In Illustration: Faunesque and the Russian

Juxtapoz // Saturday, September 10, 2011
Philippe Constantinesco's 'Russian' illustration is a perfect example of realistic minimalism. After having completed his studies in Visual Communication in Strasbourg, he founded Zurich29 with Dorian Gourg (art directors studio, motion & static designers) and has been pursuiing his career in Paris since 2006.

In Street Art: Interesni Kazki in Slovakia

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 06, 2011
This Ukrainian duo has been devoting quality time and effort into each large-scale wall they have painted over the summer. This newest mural in Kosice, Slovakia exemplifies their attention to detail and is among one of our favorites yet.

City of Shadows: Soviet Union Collapse Documented in 1991

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 06, 2011
In the winter of 1991-92, photographer Alexey Titarenko documented a cold, gloomy day, in the midst of the collapse of the Soviet Union. Titarenko created a series of long exposure photos that he called City of Shadows, that truly captures a dark moment, and a turning point in history.

In Street Art: Interesni Kazki in Ibiza

Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 21, 2011
In our opinion the Russian duo, Interesni Kazki have been creating some of the most captivating murals in the streets. They just finished the following massive piece in Ibiza for Bloop festival. Their work often incorporates topics including religion, spiritualism, and science fiction.

In Erotica: The Work of Vania Zouravliov

Juxtapoz // Saturday, August 20, 2011
As a former child prodigy, Russian-born illustrator Vania Zouravliov was both championed as an emerging talent and derided as a child influenced by the Devil. Whatever force guides Zouravliov's hand, his art is undeniably haunting, leaving lasting impressions of awe, beauty, sensuality, and darkness.

Banksy "The Antics Roadshow" in Full

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 15, 2011
We mentioned that UK Channel 4 was going to air the Banksy-produced "The Antics Roadshow," this weekend, charting the history of behaving badly in public, from anarchists and activists to attention seeking eccentrics. Well someone placed the full 48 mins on the web for you to enjoy. Now it is back up, watch quickly...

In Erotica: The Photography of Olaf Martens

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 11, 2011
We start the Erotica week off with the photography of Germany's Olaf Martens. From what is quite evident from the Martens' site, he shoots a lot of legs. He has shown throughout Europe, including Germany, The Netherlands, and St Petersburg, Russia.

Burn Portraits in Yekaterinburg, Russia

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 08, 2011
T-Radya creates portraits of Russian WWII soldiers by creating faces from bandages on wooden boards and then burns them to create this very discarded, aged form of street art. It doesn't make sense completely until you see the portraits put onto walls, and in this case, placed on an old WWII hospital in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

In Graffiti: Russian Artist, Wais

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 07, 2011
Remember in the 1980s there was the pastel graffiti graphics for video games and candy? Wais from Russia has been painting similar work, adding his own unique take. Some look as if they were not even spray-painted.

The Children of the Russian Rich

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 15, 2011
This is just one of those photo series' that is so random but interesting and almost bizarre that we had to post it. Photographer Anna Skladmann has spent years chronicling and spending time with the children of the super rich of Russia, creating this series of the mini-wealthy.


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