Hiroshi Fuji Installation Uses 50,000 Recycled Toys

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 16, 2015
 Japanese artist Hiroshi Fuji used 50,000 recyled toys to build this impressive installation titled "Happy Paradies" at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa!

Works by Mwangi Hutter

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 16, 2015
Ingrid Mwangi was born in Nairobi, Kenya. Robert Hutter was born in Ludwigshafen/Rhein, Germany. After working together for several years and marrying, Mwangi and Hutter merged their names and biographies and became a single artist, Mwangi Hutter. Working with video, photography, installation, sculpture and performance, they use themselves as the sounding board to reflect on changing societal realities, creating an aesthetics of self-knowledge and interrelationship.

"Statue of Love" Sculptures Pass Through Each Other Each Day

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 16, 2015
The Statue of Love sculpture inspired by love story of "Ali and Nino" Created by Georgian artist Tamar Kvesitadze. The story is similar to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and tells of an Azerbaijani youth who falls in love with a Georgian princess but dies defending his country. The 7 ton statues start their motion at 7 P.M every day and are controlled by computer and lit with dramatic color lighting.

Opening: Mars 1 "Mars Molecule Project" @ Heron Arts, SF

Pop Life // Wednesday, October 14, 2015
This past weekend, our good friend and former cover artist Mario Martinez aka Mars 1 opened "Mars Molecule Project" at Heron Arts in San Francisco. In case you missed it, here are some photos from the opening. 

Indian Sculptor Rajani Shettar's Installations

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Indian sculptor Ranjani Shettar draws readers in with her ethereal, delicate but large-scale sculptures, which often mirror the balance of pattern and randomness characteristic of the natural world. Her materials have included beeswax, sawdust, wood, latex, PVC tubing, silicone, rubber and metal. Shettar was born in Bangalore, India, where she currently resides. 

Another Look at Lucas Simões' "Desretratos"

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 08, 2015
In Lucas Simões' series "Destretratos," he invited intimate friends over to tell him a secret while he took their portrait. "My intention was not to hear their secret," said Simões, "but to but to capture the expressions of each one at the moment they revealed their secret. I also asked each one to choose a song for me to listen to in my ear phones while I photographed them.

Forensic Sculptures Made From Bones of Dead People

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 05, 2015
Before computers, in coroner and law enforcement offices, forensic artists would mold facial reconstruction sculptures from the bones of unidentifiable victims skeletal remains. In this series of photographic portraits titled Unspeaking Likeness, Arne Svenson traveled around the country taking pictures of these sculptures.

Mihoko Ogaki's Milky Way Sculptures

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 02, 2015
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.

The Grim Wreather

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 02, 2015
October is here and if you're a fan of halloween, it's time to lose your mind over artist Andy Alexander's spooky, sculptural wreaths. "Unique, campy and funny" is how the artist describes these creations, which are likely loved all year round by people who wear black nail polish. The Grim Wreather, as Alexander's skeleton friends call him, studied sculpture at UCLA and also makes drawings and prints.

Michael Murphy Creates Portrait Out of Brand Logos

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 30, 2015
We’ve posted on a few of Michael Murphy’s mobile-like sculptures, and are fascinated with his newest work: a portrait of his daughter made entirely of one hundred laser cut brand logos. The pieces hang and only line up into an accurate portrait from one vantage point. The piece is an exploration of the term “brand identity,” a commissioned work for the creative consultancy Lippincott. If you peer at the piece from the side, the portrait breaks into a hundred pieces.


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