Illustration // Thursday, March 29, 2012
Wesley Eggebrecht is a freelance illustrator and designer based out of Lowell, MA. Raised in the small town of Ellsworth, MI, and surrounded by a family of artists, Eggebrecht discovered his passion for drawing at a young age, later receiving his BFA in Illustration at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. He currently works as the art director and CEO of Phidias Gold, an apparel brand for artists by artists.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
A burst of literary works shoots out of a window like a waterfall, a unique spectacle to witness indeed! Spain based artist, Alicia Martin, has created three site-specific installations using 5,000 books in each sculpture. The series is titled “Biografies” and is located in Madrid, Spain.
Top List // Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Audrey Kawasaki has created a space for her sensual, seductive, and sometimes promiscuous work in Juxtapoz's artist landscape. What can we say… we like it. Enjoy Ms. Kawasaki's top 20 erotic works. Perhaps by yourself.
Top List // Wednesday, February 29, 2012
For those of us who came of age in the '70s and '80s, LEGOS were our life blood. Whether you built pre-designed sets or free-wheeled those plastic blocks into something only the pint-size architect could create or often understand, they are indelibly etched into our hearts, minds and pop culture. Here are some great examples of LEGO Art from those who chose not give up on their childhood dream of sitting and playing blocks.
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 17, 2012
We have shown a lot of work in the hyperreal genre over the past month, mostly because we think it is a genre that is getting better and better. But these paintings by Jason de Graaf made us do a major double-take. What you are looking at is a painting within the series Clarity. No kidding, Mr. de Graaf.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 14, 2012
There is such a fantastic body of work on Vienna, Austria-based Michael Ostermann's website, we didn't know what to include. Part fine art, digital art, fashion, and photography, Ostermann has built a body of work that is haunting, brooding, and ethereal, almost as if it was taken from 2050 and brought back to life in 2012. Wonderful stuff.
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 06, 2012
Russian designer Nikita Kovalev has created something that will make the entry to your home/apartment a more adventurous task: the bang-bang handle, a gun as door handle creation. Perhaps your parents won't like it, but we do.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 02, 2012
Egene Koo is an illustrator based in Korea. Her beautifully detailed oil paintings are a unique fusion of nature, fashion, and portraiture, depicting richly colored wildlife in the same space as over-sized high heels and well-dressed models with wide-eyed cat and rabbit faces, an unusual combination of elements that is both dreamy and unsettling.
Tattoo // Monday, October 17, 2011
Sometimes you just want to see a highly-skilled, traditional tattoo artist, and Malmö, Sweden's Peter Lagergren is one of those talents. There is so much good stuff coming out of Scandinavia right now in the arts, and Langergren's tattoo work is just another example.
Illustration // Monday, October 03, 2011
Surrealism and hypo-realism become a beautiful union in Sam Weber's delicately illustrated artwork. This Brooklyn based artist creates a thin line between dreams and reality in his works, and portrays the unusual in a romantic and subtle way.