The Dream-like Photography of Artist James Jean

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Artist James Jean is known for his meticulous puzzle-like paintings and illustrations, and the mysterious themes that wind their way through his work. His photography is an extension of this — another outlet for his storytelling and another opportunity to manipulate our sense of reality. From having spoken to him before, I know he enjoys … Continue reading The Dream-like Photography of Artist James Jean

Huntz Liu, Three Dimensional Illustrations.Artist Huntz Liu…

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Huntz Liu, Three Dimensional Illustrations.Artist Huntz Liu hand-cuts thousands of pieces of paper to form his jaw dropping three dimensional illustrative sculptures.Don’t miss Supersonic Art on Instagram!

8 Contemporary Stained Glass Artists Who Are Redefining the Ancient Craft

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Photo: Pixabay Though the words “stained glass art” may trigger thoughts of medieval cathedral windows, today’s contemporary artists are proving that the thousand-year-old craft is anything but outdated. Throughout ancient history, stained glass art was traditionally made in flat panels, featured biblical imagery, and was used for the windows in churches, mosques, and other religious … Continue reading 8 Contemporary Stained Glass Artists Who Are Redefining the Ancient Craft

9 Standout Texas Artists at the Dallas Art Fair

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ART The Dallas Art Fair celebrated its 10th edition over the weekend. This year’s fair featured a wide-ranging international roster of galleries, but these home-state artists stole the show. By Lee Escobedo April 19, 2018Photo: Exploredinary … When the Dallas Art Fair began 10 years ago, it was a small blip on the global cultural … Continue reading 9 Standout Texas Artists at the Dallas Art Fair

Artful Swirls of Plastic Marine Debris Documented in Images by Photographer Mandy Barker

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 Art Design Photography Science #found objects #multiples #oceans #photoshop #trash April 19, 2018 Laura Staugaitis SOUP – Refused © Mandy Barker. Ingredients; plastic oceanic debris affected by chewing and attempted ingestion by animals. Includes a toothpaste tube. Additives; teeth from goats. Photographer Mandy Barker creates deceptively eye-catching images to document the pandemic of plastic … Continue reading Artful Swirls of Plastic Marine Debris Documented in Images by Photographer Mandy Barker

David Hockney Exhibit at LACMA Presents 82 Intimate Portraits by the Artist

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Installation photograph, David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, April 15–July 29, 2018, art © David Hockney, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA Following a popular tour across Europe and a successful stint in Australia, the celebrated exhibition, David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-Life, has made its American debut at LACMA (the Los … Continue reading David Hockney Exhibit at LACMA Presents 82 Intimate Portraits by the Artist

Artist Visualizes a “Hot Art Exhibition” Filled With Melting Masterpieces

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Imagine visiting an art gallery during the hottest day of the year, but the air conditioning doesn’t work, and all of the paintings literally start to melt and drip paint from their frames. This surreal, nightmare scenario is the concept for the Hot Exhibition digital art series by Vienna-based multidisciplinary artist Alper Dostal.The series of … Continue reading Artist Visualizes a “Hot Art Exhibition” Filled With Melting Masterpieces

NC State’s expressive arts therapist talks creativity, healing

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The creativity-inducing aromas of freshly opened acrylic paint linger in the air as paintbrushes swirl in a kaleidoscope of colors in effort to release built-up anxiety and stress. A nearby table is lined with everything from air-drying clay to sketchbooks waiting to be filled with the inner workings of the mind. This marks the scene … Continue reading NC State’s expressive arts therapist talks creativity, healing

Illustrator Anna Roberts on the process behind her hyperreal artworks

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“I like to focus on the quiet things that I feel deserve attention,” says illustrator Anna Roberts about her hyperreal artworks. From a bag of juicy oranges so real you can almost hear the plastic rustle to light shining through a glass of water with perfect precision, her artworks are so true to life that … Continue reading Illustrator Anna Roberts on the process behind her hyperreal artworks

Mars-1 and Bumblebeelovesyou Paint New Murals for the RAD Napa Project

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Mars-1 and Bumblebeelovesyou just made these two new murals for the Rail Arts District (RAD) Napa project, curated by Thinkspace. Mars-1 painted a nebulous design that remains untitled, while Bumblebeelovesyou's Jack and Jill depicts children reading and drinking juice. Check the gallery for some photos of the process, the beautiful wine country, and the finished murals. Photos by … Continue reading Mars-1 and Bumblebeelovesyou Paint New Murals for the RAD Napa Project

