Benjamin Sack Draws Complex Imaginary Cityscapes

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 04, 2014
Benjamin Sack's incredible cityscapes are drawn with extraordinarly complex detail and filled with myriads of miniature and sometimes recognizable buildings. "The overarching theme of this 'symphony,' Sack says, "is the hero's journey (viz the viewer’s) into drawings detailed, complex and rich in metaphor; a sort of modern, existentialist epic." Watch several videos after the jump...

Chris Kuzma's Watercolor Works

Illustration // Thursday, April 03, 2014
Toronto watercolor artist Chris Kuzma brings the weird. He creates works that are meant to be slightly off-putting while maintaining a sense of humor. Chris typically starts his pieces by coming up with a title... 

24 Hours of Art @ Loakal, Oakland

Illustration // Thursday, April 03, 2014
On March 29, 20 artists from different corners of the Bay Area's art scene gathered at Loakal Gallery and Boutique in Oakland to seize the day, or "Carpe Diem." Each person was given a 4' by 8' panel and 24 hours to complete their work. The finished pieces will be revealed at an opening reception April 4, 6-10PM.

Chris Parks aka Pale Horse: "The Mushroom Cult"

Illustration // Thursday, April 03, 2014
The piece entitled "The Mushroom Cult" comes from artist and illustrator Chris Parks aka Pale Horse. This piece is a stylized take on the thousand year old technique of laying stained glass, utilizing bright colors...

Slow Culture Gallery Presents: Hannah Stouffer's 'Internal Energy'

Illustration // Thursday, April 03, 2014
Slow Culture Gallery in Los Angeles is pleased to present 'Internal Energy', a solo show of new work by Hannah Stouffer focusing on the metaphysical landscape, escapism and beingness. 'Internal Energy' opens this Friday April 4th from 7-10PM- go for the aura photography, stay for the art therapy. Show runs through May 2nd, 2014

Illustrations by Lesser Gonzalez Alvarez

Illustration // Thursday, April 03, 2014
Lesser Gonzalez Alvarez is an artist, writer and musician based in Baltimore, Maryland. Particularly impressive are Lesser's intricate snapshots of urban life, grid-like configurations of geographical spaces peppered with lighthearted vignettes and odd little characters in every nook and cranny. Lesser is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. 

The Peculiar Universe of Frederic Fleury

Illustration // Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Step inside the world of Frédéric Fleury and you'll find things are little bit strange. Darkness and death are prominent themes in his desolate landscapes occupied by reapers, zombies and funny-looking creatures. Even in his more lighthearted, colorful works, things remain a little bit off. Fleury was born in 1973 and lives and works in Dunkerque, France.

Eunji Ryu's Interiors and Exteriors

Illustration // Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Eunji Ryu's surreal dreamscapes juxtapose familiar elements and abstract contexts to form uncanny pastel-toned domestic spaces and landscapes. Eunji is a graduate of Keimyung University and has shown internationally. She is based in South Korea.

The Work of Carmel Seymour

Illustration // Wednesday, April 02, 2014
'Carmel Seymour explores our relationship with the unknown creating curiosity with her delicate, detailed works on paper... Seymour’s mesmerizing images are open to interpretation and are an inviting antidote to the smug certainty of science and reason. She navigates complex, often polarizing issues with intelligence, grace and humor, seeking to recover a sense of wonder in a secular society, where the everyday subdues the sublime...'

Jun Oson Illustration

Illustration // Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Jun Oson mixes together the retro surreality of classic comic books with the cheeky diversity of Japanese B-movies and manga. These illustrations are eclectic and undeniably fun, drawing inspiration from sources very dear to the hearts of those who grew up before the cyber age took over.

Vault

Full magazine features from Juxtapoz

visit the VAULT >