The Disturbing Sculptures of Dongwook Lee

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 14, 2014
Dongwook Lee's works focus on the contradictions that are fundamentally inherent in human existence and life. Exquisitely hyper-realistic and surrealistically imagined renditions of his miniature human figures are staged in absurd situations in Lee's works, in which the bleak everyday life transforms into poetic horror....

The Works of Jessica Drenk

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 13, 2014
Jessica Drenk was raised in Montana, where she developed an appreciation for the natural world that remains an important inspiration to her artwork today. Tactile and textural, her sculptures highlight the chaos and beauty that can be found in simple materials. Drenk's work is also influenced by systems of information and the impulse to develop an encyclopedic understanding of the world.

Ceramics, Not Wood, From Christopher David White

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Yes, this sculpture by Christopher David White looks like wood, and yes, it's actually ceramic, and yes, we are still not convinced but we will take the artist's word for it. The piece, Cycles of Decay, was made to resemble old wood, and explained by White, "Often, the process of change occurs at an almost unnoticeable rate...

Jean-Pierre Seguin's Toy Soldier Portraits

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Montreal-based artist Jean-Pierre Seguin uses thousands of painted toy soldiers to construct portraits and scenes. Seguin's process involves studying a source image from a distance and then painting each individual soldier (sometimes over 15,000) a different color. 

"Control Room" by Roxy Paine

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Artist Roxy Paine takes the concept of a diorama to a new level, creating life-size recreations of fast-food restaurants or a control room. Payne is inspired by environments that are meant to be activated by human interaction. This installation, titled Control Room, is hand-carved from birch wood, formed with steal, and finished with automotive paint. 

Plastic Doll Faces by Freya Jobbins

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 04, 2014
We love this series of faces composed of pieces of plastic toys by artist Freya Jobbins. Freya was born in Johannesburg, South Africa but grew up in West Sydney, Australia. She see's the toy assemblages as her humorous side and her print making as her 'voice.'

Watch: Plastic Infinite by Sculpture

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Sculpture, the UK based duo of Dan Hayhurst and Reuben Sutherland, comes Plastic Infinite. While played under a strobe light or filmed at 25fps, the 7" picture disc comes to life as the animated images circle round the turntable. Created like a zoetrope, the video showcases the imagery in action juxtaposed with eccentric intermittent jungle-like sounds.

Surreal Sculptures of Andres Krisár

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 31, 2014
Anders Krisár takes realistic casts of human body parts and modifies them in beautifully horrifying ways, daring the viewer to expand their perspective on what is.

"The Fragile Beasts" Paper Sculpture

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 30, 2014
17 undergraduate architecture students from Łódź University of Technology designed and constructed the Fragile Beasts sculpture using digital modeling software and scripts to break down the forms into shapes suitable for curved folding. "Curved folding isn't just the aesthetic, it's also the structure: it can lend substantial stiffness to fairly flimsy material."

Update: The Faux 3D Work Of Ron van der Ende

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Ron van der Ende is a sculptor living in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He specializes in wall mounted bas-reliefs constructed from found wood. He is a photorealistic sculptor using found wood! " Van der Ende's faux 3D perspective often has viewers convinced that his sculptures are paintings, clearly a testament to his skills...

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