Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Vienna-based design collective Numen/For Use has a new installation up at Palais de Tokyo using tape and transparent film to create a organism-like structure above the heads of the gallery goers. The show, titled Inside, will be up until January 2015.
Design // Friday, October 24, 2014
"Momentum" was a beautifully documented and executed project by United Visual Artists that was presented at London's Barbican Art Gallery earlier this year. From UVA, "Coinciding with their 10th anniversary, UVA present Momentum, an immersive installation that combines light, sound and movement. Drawing on physics and digital technology, UVA are turning the Curve into a spatial instrument, installing a sequence of pendulum-like elements throughout the 90 metre long gallery to create an evolving composition of light and sound. . . "
Design // Monday, October 20, 2014
Spanish architecture firm Churtichaga Quadra-Salcedo transformed an apartment in Madrid into a shared workspace by cutting cones and spheres into the walls. Developed with Sketchup, the inspiration came from the art of Gordon Matta Clark.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 14, 2014
New York-based German artist Markus Linnenbrink’s work is the kind that one walks into and becomes a part of. Line, color and playful boundaries have become his signature. Linnenbrink has featured conventional paint on canvas work but no matter what, he utilizes the space to full effect.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 08, 2014
In her "Intersections" project, mixed media artist Anila Quayyum Agha laser cuts intricate patterns into a wooden cube, casting the gemoetrical pattering in shadows across Islamic sacred spaces. "The viewer is invited to confront the contradictory nature of all intersections, while simultaneously exploring boundaries. My goal is to explore the binaries of public and private, light and shadow, and static and dynamic...
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 06, 2014
Dennis McNett (aka Wolfbat) has been on the move this year. We caught up with him last Spring in Austin, TX during SXSW where he spent the week building a massive ship in the parking lot of the Yellow Jacket Social Club for Juxtapoz Projects. More recently, we saw him in August when he stopped through the bay area to build a giant Bison for us at Outside Lands Music Festival. Since then he has made his way to Tennesse, Indiana, and Mexico City! While in San Francisco, Dennis told us the story of Big Mary, a circus Elephant who was executed by hanging in Johnson City, TN in 1916. Well, let Dennis tell you the story:
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 02, 2014
Michael Murphy, whose assault rifle made from 1200 ping pong balls we posted last year, is back with another suspended installation. This time, he took 130 toy guns and carefully hung them in the shape of the United States of America on the terrace of the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts.
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 22, 2014
Leandro Erlich creates opitical illusions that allow viewers to hang precariously from window ledges and take what are arguably the most epic selfies.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 18, 2014
David Kordansky Gallery is pleased to announce Islands, an exhibition of new work by Rashid Johnson. This is the artist’s third solo show at the gallery, and the gallery’s inaugural exhibition at its new location at 5130 W. Edgewood Place, Los Angeles. The show runs through October 29, 2014.
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 08, 2014
We learned a lot from this year's Nuart festival, and the many questions and conversations we had with artists and organziers alike, was that by the time the installations opened on Saturday to kick of the Nuart exhibition, it was clear that Europe has a group of street and conceptual artists making provocative and challenging works just at a time that the battle between street art and curated muralism has reached a critical mass.