"Mr. Dictator Head" and Other Sculptures by Stephen Ives

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 13, 2013
The all-popular Mr. Potato Head gets a fantastic makeover with Melbourne-based artist Stephen Ives series of sculptures, "Mr. Dictator Head." The artist's other plastic toy figures are often humorous, sometimes disturbing (as re-assembled toys often are) and always imaginative and inspired.

Sculptures Stuck in Walls by Matteo Pugliese

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Italian artist Matteo Pugliese's on going series of bronze sculptures, "Extra Moenia," feature figures pushing, pulling, and emerging from the walls of the gallery. Matteo lives and works in Milan.

Trash Bag Sculptures by Khalil Chishtee

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 07, 2013
Pakistani artist Khalil Chishtee uses trash bags to mold and sculp human figures. "We live in the age of plastic, and plastic bags are the most ordinary form of this material...Anything made out of bronze, wood, stone or painted on a canvas carries the appearance of being worth looking at, because of its history, but if one can change the impact of that history, one is an artist."

Andy Rementer x Case Studyo "PEOPLE BLOCKS"

Design // Wednesday, November 06, 2013
When real people won't play with you, turn to people as blocks. People Blocks is a new collaboration between Case Studyo (the makers of fine limited quantity artist "objects")and artist Andy Rementer. The limited series features four unique wooden characters entirely made and painted by hand. The individual pieces are interchangeable, allowing them to be re-assembled and stacked to create custom characters or abstract sculptures.

Sculptures by Alexander Becherer

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 06, 2013
This massive, detailed sculpture by Alexander Becherer titled Paratropolis is constructed from hardened polystyrene, wood, metal, cement and spray paint. Consisting of words and icons, the sculpture mimics an architectural model of a city and comments on current trends of urbanization. 

Paper-stack Photos by Aleksandra Domanović

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Berlin-based artist Aleksandra Domanović piles size A3 and A4 paper with photos printed on them in the 'border-less' print setting, coloring the ends of the paper and revealing an image when stacked! 

Tony Hawk @ Ride It Sculpture Park, Detroit

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 05, 2013
If you have followed Juxtapoz over the past 5 years, you know that we have been working closely with Power House Productions in Detroit to help build and sustain a creative-driven and influenced neighborhood in Detroit. We have worked with Swoon, Monica Canilao, RETNA, Ben Wolf, Richard Colman, Matthew Barney, Lance Mountain, Thrasher Magazine's Joe Brook, and the PHP team of Mitch Cope and Gina Reichart to keep more and more projects alive in the neighborhood where our 15th Anniversary benefit and auction helped fund the purchase of numerous homes... 

MICHAEL JOHANSSON "Shades and Variables" @ Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 01, 2013
This exhibition came down this past month in Stockholm, but we still had some great shots from Henrik Haven that he took of Michael Johansson's "Shades and Variables" at Galleri Andersson/Sandstrom. As the gallery notes, Johansson is "an installation artist obsessed with the investigation of spatial possibilities. Everyday objects are dismantled, re-organized and perfectly arranged into color-coordinated puzzles, filling out select voids of any dimension."

Sculptures Made From Wire by Seung Mo Park

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 01, 2013
We've previously posted Brooklyn-based Korean sculptor Seung Mo Park's incredible portraits made from wire. This morning we are equally if not more impressed by his sculptures constructed from aluminum wire. In this series, titled Human, Seung Mo bends and twists the wire in what seems to be an almost impossibly smooth and flawless fashion.

The Best of New York's Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 31, 2013
A 25-night-long Halloween event held in New York every year, the Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze produces some fantastic pumpkin carvings, carved pumpkin sculptures, and anything else involving pumpkins and spookiness! 

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