Juxtapoz // Monday, October 03, 2011
There has been a buzz recently surrounding the embroidery work of Cayce Zavaglia, which is done in a hyper-realistic form with incredible layered detail. Using crewel embroidery wool, the American artist has taken the qualities of oil painting by mixing her thread colors to mimic brushstrokes. Stunning works.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, September 11, 2011
Pittsburgh-based paper artist Bovey Lee doesn't just make paper cut-outs, she creates an entire scenes. Transforming sheets of white paper into moments in time, Bovey seems to define the concept of Handmade art.
Juxtapoz // Friday, September 09, 2011
Jennifer Collier treats paper like cloth, bonding, waxing, trapping and stitching, as she produces unusual paper ‘fabrics’, which are used to explore the ‘remaking’ of household objects. She calls her process a contemporary twist on traditional textiles.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 01, 2011
Ana Serrano's work is on the cover of our Juxtapoz Handmade book, featuring one of her elaborate and cartoon-like cardboard sculptures. One of her pieces in particular, Chalino, made of cardboard on a wooden sculpture, is quite impressive within the intricate details.
Juxtapoz // Monday, August 08, 2011
Berlin-based Nike Schroeder takes needlework to a new style (at least in our eyes) with some very detailed portraits of her friends and some based on photographs. She makes embrodiery appear like illustration, using different color schemes and colored canvases to create mood.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 16, 2011
Because most of the art world is in Venice right now, we are finding other things to showcase on the site that are not our normal content. We stumbled across this page of numerous artists who created knitted art for no other reason but to show off how good they knit. Like knitted Ferraris, knitted sushi, and knitted toilet paper.
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 20, 2011
If you had that one Biology 101 moment, where you were dissecting a frog, worm, bunny, or some sort of human organ, and you enjoyed said moment, then you are going to very much enjoy the knitted dissection of Emily Stoneking that are available on Etsy.