Juxtapoz // Friday, January 31, 2014
Womankind by María María Acha-Kutscher, layered digital collages, explores the two key historical moments for women’s emancipation; the British suffrage movement of the early twentieth century, and the introduction of the pill in the 1960s.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 30, 2014
Helena Christensen has traveled through Peru to photograph the destination - from the seaside town of Paracas to the colonial city of Cusco and the lush Sacred Valley. She will premiere her photography in an exhibit titled VISUAL JOURNEY, PERU beginning tomorrow and on display to the public through February 17th at Bleecker Street Arts Club.
Street Art // Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Working with a team of 10 and using over 200 gallons of latex paint including spray paint, Atlanta-based artist, Hense, recently completed this 137 foot tall and 170 feet wide mural in Lima, Peru. More known for his bold illegal graffiti, in the past couple years the artist’s work has changed, moving in a nonrepresentational and abstract direction. Speaking on this particular mural Hense said “These works are inspired by the architecture and context of the structure. In this case I wanted to use very bright colors that would pop against the sky and next to other near by architecture in Lima.”
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 15, 2013
Y&R Peru, a language school, commissioned Venezuelan illustrator Igor Bastidas to design it's 2013 enrollment campaign. The result is a clever, fun series highlighting the importance of expressing yourself clearly.
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 19, 2012
Peruvian muralist, Jade, is back again with another new mural in Lima, Peru. The artist painted a character popping out of some green liquid with colorful pennants flags above. Apparently, this location will be the home of a friends new business.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 15, 2012
Peruvian muralist, Jade, recently completed this piece with one of his signature characters looking through a lines of flags. Jade spoke on this particular piece saying that the local children embraced the mural the most, giving it their own name of “El Gigante” or in English “The Giant.”
Street Art // Monday, March 05, 2012
Argentina-based street decorator, Jaz, was recently in Lima for the Latir Latino Festival and had the opportunity to paint this huge mural right next to a Gold’s Gym. Looking similar to an oversized canvas, the two beast men definitely stand out amongst the muted landscape.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 04, 2012
We know that Chinese artist Liu Bolin gets a lot of recognition for his blending into public objects by painting himself series, but we would like to say that Peruvian artist Cecilia Paredes' work of painting herself into various flowering wallpaper designs is quite impressive. At times, you can almost lose her in the backdrops she chooses.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, September 18, 2011
Paul Anthony Rouphail is a painter based in Lima, Peru, who grew up in Chicago and was educated in North Carolina. His paintings depict the corporate domination of bleak American landscapes.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 05, 2011
We were shown Alessandro Botto's works this weekend, and we thought for sure they must be digital compositions. It turns out, all the works are acrylic, which is quite impressive given the final product that the UK-based, Peru-born Botto creates.