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.

The Work of Natsuki Otani

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 24, 2012
'I have a style that is best described in colour and realised in detailed design. Bold vibrant colour forms the basis of a working practice that seeks to unite dreams and reality. I try to give the viewer a feast of colour and complexity, my surreal macabre touches are the counterpoint to my sweet and childlike innocent subjects.'

The Work of Ko Machiyama

Juxtapoz // Sunday, April 29, 2012
Ko Machiyama is an illustrator in Tokyo that specializes in abstract paintings and fashion illustrations. The stark, minimal quality in the renderings, graced with a muted palette and barren narative display a gorgeous rendition falling somwhere between fashion illustration and well designed drawings.

PEZ: Magic Box in Harjuku, Tokyo

Juxtapoz // Sunday, April 22, 2012
The universal language of this video, produced by Mountain Dew in Japan and involving a Magic Box event going on in Harajuku, Tokyo this weekend, is skateboarding and the artwork of former Juxtapoz featured artist, PEZ. The SF-based graffiti artist has his famed pyramids and color style animated for each skater to navigate around.


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