Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 04, 2015
Tarin Yuangtrakul is a young illustrator and graphic designer from Bangkok, Thailand. He studied in the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, ChulalongkornUniversity. His illustration style is rough and abrasive in the most beautiful, intricate way.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Each piece from Thai artist Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew "starts from a canvas backdrop that is set inside a deep casement, and that is then lightly veiled by multiple layers of thread and netting. The artist paints not only on the canvas but also on the thread and netting in order to create shimmering portraits and figurative scenes. He creates a depth of field that goes beyond three-dimensional space; rather, his work captures a time-space dimension in a way that has few parallels in the history of art.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 10, 2014
We are enjoying the bright and cheery paintings of Thai artist Lampu Kansanoh this morning. "No one else captures the happy-go-lucky nature of the Thai quite like her. In her works the carefree and joyful expression of her characters are exuberantly intensified by their exaggerated features: their melon-sized heads, engorged cheeks and exposed teeth."
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 23, 2013
Bangkok-based artist Nino Sarabutra filled the floor of Ardel Gallery in Bangkok with 100,000 miniature porcelain skulls and invites visitors to step on them. As her friends, family, and neighbors to helped make the skulls, she asked them to contemplate their life and think about what they would leave behind. Heavy...
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 01, 2013
While working in Bangkok on assignment, British/French photographer Cedric Arnold met a shipyard worker who was covered head-to-toe in tattoos. The tradition, chronicled in a project that consumed four and half years of his life, attempts to cover the tradition in its entirety by documenting ceremonies that are only held in certain parts of the country. The tradition incorporates elements of Buddhism, Animism, Brahmanism, and Hinduism and is believed to date back to the 9th century.
Tattoo // Friday, February 24, 2012
Juxtapoz contributor, and now Southeast Asia-based photographer, Dylan Maddux, documents Los Angeles-based tattoo artist and former Juxtapoz cover artist Mister Cartoon as he travels to Bangkok, Thailand. Cartoon talks about the city, some of the influences and observations he has made about Bangkok, and of course, there is a little talk about tattooing.