Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 18, 2013
One of our favorite contemporary painters, Antwerp-based Kati Heck, just opened her first expansive museum show in Spain at the CAC Malaga, featuring 41 works: small- and large-format paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography and video. So, if you have family in Spain, live in Spain, live close to Spain, maybe make this show a holiday season must...
Street Art // Monday, November 25, 2013
With little information about this piece, Escif simply says, “Isolated nature on nature Island.” This island he speaks of is Mallorca, a tropical paradise located in the Mediterranean Sea off Spain. The building that Escif painted the collection of lush plants on appears to be a hotel (speculation). Hopefully, Escif is compensated with unlimited complimentary accommodations for his beautiful addition to this establishment.
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 08, 2013
We are enjoying this eye-catching series of drawings by Spanish artist Jose Alvarez. Jose has attented various at schools in Spain and Italy and received a Bachelors from the School of Fine Arts Miguel Hernández, Elche
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Our good friend, Madrid, Spain based Daniel Muñoz (aka "San") has just completed an exhibition at the Musée Le Pilori called "Touché". SAN was invited to the 4e Le Mur Festival in the city of Niort, and in conjunction with the new works being show, he created a mural on the walls of an old building in the city.
Street Art // Saturday, October 05, 2013
Vhils is in a league of his own, creating unique public work by chiseling and scraping at the sides of walls. Predominately creating portraits, his newest piece is in Tudela, Spain was referenced from a 10-year-old photograph found in a local archive.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 01, 2013
The Sagrada Familia church began construction in 1882 and is anticipated to be completed in 2026. The UNESCO World Heritage Site recently released a video depicting the final stages of construction of what was Antoni Gaudi's last project and "the most extraordinary personal interpretation of Gothic architecture since the Middle Ages."
Illustration // Saturday, September 14, 2013
Rocío Cañero's artwork is nasty-slick-amazing and we love it. Born and raised in Madrid, Cañero grew up around graffiti, skateboarding and crews, and her artistic career actually began in photography. It's not hard to see how the urban street aesthetic has influenced her work.
Graffiti // Wednesday, August 28, 2013
The trees became innocent bystanders when this “Born To Hang” was painted by Spain and Retroe off the freeway. As if spray paint vandalism didn’t piss them off already, now there trees lay massacred.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 22, 2013
Milano-based architecture firm Santabrogiomilano has designed a transparent house concept that is ready to be built almost anywhere in the world. The inhabitants of the house would be completely surrounded by glass except for the ground floor. Every structural element of the house is composed of glass pieces and by pressing a button the glass can instantly be turned matte for privacy!
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Using various foods and a disposable plate, Spanish photographer Esther Lobo has created a simple and interesting series of images resembling the Rorschach Test type. Perhaps there is also a deeper symbolism between memory, food and psychological conditions?