"Dignity," Photographs by Bence Bakonyi

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 09, 2013
This morning we take a look at Hungarian photographer Bence Bakonyi's "Dignity" series, a reflection on the artists' view of himself. "I cannot escape from the fact that I struggle with myself. It has always been a difficult question for me: do I know him? Who is he anyway" It's so alluring, sometimes as if the will of the body would want to swallow me, leaving my thoughts behind...

Photographs by Lee Materazzi

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 08, 2013
The sculptural quality in the make-up of Lee Materazzi's photographs can likely be attributed to her degree in sculptures. Based on everyday life, the photographs transcend the documentation quality of life to elevated concepts about living. "The photographs take the mundane tasks and chores of our existence and express the way in which they affect our consciousness."

Philip-Lorca diCorcia "Hustlers" @ David Zwirner, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 07, 2013
This exhibition, on view at David Zwirner New York, presents photographs from Philip-Lorca diCorcia’s Hustlers series (1990-1992). Taken just over twenty years ago in Los Angeles in the vicinity of Santa Monica Boulevard, it features male prostitutes posing for the camera for a fee loosely equivalent to what they would charge for their sexual services.

Zoe Strauss: 10 Years @ Intl Center of Photography, NY

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 07, 2013
'For a decade, Philadelphia photographer Zoe Strauss showed her phots once a year beneath an I-95 highway overpass in South Philadelphia. In these annual one-day exhibitions, Strauss mounted her color photographs to the concrete bridge supports and viewers could buy photocopies for $5. The self-taught photographer and political activist is currently having a mid-career retrospective at the ICP in New York.'

Photographs by Adeline Mai

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 04, 2013
Photographs of people taken underwater naturally have an otherworldy feel to them and it can be easy to twist and maneuver the body into unique and visually interesting positions. The photographs in Adeline Mai's series, "Weighlessness" series are distinctively different than most, utilizing warm colors rather than the usual blues and greens that we are used to seeing water as.

JR "Actions" @ Lazarides Rathbone, London

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Look who is back in London. French artist JR, past Juxtapoz cover artist. TED Award winner, and international superstar of positive and stimulating Public Art projects, will show once again with Lazarides Gallery with Actions.  JR will partner with Lazarides for a large-scale exhibition filling two floors of their flagship gallery on Rathbone Place as well as an outdoor public installation on multiple sites across the nationʼs capital. And by nation's capital we mean the one that is not shut down. Across the pond.

Kate Compton by Lucima

Erotica // Monday, September 30, 2013
Check out this seductive video of gorgeous model Kate Compton, photographed by the incomparable Charles Lucima and shot by Chris Vongsawat for TREATS! Magazine. Compton sizzles in her barely-there garments, her smoldering come-hither glances piercing through Lucima's lens like bolts of erotically-charged lightning. 

Cooling Off With Irina Shayk

Erotica // Monday, September 30, 2013
Take a sexy dip with the alluring Irina Shayk in this exquisite editorial photoshoot from photographer Sebastian Faena for the latest issue of VMAN, out next month. In the issue, supermodel Shayk opens up about going from life as a simple Russian farm girl in the middle of nowhere to a global celebrity with a superstar soccer boyfriend.

Video: The World's Largest Film Camera

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 30, 2013
35-ft long and capable of shooting 6-ft long negatives and 24-ft high portraits, the world's largest film camera is a project led by photographer Dennis Manarchy. With the help of over 30 people, the construction of the incredible machine pays tribute to nearly 200 years of photography and is the beginning of a national artistic documentary project titled Butterflies & Buffalo: Tales of American Culture. Watch a video and support the Indiegogo project after the jump!

Painted Photographs by Shae Detar

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 30, 2013
Before color processing technologies took over there was a hand-painted technique to bring color to photographs. Shae Detar has been building a body of work around this old style, making her works appear like old Hollywood starlet portraits.

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