Simon Jourdan: Chimères (NSFW)

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 26, 2012
Simon Jourdan is a freelance photographer based in Angers, France. In this series of images entitled "Chimères," Jourdan reveals the innate animalistic nature of the human body through the depiction of naked men and women in unsettling animal masks, creating surreal human-animal hybrids that blend seamlessly into their lush, earthly surroundings.

What 1980s Villains Are Doing Now, by Federico Chiesa

Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 25, 2012
Horror Vacui is a conceptual series by Federico Chiesa, that envisions what super-villains and horror characters are doing now in 2012. From The Shining, to Jason, to Freddy, to Vader, the present isn't looking so well.

Illusions and Torn Photographs by Scott Hazard

Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 25, 2012
Scott Hazard is a Raleigh-based artist and landscape architect who carefully aligns torn concentric shapes within photographs to construct illusions of clouds, plumes of smokes, and portals in walls. They have a beautiful hand made quality with exceptional craft and use of lo-tech materials to create these illusionistic photo collages.

Polaroids by Brock Fetch

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 23, 2012
Juxtapoz staff photographer, Brock Fetch, has been spending the past few months on the road with a grouping of hip-hop acts incuding Iggy Azalea, ASAP Rocky and the ASAP Mob, Boldy James, Chuck Inglish, Action Bronson, Schoolboy Q, The Alchemist, Roofeo, and Marz Lovejoy. We asked him to send us a group of Polaroids from his tour stops. Here is what we got, even a few Polaroids from ASAP Rocky himself. 

Photography by Katrin Korfmann

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 22, 2012
Katrin Korfmann photographs from a unique cinematic perspective that perches above the subject. Her pictures emphasize the spatial experience of the passage of time, using the abstracted back drops to frame the figures revealing their unique garments and rituals in frozen moments of movement.

Metal Headz: Photography by Mert & Marcus

Erotica // Thursday, March 22, 2012
A new modern armor rises. Like a gilded cage for the body. It captures the spirit of both old-school craftsmanship and the decadent artisto. Gold leaf, decorative embellishments, and restrictive metalwork celebrate the eroticism of a constructed silhouette that demands a sharp intake of breath.

Bikini Days, Playground Nights

Erotica // Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Olivia Malone was born and raised on the east side of Los Angeles. She received her BFA in Photography and Imaging from NYU Tisch School of the Arts in 2004. She divides her time traveling between Los Angeles and where she lives now in New York. Her photography explores the transitions between youth and adulthood, emphasizing the period where freedom and independence define the essence of youth's unabashed allure...

WWII BOMBER JACKETS

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Whether its the imagery, mottos or nostalgia these personalized World War II bomber jackets are nothing short of inspirational. The narrative that is told about each of the jackets and their respective owners is fascinating. Each of the jackets has a tremendous amount of personality, style and carry a handcrafted look that is just undeniably genuine. Those denim jackets from the 1980s got nothing on these, see more after the jump…

Liu Bolin "Lost In Art" @ Eli Klein, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Tonight, March 20, Eli Klein in New York City will open a new exhibition with the internationally renowned Invisible Man, Chinese photographer and "chameleon," Liu Bolin. Lost In Art will present new photographs from both Bolin's Hiding in the City and Hiding in New York series, as well as his recent collaboration with Harper’s Bazaar and fashion giants Gaultier, Lanvin, Missoni, and Valentino.

X-Ray Portrait Art by Xavier Lucchesi

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
And you thought just sitting for a portrait was laborious. French photographer Xavier Lucchesi uses a medical scanner as the basis for his portrait work, where he takes the final X-ray and adds color, highlighting certain shapes or organs. Let's recap: find subject, get them to a x-ray machine, scan them, and then go in and highlight all the vital organs with specific colors that make a beautiful portrait. Got it.

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