Juxtapoz // Friday, December 28, 2012
What we wrote on October 20, 2012: Too good to be true was our initial thought when viewing these images. The French architecture firm, Atelier Zündel Cristea, proposed the following design for a trampoline bridge spanning across the Seine River in Paris. Although it seems highly unrealistic for a city to ever approve such a safety hazard of funness, it is a great idea.
Illustration // Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Kim Roselier's watercolor illustrations are studies of human interaction, in which tangled masses of characters sometimes try and often fail to relate. In these works, Roselier uses an unwieldy painterly medium to create clean lines and shapes -- an impressive feat. He is based in Paris, France.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 15, 2012
A few weeks back, the prolific Parisian graffiti artist, Horfe, opened a new show at Galerie Celal in Paris, which consisted of a large selection of heavily detailed canvas works. The show, entitled Hard Comix, exemplifies the artist's extremely loose line work that we speak highly of.
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 05, 2012
This weekend in Paris at Galerie Perrotin, NYC-based artist KAWS opened a new exhibition, Imaginary Friends, to massive international attention. Juxtapoz contributor made it to the opening, which featured some of the iconic KAWS pieces, and a very large, weeping Companion piece outside the gallery.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, November 03, 2012
Jules Julien is a designer and visual artist based in Paris, France. From simplified silhouettes to hyper-realistic vignettes, His works are bold, vibrant and visually striking. Jules is truly attuned to what packs a graphic punch. He has exhibited worldwide and his list of clients includes names like Cartoon Network, Keds and Playstation.
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 12, 2012
At just 20 years old, Paris based artist Alban Grosdider has created an amazing body of photographic work that touches upon a dark subject manner. The series, Drowning, is a project that confronts the feeling of submersion that one feels living in a big city.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 08, 2012
The artwork of Paris based Jeanti is almost as elusive and mysterious as the artist them self. Digitally illustrated, bizarre, futuristic compositions and profiles comprise a large portion of the artist's portfolio. As if set somewhere in the future, Jeanti's work is minimally abstracted, sometimes full of chaos and occasionally touched with elements of technology.
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 17, 2012
Backslash is proud to announce Surface, the first solo show by Dutch artist Boris Tellegen—better known by his DELTA tag—to be held at the gallery. His installations, wood and paper collages and photographs take the visitor on a journey into a constructed universe where the intersection between the real and the conceptual is anchored in a geometrical style based on reversed perspectives.
Illustration // Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Sophie Varela is a french illustrator and painter based in Paris. She works as freelancer in a range of fields including fashion illustration, publishing, editorial, luxury or music industries. Her decorative, decadent, personal art is translated into paintings for international exhibitions.