Monumental Illustrations by Manabu Ikeda

Illustration // Thursday, October 10, 2013
The works of Ikeda Manabu scale out to be larger than life, with each canvas bigger than a person lying down in front of him. Working with pen and ink, this Japanese artist will work on a four-inch block of canvas everyday, typically for years at a time until the work is complete...

The World Ant Farm by Yanagi Yukinori

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 06, 2011
This news is ongoing, as Japanese artist Yanagi Yukinori has been adding and creating his World Ant Farm since the early 1990s. Yukinori created a series of inter-connected boxes with tubes, with each box housing an image of a nation's national flag, and then released ants for them to burrow, transport, practice free trade, wander, and live amongst the "world." More information after the jump . . .

KAMI and SASU "Omni" MIni-Documentary

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Japanese art duo, Kami & Sasu, collectively known as HITOTZUKI, were painting murals in Melbourne, Australia coinciding with an exhibition at Backwoods Gallery and had this nice video shot of their experience. Part of the original Barnstormers group that went to Cameron, North Carolina, Kami & Sasu presented Omni in November of 2010. Video after the jump . . .