Rietveld’s Beugel Chair gets a contemporary tribute

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Probably the most innovative and avant-garde designer of his time, Rietveld’s furniture designs were ground-breaking both visually and from a production stand-point. Even 90 years later, his chairs look as fascinating as they did back in the 20s and 30s. Ninety-one years after Rietveld’s Beugelstoel chair was designed (and produced in 1930), Cassina pays tribute … Continue reading Rietveld’s Beugel Chair gets a contemporary tribute

Artist Spotlight: Naomi White

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A lovely collection of highly detailed and evocative paintings by artist Naomi White. As she describes the tactility of her work: “We don’t necessarily need to touch the Australian landscape to be moved by it. Our eyes register colour, tonality and movement, translating them to the feeling of texture in our minds, based on real … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Naomi White

Previews: Marion Peck – “StraVolti” @ Dorothy Circus Gallery (Rome)

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On Saturday night (April 21st) in Rome, Marion Peck will be unveiling her newest body of work entitled StraVolti at Dorothy Circus. Influenced by Picasso and Cubism, the Pacific Northwest-based artist has created a new series of surreal portraits that redefines the definition of beauty. Currently in the gallery’s London location, Peck also has a show on view featuring … Continue reading Previews: Marion Peck – “StraVolti” @ Dorothy Circus Gallery (Rome)

Artist Visualizes How People With Synesthesia Experience the World

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'40s-'80s Imagine you could visualize sounds as color and texture, or perhaps hear colors, feel sounds, and taste shapes. This is how people with synesthesia experience the world. It is a neurological condition where the brain processes stimulation in a way that allows the person to experience several senses at one time. Amsterdam-based artist Daniel … Continue reading Artist Visualizes How People With Synesthesia Experience the World

Street Artist Fuses Cultures by Painting Black Women in Traditional Korean Hanboks

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Graffiti artist Chris Shim, aka Royyal Dog, uses his work as a way to conceptually bridge gaps between cultures. In 2016, he traveled to the U.S. from his home in Seoul and spent nearly three months in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Modesto. In Los Angeles’ Container Yard, he created a beautiful mural … Continue reading Street Artist Fuses Cultures by Painting Black Women in Traditional Korean Hanboks

Art From The Wide World of Skateboarding, our Recap of adidas' “Showcase X”

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Last Thursday, Juxtapoz trekked down to LA's Seventh Letter Gallery to attend Adidas Skateboarding's Showcase X, which highlighted some of the artistic variety coming out of the world of skateboarding. As skateboarding enthusiasts ourselves, it would have been hard to pass up an opportunity to rub shoulders with the likes of Marc Johnson, Andrew Reynolds, Don Nguyen (whose … Continue reading Art From The Wide World of Skateboarding, our Recap of adidas' “Showcase X”

Never-before-exhibited watercolours by Steven Holl go on display in Milan

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Architect Steven Holl and renowned Milanese gallerist Antonia Jannone first met in the late seventies. At the time Jannone was building her reputation for showing drawings, projects, models and prints by well-known Italian and international architects, the young architect meanwhile, was visiting the city and wanted to show Jannone his drawings. ‘At the time I … Continue reading Never-before-exhibited watercolours by Steven Holl go on display in Milan

Nicole Eisenman at Susanne Vielmetter

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Artist: Nicole Eisenman Venue: Susanne Vielmetter, Los Angeles Exhibition Title: Dark Light Date: March 17 – April 21, 2018 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter, Los Angeles Press Release: Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects is pleased to announce the opening of Nicole Eisenman’s … Continue reading Nicole Eisenman at Susanne Vielmetter

Video Recap of the Brian Mashburn and Michael Reeder Shows at Thinkspace

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Thinkspace kicked off two great shows for April 2018. Brian Mashburn presented his Origin Stories, while Michael Reeder unveiled his latest series titled mOMENt. Our friend and frequent collaborator Bird Man shot this nice recap of the show so those of us who couldn't make the opening can still get in on the action.

The Illustrious Agility of Ramiro Davaro-Comas

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If you’ve traveled down the east coast anywhere between Worcester Massachusetts and the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami, Florida, chances are you’ve seen the signature work of Ramiro Davaro-Comas. His kinetic characters skate, leap, and strut across massive walls, inviting viewers to inspect their free form and familiarity. On a smaller scale too, Davaro-Comas’s pen, ink, … Continue reading The Illustrious Agility of Ramiro Davaro-Comas