Beautiful Bits: DevArt - Art and Code as One

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Technology-based art can a bit of a tough sell. Getting people with scant knowledge of coding to transition from traditional to digital tools can be a challenge, even for a new generation of artists. So gargantuan Google has thrown its hat into the ring with DevArt, a contest oriented around creating art utilizing a combination of code, hardware, and openly available data in a unique and, hopefully, beautiful way...

View Artwork in Extreme Detail at The Google Art Project

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 18, 2014
We recently re-discovered the Google Art Project his weekend, a colletion which features extremely high-resolution images of art works from museums in over 40 contries, allowing the viewer to zoom in and view them in extreme detail. The feature is part of the Google Cultural Insitute...

Inside Google's Data Centers by Connie Zhou

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The virtual has a physical component. We think of Google so often as just something in the virtual world of cyberspace, that we tend to forget it has to exist, especially in data transmission and storage, as a physical space. Photographer Connie Zhou documents the Google data centers, and they appear to some of the most candy coated data centers you will ever see. 

Felix Hayes & Ben West's Google Book

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 09, 2012
Let's face it, Google is our dictionary, our library, our research database, and our go to for just about anything from recipes to driving directions. Who uses encyclopedias anymore? A physical dictionary? Not us. It is a bit sad that these objects are becoming obsolete, but so it goes (to quote Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five).

The Illustrations of Jennifer Hom

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 18, 2012
"Jennifer Hom began life as a Chinese American girl in suburban Long Island, New York. As a minority with few friends, she found happiness in drawing fairies, unicorns, magical flying unicorns, princesses, and flowers. with the help of a terribly optimistic mother, she used her countless drawings of magical beings to enroll at Rhode Island School of Design..."

In Street Art: Google Headquarters' Sculpture Park

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 17, 2011
Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, Ca has been collecting a variety of unique sculptures over the years. The most recent addition is an Ice Cream Sandwich character to celebrate the unveiling of their next operating system, known as Android Ice Cream Sandwich.

Social Media Propaganda Posters by Aaron Wood

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 04, 2011
It feels a little odd that we found these Social Media Propaganda Posters via Google+, but these posters by Aaron Wood are quite well done. Guess what? We all are involved in social media in some way, we all know it can be terribly "herd-ish" of us, and we enjoy getting a dose of medicine about it, too. Leave it to social media to tell us how bad social media is.