Michael Miller: WEST COAST HIP HOP A HISTORY IN PICTURES @ Known Gallery

Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 04, 2012
Our contributing photo editor, Estevan Oriol, gave us the head's up on this new photography show opening at Known Gallery tonight, Feburary 4. Michael Miller's West Coast Hip-Hop: A History In Pictures will feature 43 photos, majority of which have never been shown to the public.

Erotic Photography by Jean Clemmer

Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 04, 2012
Jean Clemmer (d. 2001) was a Swiss-born photographer who largely worked in France. Her iconic photographs of 1960's Paris explore the utopian fantasies and sexual freedom of the era, focusing on the eroticism of French couturier Paco Rabanne's semi-nude models, dressed in his "unwearable" fashions of futuristic plastic and aluminum chain-mail jewelry.

Photography and Performance by Hans Breder

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 03, 2012
A three time exhibiting artist at the Whitney Biennial, German-born Hans Breder has made a career of creating great performance and photography works, including these fantastic pieces with use of mirrors and the human body. Born in 1935 in Herford, Germany, trained early on in his career in Hamburg but moved to New York City in his late 20s and found increasing success.

Massimo Vitali @ Bonni Benrubi Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Massimo Vitali's large scale photographs always grab our attention with their beautiful array of bright, sun-bleached hues. His beach scenes shot in Turkey, Greece and Italy present beautifully color coordinated bathers with their sun tanned flesh, umbrellas, towels, and bathing suits dotting the intersection between rock, sand, and sea.

In the Family: Photography by Ulric Collette

Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 29, 2012
Photographer Ulric Collette crreated a series where he fused the faces together of family members and relatives to experiment with the idea of genes and family resemblance. Some of the fusions are quite incredible, especially this father-son fusing you see here.

Famous Photographers Posing with Their Famous Photos

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 25, 2012
We thought this was a great series, having famous photographers posing with their most iconic works. The portraits are part of a new book shot by Tim Mantoani Behind Photographs: Archiving Photographic Legends. We know you hear over and over again that photography is a dying medium, but when you see the best of the best, there is something really special to be taken in.

L'Horizon by Romain Laurent

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 25, 2012
With the prevalence of urban surf shops and the urbanite who spends his weekend with a surfboard strapped to their wagon, this beautiful series of a surfboarder in harmony and piece as he straddles his board throughout Manhattan is timely and well-executed. Romain Laurent's L'Horizon captures a peaceful calm amongst a dense urban space.

Remaking Famous Works of Art through Photography

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 23, 2012
A few months back, Booooooom held a contest asking students in the UK to remake, through photography, classic and famed paintings of years past. Some of the results were fantastic, our favorite being this student's take on Van Gogh's famed portrait.

Qaqortoq, Greenland by JOEL TETTAMANTI

Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 22, 2012
We, as do many, have an interest in visiting Greenland. What a compelling place it seems to be, with such a massive land with little to no people. Swiss photographer Joël Tettamanti did a photo series on Greenland's most populated southern city, Qaqortoq, home of 3,230 residents.

The "Eye-Contact" Tumblr

Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 22, 2012
Growing up, we would stop films and draw quick sketches of the still frame, and I'm sure we're not the only ones to utilize this great source of imagery. Good films are non-stop sources of beautiful composition, and sure enough someone with a tumblr thought about this.

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