The Real Monuments Men

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 07, 2014
With the arrival of Hollywood's "Monuments Men" movie we were intrigued about this story and did a little digging. Founded in 1943, the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program under the Civil Affairs and Military Government departments of the Allied forces was established to protect cultural property in war zones during and post World War II. 

Twelve O’Clock Boys documented by Noah Scott Rabinowitz

Photography // Friday, February 07, 2014
Once a staff photo editor with The Wall Street Journal, Noah Scott Rabinowitz is an American photographer, filmmaker, editor and writer based between New York City and Paris. His newest documentary, Twelve O’Clock Boys documents a notorious urban dirt bike pack in Baltimore and it’s been at the top of our list for must see movies since we saw the enticing upbeat trailer. 

Fútbol: The Beautiful Game @ LACMA, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 07, 2014
A perfect lead up to the World Cup in Brazil this summer. The exhibition, Fútbol: The Beautiful Game, open at LACMA in Los Angeles, examines football—nicknamed "the beautiful game" by one sports commentator—and its significance in societies around the world. As a subject, football touches on issues of nationalism and identity, globalism and mass spectacle, as well as the common human experience shared by spectators from many cultures. 

Hassan Hajjaj's "Kesh Angels"

Photography // Friday, February 07, 2014
Last week, Moroccan-born, UK-based artist, Hassan Hajjaj, opened his solo exhibition “Kesh Angels” at Taymour Grahne Gallery in New York. For his first exhibition in the Rotten Apple, Hajjaj presented photographs that pay tribute to the biker culture of the young women of Marrakesh in Morocco. 

The Smith Street Print Project @ ArtNowNY

Tattoo // Friday, February 07, 2014
Something to definitely go and check out in NYC this weekend or the rest of this month. At ArtNowNY, Steve Boltz, Berk Krak, Eli Quinters, and Daniel Santoro, the four tattoo artists from Smith Street Tattoo Parlour in Brooklyn, are presenting their work from a nearly 2-year project. In April 2012, the artists closed their show, traveled to San Francisco, and participated in the first Raking Light Projects artist-in-residence program. This show has the results...

Scene Report: Los Angeles

Graffiti // Friday, February 07, 2014
Yesterday we introduced a new ongoing series to our graffiti section called “Scene Report.” With the help of a few select photographers, we will be bringing you weekly updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major cities. For our second installment, photographer Walter Yetman aka The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye delivers the Los Angeles Scene Report.

Music Video: St Vincent "Digital Witness" dir by Chino Moya

Music // Friday, February 07, 2014
St. Vincent is a very likeable musician whose real name is Annie Clark and has been making good tunes over the past 8 years or so. Her newest LP, a self-titled release, will be out on February 25 in the US via Loma Vista, and Chino Moya directed the video for the first single, "Digital Witness." It sort of goes on Brave New World vibe, or as the press release states, St. Vincent commands "a surreal and futuristic world in which action is synchronized, replicated and repeated."

Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman's "Processed Views"

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 07, 2014
We've seen the foodscapes photographs of Carl Warner before but this study of the landscape of processed foods by Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman takes a different and more serious approach, interpreting the frontier of industrial food production: the seductive and alarming intersection of natural and technology...

JC Debroize's "The Human Type"

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 07, 2014
We're pretty sure that we've never had a typeface make us feel uncomfortable before. French digital artist JC Debroize's "Human Type" series, a project for the graphic design studio Kerozen, reminds us characters out of a friendly animated Pixar film that somehow made their way into our nightmares. 

Paintings by Jason Bard Yarmosky

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 07, 2014
Jason Bard Yarmosky has devoted much of his painting to exploring the concept of aging through portraits of grandparents. The cheerful nature of his work lends a playful but honest touch to a beautiful series of paintings. Jason is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts and currently lives in New York City.

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