Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 05, 2015
Matt Gonzalez’s work is collage-based, utilizing bits of discarded paper products—from advertisements to cardboard containers—that he finds while walking around the city. Most of his compositions feature a highly layered, rectilinear aesthetic that recalls the gridded city streets he traverses and architectural matrixes he passes through...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Psychedelic Gravy for the Receptive Mind is a solo exhibition of new works by New York-based artist Sebastian Wahl at Joseph Gross Gallery in NYC. Sebastian Wahl carefully places handmade papers and images between layers and layers of resin. The result is a collage time capsule with real shadows cast within each piece. “Collage is my medium, resin is just the gravy on top”, says the artist.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 05, 2015
Danish artist Troels Carlsen is one of our favorite artists working today, showing normally at the great V1 Gallery in Copenhagen, and with a very talented brother/photographer Asger Carlsen. Troels opens a museum retrospective at the Museum Krydsfelt in Skive, Denmark today, "Insight & Illusion," featuring a bunch of works in private collections and some greatest hits. We went through some of Troels newer and older images and made a gallery for you.
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 21, 2014
Brian Adam Douglas (aka ELBOW-TOE) uses a unique cut paper and collage technique he calls 'paper painting.' Painting individual parts of paper, he carefully cuts them and sticks them to a wooden panel to create the final painting-like composition. "Forgoing the relative ease and fluidly of the brush stroke, the artist methodically builds his compositions through shards of color incised from sheets of paper..."
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Life, identity, reality, status quo, intention and purpose... From very young, Luis Toledo, or La Prisa Mata, has explored our inquisitive reality, analyzing the hidden meaning of every image, and dissecting the mystery of beauty. As a meticulous collector, he gathers illustrations, textures, and fragments to create and built his images from. I recently ran into a series of works from Toledo 'Humans', depicting the form and figure in his usual insanley intricate and detailed collage process.
Erotica // Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Not only a Czech essayist, Dadaist, and influential leader of the Czech Surrealist, as well as an architect, painter, writer, social activist, a key figure of typographic aesthetics ... Karel Teige was all of these things, but today we will focus on the more erotic works. His collection of collages were both provocative and surreal, and show Teige as not only a talented artist, but adept at social criticism as well.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 18, 2014
Joey Colombo is an Oakland, CA-based artist who recently started a currency collage series called "This is your GOD." Taking read bill from around the world, Colombo started cutting them up and collaging them together. His newest piece, which dropped on 9/11, is titled "Blood Money" and uses an Iraqi 10,000 Dinar as a base and pieces cut from US and Australian bills.
Vault // Friday, July 25, 2014
We announced this week on the site that Juxtapoz was lucky to be invited to participate in what will be a fantastic public art and exhibition in Chicago during Lollapolooza. Shepard Fairey has curated a "Art Alliance: The Provocateurs" in Chicago from July 31—August 4, 2014, featuring a fantastic roster of artists from all mediums and eras. Today, we look at one participating artist, Punk Art Surrealist, Winston Smith.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 17, 2014
As we have been showing you on the site this week, from Friday July 18—Sunday, July 20, Juxtapoz will be at Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs, California for the annual Summer School music and workshop event. HVW8 Gallery's Tyler Gibney is curating this year's selection of workshops and tutorials, and one of the great artists that you can get a collage making workshop from is a Jux favorite, Erin D Garcia. He will be teaching you all about collage on Sunday, July 20, from 3 - 5:30pm. Go, play, learn.