Christopher Rodriguez's "Between Artfice and The Sublime"

Photography // Sunday, May 17, 2015
Originally from New Orleans but now residing in Brooklyn, Christopher Rodriguez recently published his first monograph Sublime Cultivation. As the photographer states, “Sublime Cultivation is a meditation on the inextricable relationship between nature and artifice, and the human role within this dialectic. Collected through a series of road trips over the course of five years, the impetus for the project stems from a desire to evaluate our evolving paradigm of Nature. “ Enigmatic and moody, Rodriguez’s series is striking to say the least. You can pick up a copy of

Graffiti Writers Go To Jail

Graffiti // Sunday, May 17, 2015
While graffiti writers avoid going to jail at all costs a bunch of writers recently got into an abandoned jail and decorated the walls with some paint. We were able to go twice before the spot got super blown up and here are some of our favorite photos from our visits.

A Clockwork Orange Train

Graffiti // Saturday, May 16, 2015
Members of the MF crew did a nice job laying down this whole car tribute to the classic Clockwork Orange on a freight.

"The Chinese Americans" by An Rong Xu

Photography // Saturday, May 16, 2015
New York City-based photographer and filmmaker, An Rong Xu has been working on a series entitled The Chinese Americans that emotionally and esthetically has an alluring appeal. Xu graduated with a BFA in photography from the School of Visual Arts and his work explores identity within the Chinese-American community, and the evolving social philosophy within, while photographing the transition from immigrant to American.

ONO'U TAHITI GRAFFITI FESTIVAL 2015 - Part 2

Graffiti // Friday, May 15, 2015
Catching up where we left off a week ago (we were too busy on adventures to sit in front of a computer!), we bring you a new round of exclusive photos from two days of competition at the Ono’u Tahiti Graffiti Festival. Competing for a final first place prize of $10,000 over the course of 5 days, the competitors painted a Tahitian word drawn from a hat, with the entire next day dedicated to displaying their character expertise. 

Run the Jewels "Early" by Bug & Sluzzy

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 15, 2015
Run the Jewels just dropped their latest video, for the track "Early," one of our favorites off the RTJ2 album. The video, created by the animation and design studio Bug & Sluzzy, visualizes the Killer Mike and El-P song in simple yet perfect red, black and white. 

Sp.One's "Double Trouble" @ Dirty Pilot

Graffiti // Friday, May 15, 2015
Greg Lamarche aka Sp.One will be making a number of drawings and collages available through Dirt Pilot starting tomorrow May 15, 2015. The prolific artist has created several brightly colored pieces in his iconic bubbly and funky style. 

Nirvana "Nevermind" outtakes by Kirk Weddle

Photography // Friday, May 15, 2015
In October 28, 1991, just as Nirvana were tearing up the rock'n'roll rule book with their major label debut Nevermind, Austin photographer Kirk Weddle was commissioned to shoot the band for photos to promote the impending blitz. His idea? Toss the band into a swimming pool to mimic the album's infamous naked baby cover image he’d shot a few months earlier.

Paintings and Pastels by Lisa Yuskavage @ David Zwirner, NY

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 15, 2015
Lisa Yuskavage currently has an exhibition of paintings and pastels on view at David Zwirner in New York. Yuskavage’s works merge popular culture and a deep engagement with the history of art. Widely associated with a re-emergence of the figurative in contemporary painting, she has always maintained the primacy of color, with her narratives intricately based in her use of paint. In this new selection of works, atonal and prismatic spectrums appear as personifications of themselves, and her characters become...

Jaybo Monk “Nowhere is Now Here” @ Soze Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 15, 2015
Today, May 15th, 2015 Soze Gallery is presenting Nowhere is Now Here, a solo exhibition of all new paintings and found objects by Jaybo Monk. Nowhere is Now Here marks the third solo exhibition of Jaybo’s work at Soze and offers viewers the artist’s translation of the exciting absurdity and confusion of the world as the he sees it.

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