Animal Portaits over Photo Portraits by Charlotte Caron

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 23, 2012
A very simple idea, with a nice effect, involving the humanization of animals, and animalizing humans, by French artist, Charlotte Caron. The artist says of the series, "This series of paintings, photographs, are trying to respond to a form of duality... ultimately creating an osmosis between the two mediums, between the animal and the portrait."

The Work of Ben Steers

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Ben Steers' work is a mix and match of different graphic styles with influences ranging from 80?s animation to early graffiti. His work always retains an element of humour and playfulness that reflects his fun-loving character. There is a nostalgic, vintage look and feel to his character illustrations that is reminiscent of the traditional craft of drawing though his choice of medium is contemporary.

Do you live in San Francisco??

Illustration // Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Do you have aspirations of working for one of the longest running contemporary art publications in the history of awesome? Juxtapoz is currently accepting submissions for an intern to fill the position of an assistant editor in the Illustration department- both print and web.  If you think you have what it takes and you're geographically located in the same city as we are, please apply...

Ben Steers Illustration

Illustration // Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Ben Steers' work is a mix and match of different graphic styles with influences ranging from 80?s animation to early graffiti. His work always retains an element of humour and playfulness that reflects his fun-loving character. There is a nostalgic, vintage look and feel to his character illustrations that is reminiscent of the traditional craft of drawing though his choice of medium is contemporary.

Another Example

Illustration // Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Graphic designer and illustrator Elliott Grubb set up Another Example in 2008 when he ventured into the world of freelance after working at Mcfaul Studio. He has a slight obsession for illustrating animal faces, and creates bold vector based artworks for a variety of clients in both apparel and advertising. After a recent move away from the UK, he can now be found working from his home studio in the heart of New York’s East Village.

'If you don't like this book you don't like me.': Paul Thek @ The Modern Institute, Glasgow

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Paul Thek, an artist who has been widely exhibited in the past couple decades, is often most notably recognized for his 1964 exhibition Technological Reliquaries, often referred to glibly as his "meat pieces" that consisted of varying sculptures resembling flesh. The current show of his work at the Modern Institute in Glasgow (on view until June 2nd) displays a select thirty-five notebooks following this successful exhibition.

The Work of Jimmy Zombie

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Jimmy Zombie is an artist with a unique individual style creating iconic imagery for the music, arts and fashion industries. His signature way of drawing is reminiscent of psychedelic posters from the 70's with their soft merging edges and separated color palettes. He has done work for many clients including Converse, Barcelona Fashion Week, The Guardian, Wired, Faber, Sony, Universal Music, LWL.

M&M's Embroidery Illustration

Illustration // Monday, May 21, 2012
MaricorMaricar aka Maricor and Maricar Manalo are a twin-sized studio that create hand crafted illustrations using embroidery and paper cut outs. They have produced work for album covers, animations, music videos, posters and exhibitions. They are obsessed with lines and texture and look for patterns everywhere.

The Works of Douglas Fraser

Illustration // Monday, May 21, 2012
Douglas Fraser attended the Alberta College of Art & Design in Calgary where he studied graphic design and illustration. After four years at ACAD he moved to New York for graduate school, attaining a masters degree, MFA, from the School of Visual Arts.

Kelly Mckernan Illustration

Illustration // Monday, May 21, 2012
Kelly McKernan is a fine artist and illustrator based in Atlanta, Georgia. Her work is defined by internal struggle in its many forms through personal growth. She illustrates various situations for her female protagonists to interact with through symbolic elements in vague settings. These scenes often comment on the operating consequences of idealism and fantasy due to naivety and youth with two opposing forces at work: natural inclination versus cognitive reasoning...

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