Lettering Pays Tribute to 26 of the Greatest Scientific Innovations

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 20, 2014
We will be the first to admit that our science knowledge is minimal, perhaps that's why we work for an art magazine. Or maybe America doesn't have the best track record for teaching its students math and science. Either way, we wish we remembered more from our science classes and are glad Neil Degrasse Tyson and Netflix are around to occasionally drop some late-night science knowledge. This project from Delhi-based student Khyati Trehan aims to explore scientific diagrams and take form integration to more complex territories. It looks at experimenting with typography, lettering and illustration, paying tribute to the history of science.

The Scientific and Anatomical Illustrations of Katie Scott

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 09, 2014
We have showcased the science-based, anatomical illustrations of London-based artist Katie Scott, and she has a great new collection of works we wanted to show today. Scott has worked with a ton of clients including the New York Times, Urban Outfitters, Wallpaper*, Converse, Phaidon, Wired, and more. Such fantastic work... 

Best of 2013: Sculptures by Jonty Hurwitz

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 19, 2013
Originally published on February 1st. 2013:  It may be a tad hard to see what is going on here, but look closely. Artist/scientist Jonty Hurwitz creates what appear to be ordinary abstract sculptures, but when viewed in a cylinder, reflective surface, the sculpture takes on the appearence of a figurative shape. Hurwtiz won the 2009 Noble Sculpture Prize.

The Social Behavior of Bacteria Explored in Art

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 26, 2013
Israeli physics professor Eschel Ben-Jacobs uses invisible colonies of bacteria in both his science and his art. Using growths in a peteri dish, the scientist/artist highlights the beautiful patterns of the moving bacteria colonies as well as their social intelligence. The result are these incredible psychadelic patterns, paths, and interweaving colorful threads...

"Vanitas" by Fernando Vicente

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 03, 2013
This isn't the first time we have shown the anatomy/fashion illustrations from Spanish artist Fernando Vicente before, but this is the first time we gave a look at his series "Vanitas." The series was shown at Galerie Sen in 2007-08.

Brendan Monroe "Melting Into the Floor" @ Richard Heller, Santa Monica

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 14, 2013
  Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica is pleased to present, Melting Into The Floor, a solo exhibition of new works by Oakland based artist, Brendan Monroe. The show will consist of a body of paintings on paper and a number of sculptures in wood. Monroe's science, almost medical inspired works have seen the pages of our magazine numerous times over the past 5 years, and this new body of work will open at Heller on May 18, 2013.

Anatomical Illustrations from Roberto Osti

Illustration // Friday, November 09, 2012
Roberto Osti's fantastical anatomical drawings explore intersections between modern science and myth. Interested in how humans might one day reach immortality through cloning or the potential reality of hybrid monsters, Osti's awe-inspiring images merge the visual language of scientific drawing with subjects that reveal the absurd potential of rational science.

The Works of Arian Behzadi

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
From neurobiologist to graphic designer. Californian artist Arian Behzadi has continued to create amazing mixed media collages that fuse science with artistic expression. Behzadi explains "I have always found parallels between art and the sciences so a lot of my studies find their way into my artwork."

Dissections by Angela Christine Smith

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Newark, Ohio-based artist Angela Christine Smith has created the series "Dissections," a series that mixes science, illustration, and photography into one image. Smith sheds her subject's skin, provides a bit of internal context, and at the same time, shows off some fine illustrative chops.

New Book: Tiffany Bozic "Drawn by Instinct"

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Tiffany Bozic, cover of our January 2011 issue, just had a monograph released through Gingko Press, Drawn By Instinct. We were lucky enough to get a copy of it here in the office, and with 192 pages of Bozic's beautiful animal and sea life paintings, this is one of our favorite books of the year. On Tuesday September 4th at 6:00pm, Bozic will be giving a lecture and book signing at the San Francisco Public Library, in conjunction with the Cal Academy of Sciences (Bozic was the artist-in-residence there a few years back).

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