HANDS Project in Barcelona

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 22, 2013
Four artists, in a commentary on the economic crisis in Spain, have been placing modled single hands around Barcelona. The project, HANDS, is meant to send a message and raise awareness about the need to alleviate unemployment and poverty. The artists are Octavi Serra, Mateu Targa, Daniel Llugany and Pau Garcia.   

Giant Keyboard Sculpture by Anatoly Vyatkin

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 22, 2013
Russian artist Anatoly Vyatkin has constructed a giant replica sculpture of a Cryllic QWERTY keyboard. in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The keyboard is made from 86 stone blocks each weighing up to 1,000 pounds.  

Michael Jackson Shadow Casting Sculpture by Diet Wiegman

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 21, 2013
Artist Diet Wiegman utilizes scrap metal, and other junk to create sculptures that cast recognizable shadows. Aside from this amazing Michael Jackson light sculpture, he has recreated the globe using scraps of food, a pyramid that casts a shadow of a spider, and a re-imagining of Michelangelo’s David. Watch a video after the jump!  

Federico Uribi Paints with Repurposed Electrical Wires

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 21, 2013
Miami-based, Columbian conceptual artist Federico Uribi recently released a new series of works made from electrical and a/v cables titled Contectado. Much of Federico's work is devoted to the language of pop art through the use of repurposed objects. He initially began his career as a painter 'influenced by his dark reflections on the Catholic sense of pain, guilt and sexuality'  

Crystalline Structures by Benjamin Aranda and Chris Lasch

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Architects Benjamin Aranda and Chris Lasch search for endlessness and infinite possibilities with their awe-inspiring crystalline structures. Their work includes a piece commissioned for the MOMA and recently designed a stage set for Yeasayer. Watch an inspiring interview with them after the jump...  

Living Tree Spirit Carvings by Keith Jennings

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 18, 2013
Sculptor Keith Jennings began his Tree Spirits project in 1982 with a tree in his backyard. Later, he was commissioned to sculpt a series of trees on St. Simons Island off the coast of the state of Georgia. He carves faces into trees, revealing the tree's inner spirit.   

Faces Appear in Splashing Liquid in Johnson Tsang's Sculptures

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 15, 2013
Hong Kong-based artist Johnson Tsang fabricates stainless steel and porcelain sculptures of faces seemingly appearing in splashing liquid.   

"Milky Way - Breath," Sculptures by Mihoko Ogaki

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Japanese artist Mihoko Ogaki has combined the night sky with the body in these sculptures constructed from plastic and embedded with LEDs. The light shines out through thousands of tiny holes and illuminates the walls surrounding the sculpture but when they are placed in bright room, the bodies appear to be suffering and dying.  

Steven Harrington x Case Studyo: "Remain in Balance" Sculptural Lighting Projec

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 11, 2013
Working with wood for the first time ever, former Juxtapoz featured artist Steven Harrington has turned the totem-like structures of his Remain in Balance series into three whimsical, anthropomorphic lamps. Each one represents the harmony we seek in our daily lives, an inspired and inspiring reminder of the importance of equanimity.

Four Sculptures Represent the Seasons @ New York Botanical Gardens

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 11, 2013
Four different sculptures representing the four seasons are currently on display at The New York Botanical Gardens between May 18th and October 27th, 2013. The 15-foot-tall sculptures by artist Philip Haas have all been built with material that is native to each season. 

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