Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 12, 2014
John Bisbee’s mantra is: “Only nails, always different.” Bisbee is an art professor and an artist in residence at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Creating installations and sculptures with this unusual material for almost 3 decades, Bisbee was profiled in American Craft’s Material Crush issue featuring 30 artists working in unusual mediums.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 05, 2014
For his "Just Grow It" collection French artist Christophe Guinet (aka Mr. PLANT) fills and covers Nike sneakers with plants. Flowers engulf the fabric, soil and rocks are caked on the swoosh, and layers of bark replace popular styles of shoes. Each of the sculptures is living and matched carefully to each shoe.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Well known for his wild and provocative architectural projects, Alex Chinneck has created a house built completely from wax and called A Pound Of Flesh For 50p. This new work took over a year of working with many different chemists, wax specialists and engineers and is set to melt over the next 30 days.
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 03, 2014
Marie J. Engelsvold is a Danish artist whose drawings represent images of her mental and emotional state. She translates the drawings into sculptures using any materials necessary to make a fundamental drawing into a phsycial, 3D object.
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 31, 2014
Happy Halloween! Every year we see more and more incredible pumpkin carvings. This year we are especially impressed by Jon Neill, a Southern California-based illustrator, sculptor and LCAD faculty member who has sculpted hundreds of head likenesses for museums exhibits, feature films and action figures, as well as animals for museum exhibits, including the traveling exhibits Tiniest Giants and Dogs: Wolf, Myth, Hero & Friend....
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 29, 2014
What do you get when you pair talented Art Center grad and artist Brendan Monroe, best known for his mesmerizing, science-inspired illustrations and sculptures, with Heath Ceramics, best known for its crisp, modern style? You get Blobography, Heath’s latest artist collaboration.
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 24, 2014
If you want to really creep out those kids trick or treating at your house this year, get at couple of these sculptures by Erika Sanada to decorate entry way! "My work reflects the weird and the creepy; I am fascinated with the dark side," Erika says. “Odd Things” is my current body of work and I use ceramic for making bizarre creatures. They have extra body parts such as multiple arms, legs, teeth and ears. These are how I express my sensitive mind.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 23, 2014
Mounting six sculptural works in unexpected interior and exterior spaces, Bernardi Roig challenges visitors perception and experience in NO/Escape, on view beginning October 25. His project addresses the existential dualities of entrapment and liberation, blinding and illumination, absence and presenc
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 23, 2014
This is the story of a Milwaukee man, an extremely talented sculptor whose works are found all over the world and who in fact is rated Number One in his genre, yet is better known in cities of Europe, Asia and The Middle East than he is right here in his own home town. His name is Marc Sijan. His Artform is Hyper Realism.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 22, 2014
A stunning work has just been producing in Gaza by artist Iyad Sabbah, documenting and preserving the destruction of the neighborhood of Shuja’iyya during the recent conflict and the now homeless community that once lived there. As DesignBoom points out, Sabbah "has set a family of clay figures wandering away from the war-torn wreckage. The models that comprise ‘worn out’ seem almost mummified, as if completely consumed by the death and devastation surrounding them."