The Work of Gerhard Mayer

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 03, 2013
Nuremberg-based artist Gerhard Mayer creates large-scale paintings, collages, drawings, sculptures, and wallpieces. His wallpieces are creating using China ink and his own unique mathematical rules. Having been interested in elementary particles and physics for a long time, his work is made following strict regularities. 

Illustrations by Simon Prades

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 23, 2013
This morning we take a look at the work of Saarbrüken, Germany-based artist Simon Prades. Simon teaches illustration at the university of applied sciences in Trier and mainly works in ink, pencil and aquarelle.

Bowlingheads by Oliver Paaß

Juxtapoz // Sunday, May 05, 2013
From German design agency, Jung von Matt: "We designed special bowling balls together with famous spraygun artist Oliver Paass that look like cut-off heads. For more than three weeks he made detailed 360° layouts that were sprayed on standard bowling balls. In several German bowling alleys we swapped the standard balls for these special ones."

Psychedelia by Mati Klarwein

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 01, 2013
What a way to wake up on this sunny Northern California morning... nothing says sunshine like some Hamburg, Germany-born psychedelia by Mati Klarwein. From his site, it mentions: "was born in Hamburg on the 9th of April 1932, to a Jewish architect father from Polish origins, and a German opera singer mother." The art genes worked out. More on his site. 

Frankfurt, Germany U-Bahn Station Has an Awesome Entrance

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 02, 2013
We love the entrance to the Brockenheimer Warte U-Bahn Station in Frankfurt, Germany. It looks like it either crashed into the ground or is in the process of burrowing its way underground.

Video: 1UP CREW / The Grifters

Graffiti // Thursday, March 28, 2013
  The Grifters newest video follows the 1up crew as they wreak havoc and vandalism everything through Lisbon, Portugal. Daytime clean trains, fire extinguishers, graffiti on girls, breaking and entering, basically all things that come with being a bastard graffiti writer.

Monocle Visits the Staedtler Pencil Factory in Nuremberg

Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 23, 2013
We enjoyed this video by Monocle magazine in which they visit the factory of pencil making company Staedtler in Nuremberg, Germany. Staedtler has been making pencils in Nuremberg since 1662!  

Nick Frank's Tranquil Photographs of Munich's U-Bahn

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 22, 2013
Using some fancy cameras and a good eye, and maybe a little digital tweaking, photographer Nick Frank transformed the frantic, hustling and bustling Munich subway into inviting and very nicely composed spaces. 

World's Largest Inflated Structure Without a Skeleton

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 19, 2013
This 90-meter x 50-meter structure by artist Christo is the largest indoor sculpture in history, holding a volume of 177,000 cubic meters. Installed at the Gasometer Oberhausen in Germany, Big Air Package, has an air lock to allow visitors to enter the installation.  

Dietmar Busse’s "Fauna and Flora"

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 07, 2013
German photographer Dietmar Busse's series Fauna and Flora are unique combination of photography and painting. Busse moved to New York in the 90's, beginning his career as a fashion photographer before becoming disillusioned with the constraints of working for others. For Busse, making art 'is like being on the road, except that the [artistic] journey is an inward one.'  

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