Summer according to Anne Constance Frenoy

Erotica // Thursday, July 02, 2015
We were looking through the great New Erotic Photography book by Prestel this morning, and came across the works of Anne Constance Frenoy. Seeing that it is summer, and that Frenoy has a series of works of nudes in summer, and that she is based in Paris where we just came back from, and that she seems to capture a little 1970's nostalgia, we wanted to share them today. 

Takashi Murakami x Vans Vault Launch @ Hotel Du Grand Veneur, Paris

Fashion // Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Paris Fashion Week already has a buzz and turns one of the world's best cities into even more a hotspot. We were excited to be in Paris this past weekend for a special showcase and worldwide launch party for the Takashi Murakami x Vans Vault collection at Galerie Perrotin's Hotel du Grand Veneur space in the Le Marais neighborhood. Showcasing a special talk with Takashi, the entire collection of shoes, clothing, decks and some custom-artwork from the artist, it was a great reason to enjoy Paris for a few days.

“Petit Appétit” by Jean Jullien & Fricote Magazine @ Colette, Paris

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 22, 2015
Jean Jullien, who we just featured on this site for a collaboration he ran with fashion brand OLOW, will be showing a series of illustrations at colette in Paris around the idea of food. After working on covers for Fricote Magazine, Jullien is taking his food vibe to colette, with OLOW creating a few limited edition tees to mark the occasion of the show. 

Photographs by Adeline Mai

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 22, 2015
Photographs of people taken underwater naturally have an otherworldy feel to them and it can be easy to twist and maneuver the body into unique and visually interesting positions. The photographs in Adeline Mai's series, "Weighlessness" series are distinctively different than most, utilizing warm colors rather than the usual blues and greens that we are used to seeing water as.

COPE2 "Ambition" @ Galerie Mathgoth, Paris

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 29, 2015
COPE2's exhibition, Ambition will open from April 11 to May 9 at Galerie Mathgoth in Paris. The master of international graffiti's soon 40-year career sees not the slightest sign of abating. The work of Cope2: graffiti and his famous bubbles remain at the heart of each painting in a work that is constantly evolving.

Allyson Mellberg "The Planet of Doubt" @ Galerie LJ, Paris

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 28, 2015
We have featured the works of Allyson Mellberg on the site before, and in our print edition, and wanted to make sure our European and Parisian friends know to check out the artists new show at Galerie LJ in Paris that closes on May 2, 2015. The drawings in the show, and there are a lot of them, are beautiful and disturbing, what the gallery calls ""post-Louise Bourgeois / Kiki Smith pre-futuristic neo-biological".

Jean Bedez's Graphite Drawings

Illustration // Thursday, April 09, 2015
In French artist Jean Bedez's graphite drawings, "pasts and presents interweave and we read man’s immemorial procession towards ruin. These strictly black-and-white works resonate with that “art of combat.” Each one becomes a chessboard on which religious, economic and political powers endlessly change places and the aura of sacredness."

Lurking the Paris tunnels with C.D.K.

Graffiti // Wednesday, April 08, 2015
On the surface Paris has all sorts of outstanding amenities, culture and top-notch regional food. However, below the surface Paris has a labyrinth of tunnels and catacombs to endlessly explore. CDK photography recently shot some long exposures in the tunnels that makes us want to buy a ticket tonight and get our butts over there.

Olafur Eliasson "Contact" @ Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 16, 2014
DesignBoom and photographer Iwan Baan have some really beautiful imagery from Olafur Eliasson's Contact installations and exhibition at Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris that opens this week. Olafur is one of the world's great "experiential" artists, creating experiences and atmosphere that is almost never matched by other installation artists. 

Augustine Kofie "Taking Shape" @ Open Space, Paris

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 08, 2014
In our Art Basel week hysteria and preparation, we forgot to mention on the site that one of our favorite artists, Augustine Kofie, has a new show of work at Openspace in Paris through Deccember 13, 2014. "Taking Shape" expands on Kofie's architectural fine art work, a mixture of collage, found objects, and other media. 
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