Drawings on black paper by Kyung Hwan Kwon

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 27, 2014
Just stumbled across an interesting series of drawings on black paper by Korean artist Kyung Hwan Kwon that leave an interesting effect. We haven't seen a ton of black paper works on the site before, but if it is a trend that looks like this, we love to see more. 

Taisuke Mohri's Cracked Portraits

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 27, 2014
Taisuke Mohri is a master of detailed pencilwork, and he combines his ability for photorealism with a surrealist flair to create incredibly haunting, masterful images. Mohri overlays his pencil drawings with a pane of cracked class, calling them "material cracks," pushing the artwork to the edge of something existent in reality and something imagined. The audience is forced to take a moment to absorb what it is exactly that they are viewing.

More from Jo In Hyuk

Illustration // Sunday, January 26, 2014
Jo In Hyuk is killing it. This series entitled "Vintage" is incredibly appealing to the eye. The vibrant colors, subtle gradients and bold horizon lines make for beautifully composed images. Limited to...

Stéphane Casier's Personified Creatures

Illustration // Friday, January 24, 2014
French illustrator Stéphane Casier has a really interesting focus on human or even god-like creatures. You can find many of his animal subjects dressed in human clothes and standing upright. He also designs textiles for...

Jay Haldon: "The Good Die Young"

Illustration // Friday, January 24, 2014
Jay Haldon's piece entitled "The Good Die Young" was inspired by his son. The meaning may not be what you were expecting...Jay says "If the good die young, he will live to a ripe old age!" When this London illustrator...

Jo In Hyuk's Pastel Portraiture

Illustration // Friday, January 24, 2014
Korean illustrator Jo In Hyuk's female subjects are captivating. These women all seem heavy-hearted and lost in thought. This series has a focus in pastel tone portraiture. ...

Logs Matthews' NOIR

Illustration // Friday, January 24, 2014
This is experimental work from London illustrator Logs Matthews based on the word "noir" suggesting darkness or maybe even danger. He wanted this piece to have a hand drawn mural feel. The majority...

Jamian Juliano-Villani's Vibrant Illustrations

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 24, 2014
Jamian Juliano-Villani's contemporary illustrations are incredibly vibrant. Jamian debuted her cartoon like, nonsensical scenes earlier this year in a solo show at Rawson Projects in Brooklyn.

Haejung Lee's Bizarre Tendencies

Illustration // Thursday, January 23, 2014
Toronto-based artist Haejung Lee explains, "My obsession with documentation is reflected in my artistic practice. I make art because I want to, but more importantly, I make art because I feel the need to. It is like I'm rushing to write something down on a piece of paper before I forget, before the rushing of the blood or thumping of the heart fades away and disappears completely..."

Stella Rebouh: Extendus

Illustration // Thursday, January 23, 2014
S+ella is a young parisian artist, born in the Yvelines, in 1989. She’s been studying graphic design for 3 years in Troyes (France) before she began to work as a freelance and she’s now often collaborating with 83bis design studio, a specialist in video-projected imaging. Her artistic aspirations really came out in 2012, when she met Gontran Mabetomoka, so they decided to grow their one bestiary together...

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