Street Art // Sunday, June 16, 2013
The city of Montreal is going to see a significant amount of art popping up on walls around town as the first ever Mural Festival is currently underway. The event includes over 20 local and international artists goes through the weekend, with wall being painted predominantly in the Boulevard St-Laurent area. Roa has already spent a few days painting his wall and we can’t wait to see the finished product. Other artists that will be offering their mural services will be Escif, Pixel Pancho, Phlegm, Other, Labrona, Jason Botkin and many more.
Illustration // Saturday, June 15, 2013
Kim Rosen studied advertising design at the Fashion Institute of Technology and worked as a graphic designer for several years before realizing that she was meant to be an illustrator. After receiving and MFA in Illustration from the Savannah college of Art and Design, Kim has been busy working as a freelance illustrator. Kim lives in Northampton, Massachusetts in her 110 year old house. She has worked for Billabong, The New Yorker, Starbucks, Scholastic, NUVO, MTV.ca and more.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, June 15, 2013
Just doing the morning rounds, and we came across this fun set of origami paper works from Hanoi-based artist Nguyễn Hùng Cường. He tells allthingspaper that "My favorite models are the ones that I like to fold. So far, the model that gives me the most enjoyable moment when folding it is the gorilla. It's not so complex, but not simple either. The folding process is fun and I can fold it endless times. Besides the gorilla, I like scorpion, so I have folded scorpions in many styles - simple to super-complex, abstract to detailed, realistic models."
Street Art // Saturday, June 15, 2013
Last week we reported on the many walls that Julien Seth or Seth Globepainter or just Seth, had painted around Paris, with his largest wall still in process. Now the artist has completed this large wall with a beautiful dreamlike piece of a girls sitting on an upside down rainbow umbrella that is resting on a number of other colorless umbrellas. Flying fish can be seen floating by in the background and a small lizard and bird are keeping her company.
Erotica // Saturday, June 15, 2013
The mysterious Apollonia Santclair serves us an awesomely disturbing batch of black-and-white erotica, and there are no limits to the weirdness with this stuff. She says of her work simply that "Ink is my blood. I draw for my own sake and for your pleasure. A long-time resident of the Old World, I split my time between my kitchen and the studio."
Illustration // Friday, June 14, 2013
Christine Wu is a Los Angeles based artist whose work captures the ephemeral and fragmented body in flux. Wu combines figurative painting, gold leaf and careful line-work to generate fractal visions of her subjects. These works are haunting and sensual, lovely impressions of a visionary mind.
Street Art // Friday, June 14, 2013
Dave Choe will be releasing two different sized prints at 9pm Pacific Standard Time on Monday June 17, 2013 that are titled “blanket.” The image is of a women sleeping in what Choe describes as “A reality distortion force field.” Each print has additional hand painted watercolors so no two are alike.
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 14, 2013
Boogie has always been on our radar as one of the great contemporary photographers that we get the chance to cover, with both his street photography and now fine art experiments always being an interesting and intense take on the art of the genre. Today, he sent us images from his Demons series, a collection of 11 x 14 inch wet plate collodion images on black plexiglass.
Graffiti // Friday, June 14, 2013
Every Friday we feature someone old or new, traditional or unconventional, active or not, and so on. This week’s spotlight is on Gris1's most recent installation and work from the "Public Provocation" exhibition at Colab Gallery in Switzerland.