Keith Haring Mural Restoration in Melbourne

Street Art // Monday, November 14, 2011
The influential and brilliant artist, Keith Haring painted the following mural in 1984 at Collingwood Technical College in Melbourne, Australia. Over the last 27 years since, Haring's wall has naturally deteriorated and is in need of restoration. There is now a site dedicated to raising awareness and money to make sure the mural is saved.

D*Face @ Metro Gallery, Melbourne

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 04, 2011
D*Face continues a busy year with an exhibition (and extensive outdoor campaign) in Melbourne for Metro Gallery. You may know Mr D*Face's work because of its pop nature, and bright coloring and unique street works, including his cememt spray cans. And it seems in Melbourne, the concrete spraycans bring out cheerleaders.

The Art of Jeremy Geddes

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 19, 2011
After we wrote about Melbourne's Jeremy Geddes newest painitng on Facebook yesterday, we couldn't believe we hadn't shown a selection of his work on the site before. Profiled in the magazine, and soon to be featured, Geddes' work is a practice in the hyperreal / surreal, with incredible detail and photo-like realism.

When $20,000 Sells for $21,350

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 02, 2011
It took us a while to understand what is going on here; At an auction at the Deutscher and Hackett house in Melbourne, Australia, a bidder decided they were willing to spend $21,350 Australian dollars for $20,000 Australian dollars, a $1,350 Australian (or roughly US$1,900) surplus over the actual value of the money.

In Erotica: Melbourne-based JKB Fletcher

Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 21, 2011
"More of my paintings have flesh in them than any other subject matter," says Melbourne-based artist JKB Fletcher. "They are sensual, ambiguous, and personal... a way to get closer and more intimate with my painting, finding sensuality, beauty and intimacy within the human physique."  

Mobius: Stop-Motion Installation

Juxtapoz // Saturday, August 13, 2011
That is a mouthful. This project, MÖBIUS, by Melbourne, Australia-based design and public art installation firm ENESS, seems simple enough: a lot of effects done on a computer to make the effect of objects moving in and around a city center. But this is one painstaking, deliberate, detailed piece of stop motion, public art.

LUSH @ FIFTY24SF Gallery Opens Tonight, August 5 (NSFW)

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 05, 2011
We went by LUSH's exhibition at FIFTY24SF Gallery last night to shoot a few preview photos, and the Melbourne artist told us that he felt more comfortable picking a few out from his stash. So, we got nudity, because LUSH built a peep show, complete with stripper pole in the gallery for LUSH Sells His Soul in SF.

“Lush Sells His Soul in SF” at FIFTY24SF Gallery (NSFW)

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 02, 2011
The controversial (and often polarizing) Melbourne, Australia-based LUSH continues his stay in California with a new solo exhibition at San Francisco's FIFTY24SF Gallery, opening this Friday, August 5. The show will feature a fully-installed peep show, in collaboration with San Francisco's iconic nude revue, the Lusty Lady. Some photos NSFW . . .

Lush presents "Pimp My Piece"

Graffiti // Friday, May 27, 2011
Melbourne, Australia-based graffiti artist and comedic video-maker, LUSH, just presented yet another addition to the Zonk Vision empire, “Pimp My Piece." Watch as Venm gets their piece pimped, and don’t forget to study your color charts.

Lush presents the "Toy Kit"

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Melbourne, Australia-based graffiti artist and comedic video-maker, LUSH, just presented the newest addition to the Zonk Vision empire, the Lush Industries "Toy Kit." Looks like a lot of fun, and there are the wonderful storage capabilities.
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