Adolf Wölfli (1864-1930)

Illustration // Friday, February 22, 2013
Adolf Wölfli (1864-1930) was a Swiss artist who was one of the first artists to be associated with the Art Brut or outsider art label.At the beginning of the twentieth century, Adolf Wölfli, a former farmhand and laborer, produced a monumental, 25,000-page illustrated narrative in Waldau, a mental asylum near Bern, Switzerland. Through a complex web of texts, drawings, collages and musical compositions, Wölfli constructed a new history of his childhood...

Miguel Montaner

Illustration // Friday, February 22, 2013
Miguel Montaner has been developing his work as a professional illustrator since 2010, regularly contributing with press and other fields of illustration such as publishing, independent projects and publicity. He conceives illustration as a means of communication, a form of dialogue with the observer. Miguel gives his opinion and invites the observer to be submerged into the image, to reflect on it and to come to his or her own conclusions...

The Work of YoAz

Illustration // Friday, February 22, 2013
Mechanical intricacies, intensive detailing and geometric rendering heavily make up the work of Paris, France based digital artist, designer and illustrator YoAz. With a focus leaning primarily towards the animal kingdom, (and some hip-hop icons) the work of YoAz holds a complex intensity that is wildly humbling.

Suzy Q and the Owls

Illustration // Thursday, February 21, 2013
Susie Wright is an illustrator and printmaker based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Susie’s work is inspired by her Scottish heritage, natural history, architecture and geography. Her illustration often features Scottish wildlife, as a reaction to missing Scotland when living in London for a number of years. Susie’s distinctive style of illustration has developed from working with screen printing and an interest in architectural imagery.

London's Own James Clapham

Illustration // Thursday, February 21, 2013
James Clapham is a graduate of the Cambridge School of Art, where he studied illustration and is now studying for his MA in Illustration at the Camberwell School of Arts. Born and raised in Birkenhead, James is now living in South East London. Some of his clients include, Bellykids, Bloomberg, Complex Magazine, Frankie Magazine, Network Awesome, Ion Magazine, Sekta and Super Sweet magazine.

LOVE SPORT: LOVE SYNCHRONISED SWIMMING

Illustration // Thursday, February 21, 2013
The LOVE SPORT series of short films feature well known sports such as: High-Diving, Basketball, Fencing, Weightlifting, Equestrian, Synchronized Swimming, All-In-Wrestling, Sumo, Ski Jumping, Mountaineering, Ping Pong, Paint-Balling, Dog Racing, Dominoes ...and a special film about Big Game Hunting! Directed by Grant Orchard and produced by STUDIO AKA.

Computer Generative Sketching and Paintings by Sergio Albiac

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 21, 2013
Sergio Albiac has an unusual artistic process. He begins by writing computer programs that generate images. Once his idea has been translated into code, he will search and select the visual results that best express his point. These generative images will sometimes be his final work or he will use them as an electronic sketchbook to visualize his concepts before painting.

Nima Fatima @ Pancakes And Booze

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 21, 2013
Long time artist and friend of Juxtapoz, Nima Fatima is set to show at a group exhibition opening this Friday and Saturday at Gallery 4N5 in San Francisco. A New England native Fatima recently relocated to San Francisco to peruse her career in art and this will be her first West Coast outing right here in our own backyard. In additional to Fatima's work the show boasts over 75 emerging Bay Area artists and all you can eat pancakes!

Lust, Gore and Kristian Hammerstad

Illustration // Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Kristian Hammerstad is a trained illustrator and self-taught animator. He studied at Central Saint Martins College in the UK. After starting in commercial animation with friends and working for a few years in the UK he now works mainly as an illustrator. Kristian now lives and works in his native Oslo, Norway. Kristian´s client list includes Penguin Books, AOL, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine and Wired Magazine.

Kevin Cyr's RV Series

Illustration // Wednesday, February 20, 2013
'In a culture in which people are easily lured by the appeal of status-enhancing symbols, I find beauty in derelict cars and unkempt landscapes. I have always been interested in painting vehicles and scenes that have defined the evolution of the American landscape....' Kevin Cyr

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