Watch: "Beauty" Animates Hundreds of Years of Art History

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 17, 2014
A series of well-selected images from the tradition of pictorial beauty are appropriated by Rino Stefano Tagliafierro in this short video bringing to life frozen moments of art history through animation. In this interpretation by Rino Stefano Tagliafierro, this beauty is brought back to the expressive force of gestures that he springs from the immobility of canvas, animating a sentiment lost to the fixedness masterpieces.

Entrance Yourself With RRRRRRRRolling GIFS

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 09, 2013
A mysterious group of super awesome friends in Japan have once again come up with some intoxicating animated gifs. Photographed during their regular routines, these beautifully unhectic gifs hypnotize.

Animated GIFs by Zack Dougherty

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Portland-based digital artist Zack Dougherty's latest project is a collection of simple, yet clever series of hypnotizing GIFs. The strange moving sculptures/GIFs evolve, spin, and rapidly burst in a hypnotic manner. 

Renaissance GIFs by Scorpion Dagger

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 18, 2013
British artist James Kerr (aka Scorpion Dagger) has been making some pretty entertaining GIFs using mostly northern and early renaissance paintings. They remind us early Terry Gilliam animations and are helping start our day off light-hearted.

Amazing, Trippy GIFs from Paolo Ceric (aka PATAkK)

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 23, 2013
If you didn't know, the dude who invented the GIF finally settled the debate over the pronunciation of the file type. It is pronounced "Jif." In celebration, we take a look at some GIFs by Patakk who uses Processing, Cinema 4D and After Effects to create his GIFs.

Happy Holidays, I Got You a GIF!!

Illustration // Saturday, December 22, 2012
A festive little collection of our favorite animated mini-movies- just in time for the Holidays! These animated GIF's come from a project curated by Ryan Todd and built by Enjoythis and feature a whole mess of contributing artists including Super Mundane, Tane Williams, Ross Phillips, Jane Stockdale, Alex Grigg, Kiristan Hammerstad, Alasdiar and Jock and many others... Enjoy!!

Marija Tiurina's Illustrated GIF's

Illustration // Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Its pretty obvious- I'm a huge sucker for animated GIF's, and illustration, and the combination of the two just blows my mind. Here is a selection of a few from UK based illustrator Marija Tiurina. While they are simply sketches compared to the talent-filled array of her portfolio, they are like perfect little mini-movies for me, short enough for even the shortest of attention spans. Enjoy.

Animated Gifs by Mimi Leung

Illustration // Thursday, July 26, 2012
Check out these colorful & fun animated gifs brought to you from the hand of Mimi Leung. Mimi says of her work, "I dream up frenetic compositions and think of funny/gross things to draw using pen, paper and paint. Sometimes, I colour digitally in Photoshop but nothing beats using a fine brush to paint all the tiny details and leaving fine white lines between blocks of colour. I love the effect and find the whole process really satisfying."

Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg's Cinemagraphs

Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 07, 2011
We all knew that a new generation of Gifs were on the way, and some of the best we have seen come from Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg. They are creating Cinemagraphs, which in very simple terms, are a more classy version of the animated Gif.

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