Wooden Sculptures by Paul Kaptein

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 20, 2014
"My work is broadly concerned with the agency of the present moment. By sampling various cultural and temporal trajectories, I’m exploring the notion of the now as a remix of past and future potentialities. This facilitates a renegotiation of perceptual truths resulting in an expression of things not quite truth, yet not quite fiction..."

Have Crayons, Will Build: Herb Williams @ Oz, Nashville

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 14, 2014
The OZ in Nashville is getting set to showcase Herb Williams' crayon sculptures in a one-night exhibition, "Personal Best" on March 20, 2014. As the gallery notes, "Although Herb Williams works with many different mediums and materials, he is one of the only individuals in the world with an account at Crayola. He creates original sculptures out of hundreds of thousands of individual crayons, and he’s earned accolades for these sculptures through Ripley’s and The Guinness Book of World Records. ...

The Work Of Diem Chau

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 13, 2014
We cannot stop looking at these tiny beautiful crayon sculptures by Diem Chau, a true storyteller. Chau creates delicate vignettes, resulting in work that combines sensibility and minimalism.

Made from Wood: The Sculptures of Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 12, 2014
These are kind of creepy don't you think? Like, if you walked into a friend's house and saw these heads, cut from wood, sitting on their mantle, you may have a few questions. Then again, people who get those weird Harry and the Hendersons bigfoot statues on the side of the road in Humboldt County are a little weird, too. We prefer the creativity of Japanese-based sculptor and woodworker, Yoshitoshi Kanemaki. 

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...

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