Paper Sculptor Jeff Nishinaka for Fresh Perspectives

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Juxtapoz Magazine was selected to be one of the five ambassadors of Fresh Perspectives – a new transmedia art project initiated by Lexus to promote their newly launched Hybrid CT 200. We showed you Parts 1 & 2 of Augustine Kofie's segment of Fresh Perspective, as well as Tod Seelie, and today we are happy to show paper sculpture artist, Jeff Nishinaka.

100,000 Toothpicks, 35 years, One Kinetic Sculpture

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 26, 2011
It once took this writer two weeks to put an elaborate Lego structure together. It took Scott Weaver 35 years and 100,000 toothpicks to put this kinetic sculpture together. We think Mr. Weaver wins . . .

Recycled Toy Sculptures by Robert Bradford

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 18, 2011
Where do all the old toys go? Robert Bradford takes them and makes recylced toy sculptures that look like toys, that's where. The sculptor creates both small and life-sized pieces with old toys as his materials. More looks after the jump . . .

Melting Animal Sculptures by Takeshi Kawano

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 17, 2011
There is definitely a good moment happening right now in sculpture art, and these Melting Animal sculptures by Takeshi Kawano are some of the best we have seen this year. In terms of statements about global warming, these work perfectly, and in our opinion are subtle just in their simplicity. Almost like Josh Keyes' work come to life. More after the jump . . .

Sculptures Made From Human Hair by Agustina Woodgate

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 14, 2011
We profiled the stuffed animal skin rugs of Agustina Woodgate on the site a few weeks ago, and then someone sent us these sculptures made from human hair bricks, for a series called "I Wanted To Be A Princess." The Argentina-born, Miami-based artist is slowly becoming one of our favorites in ingenuity department. More after the jump . . .

Ai WeiWei Public Sculpture Exhibit at Pulitzer Fountain in NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 14, 2011
Famed and controversial Chinese artist, Ai WeiWei, will open his “Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads” exhibition in NYC at the Pulitzer Fountain on May 2, 2011. Presented by the Chinese contemporary art organization AW Asia, the 12 bronze animal heads are inspired by the fabled fountain-clock of the Yuanming Yuan, an 18th-century imperial retreat just outside Beijing. More looks after the jump . . .

The Art of David Matheson

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 21, 2011
David Matheson, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based installation artist is producing some fresh-faced work, utilizing the everyday object i.e a bike, a pallet jack, etc. Matheson recreates and evokes interesting elements of each object. See more of Matheson’s work after the jump. . .

The Stained-Glass Art House by Tom Fruin

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 14, 2011
New York-based artist Tom Fruin created this stand-alone, stained glass house installation in Copenhagen. The installation looks interesting during the day, but at night, when light up, colors the pavement around the plaza where it stands, creating a colorful surrounding. More images after the jump . . .

The Underwater Sculpture Coral Reef of Jason de Caires Taylor

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 10, 2011
Just when you think art can't go any farther, someone makes a underwater sculpture installation that doubles as a coral reef. Not to just in one place either, but in multiple bodies of water across the world. And then you just have to say, Jason de Caires Taylor, you are on the trip of something else. Images after the jump . . .

The Sacred Geometry of Sam Bassett

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 08, 2011
Our Contributing Photo Editor, Sam Bassett, is an expert in Sacred Geomery, aka, geometric shapes in the form of tape, done throughout the streets and indoors in Manhattan. As we look further into Bassett's art prior to his Juxtapoz Presents Profile later this week, we find an incredible output of Sacred Geometry. More after the jump . . .


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