Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Whether creating waterfalls along the East River in NYC, a rainbow panorama viewing room at the Aros Museum in Aarthus, Denmark, or a beautiful one-way color tunnel like the one we saw at SFMoMA, Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson is one of the most heralded contemporary artists working today. In short, he is like a scientist who happens to make incredibe, immersive, experience-based art. Just in time for the Olympics, Eliasson will open Little Sun at the Tate Modern.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Bremen, Germany based artist, Gregor Gaida, has often made sculpture work based around the aggressive or emotional acts of mankind, and his series, Attaboys is no exception. The aluminum sculptures appear to be destroying a gallery floor, a change from a similar body of work in 2008 where Gaida's boy sculptures were drawing with chalk.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 19, 2012
Have you ever wanted to feeling of figuratively falling into an installation? The optical illusions that Brazil-born Regina Silveira creates are quite astounding, making the viewer and gallery visitor become an active participant in the installation. The designs are simple, but the impact is stunning.
Street Art // Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Evol was recently in Warsaw, Poland transforming everyday urban objects into miniature city landscapes. This newest piece is an apartment building with a flock of butterflies swarming it, incorporating old tags that previously existed on the small space. Plenty of detail in this piece including the window blinds and satellite dishes.
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 16, 2012
A great idea from Benedetto Bufalino and Benoit Deseille. In conjunction with the Festival of Trees and Lights in Geneva, Switzerland, the artists collaborated on a string light installation using Pac Man characters. The light effect recreated the chase of the ghosts and the infamous arcade character, Pac Man.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 10, 2012
A six-seat airplane will continue to roll in a circular motion 24 hours a day until August 26th, 2012 in Central Park. Alaskan-based artist, Paola Pivi, created this site-specific installation with the help of New York’s public art fund. How I Roll is part of a series of sculptures Pivi has created from large machinery, making them move and function in ways not originally intended.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, July 07, 2012
A super exclusive VIP invite only viewing of a Summer Group Show opens tonight, Saturday, July 7th at Ever Gold Gallery in San Francisco. The exhibition will feature the work of Adam Parker Smith, Guy Overfelt, Sandy Kim, Mark Benson, Jeremiah Jenkins, Mark Mulroney, Chris Ritson and Evan Nesbit. But wait, no RSVP is necessary, there is no guest list, admission is free and all are welcome, confused? Go take a look for yourself and figure it out.
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 06, 2012
We endorse small towns in the middle of nowhere creating a public art project that resonates beyond their isolation, hell, we wrote an entire essay on the topic in our May 2012 Public Art Issue. In the mining town of Broken Hill in New South Wales, Australia, LEGO continues their celebration of their 50th birthday with a life-sized, LEGO forest in the desert.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 28, 2012
We have covered the work of Denmark's Huskmitnavn on the site and in the magazine before, and he is always busy with numerous projects and exhibitions going on at once. Currently, there is a large exhibition of Huskmitnavn's work at the Kos Museum in Denmark, spanning the many styles and mediums that the Copenhagen artist is known for. Nothing makes you smile like a good Husk sculpture. Remember, Huskmitnavn = RememberMyName.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Mark Wallinger has a lengthy record of major exhibitions and accomplishments, which is no surprise when looking at the British artist's current exhibition at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, England. Small rounded beach stones have always grabbed our attention with their random, unique shape and beauty.