Marco Kalach’s "Óxidos Oníricos" Show in Mexico City

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Marco Kalach’s Óxidos Oníricos is a take on the matter and the unconscious. Amongst the corroded bronze sculptures of abstract animal forms and amazingly crafted spiked figures, the oil paintings – going from figurative to abstract and jumping to geometrical representations of the city – this world that is trying to escape the artist, seems all at once chaotic and incredibly poetic. 

The New Kind of Yacht Life by Vasily Klyukin

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Thinking big has its ups and downs, but yes, the yacht game for too long has been dominated by design that was, well, yacht-like. Vasily Klyukin, a Russian businessman who seems to be very wealthy (he boasts on his site that he is "thefirst potential space tourist from Monaco"), has set his sites on making the best and most outrageous yacht designs. Take a look. We want the Swan.

Cross-bred Balloon Creatures

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 14, 2015
We are trying to take in what Sarah Deremer is doing on this project, but we like it. What designboom notes is that "for her digital series ‘balloon zoo’, los angeles-based artist sarah deremer has realized a realistic rendition of childhood-favorite inflatables." So we have balloon sculptures being improved as realistic animals. Okay, we approve...

Everyday Objects, just bigger and pretty amazing

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 14, 2015
We like what is going on here: artist Rómulo Celdrán has taken everyday objects and moments, down to the bite marks on a pen cap, and created larger-than-life sculptures. Not large in a multi-storied sense, but scaled large and with so much detail, so much realistic elements, that its quite incredible.

Porcelain Sculptures by Katharine Morling

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 10, 2015
Katharine Morling, an award-winning ceramic artist, has been creating sculptures in porcelain inspired by her personal narrative since 2003. Her signature monochromatic style is highlighted by the fact that her work is fired without glaze, accentuating the drawn quality of the work.

Dennis McNett's The Serpent of Sheboygan

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 09, 2015
Thousands of years after the flames of Ragnarok had burned over the earth and the smoke from the fires blocked the sun from warming the planet, there came a great age of ice. Energies and information of the great gods and giants were scattered and lost across mountains, seas, winds and giant glaciers.

Pencil Carvings by Salavat Fidai

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Well, this sure is fun! Russian artist Salavat Fidel carves miniature sculptures into the points of graphite pencils. Using an X-ACTO blade, the artist delicately cuts away to reveal hands, buildings, and your favorite tv and movie characters.

"Walking to the Sky," Sculptures by Jonathan Borofsky

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 06, 2015
Maine-based sculptor and artist Jonathan Borofsky's public art pieces, Walking to the Sky, features 10 life-size people walking up a 30-meiter-tall-pole and has been installed permanently in several locations all over the world. In addition to the figures walking up the pole, several onlookers stand at the base gazing up at the sky. Made of stainless steel and resin, the sculpture is "a symbol for our collective search for wisdom and awakened consciousness."

Book Sculptures by Brian Dettmer

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 06, 2015
Working with knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Atlanta-based artist Brian Dettmer carves one page of a book at a time, exposing each layer while cutting around ideas and images of interest. Nothing inside the books is relocated or implanted, only removed. The image and ideas that he reveals are used to expose alternate histories and memories.

More Anamorphic Installations by Bernard Pras

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 06, 2015
We posted anamorphic (the art of stacking objects to create a huge 3D sculpture) portrait installations by Bernard Pras before. The artist fills an entire room with found objects, creating a portrait. This morning we take a look at more of the French artist's impressive large-scale compositions. 

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