Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Working primarily with acrylics on canvas, David MacDowell is not afraid of tapping into the dark side of American media worship. He tops off celebrity renderings sprinkled with crying babies, candy colored nightmares, and a hilariously acidic sense of humor. Some have called his work a virtual “Disneyland on acid”. More after the jump . . .
Street Art // Saturday, April 02, 2011
There is just something great about listening to Swoon talk about her artwork. And rumpr has it from some people we know who were on the ground at MOCA, her work at "Art In the Streets" is looking like a stand-out. Here, she speaks with ACCLAIMmag about space, context and participation, all cores of her bodies of work. Watch after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 28, 2011
Over the past few years, fine artist Ferris Plock has become one of the most active artists in San Francisco. Recently, he was the Artist-in-Residence at Recology in SF, and had a solo show at Shooting Gallery. Many would say Plock holds a trademark style, mixing, at times, contemporary culture with Ukiyo-e art form. Maybe you should just read the interview. Read after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 24, 2011
Our Helen Soteriou stopped by UK artist Will Barras' studio for a quick chat and a few pictures of Will's newest work. And as you will read, there have been a lot of new Hallelujah's popping up in his studio these days. Check out more after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 21, 2011
I met Peter Owen back in 2008 in Providence, Rhode Island and I have been enjoying his drawings and paintings ever since. I was recently able to catch up with Peter and see some of his newest work and not to my surprise, found his work evolving even more. Check out more of Peter's work and a brief interview after the jump…
Street Art // Sunday, March 06, 2011
"INSIDE OUT is a large-scale participatory art project that transforms messages of personal identity into pieces of artistic work. Everyone is challenged to use black and white photographic portraits to discover, reveal and share the untold stories and images of people around the world." This is a collaborative project between JR, the TED prize, and we, the world. Video interiew after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 01, 2011
A few weeks ago I visited the studio of New York artist Alexander Heir to see what he has been working on. While listening to Alexander's record collection we spent the afternoon talking about art, music, and the pigs within the clothing industry. More after the jump...
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 28, 2011
New York City-based corresponedent Brock Fetch recently met up with Brooklyn-based photographer, Anita Brathwaite, to catch up on what she's been doing and ask her a few questions.More after the jump...
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 25, 2011
Julien Pacaud is an illustrator currently living in Le Mans, France. On his website, he mentions before he was an illustrator, he was, by turns, "an astrophysician, an international snooker player, a hypnotist and an esperanto teacher." He wasn't. He also wants to time-travel. We hope that works out for him. Read our interview after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Sunday, February 20, 2011
Our Helen Soteriou caught with Cityzen Kane recently, speaking with the artist about his unique polymer sculptures that he is placing around London. As we were mentioning yesterday about new street energies, well, here you go. Interivew after the jump . . .