Famous Paintings Recreated from Torn Magazines by Vik Muniz

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 01, 2014
A really time-intensive project by Brazilian artist, Vik Muniz, where he has taken old magazines and meticulously rearranged the torn pieces to create the perfect figurative elements and color balance of some of world's most famous paintings. 

Friends Of: Campana Brothers' Designs

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 16, 2012
As we continue our series of featuring the Friends Of Brazilian great, Vik Muniz, today we look at the award-winning design team of brothers Fernando and Humberto Campana. Campana Designs have long been known for their unique combination of craft-meets-contemporary, recycled-meets-high design furniture. The Campanas have garnered massive critical attention for their innovative furniture made from everyday materials and waste products like cardboard, fabric scraps, rope, aluminum wire, and plastic tubes.

Friends Of: Mark Bradford, Visual Artist

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 12, 2012
Mark Bradford is best known for his large-scale paintings made from materials that he gathers from the streets around his Los Angeles studio. Using both collage and décollage techniques, Bradford creates abstract works that can be seen as topographies of the city's physical as well as social, economic, and cultural landscape.

Vik Muniz & Friends Limited Edition T-Shirts

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Brazilian artist and activist Vik Muniz, renowned designers The Campana Brothers, visual artist Mark Bradford, and director Carlos Saldanha have all designed limited-edition T-shirts as part of "Friends of Vik Muniz for Spectaculu." Help support Spectaculu and raise awareness about the amazing opportunities that the art and technology school bring to Rio de Janeiro's youth.

Brazilian Artist Vik Muniz at Spectaculu

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 05, 2012
Brazil is a land of hundreds of millions of people. Local artist, Vik Muniz, steps up to help young creatives develop their skills and stand out from the pack in Rio De Janeiro arts and technology school, Spectaculu.

How to Collage With Artist Vik Muniz and His Starry Night Works

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 05, 2012
We live in a time when reimaging both content and materials is the sign of the times. Enter Brazilian visual artist Vik Muniz and his famed remaking of the famous Van Gogh painting Starry Night from various magazines. Here, Muniz shares his process for creating intricate collages based on images that "are already part of our collective visual memory." The piece is part of Vik's best-known large-scale pieces, "Pictures of Magazines."

Clown Skull by Vik Muniz

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 22, 2011
We know, besides that big Mr Brainwash show in Los Angeles this week, things are slowing down in the art world until 2012. So in honor of slowness, in honor of brainwashes, we give you the elegant Clown Skull by Vik Muniz. The joke is on... not sure who, but someone.

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