The World's Largest Basket

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The world's largest basket happens to be the headquarters of Longaberger, you guessed it, a manufacturer of baskets and other craft goods. The building, standing 7 stories tall, is quite handy unto itself: the "handles" apparently wick away snow in the winter. Not sure how, but hey, it snows a lot in Newark, Ohio. 

Gummy Bear Chandelier by Kevin Champeny

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 10, 2012
Show me someone who doesn't want a chandelier made out of over 3,000 hand-cast acrylic gummy bears? Kevin Champeny created the piece for home-furnishing company, Jellio, and comes in two sizes: the 18" diameter, 3,000 version, and the 31" diamter has around 5,000 bears. All hand-made, all acrylic gummy.

The Works of Andrew Lewicki

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 10, 2012
Keep your eye’s on Los Angeles based artist Andrew Lewicki. Since graduating from Otis College in 2007 with a BFA, the multidisciplinary painter and sculpture has continued to take over the Southern California scene. Playing on the visual cues of everyday objects, Lewicki has created a series of installations that have a bit of wit and humor behind them.

Top 25 Banksy Pieces

Top List // Thursday, November 29, 2012
Love him, hate him, Banksy will always draw some sort of polarizing opinion. Most people will recognize that the man has wit that reaches the ends of the earth, while others think he is an overrated phenomenon that does not deserve the hype. Where do we stand? Well, simple; what other artist creates such a buzz, such a circus of excitement and debate every time they produce a new street piece or exhibition? Banksy creates EVENTS...  

Pipe Cleaner Eroticism by Don Porcella

Juxtapoz // Saturday, November 10, 2012
NYC artist Don Porcella creates erotic (and non-erotic too) sculptures and installations using "low-brow" materials like pipe-cleaners and wax. The recipient of many prizes and fellowships, Porcella aims to poke fun at the absurdities of consumer culture and the human condition through comically awkward and decidedly unsexy nudes.

Gore Helmets by Josh Ln

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 09, 2012
Sort of a random find on our Friday morning, but hey, end of the week fun is what we are up to today. So we ran into this series of Gore Helmets by Josh Ln, taking iconic pop-culture and movie characters who wear helmets and masks and applied a nice shade of gore to them. 

Halloween Edition: Cereal Mascots by Guillermo Fajardo

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Because it's Halloween, we are still trying to help you with costume ideas. From Guillermo Fajardo, "I've always wondered what if the characters from our favorite cereal boxes were actual real life moving and dramatic creatures. So I chose my four favorite characters to join me this adventure: CAP'N, TONY, TRIX and the COUNT."

Gender Bending Male Movie Stars

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 29, 2012
In a recent article on What's Hot, What's Not, Frieze Magazine mentioned inhabiting a transgendered space as grounds for an art practice that is hot right now. While this series of photoshopped images likely does not fit the kind of transgendered space Frieze is thinking of, it still occupies a strange and emasculating view on some of the more recognizable male faces of Hollywood.

The Horse Head Pillow Case

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 25, 2012
Somewhere, Mario Puzo is very proud of the Horse Head Pillow Case. For those of you that love the Godfather, you know that this is a fun revenge-light gag gift. But for those of you who may be dealing with someone who doesn't know the Godfather, this may ruin a first date and, um, trip to the bedroom. 

The "Where's Waldo" Backpiece

Juxtapoz // Sunday, October 21, 2012
Where's Waldo?, is a series of children's books created by British illustrator Martin Handford. The books consist of a series of detailed double-page spread illustrations depicting dozens or more people doing a variety of amusing things at a given location. Readers are challenged to find a character named Wally hidden in the group- as rendered in this painstakingly intricate tattoo.

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