Sigur Rós “Ekki Múkk” Video by Inga Birgisdóttir

Music // Saturday, April 07, 2012
One of the most artistic bands in the world, Iceland's Sigur Ros is back from a short hiatus with a new album set to emerge and this beautiful, eerie, and serene video for the track "Ekki Mukk." Directed by Inga Birgisdóttir, the song kicks off the tracks from the album Valtari, due May 28.

G is for...

Erotica // Saturday, April 07, 2012
Gorgeous girls gushing glamorous glimpses in garters, glitter and glorious Louboutin heels. Glistening, glowing glazes on giggling girly vixens, gladly giving eachother gentle g-spot glorification. God loves Girls. Text illustration of the letter G by John Ryan Solis. <3

CALL FOR ENTRIES: TROPFEST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 06, 2012
The world’s largest short film festival, TropFest 2012, is turning 20 and celebrating by bringing the festival to New York’s Bryant Park on June 23. So Tropfest invites filmmakers of all backgrounds and levels of experience to get out and create short films for submission—plus the chance to win $20,000.

The illustrations of Michael Sieben

Illustration // Friday, April 06, 2012
Michael Sieben received his BFA in Studio Art from the University of Texas at Austin in 1999. He was one of four founding members of Camp Fig Gallery (2002-2006) and is a founding member of Okay Mountain Gallery (2006-Present.) His work has been shown throughout the United States as well as Japan, London, Mexico, and Peru. Michael works as a professional illustrator and designer primarily within the subculture of skateboarding...  

Dennis McNett x Vans Custom Culture 2012

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 06, 2012
  Next week, Vans' Custom Culture submission period ends for the 900 high schools that have registered to be a part of the art education-supporting contest for this year.

Preview: "Everything Ever and Nothing Never" @ Needles and Pens

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 06, 2012
Everything Ever and Nothing Never opens tomorrow Saturday April, 7th 2012 at Needles and Pens in San Francisco.  Curated by Juxtapoz contributing editor, Austin McManus, this group show consists of an eclectic roster of established and emerging artists working in a variety of mediums. Several of the participating artists have graced the pages of Juxtapoz over the years including Bill Daniel, Read More Books, Jeff Canham, Derek Albeck, and Grady Gordon.  Check out a little preview of the show.

Louise Despont's antique ledger pages

Illustration // Friday, April 06, 2012
Louise Despont's intensely intricate graphite illustrations are created on delicate sheets of antique ledger paper, similar to those that turn-of-the-century organizations used for their accounting. Despont takes these mundane parchments and draws mysterious, graphite designs onto them, similar to renderings of architectural plans or portraits of deities, with an Art Deco aesthetic. The overall muted pattern works by this Brooklyn based artist are meticulously meditative and alluring.

Randy Colosky @ Hijinks

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 06, 2012
Oakland-based artist, Randy Colosky, opens a solo exhibition tomorrow Saturday April 7th, 2012 at Gallery Hijinks in San Francisco.  The show will feature the artist’s ink on paper drawings intended to create a free-formed vortex of architectural design, texture, and space.

FRIDAY SPOTLIGHT: MQ

Graffiti // Friday, April 06, 2012
Every Friday we feature someone old or new, traditional or unconventional, active or not, and so on. This week’s spotlight is on MQ.

"Isle of Man" by Phlegm

Street Art // Friday, April 06, 2012
While roaming around a 32 mile long island in the Irish sea, U.K.-based street artist, Phlegm, located an abandoned pool and painted a giant split tongued serpent wrapping around the deep end.  The artist is continually making great use of abnormal spaces for his outdoor work.

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