A Kaleidoscope of Monsters, Animals and Other Strange Creatures

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 25, 2015
"Pandemonio" is animated kaleidoscope of monsters, animals and other strange creatures brought to life by the primitive and franzied pace of Zu's music. Each figure is made by overlapping felt circles. The animation is obtained by moving, resizing and painting every circle without deforming its perfect shape. Have fun!

Living Artworks Created From Coral Reef Organisms

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Take an exclusive look at the process behind Coral Morphologic's living artworks, colorful reefs created using coral polyps native to Miami. Watch as the scientific art collective explores the visual storytelling potential of coral reef organisms through film, multimedia and site-specific artworks. Additionally, learn how rising sea levels, combined with government dredging projects, are impacting not only corals, but the entire fate of Miami.

Ice Cube Celebrates the Eames

Design // Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The Eames loving, Ice Cube-listening, Los Angeles-appreciating staff at Juxtapoz somehow missed this video of Ice Cube celebrating the Eames... 

Opening: Robert Williams "Slang Aesthetics" & 20 Years Under the Influence of Juxtapoz @ LA Municipal Art Gallery

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 23, 2015
On Saturday at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Robert Williams owned the night. Not only was there a grand opening of his new body of work, "Slang Aesthetics!" but the influence of his work and vision was on full display. As we have mentioned in our March 2015 cover story and previews to "20 Years Under the Influence of Juxtapoz," anyone who can make it out to the LAMAG and check out this show, open through April 19, will be blown away but Robert's work, but also the graat artists included. Here are some opening night photoos... 

Reflect Upon This: Nudes in Mirrors by Alva Bernadine

Erotica // Monday, February 23, 2015
These female nudes are of friends, acquaintances and volunteers from the internet. I often trawl charity shops and stores that sell cheap kitsch because I sometimes come across objects and trinkets that may lead to ideas for photos. I came across some small mirrors in a £1 shop. They were selling them for £1 for two. I bought six not knowing what I would do with them...

Blur is Back! (And they have a video for a song called "Go Out")

Music // Friday, February 20, 2015
Hey everyone one! Blur is back. That may be big news for some, in our office we are pretty sure one member of the staff was quite happy. Blur's members were busy for the past 12 years, Damon Albarn doing all sorts of projects, one being the highly successful Gorillaz. The last time we saw Blur, they had a Banksy-designed LP called Think Tank. On April 12, 2015, they will release The Magic Whip, and have a lyric-video for the song "Go Out." 

The Wes Anderson Collection: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 19, 2015
Part 8: The Grand Budapest Hotel is the final video in Matt Zoller Seitz's series of video essays adapted from his much-loved book The Wes Anderson Collection and The Wes Anderson Collection: The Grand Budapest Hotel which was just released by abrams.

Converse Blank Canvas: Mat O'Brien in San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 19, 2015
San Francisco-based illustrator Mat O'Brien is featured on the back cover of our March 2015 issue as part of Converse's Blank Canvas project. O'Brien's work merges elements of graphic design, borrowed imager, and painstakingly detailed lines, blending together a "dissonant collage, to for a distinct visual language"

Joyce Pensato "Castaway" @ Petzel Gallery, NY

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Joyce Pensato, who was featured in our October 2014 issue, will be opening a new exhibition "Castaway" at Petzel Gallery in NY this Thursday, February 19th. For this exhibition, Pensato will present a new series of paintings and drawings, as well as premiere digital c-prints of her studio taken by the artist and predominantly comprised of collages on her studio walls.

India's largest Mural: Dadasaheb Phalke

Street Art // Wednesday, February 18, 2015
In December 2014, as part of the st+art Mumbai festival, Bombay based artist Ranjit Dahiya (Bollywood Art Project) painted a tribute to the father of Indian cinema - Dadasaheb Phalke along with artists Yantr, Munir Bukhari and Nilesh Kharade. At 120 x 150 foot, it is the largest mural in the country.

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