Anarchy Alchemy "We fed a library of stock photography into a piece of software we built that combined them into new compositions of three following a set of predefined rules. Randomly juxtaposing the source material and combining imagery from a wide variety of different topics and contexts resulted in a series of images that carried entirely new and unexpected meanings."
Visual artist and designer Chad Wys has recently published his new project named 'Altar' on Behance. Wys digitally modernizes classic works of art by juxtaposing opposite colors and styles. His practice is one of both revelation and obfuscation but leaves the meaning to be made by the viewer.
Cat Pope's artist statement: "Living in a society of secret-keepers and scandal-seekers, my work explores the human needs of love, affirmation and self-worth. Imagery from pop culture and media advertisements expose a dependency on the desirable and the artificial. By juxtaposing these appropriations alongside my own constructed visual language, my work challenges and probes the senses of reality and morality in the viewer. It is important that my work presents an ambiguous balance in…
Allowing juxtaposing patterns and colors to create the rhythm. 3 wooden beads all varying in size are strung on an adjustable leather cord and hand painted in unique colors and patterns. Each piece is hand painted meaning there are no 2 pieces that are identical. Though these are finished with a gloss coating, they are not waterproof. It is recommended that these are kept away from moisture to preserve the quality and extend the life of the piece.
'The emotional meaning of the film—the narrative itself, really—is communicated through the juxtaposition of these images. During a stirring sequence, Eisenstein metaphorizes the Russian rebellion to the waking of a sleeping lion by juxtaposing images of three different lion statues: the first lion is sleeping, the second rousing itself, and the third has risen to full height."
This is a fun exercise using two wonderful and famous poems: "Ozymandius" & "The New Colossus." In this activity students will read each poem, derive their meaning, compare the two poems, and postulate what conclusions about civilizations, both ancient and modern, can be arrived at when juxtaposing these two poems.
Urchin by Loui Jover. Jover creates his pen and ink drawings on vintage book paper because he believes that it adds to the fragility of the works, saying "the wind may blow them away at any moment." Also, juxtaposing the stark black lines with the intricate printed words offers "a strange fusion and depth that seems to give the images a kind of 'meaning' and back story, even though unconnected in a contrived way."