One Sheet of Paper, One Large Elephant

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 11, 2014
We see it, we don't know how he did it, but apparently, origami aritst Sipho Mabona has created a life-sized origami elephant from ONE sheet of paper? How you say? First, it took a "dozen people four weeks to complete. Standing just over 3 meters high (or 10 feet tall), the work is now on display in the museum KKLB in Beromünster, Switzerland."

Megan Whitmarsh "Fabricated Revisions" @ Mulherin + Pollard, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 10, 2014
MULHERIN + POLLARD is pleased to present Fabricated Revisions, new work by Megan Whitmarsh. "I saw a handbill from a 1914 feminist meeting at a friend's studio. Its subject: was: "What does feminism mean to you?", Whitmarsh says."The way that I am interested in feminism is the way I am interested in many things. It's something peripheral to my view that influences my vision rather then being a focus. I am interested in watching the process of feminism rather then trying to locate it..."

Li Hongbo "Tools of Study" @ Klein Sun Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 27, 2014
Klein Sun Gallery is delighted to announce the inauguration of our new space with Li Hongbo’s first solo exhibition in the United States, Tools of Study. With what appears to be impeccable recreations of carved porcelain masterpieces, the sculptures are in fact entirely comprised of thousands of layers of paper. Li Hongbo's stunning, stretchable, paper sculptures, inspired by both traditional folk art and his time as a student learning to sculpt, challenge our perceptions. The video is incredible... 

Olek "I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet" @ White Walls Project Space, SF

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 10, 2014
Featured in our February 2014 issue, we love to see Olek back in San Francisco, with the installation "I Haven't A Single Explorer On My Planet" at the White Walls Project Space. As with much of Olek's work, there are political undertones and messages to be discovered... 

“(Non-traditional) Matryoshka Dolls” by Alex Chowaniec

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 10, 2014
I first met Alex Chowaniec 4 years ago when we were both showing in a pop-up gallery in San Francisco. Now both in NY, we swapped studio visits on a winter afternoon. I was excited to hear about her project questioning cultural traditions in contemporary Russia.

Indigofera x Wes Lang Wool Blankets

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 02, 2013
All we want for Christmas is a special, made in Norway, wool blanket with Wes Lang's art on it. Please? Why thank you, Indigofera. The Goodhood store in London have the Wes Lang x Indigofera special edition 100% Wool Prima blanket series (two in total). Both blankets ahve Lang's Native American headdress design, with both featuring their own unique trim patters and designs. Made in Norway from 100% Wool and in an extremely limited run... warm yourself with some classic tattoo style this season... 

3D Architectural Dioramas by Heather Kocsis

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 30, 2013
What at first appears to be a painting is actually constructed using various types of reclaimed wood. Canadian artist Heather Kocsis creates three dimensional assemblages depicting architectural elements. Make sure you take a look at some of the close-up shots after the jump to see the incredible detail!

Embroidery and Drawings by Caroline Hwang

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 09, 2013
We haven't checked in with the work of Caroline Hwang in quite some time, and we just noticed she has been creating these fantastic embroidery illustrations recently. The Brooklyn-based artist has been doing work for the NY Times, New York Magazine, RVCA, and Starbucks in Taiwan... which means that Starbucks in Taiwan is up to some good stuff. 

Lucien Shapiro “Vessel” @ Guerrero Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 26, 2013
Guerrero Gallery proudly presents Vessel, a collection of new works by Lucien Shapiro. This body of works, composed of masks and corresponding vessels, coincides with specific rituals personal to Shapiro’s experiences and reflections in life. Presented are themes related to the daily hustle, the seeking of light, confronting fears, realizing strength, the longing for a partner, and dealings with rejection.

Filson: A Factory Tour

Design // Tuesday, September 17, 2013
In our October issue, out now on newsstands, we documented our recent trip to the Filson Factory in Seattle, where the great team took us around the factory floor and showed us how their heritage and artisan bags are constructed. We also got some sneak peeks into their new Seattle Life collection, some classic apparel and Filson advertising, and of course, some of the most beautifully made luggage and day bags being created today. Or 100 years ago. 
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