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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 17, 2014
JR is probably one of the most recognizable artists working in contemporary and public art today. He has transcended pop-culture to be a spokesperson for public art. The exhibition at the Museum Frieder Burda is being curated by Patricia Kamp in close collaboration with JR. Using photographs and videos by the artist, it presents his early and ongoing projects and thus provides a retrospective look into JR’s overall artistic development.
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
Home and Away and Outside at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt is an exhibition in three parts by Tobias Rehberger, one of the most influential German artists of his generation. An artist who defies categorisation, Rehberger creates objects, sculptures and environments as diverse in subject, media and context, as they are prolific...
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 14, 2014
The multi-talented, German-born, Denmark-based artist John Reuss comes from a background in graphic layout and design, marketing and communication, and, in addition to a BA in Computer Science, is an excellent self-taught painter whose work we are very much enjoying this morning....