Herakut "Flaw Circus" @ Ruttkowski;68 Gallery, Cologne

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 26, 2014
HERAKUT is a German artist duo made up of Jasmin Siddiqui, aka 'Hera' and Falk Lehmann, aka 'Akut.' Throughout more than ten years of collaboration, the two have merged their individual approaches influenced by graffiti and street art. Their exhibition, Flaw Circus,opening at Ruttkowski;68 Gallery in Cologne, Germany on Friday, August 29, 2014, presents Herakut's most conscious outlooks on the world based on the experiences they have accumulated.

Update: The Hyperreal Works of Germany's Dirk Dzimirsky

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 20, 2014
And to think, the only Dirk we knew works in Dallas. We ran across these beautiful drawings by Dirk Dzimirsky last night, and as much as we love how he composes faces, we love the way he captures water and movement around the subject's face. 

Behind the Scenes: Urban Nation's Project PM/5

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 18, 2014
Our good friend and contributor Henrik Haven has continued to document Urban Nation's Projects M/ in Berlin, most recently getting some behind the scenes coverage of PM/5, curated by Roland Henry and VNA Magazines. The project features a massive mural (and walls) by Eine and installations by Sickboy, Nick Walker, Xenz, Will barras, Mark Lyken, Pam Glew, Steff Plaetz, O TWO, SheOne and Ben Frost...

The Work of Olaf Hajek

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 11, 2014
Although German artist Olaf Hajek is best known for his illustrations accompanying stories in everything from The New York Times to Playboy, it's no question that his angular and surreal works can stand on their own. With stong, graphic lines, dreamlike colors, and rustic, stylized forms...  

Painting a Room with David Schiesser

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 18, 2014
David Schiesser is an extremely talented Germany tattoo and pen and ink artist. That is a given. In fact, he makes some of our favorite flash art in the world. But this room, literally noted on his website as "Painting A Room," is entirely painted with pen and ink, with amazing detail, skill, and narrative. We grabbed images from Schiesser's site and took our own detail shots from the main mural wall. Incredible stuff.

HORT for DIE NEUE OFFENBACHER SCHULE

Design // Tuesday, June 17, 2014
We focused on Germany's HORT in our Design department in the print magazine a few months back, and their website is full of past projects and client work that is some of our favorite in contemporary design at the moment. Today we are looking at the installation and catalogue work they did for artist collective DIE NEUE OFFENBACHER SCHULE, and used files and images from their archives and computers to create an interesting visual experience.

Franco Fasoli - JAZ "Vinculo" @ BC Gallery, Berlin

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 27, 2014
After two successful group shows with Argentinian artist Franco Fasoli – JAZ, BC Gallery continues the collaboration with a solo show under the title VINCULO. From June 6th to July 26th visitors will be able to experience his paintings which are defined by the tensions of ambivalence. The works are specifically made to be arranged in the gallery space and therefore fill the atmosphere with the spirit of his vision.

112-Meter High Gas Tank Becomes A Massive Light Installation

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The Gasometer Oberhausen in Germany is a former 20,000 square meter former gas tank that has been converted into an exhibition space. Last year it housed the Big Air Package, the world's largest inflatable structure without a skeleton (also the largest indoor sculpture). More recently, German creative studio Urbanscreen has taken it over with a light installation taking over 320 degrees of wall and the ceiling! Watch a video after the jump...

The Work of Eiko Borcherding

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 10, 2014
Hamburg, Germany-based artist Eiko Borcherding continues to create intricate and well-executed mixed media pencil drawings. With an eye for detail, he plays on the ideals of life and death, combining these elements in a way that creates a hauntingly beautiful duality. Recently, his work has begun to catch the eye of many art collectors resulting in art exhibitions  throughout Europe.

And There Will Be Dogs by Jochen Schievink

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Here at the Juxtapoz offices we got this gem in the mail from German illustrator Jochen Schievink. And There Will Be Dogs is a 28 page saddle stitched 'zine created by Jochen Schievink and Corners publishing house out of South Korea. In addition to the 'zine it also comes with a large 24" x 36" offset poster featuring Schievink's Spitz Hedonism graphic.
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