Music Video: Viet Cong “Continental Shelf"

Music // Wednesday, November 26, 2014
One of our favorite bands of the moment is Viet Cong, a sort of follow-up band to the great and former Calgary-group Women. Viet Cong's EP, "Cassette," has been on our playlist all year, and now the band just released the single "Continental Shift" that will be on their upcoming self-titled LP due out on January 20th, 2015 on Jagjaguwar. This is the video for said track, directed by Yoonha Park, who notes, "I wanted the video to feel like a reel of film that was purchased accidentally at a garage sale or found buried under someone's front porch. It's meant to be an incomplete picture - like screen tests from a lost movie."

LIVE ON: MR.’S JAPANESE NEO-POP @ Seattle Art Museum/Asian Art Museum

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 26, 2014
For all our friends in the Pacific Northwest... when your family comes to town for the holidays, go and check out the MR show at the Seattle Art Museum/Asian Art Museum in Seattle. Live On, which is organized by SAM, presents Mr.’s art of the past 15 years and is his first solo exhibition in a U.S. museum. Born in 1969, Mr. is a protégé of Takashi Murakami, internationally acclaimed icon of Japanese Pop art. He borrowed the name “Mr.” from “Mister Giants” (Shigeo Nagashima), the superstar clean-up hitter of the postwar Yomiuri Giants baseball team.

From Bulgaria to the US

Photography // Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Since 2006, photographer Petya Shalamanova has been photographing Bulgarian immigrants who now reside in the United States, specifically in the Chicago area where the Bulgarian immigrant population is over 30,000. Shalamanova captures individuals in all walks of life and in varying professions.

Adrian Landon Brooks' Own Brand of Sacred Art

Illustration // Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Adrian Landon Brooks' drawings are beautiful and nightmarish, utilizing the simple combination of gouache and pen on paper to create haunting illustrations of idols, icons and strange figures. Brooks is drawn to sacred art that emphasizes a "savior," and he speaks of his creative power as such, something that has brough him "freedom and redemption from everything that ails me...

Floating Forms by Leah Yerpe

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Leah Yerpe is a Brooklyn, New York-based illustrator, capturing images of a dream-like state. Yerpe paints bodies in a variety of different twisting poses, floating or falling into emptyness. Recently previewing her work "Stellify" at The Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge, Manhattan, New York, illustrating the human body in all it's forms has become Yerpe's signature style...

The Art of Robert Beatty

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Robert Beatty is an artist and musician. He plays music through his band Hair Police, his solo project Three Legged Race and contributions to C. Spencer Yeh's Burning Star Core. He also has crafted an enormous amount of cover art for various acts including ONeohtrix Point NEver, Peaking Lights and Real Estate. His art is reminiscent of airbrushed 1970s rock albums but he has utilized computer-manipulated collage and hand-drawn art to bring a modern touch to the style...

Harry Peccinotti's Erotic Photography

Erotica // Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Harry Peccinotti (also known as Harri Peccinotti) is a photographer, known for his erotic work, most famously the Pirelli Calendar in 1968 and 1969. He was born in the 1930s and continues to be an influential figure in art and fashion photography. His work typically features close up shots of the female form and the face in particular and is sensual.

Portraits of Children with Learning Disabilities

Photography // Wednesday, November 26, 2014
For his latest ongoing series, photographer Heiko Tiemann invites us into a school for children with learning disabilities. Through his poignant and honest images, he seeks to give his subjects a voice in a society where they are faced with neglect and misunderstanding. 

Juxtapoz @ Scope Miami Beach 2014: Cleon Peterson, Grotesk, and more

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine has enjoyed the entirety of 2014 celebrating our 20th anniversary as a print publication. From a massive group show at Jonathan LeVine Gallery in NYC in the Spring, to a surfboard charity auction in San Diego, to publishing two new book titles, Psychedelic and Hyperreal, as well as countless special features in the magazine, we are proud to have paid homage to our past, present and future. Now, in partnership with our friends at SCOPE Miami Beach 2014, we present a series of galleries that epitomize the most dynamic and cutting-edge contemporary art in the world today. It is safe to say we are gratified to close out this 20th year with one of our most ambitious projects to date. Our installation dates will run the entirety of Scope Miami Beach 2014, December 2—7, 2014.

JEAN ANDRÉ & KEVIN LYONS "ALL DAY I DREAM ABOUT STRIPES" @ HVW8 Gallery, LA

Design // Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Celebrating the intersection between fashion, art, and music, Adidas and HVW8 just opened an exhibition tokick off the release of new artwork on Seeley and Adi Ease styles from two of the designers Kevin Lyons and Jean André.The show is now open at HVW8 in LA through December 28, 2014.
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