Laurina Paperina is a Murderer

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 15, 2014
Italian artist Laurina Paperina lives in Brooklyn and makes dark, funny, comic paintings depicting imagined scenes from pop culture, and imaginary murders of blue chip artists. In her mind, painting her favorite artists' demise is a compliment—she likes their work so much she wants to kill them!

Pardee's Picks: The Art of Hill Hudson

Juxtapoz // Saturday, September 29, 2012
I was up in Portland a few months ago eating donuts and playing dress up at Upper Playground when I crossed paths with an artist named Hill Hudson who, after talking for a few minutes, handed me a sticker that was cooler than any sticker I had seen since the Zorlac and Santa Cruz skateboard days. When I say cool, however, I mean cool as in "disgusting."

Top 20 Alex Pardee Works

Top List // Friday, July 27, 2012
Alex Pardee went to my high school's rival school. In saying that, I really wish I had some sort of Varsity Blues like story to tell you, but I really don't; I just wanted to make anecdote to lead this list of our Top 20 Alex Pardee paintings...

Tasmanian Feral

Illustration // Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Tom O'Hern is artist and illustrator based in Hobart, Tasmania with a strong graphic sense of decrepit gore and decay. His high-contrast, sickly rendered portraits are disease ridden, wounded and bandaged with a healthy dose of gortesque humor thrown in for good measure. My new favorite Tasmanian. Thanks Tom for the submission!! x

Interview with San Francisco-based Mitsu Okubo

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Anything from a handshake to a shit-eating grin taps into the vast, often unquestioned vocabulary of the human body. SF-based Mitsu Okubo’s detail-rich renderings of the body morph its flesh into a jigsaw of body parts, creating a language entirely new, yet disturbingly familiar.

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