Kurt Cobain Photographs by Jesse Frohman @ Opening Ceremony Tokyo

Music // Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Photographer Jesse Frohman will be exhibiting his portraits of Kurt Cobain at Opening Ceremony Tokyo in March. The portraits were shot during Nirvana's '93 In Utero tour. A period of deep depression for Kurt, the portraits were some of the last taken before his death.

Geoff Mcfetridge x Heath Ceramics @ Playmountain, Tokyo

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 05, 2013
For those lucky people in Tokyo, check out Geoff McFetridge's show My Head Disappears When My Hands Are Thinking with Heath Ceramics at Playmountain this week. It runs through this Sunday (17th). Heath is a Sausalito, CA based artisan pottery manufacturer and McFetridge is a Los Angeles-based illustrator and graphic designer whose work has been featured on products from Nike, Stüsy, Patagonia and in Spike Jonze's Where the Wild Things Are.

Animation by Katayama Takuto

Juxtapoz // Sunday, October 14, 2012
An illustrated animation from artist, Katayama Takuto, 'Dissimilated Vision' was put together with remarkable simplicity of the illustrated line and a lot of anatomical imagination. With music by Kikuchi Ryouta and arrangement from Hamanaka Shun. Sit back and enjoy this one.

Vegetable Weapons by Tsuyoshi Ozawa @ Misa Shin, Tokyo

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 12, 2012
Tsuyoshi Ozawa is known as an artist with insight into history and society, yet his method of expression is humorous and full of wit. The exhibition also includes Vegetable Weapon, a series of photographs of women holding guns made from vegetables. The projects have been carried out in different cities world wide, addressing the stupidity of war and violence.

Nami's Skulls & Creatures

Tattoo // Friday, September 07, 2012
Tokyo based tattoo artist Nami of Three Tides Tattoo has an ink portfolio booming with designs full of skulls and snakes. Using mostly black ink with minimal color, Nami creates some incredible work you don't wanna miss checking out.

The Work of Kimiaki Yaegashi

Illustration // Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Kimiaki Yaegashi is a Tokyo-based illustrator and graphic designer who has been working professionally since 1998. Her minimalist style is colorful, quirky, sexy and strange, with a cast of bizarre yet delightful recurring characters...

The Work of Yuta Onoda

Juxtapoz // Saturday, July 14, 2012
Yuta Onoda, originally from Japan, is an illustrator / painter based in Toronto, Canada. He has been shaping his art aesthetic through various forms of media, finding new avenues to express himself.

The Paintings of Francesca Bifulco

Juxtapoz // Saturday, June 30, 2012
We love being blown away on a Saturday morning, and the paintings of Rome, Italy and USA-based fine artist Francesca Bilfuco are full of incredible skill and unique styles, we just can't help but want to get on a plane and fly to her show in Tokyo this August. 

Todd James "Yield To Temptation" @ Nanzuka, Tokyo

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 08, 2012
Todd James, cover artist of our August 2008 issue and always one of our favorites when he has a new body of work out, just opened his newest solo show, Yield To Temptation at Nanzuka Gallery in Tokyo. Coinciding with the exhibition,NYC publishing company Picture Box released a "Yield to Temptation" book that features James' drawings.

Jon Pylypchuk @ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 24, 2012
Melancholic, humorous, cute, and still maintaining a harsh wit, Jon Pylypchuk's work uses scrap materials that range from toilet seats to spray foam to resins to glue to paper. Whether working two or three dimensionally, Pylypchuk's work is distinctively his, theatrically presenting narratives of human interaction that are both personal and universal.

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