Juxtapoz // Friday, November 08, 2013
This morning we take check out the fantastic work of New York-based artist Matthew Palladino. 'Drawing upon the visual language of illustration and graphic design, the pieces playfull reference pop culture, art history, the carnivalesque, and moralistic pitfalls.'
Graffiti // Tuesday, November 05, 2013
If we have to explain to you why this is so great, than you probably don’t love graffiti as much as the rest of us. Blade, a true OG subway king.
Street Art // Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Swoon in collaboration with the Groundswell Community Mural Project (Misha Tyutyunik and Yana Dimitrova contributing work), has completed her Hurricane Sandy memorial piece at the famed Bowery and Houston wall in Manhattan. This week marks the one-year anniversary of Sandy’s landfall and the subsequent destruction left in the aftermath. The optimistic phrases “People helping people” and “Rise above the challenge” accompany the beautiful collage-style work.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Istanbul-born, New York-based Illustrator Ahu Sulker has been drawing since she could hold a pencil. Drawing influences from fashion photography, folk art, pin-up poster, art and voluptuous women characters. Sulker graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art and current works as an apparel graphic designer and freelancer.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 24, 2013
The fun and quirky illustrations of Australian, New York-based illustrator Karan are brightening our morning. Much like ours, Karan's philosophy on creating and illustration is to keep evolving and exposing himself to as many new things as possible. His clients have included Intel, MTV, Nickelodeon, and many more!
Graffiti // Saturday, October 12, 2013
Who doesn’t love old New York footage from the ‘70s and ‘80s? Take that classic footage, throw a well-produced upbeat track with some NASA footage in there and you got a something going! Chaze and Jay One put together this video entitled “Indelible” and it will certainly get you pumped on this Saturday morning!
Street Art // Saturday, October 12, 2013
Participating in the L.I.S.A. Project, Tristan Eaton painted this new piece entitled “Liberty” in the Little Italy neighborhood of New York. The statue of Liberty has never looked so vibrant and attractive! Go check it out in person on Mulberry St, between Broome and Canal in New York.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Lisa Nilsson constructed these incredible anatomical sculptures using a technique called quilling or paper filigree. By rolling and shaping narrow strips of Japanese mulberry paper and the gilded edges of old books, the artist has created "densely squished and lovely internal landscape of the human body in cross section." Update: She will be opening a new exhibition at Pavel Zoubok Gallery in NYC this Thursday, October 10th, 2013.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 08, 2013
New York City-based artist Samuel Gomez creates large-scale graphite and ink drawings in a surreal-steampunk style. Drafting his narratives into worlds made of highly elaborated machine-like entanglements, Gomez's pieces are incredibly detailed and look to comment on the negative effects of corporations and capitalism.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 07, 2013
'For a decade, Philadelphia photographer Zoe Strauss showed her phots once a year beneath an I-95 highway overpass in South Philadelphia. In these annual one-day exhibitions, Strauss mounted her color photographs to the concrete bridge supports and viewers could buy photocopies for $5. The self-taught photographer and political activist is currently having a mid-career retrospective at the ICP in New York.'