Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 18, 2012
What to do with thousands of plastic toys of people raising their hands to the sky? Make the Floor installation which is what Korean designer Do Ho Suh has done. The installation takes of thousands of multicolored plastic toy figures "holding up a large glass plate that can hold the weight of people across the glass."
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 03, 2012
Famed Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is currently showing at Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, Australia, where he took a completely white room and gave a thousand colorful stickers to kids to apply throughout the installation space. The results, as you can imagine, is ordered chaos.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, December 31, 2011
In thinking that a lot of people will be looking for a kiss tonight, Canadian-based artist, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer created the interactive installation piece, Make Out, featuring thousands of internet videos of couples looking at each other. As soon as someone stands in front of the display his or her silhouette is shown and all the couples within it begin to kiss.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, December 25, 2011
Keeping the Christmas spirit alive through art, and this is a great conceptual installation piece by Michael Johansson called the Merry Mirror. A Chirstmas tree in spirit.
Illustration // Friday, December 23, 2011
Dior has engaged with San Francisco based illustrator Hannah Stouffer, an artist best known for her intricately executed imagery and shadowy and ethereal themes. Stouffer's elegant site-specific floor to ceiling installation in the new Dior homme of San Francisco is a delicate portrayal of both the cycle in our natural environment and the fragility of being.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 13, 2011
August cover artist Craig Costello, just returned from Hawaii after finishing a new exhibition at Loft In Space, Site-Specific Painting and Sculpture. The exhibition featured Costello's signature KRINK work; new paintings, his largest sculpture to date, and a 50ft site-specific mural. Even the governor of Hawaii, Neil Abercrombie, checked out the show.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 30, 2011
All is Maurizio Cattelan's retrospective exhibition with one hundred and twenty-eight of the Italian prankster's works, all hanging from the Guggenheim's rotunda. Some of our favorites include La Nona Ora which features Pope John Paul II struck down by a meteor, as well as Pinocchio floating face down, and a squirrel that has committed suicide by shooting itself at a break-room table.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, November 27, 2011
Time to get the Holiday season off to an incredible start. Light artist Bruce Munro has created a beautiful installation at the Holburne Museum in Bath, England, consisting of over 5,000 Christmas lights, literally creating the feeling of a field of lights.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 15, 2011
As part of a continuing series of artist and window installations at The Standard NYC, James Jarvis (Juxtapoz cover artist in March 2010) has an installation and work on display through December 10th. Coinciding with the release of his new book, De Profundis, published by PictureBox, Jarvis follows past Standard NYC shows with Julia Chiang, Anthony Lister, Andrew Kuo, Ryan McGinness, KAWS and Jeff Canham.
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 14, 2011
We wrote earlier this year about Swoon's various projects in New Orleans, and Swoon and various collaborators debut the The Music Box on October 22nd to coincide with Prospect 2, New Orleans’ art biennale. The Music Box is an interactive installation of purpose-built shacks and miniature houses made out of New Orleans’ beautiful architectural details and plentiful salvaged materials; built into in each structure is an invented instrument created by a sound artist.