Update: Surreal Paintings by Moki

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 28, 2014
We recently checked in with Hamburg-based artist Moki, whose acrylic paintings we admired earlier last year and were pleased to be introduced to her fantastic paintings on wood! Inspired by Japan's Hayo Miyazaki (Spirited Away), Hamburg-based artist Moki's acrylic paintings feature humans enveloped in cold, serene northern landscapes.

The Work of A.N.F

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Based out of Berlin, A.N.F, Andreas Nicholas Fischer, works with generative systems, digital techniques, and various mediums visualizing natural states. Known for using the Brute Force Method, A.N.F creates an array of digital high glossy fluid compositions...

Traffic Light Series by Lucas Zimmermann

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 20, 2014
Ah, to be 20 years old with really good ideas and execution. Wish we could say that was us, but then we see works like this from Landau and Weimar, Germany-based photographer Lucas Zimmermann, and we know we were still amateur at that age. All these shots were taken of traffic lights in the fog near Weimar, Germany.

Buff Monster "Somewhere Far Beyond" @ Toykio, Dusseldorf

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Longtime Juxtapoz friend Buff Monster is spending his hoiiday week in Dusseldorf, Germany, preparing a show of new works on canvas at Toykio. In case you missed it, Mr Buff Monster painting an exquisite mural for our Converse x Juxtapoz "Wall to Wall" series on the back cover of the current December 2013 issue, so we can't wait to see what his new works are going to look like in "Somewhere Far Beyond."

"Systems": Dieter Rams for Braun @ Walter Knoll Showroom, London

Design // Tuesday, November 26, 2013
German industrial designer, Dieter Rams, has an extensive career of making product designs for Braun. Das Programm, the store and archive of Dieter Rams‘ work for Braun, curated an exhibition entitled "Systems," where they asked 34 graphic designers to respond to “systematicity of Braun Design," in the vein of Rams' classic work for the company. The resulting poster art designs, ranging from classic Braun designs to products that never saw production, are up in the Walter Knoll showroom in Clerkenwell, London, through December 31, 2013.

Jeff Soto & Maxx242 "FIRE WITHIN" @ Bunsen Goetz, Nuremberg

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 07, 2013
Two-time Juxtapoz cover artist Jeff Soto and his longtime collaborator Maxx242's joint exhibit opens this Saturday, November 9 at Bunsen Goetz Gallerie in Nuremberg, Germany. "Maxx and I have spent most of our lives in Riverside, California, and are well-known artists in the community," explained Soto.

Katharina Fritsch's Funny and Frightening Work

Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 26, 2013
We are loving Katharina Fritsch funny and frightening work. Psychology and the expectations of visitors to a museum influence her wild figures.

Thomas Kellner's Mosaic-like Photomontages

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 21, 2013
German artist Thomas Kellner's photomontages are created by taking a series of pictures with a film camera step-by-step and layer-by-layer so that the final result is a de-constructed mosaic of a distorted building.

Parra "And Wait for Something to Happen" @ Ruttkowski 68, Cologne

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Always a favorite in the Juxtapoz office, Parra just opened a new solo show at Ruttkowski 68 Gallery in Cologne, Germany, titled And Wait For Something to Happen. The show features 11 paintings, 11 drawings, and porcelain editions made in collaboration with the great Case Studyo. The work again shows the Amsterdam-based Parra's bold, powerful, confident, and simply elegant work, and playful subject matter.

An Absurd Swiss Army-Type Knife from 1880

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 03, 2013
We recently visited the Swiss Army Knife factory and saw their collection of vintage knives. We have also seen the ridiculousness that is the Wenger 16999. This "multi-tool' though tops them all. Created by John S. Holler in Germany around 1880, the knife has 100 functions including shears, an auger, saws, a lancet, cigar cutter, pens, straight razor and piano tuner. And yes, that is a fully functioning .22 caliber five-shot pinfire revolver you see there.

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