Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Featured in our October 2011 issue, Los Angeles-based Steven Harrington just released a porcelain and white glazed sculpture with Belgian group, Toykyo. The three dimensional sculptural evolution of the artist's "You & I" theme was created in an edition of 25.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 03, 2011
We aren't quite sure what to make of this project by Lucas Mongiello, titled 20/20. He places various toys and Happy Meal figures in a capsule, stacked perfectly, and takes photographs of his artificial worlds, making them appear as a bizarre, surreal universe of childhood happiness and collectibles.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, July 24, 2011
Mad Magazine is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year, and had a couple special exhibits at Comic Con 2011 to celebrate. One of the exhibits was a group of artist renditions of their infamous Spy Vs. Spy characters. Sam Flores, Sket One, and Abe Lincoln Jr. are just a few of the 30 different artists that they enlisted to work on the project.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 23, 2011
When Ron English launched his "Lucy Exposed" vinyl figure awhile back, it caused quite a stir because here was a childhood character . . . well . . . exposed. Now, English takes it to another level: the "Lucy Exposed" Dissected 8" vinyl figure.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 09, 2011
Our March 2008 cover artist, Amsterdam-based Parra, just released these new limited-quantity porcelain sculpture with Toykyo he is calling, "Take A Rest." It was made in an edition of 70 sculptures in 3 colorways, (25 red, 25 blue, 20 black), standing/sitting at 20cm x 15cm, and comes in a screen printed, and numbered box.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 01, 2011
We showed you some work from Manchester collective, Dorothy, last month, and now we see they have this controversial and interesting series of plastic molded figures called "Casualties of War." Obviously, the intent is to show the darker side of veterans returning home from war.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 30, 2011
The best part of Mike Leavitt's new original sculpture of famed Japanese artist, Takashi Murakami, is that it comes with removable glasses and articulating ponytail. That is detail that makes a one-off 10" sculpture something to get. Bigger views after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Friday, January 21, 2011
Filmmaker Shahriar Shadab created this video at the January 11th opening party for "You're An Asshole For Buying This," The SUCKADELIC Art Toy Universe, exhibition at the Boo-Hooray Gallery in NYC. Boo-Hooray hosts Suckadelic's "Intentionally confusing, misleading, disappointing and really funny, limited-edition parodies of action figures" until Sunday's closing. Watch the video after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 20, 2011
Toy Art Gallery is proud to present "Sacred Trip", new work by Carlos Enriquez Gonzalez. "Sacred Trip" continues Gonzalez's exploration of the divide (or lack thereof) between Man and God, man and woman, and toy and art. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Our friends at Super7 have definitely been taking the clever pills, as their new campaign takes the retro-but-not Star Wars action figure known as the Stormtrooper Super Shogun back to a Christmas before half of our readers were born and right about the time a bunch of our readers were nerding out (in a good way) to everything Lucasian. “On that alternate Earth, kids actually were able to wake up on Dec. 25th and find the Stormtrooper Super Shogun waiting to be unwrapped under their tree . . . " More after the jump . . .