Erwin Wurm "Synthesa" @ Lehmann Maupin, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 10, 2014
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present Synthesa, an exhibition of new works by Erwin Wurm, on view April 19, 2014 at the gallery’s 540 West 26th Street location. Working in a variety of media, including photography, performance, video, and painting, Wurm always considers his practice from a sculptural perspective...

Paper Sculptures by Eric Standley

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Virginia-based artist Eric Standley utilized laser cutting tecniques to create these intricate and ultra-thin paper sculptures that are based on Gothic, Greek, and Islamic techniques. Standley is an Associate Professor of Studio Art at Virigina Tech. According to the artist, 'he holds allegiance to a faith of his own construction, which is reinvented on a dialy bases.'

Clay Illustrations by Irma Gruenholz

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Step into the imaginative world of Irma Gruenholz, where she creates three-dimensional clay illustrations. Hand-crafted, the sculptural scenes invoke a soft human touch yet depict a slightly eccentric world of uncertain possibilites...

Tomokazu Matsuyama's Sculptures

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
We've previously enjoyed Tomokazu Matsuyama's paintings on this site before, but this morning we thought we'd show you some of his sculptures. Matsuyama spent his childhood between Japan and America, bring up questions about his national and individual identity. This is reflected in both the style and subject of many of his paintings as he draws influences from both modern art and Japanese art from the Edo and Meiji eras.  

Li Hongbo "Tools of Study" @ Klein Sun Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 27, 2014
Klein Sun Gallery is delighted to announce the inauguration of our new space with Li Hongbo’s first solo exhibition in the United States, Tools of Study. With what appears to be impeccable recreations of carved porcelain masterpieces, the sculptures are in fact entirely comprised of thousands of layers of paper. Li Hongbo's stunning, stretchable, paper sculptures, inspired by both traditional folk art and his time as a student learning to sculpt, challenge our perceptions. The video is incredible... 

Fruit Skulls and Meat Guns by Dimitri Tsykalov

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Dimitri Tsykalov does a lot of interesting things with edible foods by way of art, some things that are rather disgusting and some things that are just well done and pleasant to look at. His series of Fruit and Veggie Skulls are more on the pleasant side...

Joris Aarman's Metal 3D Printing Robot

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 24, 2014
Dutch designer Joris Laarman, who previously developed a 3D-printing technique that uses quick-drying resin to draw sculptures in mid-air, has recently created a robot that can print with metals including stainless steel, aluminum, bronze or copper. Using a robot typically used in car manufacturing, the method ads small amounts of molten metal at a time, allowing for lines to be printed in mid air. The lines can also be printed to intersect with each other, creating self-supporting structures.

Studio Bertjan Pot's Masks

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 21, 2014
Dutch designer Bertjan Pot's masks were the product of a failed material experiment. "I wanted to find out if by stitching a rope together I could make a large flat carpet. Instead of flat, the samples got curvy. When I was about to give up on the carpet, Vladi came up with the idea of ​​shaping the rope into masks. The possibilities are endless, I’m meeting new faces every day."

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.

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