Reflection by Cai Guo-Qiang

Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 26, 2013
Chinese artist, Cai Guo-Qiang, explores how past and present artistic expression is driven by contact between cultures and peoples lack of social identity and cultural expression. The site-specific installation entitled Reflection consists of a 50-foot-long skeleton of a sunken Japanese fishing boat resting upon an imaginary beach of gleaming broken white blanc de chine porcelain fragments of deities from Dehua, China.

Submergence @ ROM for Art and Architecture, Oslo

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 23, 2013
From ROM for Art + Architecture in Oslo, Norway, on their new, incredible light installation: Submergence is a highly immersive, Mixed Reality experience that challenges perceptions of space and presence. Imagine walking through a virtual world, where pixels on a screen are replaced by thousands of points of light floating in space. Imagine that these points of light create environments, atmospheres and physical spaces that you can enter, affect, immerse yourself in.

Brendan Davis: The Hidden Treasures Series

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 18, 2013
An amazing installation series where Brendan Davis took mirroed monolith sculptures, put them in nature, and let the pieces reflect their surrounding that resulted in a surreal, almost mythical experience. Each mirrored "menhir" stood at 6.5 feet tall, which would tower over most people. The works were completed in 2010.

Woven Installation of 60,000 Coffee Stirrers

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 16, 2013
An incredible installation by Jonathan Brilliant, and what a name to boot. The North Carolina based artist has created an incredible woven installation piece in the atrium of a building in Sumter, South Carolina, features over 60,000 coffee stirrers. The piece took over 14 days to construct.

The Works of Jonathan Latiano

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 11, 2013
Jonathan Latiano was born and raised amongst the rural hills of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Since graduating from Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA in 2006 with a degree in Studio Art, he has lived and exhibited in New York City and Baltimore, Maryland. In May of this year, Jonathan received his Masters of Fine Art from the Maryland Institute College of Art.

LED Ice Slides in China

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 11, 2013
This is epic. As part of the Harbin Ice Festival in China, visitors can partake in the time-honored pastime of LED lit ice sliding. There are a couple things at play here that should be noted. One, you are sliding from an ice castle, and two, you have to slide at night for the full light effect. China, here we come.

"Let Me Handle" by Jordan Seiler

Street Art // Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Jordan Seiler has an interesting take on advertisement takeover with his “Let me handle this” project. The artist revisited and took over the advertisement space of an old phone booth three times in New York, each time placing a photo of the last takeover. The result of nested images in each other created something of babushka doll effect.

Wies Preijde's Woven Installations

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 07, 2013
Wies Preijde's woven thread screens operate on several levels, all of which are visually and conceptually stimulating. Simple but harmonious color combinations exist in the abstracted, patterned spaces, resulting in a flattened image that still expands three dimensionally.

Clouds on the Street: Public Installation by Eduardo Coimbra

Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 06, 2013
We have to applaud this Cloud installation by Rio de Janeiro-based artist Eduardo Coimbra. Not only does the piece looks magical at night, it transcends into daytime just as effectively. Using iron, translucent canvas printing, fluorescent lamps, and mirrors, while creating 5 light boxes measuring 17 sq ft, Coimbra's Cloud installaton creates a surreal experience in a public space.

Best of 2012: The Great Wall of Vagina

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 21, 2012
What we wrote on May 2, 2012: Winner of the Erotic Signature international sculpture prize, master of the art of bondage casting and creator of his most recent masterpiece 'Great Wall of Vagina', Jamie McCartney has caught the attention of art enthusiasts, sex enthusiasts and basically everyone enthusiastic about this extremely erotic, socially conscious installation that has been 5 years in the making.

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