Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 06, 2013
In this video directed by Tiffany Limos, Academy Award-winning French director Michel Gondry shows us around his favorite local video store in Paris: La Butte Video Club. Now living in Brooklyn, Gondry laments the absence of video stores these days and reminisces about watching VHS tapes and making videos with his friends.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 19, 2013
This incredible chalk painting was drawn by Horocue (aka José Horacio Rosales-Cueva) onto the streets of Paris in 2005. The beautiful blended painting was transferred from the photograph in his hand and has yet to be identified. (via colossal)
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The Giraffe childcare center in Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris is held up by a Giraffe. The center was designed by Raphaëlle Hondelatte and Mathieu Laporte to enliven public space with the babyish imagination.
Street Art // Friday, January 11, 2013
Back in November, an unknown artist made a dripping mess out of this building in Paris.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Max Snow, born in 1984, hails from New York. After numerous shows, both group and solo, he presents his new exhibition The Lady Of Shalott, at colette in Paris. The works are inspired by the poem by Alfred Tennyson. Both the poem and the show serve to raise questions about society and the artist's role, responding to the conflicting commands to create art inspired by the world and also to live in it.
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.