Photographs by Myoung Ho Lee

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 24, 2013
We are enjoying Seoul-based photographer Myoung Ho Lee's series of color photographs, entitled Tree. Lee photographs solitary trees framed against white canvas backdrops in the middle of natural landscapes. Installing the large canvases took a production crew and heavy cranes and much of the support system was removed in post, creating the illusion that the backdrop is floating.

Photographs of "The Human Towers" by David Oliete

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 23, 2013
In the region of Catalonia, Spain, "The Human Towers," or "Castells" in Catalan, are built during festivities and competitions, a tradition that goes back more than 200 years. David Oliete shot this series of photographs during the last Human Tower Completion where a crowded and base of hundreds of people is set up to provide "strength, balance, courage, and common sense."

Stephan Wurth's Americana

Erotica // Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Photographer Stephan Würth captures the outlaw spirit of the old west in his provocative series "Ghost Town," featuring nude models in a dusty, abandoned locale somewhere deep in the California desert. Although Würth grew up in Munich, Germany, he has an intuitive eye for images that hit at the heart of Americana, embracing the defiance, determination, and acute sense of independence that constitutes the unique mettle of the cowboy soul.

JR "Wrinkles of the City—Berlin" @ Galerie Henrik Springmann, Berlin

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 22, 2013
This past weekend, JR continued his international series, Wrinkles of the City, at an opening in Berlin at Galerie Henrik Springmann. The show comes on the heels of JR completed numerous mural and street pieces in Berlin over the past few weeks.

Polaroids from Jonathan Leder

Erotica // Monday, April 22, 2013
Fashion and erotic photographer Jonathan Leder snaps some candid and incredibly sexy polaroids of the sublime Emily Ratajkowski in this black and white motel-room photo shoot. Leder prefers to use little to no artificial lighting in his work, creating images that are frank and unadulterated, an approach that lends itself well to capturing moments of pure eroticism.

'Wild at Heart' by Steven Klein

Erotica // Friday, April 19, 2013
Models Natasa Vojnovic and Judson Harmon star in this gender-bending, mind-f**king editorial shoot about dangerously symbiotic love, entitled 'Wild at Heart'. Photographed by Steven Klein and styled by Ludivine Poiblanc, the series was produced for the latest issue of Interview magazine.

Photo Series by Henrik Purienne

Erotica // Friday, April 19, 2013
If Henrik Purienne's aesthetic looks familiar it might be because you've seen his work as one of American Apparel's most prolific photographers. Purienne is also the founder and editor of Mirage Magazine. He calls Capetown, South Africa, Paris and Los Angeles home.  

Jonathan Leder shoots Robyn Williamson

Erotica // Friday, April 19, 2013
Jonathan Leder is an American photographer and director living in New York City. He began photographing and working in his high school darkroom at the age of 15. Leder's photographs transcend the traditional definitions of 'porn'/'fashion'/'art' categories. He photographs with little to no artificial lighting, all the photographs are completely analog with no retouching. Leder is also the founder and Creative Director of Jacques Magazine.

Watch: An alternative Re-telling of the Zambian Space Program In ‘Afronauts’

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 19, 2013
In the 1960s at the height of the space race during the Cold War, a grade school science teacher named Edward Makuka Nkolso headed up the newly independent Zambia's space program at an old farmhouse. Nkoloso was serious and applied for a £7M grant from UNESCO and assembled a crew including a 17-year-old girl and two cats. The story inspired photographer Christina de Middel's series Afronauts and now filmmaker Frances Bodomo to shoot a short film. Watch the trailer after the jump...

Photographs of an Amazon Fulfillment Warehouse by Ben Roberts

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 19, 2013
The Financial Times Weekend Magazine sent London-based photographer Ben Roberts on assignment to photography people and places around the former coal-mining town, Rugeley. He chose to visit the Amazon fulfillment warehouse that had at one point been a boost to the local economy in his series Amazon Unpacked. 

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