Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Alejandro Durán, born in Mexico City and currently living Brooklyn, is a multimedia artist examining the fraught intersections of humanity and nature. Durán's project Washed Up, recently honored with the 2015 Project Launch Juror's Award, is more than a series of surreal landscapes. The photo series depicts a new form of colonization by consumerism, where even undeveloped land is not safe from the far-reaching impact of our disposable culture.
Street Art // Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Welsh artist Mick Petts' massive raised-earth sculpture "Sultan the Pit Pony" is the largest figurative earth sculpture in the United Kingdom and extends of 200 meters. Located in Parc Penalta in Caerphilly, South Wales, the sculpture was constructed using 60,000 tonnes of coal shale along with stone, and earth. Pit ponies were used to haul coal in underground mines during the mid-18th until the mid-20th century.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Jason deCaires Taylor possesses the title of a renowned "eco-sculptor" producing underwater sculptural environments which harbor life and offer a new place for marine species like fish and coral to thrive as well as a place for tourists to visit while not disrupting already existing natural habitats. He is currently showing photographs at NYC's Jonathan LeVine Gallery.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Sarah Anne Johnson's much anticipated exhibition, "Wonderlust" opened just last month, exploring the sexual intimacy of the internal world. We loved the images so this morning we thought we'd take a look back at her previous series "Arctic Wonderland!"
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Finnish environmental artist Kaarina Kaikkonen uses second-hand clothing to create installations in open spaces, often suspending them above roadways or in large warehouses. Photographed here, her most recent work Are We Still Going On? uses hundreds of children's shirts hung to resemble the interior hull of a ship.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 02, 2013
Every year, hoards of tourists descend on the town of Anna Paulowna in North Holland to see the millions of brightly colored rows of tulip fields. French photographer, Normann Szkop, seized the opportunity to get an aerial view by catching a ride in a small plane and shot some photos that show a completely different perspective.
Juxtapoz // Friday, January 18, 2013
An amazing installation series where Brendan Davis took mirroed monolith sculptures, put them in nature, and let the pieces reflect their surrounding that resulted in a surreal, almost mythical experience. Each mirrored "menhir" stood at 6.5 feet tall, which would tower over most people. The works were completed in 2010.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 29, 2012
German-based artist, Corneila Konrads, continues to make incredible land art installations that defy gravity and float naturally over landscapes around the world. Using branches, stones, and other natural objects, her installations strike an ambivalent pose.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Norwegians just do it better? The Troll Wall is the tallest vertical rock face in Europe, about 3,600 ft from its base to the summit of its highest point. And now, thanks to the wonderful work of Reiulf Ramstad Architects, there is a fantastic visitor's center for which to visit before you base jump, or whatever you do at steep cliffs.
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 03, 2012
With China having the highest number of cars on the road in the world, estimated at 500 million vehicles, a simple and effective public art project has the capability of bringing awareness to the situation. DDB China Group was asked to create an outdoor advertisement to urge people to make a change for their environment, such as walk more and drive less.