video: HAELER - Graffiti Keeps Detroit From Looking Like A Ghost Town

Graffiti // Saturday, April 04, 2015
"It's a free for all, you could get butt naked if you want" says Haeler in this new video that follows him and Begr as they paint and talk about how you can do whatever the fuck you want in Detroit when it comes to doing graffiti.

Ari Marcopoulos's "L1032015 " @ Marlborough Chelsea, NY

Photography // Saturday, April 04, 2015
Marlborough Chelsea is pleased to present an exhibition of new photographs and video by New York artist Ari Marcopoulos. Entitled L1032015 (after the number and date assigned to a photograph within the artist’s archive) the show addresses interconnected ideas regarding the dynamic density of the city, the uncontrollable power of nature, and the resilience and frailty of the body. 

Mission Cool: SF Art in the '90s

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 03, 2015
Jux contributor Kristin Farr just produced a new video for KQED and SFMOMA that reflects on a golden age for contemporary art in San Francisco’s Mission District. Several influential artists who lived and worked in or near the Mission in the ’90s became internationally known, and many of our favorites have been featured in the pages of Juxtapoz.

"In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11" @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Photography // Friday, April 03, 2015
The Great East Japan Earthquake struck on March 11, 2011, and an enormous wave of water swept through towns in the Tōhoku (Northeast) region, destroying virtually everything in its path and irrevocably damaging the Fukushima nuclear power plant. This triple disaster was of such epic proportions that it became a defining moment for Japan. A number of photographers felt compelled to record not only the events’ physical effects on the land, but also to interpret the overarching significance of the tragedy through art. 

New stuff from Vor

Graffiti // Friday, April 03, 2015
Check out some of these photos where Vor found an untouched tunnel somewhere and had way with it.

Music Video: Blur "Lonesome Street" directed by Ben Reed

Music // Friday, April 03, 2015
Blur may be the only band in the world that can get together after a nearly 15 year absence, make an album, have a track like "Lonesome Street" that sounds like 1995 and it all be very exciting. The British bands new album, "The Magic Whip" will be out out April 27, and the track "Lonesome Street" has a video directed by Ben Reed that features some casual group dancing.

Update: The Sly Surrealism and Self-Portraits of Ángela Burón

Erotica // Friday, April 03, 2015
We posted about Spanish photographer Ángela Burón's sneaky surrealism last year, and we saw that her Flickr was updated with a few more special effects and straight up portraits to check out today. 

Watch: Light Kinetics, in the Loop

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 03, 2015
Light Kinetics is the last interactive installation of Espadaysantacruz a, Madrid based, creative studio. In this piece, light is controlled by a physics simulator creating a astonishing effect. A piezo electric sensor situated in the first bulb captures the force of the tap, generating a light particle that moves along the loop. All the shades of the energy are reflected in the trajectory of the light. The system is powered by Unity 3D that simulates de forces that apply to the virtual corpuscle.  

Mehdi Ghadyanloo "Perception" @ Howard Griffin Gallery, London

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 03, 2015
Mehdi Ghadyanloo is a visual artist from Tehran, Iran. For the past eight years, Ghadyanloo has been involved in the Beautification Bureau of Tehran’s municipality which is devoted to the promotion of mural arts in the city. A city that has been politically and economically isolated by Western powers for decades, Tehran is largely closed to international visitors.

Papa's Incredible Detailed Mazes

Illustration // Friday, April 03, 2015
A couple of years ago Japanese twitter user @Kya7y was looking through her father's attic and found an incredibly detailed maze that her father had created 30 years prior. She pressed her dad, Kazuo Nomura, a Janitor at a public University, for details and he explained that it ook him 7 years to draw the 33" x 33" maze. Now, after some pleading from his daughter, Kazuo has begun drawing another maze.

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