Incredible Ballpoint Pen Carpet Drawings by Jonathan Bréchignac

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Art director of Joe&Nathan studio in Paris, Jonathan Bréchignac, has created some unbelievably detailed drawings of "carpets" using ballpoint Bic pens. The drawings have taken him as long as eight months to create with the first one taking almost a year and a half. He finds the long and meticulous process meditative, allowing him to relax and focus. 

Ter/FPC

Graffiti // Tuesday, September 17, 2013
If you can’t travel to a tropical location where palm trees run rampant, than sometimes you have to just paint them so they exist in your own city. Adding good letters is a bonus.

The Oasis of Aboukir, a Vertical Garden in Paris

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Living wall inventor Patrick Blanc's latest installation called L'Oasis D'Aboukir (the Oasis of Aboukir) includes plants from 237 different species planted in diagonal waves. Coinciding with Paris Design Week (Sept. 9th-15th) the wall occupies a five-story building and brings some much-needed green to the inhabitants of the city. We think there should be more of these out there!

The Works of Julien Spianti

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Julien Spianti was born 1982 and in 2005 she attained a masters degree in Philosophy and Aesthetics at Paris I Sorbonne. She currently works and lives in Paris and Brussels, creating dark oils on paper and canvas with the occasional nude in abstracted compositions.

David Lyle "Bits And Pieces" @ Addict Gallery, Paris

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 26, 2013
This one should be fun. David Lyle, who creates paintings that mix nostalgia and pop-culture, clashes cultural stereotypes, and even adds a little sneaky comedy in each piece, is set to open a new body of work, Bits and Pieces, at Addict Gallery in Paris on September 12, 2013. We collected some of Lyle's older paintings to showcase his style...

Catching up with Grems...

Graffiti // Tuesday, August 20, 2013
It’s been a long time since we posted work from the Paris-based multidisciplinary artist, Grems and yesterday we received an email alerting us that he went and got himself a new website. There is an assortment of visual treats on there and we suggest you spend some time checking it out yourself. For now, we chose a selection of his new highly colorful pieces for your viewing pleasure.

Update: The Work of Henrique Oliveira

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 29, 2013
We begin our afternoon by looking back at the work of Henrique Oliveira, whose newest installation "Baitogogo" we showed you last week. You'll find some more pictures of the installation and some of his earlier work after the jump! On display through the Summer, Ovlivera created this incredible installation using an a few mediums. Consisting mainly of tapume wood sticks, which are commonly used in the streets of Sao Paulo to construct fences or isolate developments from public entry. Oliveira creates a monumental experience by blending space and sculpture, encapsulating the viewer not only visually but physically.

Powerhouse Team...

Graffiti // Tuesday, July 23, 2013
What’s a good combination for a mass amount of productive destruction in the realm of graffiti? Paris-based, Horfe and Japan-based, Want teamed up is. 

Paris rolldowns are different...

Graffiti // Monday, July 15, 2013
Paris rolldowns are exceptionally entertaining and very different in the type of graffiti that is on them compared to other parts of the world.

Supe in Paris

Graffiti // Friday, July 12, 2013
Supe takes center stage in a graffiti recreational area somewhere in Paris.

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