Juxtapoz Magazine – Play the Wind: A New Exhibition and Film by Alex Prager Alex Prager opens an exhibition of new work, including a new film, Play the Wind at Lehmann Maupin this week. Well established for her genre-defying approach to image making that timelessly combines eras, cultural references, and personal experiences, the photographs and […]
Juxtapoz Magazine – The Art of Warez Documents the Lost ANSI Art Scene British artist-filmmaker Oliver Payne and American painter Kevin Bouton-Scott have joined forces to produce a new documentary that tells an almost forgotten story of the ANSI scene. The Art Of Warez covers the days before the Internet when early hackers and online […]
We spoke to one of the internet’s most famous Photoshop provocateurs – Feature Shoot Since Feature Shoot’s inception back in 2008, we’ve managed to showcase some of the best photographers on the planet. But of all the talented people we’ve had the pleasure to interview, only one has been able to capture Kurt Cobain’s secret […]
The 25 Works of Art That Define the Contemporary Age – The New York Times Three artists and a pair of curators came together at The New York Times to attempt to make a list of the era’s essential artworks. Here’s their conversation.
Dan Eldon and the power of creative activism On July 12 1993, the photographer and artist was killed while covering the humanitarian crisis in Somalia. So what can we learn from his legacy?
Juxtapoz Magazine – Ugur Gallenkuş’ Sobering Collages of a Polarized World Uğur Gallenkuş is a Turkish visual artist whose sobering digital photo collages have recently been shared across social media as a reminder of the unjust state of the world. This project started as a spontaneous reaction to the disturbing image of the washed-up body […]
Juxtapoz Magazine – Joan Cornellà Shows New Painfully Funny Paintings at London’s PUBLIC gallery This Wednesday, London’s PUBLIC gallery is opening IM GOOD THANKS, a solo exhibition by the renowned Catalan artist Joan Cornellà. Through a series of new works, IM GOOD THANKS invites us to peer into Cornellàs dystopic vision of contemporary life. Paintings […]
Jerry Saltz: How to Be an Artist How to Be an Artist 33 rules to take you from clueless amateur to generational talent (or at least help you live life a little more creatively).
Juxtapoz Magazine – KAWS: Art Louder Than Words From toys to graffiti, fine art to fashion, art collecting and public art that bridges American pop culture to an international audience, KAWS has defined an era where the artist can be whatever he or she wants to be without compromise. And, in many ways, KAWS has […]
Hip hop photography, remixed by iconic graffiti artists Legendary New York photographer Janette Beckman hands her work over to the world’s biggest streets artists for new project, The Mash-Up.
Adventures With the Mojave Phone Booth, A Tale of an Isolated Phone Booth’s Rise and Fall Due to Fame In 2014, we wrote about Godfrey “Doc” Daniels and his Kickstarter campaign to raise money to write a book about about the Mojave Phone Booth, a phone booth that once existed an isolated stretch of California […]
Visualizing our world’s ever-growing urban infrastructure For his projects Exodus and Timeout, Marcus Lyon takes overhead photographs and edits them into fantastical scenes that nonetheless seem plausible. LAX isn’t that large, no waterpark in Houston has that many pools, and Dubai’s roads do not have 70+ lanes, but you kinda have to look at satellite […]
Nadine Boughton: The Modess Women | LENSCRATCH One of the taboo subjects in any arena is….well, menstration. Nadine Boughton tackles the subject with humor and beauty in her new series, The Moddess Woman. Her project reexamines a 1950’s ad campaign for Modess sanitary napkins, a campaign that in truth had little to do with bodily […]
These Photo Tiles Transform Walls Into Soviet Apartment Blocks It’s “an idea to bring outside inside,” Gyva Grafika says.
Philippe Calandre, Utopia – The Eye of Photography For nearly twelve years, Philippe Calandre’s work has revolved around architecture, and more recently utopia. Since 2012, he has been using the technique of photomontage to introduce imaginary elements into real sites. The peculiar character of Philippe Calandre’s landscapes resides in a subtle balance between the past, […]
Q&A: Yancey Richardson on Gender Diversity in the Art World | PDNPulse A study published this spring by The City University of New York’s Guttman College argued that the art world remains predominantly white and male. Nearly 70 percent of the artists represented at 45 prominent New York galleries were male, the study suggested.
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ART4SPACE: Invader’s Space Race Back to 2012, near Cape Canaveral, where we witnessed the mission ART4SPACE being born. This film unveils the incredible journey of the artist Invader and his obsession: send one of his art pieces to space and bring back the footage.
Unpleasant Design & Hostile Urban Architecture Unpleasant designs take many shapes, but they share a common goal of exerting some kind of social control in public or in publicly-accessible private spaces. They are intended to target, frustrate and deter people, particularly those who fall within unwanted demographics.
Maggie Meiners: Visiting Rockwell The idea of using Rockwell’s illustrative images as inspiration for photographs is a bit of a meta endeavor as it was discovered that Rockwell’s work was based on photographs that he orchestrated. The idea of revisiting these iconic illustrations is made more interesting by Maggie’s exploration of contemporary subject matter, leading […]