James Jean: OVM x Blitz @ Lane Crawford, Hong Kong

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Lane Crawford BLITZ is thrilled to host acclaimed visual artist, James Jean (December 2010 cover artist) to Hong Kong this 24th to 26th October. The celebrated artist and designer will launch his highly sought-after OVM line of jewellery and accessories for the first time in store, as well as a special collection of scarves, pouches and iphone veils in a custom design exclusively for BLITZ Lane Crawford.

Pardee's Picks: The Work of Victor Castillo

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
What colors should our dreams be? If your response were based upon the paintings of Chilean-born painter Victor Castillo, the answer might be "the colors that don't exist". In reality, I know that answer is an oxymoron, but in regards to Victor's lush and haunting paintings, it makes perfect sense.

Vhils in Rio De Janeiro

Street Art // Monday, October 22, 2012
Creating stunning imagery from old, dusted, and dilapidated walls by chipping away at the surface, Alexandre Farto, aka Vhils, continues to carve out his own medium in the streets. Rio De Janeiro, Brazil has been the artist’s recent canvas where he created new pieces from the local weathered buildings exterior.

Anton Marrast's Bizarre Erotica

Erotica // Monday, October 22, 2012
Anton Marrast is a Russian illustrator. Unlike many visual artists who order their artistic thoughts from a visual understanding of things, Anton makes his art in a reverse process. He adds another dimension to what he sees - a dimension of an inner story narrated by restless women and plotted with formidable incidents. Anton is more immersed in the world of literature than in the solid reality of his home city, Moscow...

Paperstuff by Bartek Elsner

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Make gigantic things from paper, and call the series "Paperstuff." Simple enough. Berlin-based art director Bartek Elsner created the series Paperstuff because he seems to be able to make anything with paper, from boomboxes, to fire places, to televisions, to CCTV cameras, to VCRs. 

Street Works by Andre Muniz Gonzaga

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Brazilian street artist, Andre Muniz Gonzaga, utilizes the imperfections and irregular surfaces of the cities streets to create distorted and often bizarre faces.  Just in the last year, his work has appeared abroad in places like Senegal, Portugal, Berlin, and Amsterdam.

Wolf Coming by Liu Ruowang

Street Art // Sunday, October 21, 2012
The iron casted wolves sculptures of Chinese artist, Liu Ruowang, are menacing, vicious, and appear to be hungry for blood. A new video by 3news shows where the 110 packs of wolves now reside, oddly enough ay a golf course in Australia .

The Kanye Wes Anderson Tumblr

Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 20, 2012
This tumblr full of clever memes is exactly what it sounds like: a mash-up of scenes from Wes Anderson movies and Kanye West lyrics (and at times, lines from Anderson's movies adapted to Kanye's music videos). Both Anderson and West have an affinity for the finer things in life...

Designs for a Inflatable Trampoline Bridge in Paris

Street Art // Saturday, October 20, 2012
Too good to be true was our initial thought when viewing these images. The French architecture firm, Atelier Zündel Cristea, proposed the following design for a trampoline bridge spanning across the Seine River in Paris. Although it seems highly unrealistic for a city to ever approve such a safety hazard of funness, it is a great idea.

Tattoos by Justin Weatherholtz

Tattoo // Friday, October 19, 2012
'Justin Weatherholtz began tattooing in 1999 in Reading, PA under Joe Johns of Wizard World. He has traveled extensively around the U.S., participating in conventions and doing guest spots. Justin decided to relocate to NY to work at Kings Avenue Tattoo in September of 2007. With an interest in the many different styles of tattooing, Justin's portfolio clearly displays his diversity from American to Japanese and everything in between.'

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