Juxtapoz // Monday, October 17, 2011
When you are putting together a magazine, lo-res pixelation is a bad, bad thing. When you are putting together a fashion line and corresponding showroom, we appreciate the pixel look. Tokyo designer Kunihiko Morinaga has created both a line dedicated to lo-res, and a showroom with the same attributes of pixelation.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 09, 2011
In the spirit of hyperreal sculpture, Shawn Smith’s pixel art blurs the line between real and simulated. But while the deceptively photoreal work of folks like Duane Hanson or Ron Mueck are, in fact, just sculpture, Smith flips the illusion on its head.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, July 17, 2011
Pixel art can be entertaining sometimes, and Mike Myers has created a great series of posters of pixel superheroes and movie characters, mostly stemming from Star Wars and comic books. Personally, the Hans Solo and Chewbacca one is a key.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 09, 2011
Artists who work on video games have struggled to be recognized as true artists. Often times months and months of illustration and concept art goes into a game, and will never be seen by the public's eye. This year at E3, they showcased some of this art for the industry to see, in a special exhibit called Into the Pixel.