Juxtapoz // Monday, April 29, 2013
Polish photographer Dariusz Klimczak digitally manipulates surreal landscapes and recurring shapes and forms in his black and white series titled Patterns. Dariusz's mazes, deserts, and architectural structures are pleasing to browse through as we (try to) wake up this morning.
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 29, 2013
Polish artist Monika Grzymala built this huge, bursting installation out of 5 km of black paper tape! Monika makes what she calls 'architectural interventions': site-specific, large-scale, temporary, often ephemeral transformations with a wide range of materials, including handmade paper, tapes, wire, confetti, leaves, branches and other found objects.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Polish artist Marta Klonowska uses shards of broken glass to create these elegant animal sculptures. The process of builing the sculptures begins with a metal frame and net mesh outline. Marta then carefully, one piece at a time, covers the outline with the shards of glass.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 31, 2013
Although Stanislav Szukalski was born in Poland in the 19th century he was influential in Southern California where he lived for a few decades until his death in 1987. A very short list of friends and admirers include Robert and Suzanne Williams, Rick Griffin, Jim Woodring, George DiCaprio and DiCaprio's son Leonardo.
Juxtapoz // Monday, January 14, 2013
The works of Lukasz Wodynski are a a combination of the polemicizing process which every living creature undergoes. Wodynski is interested in the horizontal system of the axis of birth, life, death and defecation of a human organism.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 12, 2013
Olka Osadzinska is a young artist from Warsaw, Poland. She has worked on various national and international art projects, as well as cooperated with brands such as Hugo Boss, Nike, Reebok, Jägermeister, Max Factor, SABMiller and others. She has also worked for numerous advertising agencies in Poland and abroad, clothing brands, and fashion and lifestyle magazines. In 2009 she organised the first and the most successful art fair in Warsaw, The Art Yard Sale.
Juxtapoz // Friday, January 04, 2013
Joanna Krótka is an illustrator based in Kraków, Poland. She received an MFA in Graphic Arts, with specialisation in book design in 2010. She lkes to draw a lot, listen to 70's prog rock, visit flea markets and watch productions starring British actors. She is inspired by pretty much everything, but mostly sci-fi (literature and movies), psychedelic pictures, fairy tales and dreams.
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 05, 2012
Polish-American sculptor and illustrator, Adam Nilewicz, cleverly created this silhouette of a tree by gluing large rubber stamp pieces to the brick wall and applying weatherproofing treatment to everything else. The image does not appear unless it rains or a timed series of lawn sprinklers turns on for around 20 minutes everyday to bring the tree to life.
Illustration // Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Pawel Mildner is a freelance illustrator based in Wroclaw, Poland. Also interested in hand lettering, Mildner is inspired by the flavor of non-digital mid-century classic design and the international graffiti scene. His colorful illustrations are full of vibrance and youthful dynamism.
Tattoo // Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Polish tattooist Marcin Aleksander Surowiec has mastered the art of neo traditional tattoos, seamlessly melding figural and abstract elements in a dazzling array of colors. His work draws inspiration from music, old cartoons, old school tattoos, plants and animals, and traditional symbols and icons.