The Absence Of Water

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 23, 2013
The Sutro Baths has been a San Franciscan destination since the 19th Century, so Juxtapoz is familiar with how arresting decaying pools can really be. When we came across Gigi Cifali's series "Absence of Water" we were excited to see that we're not the only ones who find beauty in old pools. "Absence of Water" was Cifali's first solo show  at the Ritrovo di Shazar which opened 16th May 2011, in Benevento, Italy.

Stanley Donwood... On Trees

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Yesterday, we showed you a preview of Stanley Donwood's new show, Far Away is Close at Hand in Images of Elsewhere, opening that London's The Outsiders gallery on September 20, 2013. When we were looking at the new work, we started seeing a theme... a theme that has entered Donwood's work with Radiohead and the King Of Limbs LP: trees! Lots of lonely, ghostly, reaching, bare trees. So we asked Mr Donwood... what's up with the trees?

Stanley Donwood "Far Away Is Close At Hand in Images of Elsewhere" @ The Outsiders, London

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Radiohead’s in-house artist Stanley Donwood returns to The Outsiders London with a haunting and hugely appealing exhibition of artworks in September 2013. Far Away is Close at Hand in Images of Elsewhere showcases Stanley’s ambitious ink and pencil pieces featuring hidden country footpaths, Known as Holloways, and other arboreal scenes. These are featured in Stanley’s hit book of the same name, published by Faber and Faber earlier this year. 

Oliver Jeffers "Nothing To See Here" @ Lazarides Rathbone, London

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 13, 2013
Lazarides Rathbone welcomes Brooklyn based artist Oliver Jeffers for his first London exhibition, Nothing To See Here. This September Jeffers will present a new series of works, which both question and observe modern life and its many conundrums. Referencing familiar 18th and 19th century European landscape and still-life painting, the artist investigates, via themes of censorship and ignorance, the notion that knowledge is power. 

Paper Designs by Lobulo

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 12, 2013
We are enjoying these vibrant, detailed paper art pieces by London-based Lobulo Design. Lobulo's subjects range from Mr. T and Lady Gaga to anatomical dissections of frogs.

Excavated Sculptures by Shan Hur

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 30, 2013
London-based artist Shan Hur embeds his sculptures into the walls and pillars of the gallery as if they were hidden treasures excavated from the gallery. Shan allows the gallery to become part of the sculpture by making it essential to the impact of the work.

Sculptures by Rebecca Stevenson

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 26, 2013
London-based artist Rebecca Stevenson sculpts wax heads bursting with floral blossoms, transforming the faces into equally beautiful and disturbing figures.

Carl Warner's "Foodscapes"

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 23, 2013
A few weeks ago we took a look at Carl Warner's Bodyscapes, today we look at his Foodscapes! The London-based photographer uses the medium of food for the series, constructing incredibly intricate scenes entirely from fruits, vegetables, break, fish, deli meats and other edible items. Hi interpretations and imagination run wild, creating some incredible "Foodscapes!" Watch a video after the jump...

Know Hope "The Abstract And The Very Real" @ Lazarides Rathbone, London

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 15, 2013
This August, Tel Aviv-based artist Know Hope makes his solo debut at Lazarides Rathbone with a new exhibition, The Abstract and The Very Real. Addressing the human condition and its collective social existence through a series of unique works and a site-specific installation, the exhibition questions the ubiquitous notion of the "abstract and the very real", the weight and burden of which though universally apparent is often unidentifiable to most. 

Carl Warner's 'Bodyscapes'

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 01, 2013
It look us a second to realize that these landscapes by London-based photographer Carl Warner were far from conventional. Shooting the human forms in his studio and then later placeing them together in Photoshop, Warner has created a very interesting series that examines both our view of ourselves and ourselves in relation to our bodies and fellow humans.

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