Street Art // Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Along Highway 90 in Marfa, Texas, an odd site of a 40-foot white neon Playboy bunny logo and a tilted ’72 Dodge Charger are currently occupying space with the barren desert landscape as its backdrop. In an attempt to revive the Playboy brand focusing more towards a younger generation, the company is commissioning a series of art projects, this one designed by the glossy hyper-realistic painter, Richard Phillips.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Allen Jones' table (made in 1969) from the late-playboy Gunter Sach's collection sold for $1.6 million at Sotheby's. Furniture from Jones' soft porn line, which depicts furniture-sculptures, made with female mannequins in full bondage attire and the table which sold for such a high price was part of a series of erotic furniture pieces he was making around this same time.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Brian Rea is a top notch artist and illustrator working out of Los Angeles with a list of past clients including the New York Times, Playboy, and Time Magazine. Rea's Modern Love illustrations shown here provide narrative images reflecting upon the many confounding conundrums surrounding how difficult it can be to get along.
Erotica // Wednesday, August 24, 2011
'Here the master of Surrealism juxtaposed the shot of a nude leaning against a giant egg, coiled in snakes with cut-up Renaissance imagery.'
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 25, 2011
Right now at Partners & Spade in NYC, Playboy is holding an exhibition of memorabilia and archive prints selected by a special group of commission members (including Ryan McGinness, Jeremy Scott, and André Balazs) through July 29. Some of the prints include Salvador Dali, Keith Haring, Eames, and David LaChapelle.