James Lee's Figures

Illustration // Thursday, November 29, 2012
James Lee is a Taiwanese and Canadian illustrator and designer. Focusing mainly on the human figure, Lee creates dynamic images by mixing the linear precision of a pen or ink with bright and gestural paint strokes. His works are complex and full of energy, allowing for both a clear focal point and fantastic expanses of color for viewers to dive into.

Chris Ware's "Building Stories" Graphic Novel

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 29, 2012
We don't want to be the ones telling you what to do with your gift giving life this season, but if you are on this website, there is a chance (slight, we know) that you like art. And if you like art, you may have a loved one who likes art. And if that loved one likes art, there is a great chance (almost with 100% certainty do we say this) that he/she would love Chris Ware's new stunner, Building Stories, for a holiday gift.

The Works of Marina Muun

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 29, 2012
Marina Muun is a Bulgarian artist currently working in the UK. Each of her paintings--often colorfully patterned body-landscape hybrids--"attempt to capture and convey a feeling, a thought or a daydream and infuse them with a sense of the fantastical and a love for detail. Her paintings have a deliberate naive feel although that may not all be true for the subject itself."

Zdzis?aw Beksi?ski's Ghostly Worlds

Illustration // Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Zdzis?aw Beksi?ski (1929-2005) was a Polish painter and an iconic figure in Polish contemporary art. This gallery of paintings, from his "fantastic" period, includes vast misty abandoned landscapes and seemingly endless fields of gravestones. The immense grandeur and infiniteness of the landscapes contrasts with the clear allusion to mortality and finality in his works, forcing a viewer to ponder whether death is truly an end.

Marina Muun's Emotive Bodies

Illustration // Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Marina Muun is a Bulgarian artist currently working in the UK. Each of her paintings--often colorfully patterned body-landscape hybrids--"attempt to capture and convey a feeling, a thought or a daydream and infuse them with a sense of the fantastical and a love for detail. Her paintings have a deliberate naive feel although that may not all be true for the subject itself."  

Illustrations by Alex M. F. Quicho

Illustration // Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Alex M. F. Quicho is visual art student at Concordia University. Her somber graphite images, all part of her series "The Frontier is Everywhere," juxtapose manmade landscapes with "natural" imagery, situating both in a gray void that isolate the subject from their expected context.  

Joan Tarrago's Linear Screen Prints

Illustration // Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Joan Tarrago is a prolific illustrator based in Barcelona who has designed for everyone from John Galliano to Ray Ban. His distinctive linear screen prints often incorporate complex interlocking vines, lines or fur, but his simple palette and precise hand manage to keep even the most intricate designs looking clean and fresh.

Pat Perry: New Sketchbook Works + Print Releases

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 28, 2012
I officially have a man crush on Pat Perry. And I don't care that I'm saying it. I nearly wait around every month to see what the Michigan-based artist is working on, and luckily, he posted new sketchbook works, and most importantly, a series of new prints on his site over the past few weeks...

The Works of Pete McDonald

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 28, 2012
A look across Pete McDonald's portfolio reveals a totally heterogeneous, varied body of work. McDonald's versatility is his strong suit, leading to collaborations with such illustrious clients as Google, Nike, Converse, Sundance Film Festival and Coke. A freelance designer, illustrator and animator, He is based New Zealand.

The Works of Kim Roselier

Illustration // Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Kim Roselier's watercolor illustrations are studies of human interaction, in which tangled masses of characters sometimes try and often fail to relate. In these works, Roselier uses an unwieldy painterly medium to create clean lines and shapes -- an impressive feat. He is based in Paris, France.

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