Jamie Roadkill's Gold Gilded Skeletons

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Jamie Roadkill creates 34-karat gold gilded skeletons made from animals who have been killed on roadways.

Zheng Lu's Sculptures Made From Chinese Calligraphy

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Beijing-based Zheng Lu incorporates calligraphy into the metal skins of his giant sculptures. Each piece’s membrane is perforated metal made up of thousands of Chinese characters. From a young age Zheng Lu studied calligraphy, encouraged by his family, which valued Chinese intellectual studies. The text of his work includes Chinese poetry and religious texts. 

Bastiaan Buijs' Sex Toys

Design // Monday, October 26, 2015
Bastiaan Buijs' designs are on the edge of art and function, which makes that a dialogue arises, this making sexual taboos discussable. "The normalization of ordinary sex toys in my opinion," says the artist, "contributes to the breaking of taboos around sexuality...

Sculptures Created by Pouring Molten Aluminum into Fire Ant Hills

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 23, 2015
In what may seem like a cruel experiment dreamed up by a not-yet-empathic child, somebody has perfected the process of pouring molten aluminum into the complex-chambered tunnels of fire and carpenter ants. It’s a combination of pest control and creation of intricate sculpture. The creator says the fire ants "are harmful to the environment and their nests are exterminated by the millions in the United States using poisons, gasoline and fire, boiling water, and very rarely molten aluminum."

Pedro Marzorati's Blue Men Warn of Hastening Climate Change

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 23, 2015
Argentinian artist Pedro Marzorati recently installed a climate-change focused sculpture in Montsouris Park, Paris. The piece, which consists of bright-blue humans emerging from, or sinking into, a pond. He created the piece for the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21), a climate conference in Paris, which aims to reach international agreements surrounding climate change policy. 

Cleon Peterson x Case Studyo "Destroying The Weak" sculpture

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 21, 2015
We just had a good week with Cleon; his shirt sold out in our webstore about as soon as we announced it. This probably will be the case with Cleon's new sculpture edition with Case Studyo. "Destroying the Weak" features two porcelain figures in battle, made in an edition of 20 with 4 APs, standing 9 inches tall packaged in a screen printed wooden box. 

Jennifer Angus Glues Bugs to the Walls—but, Like, Beautifully

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 20, 2015
As one of nine artists installing artwork in the Renwick gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Jennifer Angus has created intricate wall-paper-like patterns with insects—called “The Midnight Garden.” All of the insects were gathered worldwide using ecologically sustainable methods, as Angus has done for several past projects. She reuses the insects from project to project.

Abraham Cruzvillegas’ “Empty Lot” Provides a Blank Garden Slate

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 20, 2015
In the latest installation at Tate Modern’s turbine hall, Abraham Cruzvillegas has built 240 triangular soil-filled planters on a raised platform. The piece is called “Empty Lot” and the planters contain earth dug up from about forty different areas throughout London. The planters have not been seeded with anything, so the installation will emerge and evolve with time. 

The Work of Manolo García Carpinteria Artistica

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 19, 2015
We came across a few photos of an impressive giant wooden sculpture this morning. After some research we discovered that the work belongs to Manolo Garcia, a Spanish carpenter who specializes in not only interior design, but float building and what we've managed to translate as "bonfires"...

Edouard Martinet's Insect Sculptures

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 19, 2015
Part of a car, bicycle, umbrella, compass, typewriter, clock, compass, the list of materials that French artist Edouard Martinet uses to construct his insect sculptures is as random at varied as it gets. The artist does not solder or weld parts but assembles them with the precision of a watchmaker, screwing them together and taking around a month per sculpture. His first took him four weeks and 17 years for his most recent!


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