Illustrations of Architecture in Odessa by Dasha Pliska

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 27, 2014
These beautiful illustrations by Ukrainian artist Dasha Pliska are a unique and perfect blend of Architecture in Odessa and hands and arms. The limbs give the Architecture an unexpected human element.

The Work of Stellan Kristenson

Illustration // Wednesday, March 26, 2014
There's little information out there on artist Stellan Kristenson but what we do know is his effortlessly simple use of color and shape is bold, poetic and visually captivating. Try to stop your eyes from dancing across the canvas and drinking in Kristenson's ribbons of color.

Works by Sabrina Arnault

Illustration // Wednesday, March 26, 2014
French illustrator Sabrina Arnault lives and works in Montreal. Charmingly simple, her drawings deploy clean lines and a strategic use of pattern and color to create a delightful world filled with women reading, taking strolls and lounging amidst plantlife. 

Damien Correll's Veiled Forms

Illustration // Wednesday, March 26, 2014
In Damien Correll's illustrations, shape is at once concealed and highlighted- Correll takes forms, shrouds them in fabric, wraps them in paper, and ornaments them in graphic patterns that accentuate color, line and interesting new contours. Based in Brooklyn, NY, he is one half of the design firm Part & Parcel.

The Wacky World of Kriki

Illustration // Wednesday, March 26, 2014
The work of French painter Kriki is pure pop pastiche blending chronologies, geographies and cultures. Robots, African masks, and the French aristocracy not only live alongside one another but are fused together as strange hybrid creatures in his zany, colorful paintings. Kriki lives and works in Paris.

Bio Junk: An Interview with Crystal Wagner

Illustration // Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Crystal Wagner is an installation artist whose massive, immersive universes bring on sensations of space junk, organic matter, waves, forested enclosures and synesthetic vibrations. Says Wagner, "Each installation, and each drawing is a different conversation I am having. The gesture is the introduction, the first impression, and everything else tumbles out."

Robert C. Jackson's Candy-Filled Still Lifes

Illustration // Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Robert C. Jackson is a contemporary still-life artist whose paintings are far from the traditional definition of a "still life." Populated by balloon animals, toy dinosaurs, cakes, candies, cookies and ice cream, these paintings are immeasurably fun--yet don't be fooled by the bright colors, there's more than just fun going on in these scenes. 

Laura Crocodile Illustrates the Oscars

Illustration // Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Laura Crocodile illustrates some of the top Oscar winners of the year using a fun, retro-pop style that could easily serve as an album cover, should each of these movies become some kind of debut EP. Check them out!

The Collaborative Mind of J. Powers Bowman

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 25, 2014
J. Powers Bowman creates collaborations with himself. Combining his insanely intricate elements of land air and seascapes, with more landscapes, cities and patterns, his illustrations are drawn, photocopied, cut, drawn and reconstituted again- all by him. I don't really know what that means but the result is just as insane as it was to begin with, but more complex. I'm going to go ahead and categorize this under 'blowing my mind.'

Illustrations by Sam Chivers

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 25, 2014
This morning we take a look at the Brighton-based artist and illustrator Sam Chivers. Sam is drawn towards a sort of unconscious surrealism, fusing graphical and figurative elements. Often depicting science fiction, cosmical and fantastical-themed scenes, Chivers mostly works with screen-printing collage, but also occasionally paints. 

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