Russian Street Artist Pasha 'P183' Dies

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Pasha P183, often dubbed 'Russia's Banksy,' died yesterday at age 29 of unknown causes. While he scoffed at comparisons to Banksy, his work can be seen on the streets of Moscow and Petersburg. "I would like for people to learn how to differentiate between the false show that they are being shown and the real one" he once said. "I am for people changing themselves, so that they don't pass the poor, so they help each other, so they look for some kind of alternative in their lives, in their mindset, in the world around them."  

New Quilled Paper Work from Yulia Brodskaya

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 28, 2013
Artist Yulia Bordskaya was born in Russia and is currently living in the UK. She has earned an international reputation for her innovative 'quilled' paper illustrations.   

Giant Keyboard Sculpture by Anatoly Vyatkin

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 22, 2013
Russian artist Anatoly Vyatkin has constructed a giant replica sculpture of a Cryllic QWERTY keyboard. in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The keyboard is made from 86 stone blocks each weighing up to 1,000 pounds.  

A Book of Etchings by Konstantin Kalynovych

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Ukrainian artist Konstantin Kalynovych has just released a book of his etchings from 1993-95. The Book of Ecclesiastes includes eight etchings, tracing paper with passages from Ecclesiastes in the Old Testament and an original cover with a congreve stamping for the prints and calligraphy along with a box-case made from cardboard bound fabric.  

Classic: Nudes by Lev Tchistovsky

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 25, 2013
Born in 1902 in Pskov, Russia, Lev Tchistovsky was a Russian figurative painter heavily focused on feminine, adult nudes. His classical realism carried on throughout his body of work, usually depicting sensual eroticism in the females of that era. He died in Cenevieres, France in 1969.

The Works of Yana Moskaluk

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 11, 2013
Yana Moskaluk is a young illustrator from Russia. As a teenager living in Siberia, Yana decided to pursue a career in the arts and moved to Moscow to begin work when she was only 19. Yana’s work is dark and playful and has a balance between intricate linework and clean planes of color. She is influenced by Japanese printmaking and love for the sensual and the grotesque.

Cosmic Illustrations by Eika

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 10, 2013
Eibatova Karina ( Eika ) is an illustrator and fine-artist, born in Leningrad, Russia. Eika specialises in drawing, illustration, murals, video, calligraphy and typography. Her portfolio reveals a versatile artist equally adept at colourful surrealist explorations as well as more traditional approaches. She has been published in various international books and magazines and has collaborated with several musicians for video and album-cover projects.

Stability by Timofey Radya

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Stuck in the countryside of a cold Russian wilderness, a symbol of isolated/invisible power and stature, Timofey Radya is the creator of Figure #1: Stability. As Radya notes in his own description of the piece, "After the formation officers may leave the area." From what we gather, and from Radya's video, the piece is a construction of lonely power, a sort of comedic tragedy of how power is constructed when nobody is paying attention. Love the red carpet treatment.

The Works of Sasha Biosyak

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 28, 2012
I'll give it to Russian artist and illustrator Sasha Blosyak for producing something I've never seen before. Hyper-color, super saturated aggressive dolphins, lazer-eyed, colossal bunny rabbits, battling it out with super-stretched werewolves... I don't know where the ideas for these drawings come from, maybe it has something to do with Russia, but I like it.

Anna Kapustenko: Vanilla

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Russian illustrator Anna Kapustenko has created this soft, innocent portrait of a dreamy little ginger, titled ' Vanilla'. Based in Kharkov, Anna specializes in book graphics, illustration, watercolor and mixed media. There is a lot of mystery behind the work of this artist, which often borders on fairytale fantasy and tenderness.

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