cartier-Bresson, Doisneau was a pioneer of photojournalism and one of France's best known photographers. Known for his modest, playful, ironic images, and juxtapositions (ha!), he has left behind an almost overwhelmingly extensive and broad legacy of images that continue to inspire us every time we revisit them.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 07, 2013
French photographer Jean-Yves Lemoigne creates looping video portraits using the all powerful Red EPIC camera. A professional advertising photographer, Lemoigne brings expert professional lighting to the "photoloops" giving them a unique and intriguing subtleties.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Our good friend, Madrid, Spain based Daniel Muñoz (aka "San") has just completed an exhibition at the Musée Le Pilori called "Touché". SAN was invited to the 4e Le Mur Festival in the city of Niort, and in conjunction with the new works being show, he created a mural on the walls of an old building in the city.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Congo-born, France-based artist Olivier de Sagazan integrates painting, photography, sculpture and performance into a very unique hybrid practice! His existential performance series, "Transfiguration," involves the artist building layers of clay and paint onto his face and body and then shedding them to reveal "an animalistic human who is seeking to break away from the physical world."
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 15, 2013
French artist Carine Brancowitz immortalizes her daily life on paper, creating a series of works 'combining the purity and passion of adolescent anxiety, an obsessive attention to detail, the uncluttered elegance of lines,' and the severity of the compositions.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 10, 2013
Nicolas Delort is a freelance illustrator based in Paris, France. His monochrome pen and ink drawings show a taste for the fantastical, as evidenced by his numerous Harry Potter-themed pieces. The line quality in Delort's work is astounding, and we're more than a little reminded of another French great by the name of Gustave Doré.
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 04, 2013
Photographs of people taken underwater naturally have an otherworldy feel to them and it can be easy to twist and maneuver the body into unique and visually interesting positions. The photographs in Adeline Mai's series, "Weighlessness" series are distinctively different than most, utilizing warm colors rather than the usual blues and greens that we are used to seeing water as.