Juxtapoz // Friday, July 06, 2012
Wandering through Christoph Sillem's photographic series A World Around Disney is like wandering through a Disney cartoon. However, SIllem's photographs are not representing any kind of stage set. Sillem has discovered the community of Val d'Europe. This surreal housing complex is the one that surrounds Disneyland, Paris, a large scale neighborhood erected to accommodate the employees of the nearby destination.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Lisbon-based, London-residing artist, Vhils, newest solo exhibition entitled “Entropy” opened last weekend at Magda Danysz Gallery in Paris. Expanding his practice, his new body of work explores portraits in a variety of techniques such as carved Styrofoam and wood, acid etched metal, laser cut posters, and ink and bleach on paper.
Juxtapoz // Monday, June 25, 2012
Juxtapoz collaborator Butterfly was recently involved in organizing Shepard Fairey and the Obey team's new mural on a 14-story building in Paris, working with Galerie Itinerrance, Mairie of 13th district, and the local community on a project called Street Art 13, where they are taking world renowned artists to help regenerate the neighborhood.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Brigitte Zieger’s created this fantastic outdoor installation for the Les Environnementales Biennial of Contemporary Art at Tecomah, an environmental studies school outside of Paris. She created The Shadow, the impression of an aeroplane flying overhead... only in her work, the shadow is permanent.
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 01, 2012
A perfect way to start your Friday, June 01, what we consider to be the first official day of summer. Krooked Skateboards captured legendary man/artist/skateboarder/personality Mark Gonzales as he skated and played The Gonz in Paris. And, well-titled, it is called "Gonz Dancing."
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Topsafe London and ILoveDust combined efforts to animate this short video of Horfe’s quirky drawings. Excellent!
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 18, 2012
Barry X Ball, who has been working in reinterpreting classic sculpture for over 30 years, just had aninstallation at Nathalie Obadia in Paris, called Matthew Barney / Barry X Ball Dual-Dual Portrait. The room featured a "a Janus-like double portrait of Barry X Ball and fellow artist Matthew Barney," carved in stone, staring at each other in a gold and black color scheme.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, April 22, 2012
'I am a self taught artist, living in Paris. My art is influenced by the powerful and awesome flesh’s works of Philippe Pasqua and Jenny Savillel also love the positive energy of Terry Richardon's trashy world, or the disturbing strength and mysticism of Axel Pahlavi's paintings...'
Street Art // Monday, March 26, 2012
We haven’t heard much from Paris-based artist, Philippe Baudelocque, until a local photographer happened by the artist in action. The artist was seen creating two seahorses outside of a retail shop where the interior was decorated with the artist’s renderings of deer. The complex designs and patterns of Baudelocque’s work are a standout in the streets of Paris.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 22, 2012
Tonight in Paris, famed stencil artist C215 will be opening an exhibition of works that are stained glass windows at Saint Louis chapel, in La Salpétrière public hospital, Paris. Considering C215's stencil works already appear to be mosaics when created on the street, to see him transform into stained glass works seems like a natural progression for the French artist.