Art by Vera Elena Solodovnikova

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Vera Elena Solodovnikova is an artist born in Riga, after studying Fine Arts in London, she lives and works in Barcelona. In her works she tries to illustrate what the Earth will look like, if human beings disappear from the world. According to the imagery, a new era will begin in which animals rule the planet and develop their own customs, beliefs, traditions, and cults.

Daniel Jamie Williams: We Lonesome Creatures

Illustration // Monday, April 21, 2014
This three image project from Daniel Jamie Williams explores that these creatures, while considered to be myths or legends, are in fact real and very much alone. Being a one-of a-kind, man-eating, bringer of doom...

Ben Sack Builds a City

Illustration // Monday, April 21, 2014
Ben Sack's work is not one which can really be explained. His intricate maps are creations representing cities, some of which may be made up and some of which reference a particular location. Whatever they are, you...

Lily Padula: Aliens Exist

Illustration // Monday, April 21, 2014
Lily Padula is an illustrator born and raised in a beach town outside of New York City. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn with her tuxedo cat. These pieces come...

Katie Jones-Barlow: A Useless Manual

Illustration // Monday, April 21, 2014
Currently working in London, Katie Jones-Barlow's work has a focus in creating a harmonious relationship between text and image. She says she is inspired by responding to literature by using found materials and...

The Works of Argentina's Christian Montenegro

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 21, 2014
Christian Montenegro is an Argentinean illustrator. First, he studied comics in Alberto Breccia's atelier and later Graphic design in the Buenos Aires University. Since the year 2002 he's worked with the digital media, mixing concepts from design with his previous experience in the comics.

Gunel Gasanova's Mystical Realms

Illustration // Friday, April 18, 2014
Gunel Gasanova's mostly black and white digital paintings possess an air of dark fantasy, summoning dark forest scenes, starry nightscapes and otherworldly creatures. Her touch is both painterly and precise. Gunel received her BFA in Illustration at the Fashion Institute of Technology in 2013. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

B&W Drawings by Fuco Ueda

Illustration // Friday, April 18, 2014
By now you should be no stranger to the wonderful works of Japanese artist Fuco Ueda, so we thought we'd showcase her lovely monochrome pencil and acrylic works. These elegantly restrained drawings conjure a universe that is all at once melancholy, contemplative and uncanny...  

Ink Drawings by Ketut Kusuma

Illustration // Friday, April 18, 2014
Ketut Kusuma was born in Indonesia, 1990. He is a self-taught graphic artist who began drawing at an early age. He started to exhibit his works internationally at the age of 19. Despite his young age and autodidactic background,his works show a kinship with the works of classical masters, blended with a modern contemporary aesthetic. Featuring mostly women as his subject, Kusuma portrays transcendent feelings of solemnity, innocence and decadence.

Bryan Holland's Animal Menagerie

Illustration // Friday, April 18, 2014
'Recently, I began working on a series of animal paintings based on photos that I'd taken at zoos or museums. These are combined with a combination of collage material to invoke of feeling of old circus ads, weathered billboards, collage, etc. I enjoy the contrast between illusionistic painting techniques and the flattening effect of two dimensional design elements.This tension created between these two different ideas is something that I've explored in my work for a long time, and can be seen in most of my work.'   

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