Madlib Invasion: Madvillain "ALL CAPS"

Music // Wednesday, July 09, 2014
We have been celebrating our special Madlib cover story on the site and through all of our social media channels all week, and we get to have a little fun playing with all of Madlib's projects over the years. Today, we look at the work Madlib has done with DOOM and Madvillain, and the fantastic superhero character that came out of the classic Madvillainy LP. And yes, that LP is 10 years old this year. Here is a look at the "All CAPS" video....

Feature: Jim Houser @ FFDG, San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 09, 2014
On July 11, our good friends at Fecal Face Dot Gallery in San Francisco will open a solo show, "Night Got Quiet—Not Quite Light," featuring all new works from Philadelphia-based artist Jim Houser. The show will feature 15 new mixed media paintings and site-specific installation works. The works, as you can see, will feature Houser's well-known and established iconography and narrative painting style, but with new twists and turns along the way. FFDG passed along an interview with Houser, that you can read now.

Marina Abramovic for adidas and The World Cup

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Adidas presents its collaboration with performance artist Marina Abramović, unveiling an original, short video celebrating the brand's partnership and support of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil. The three-minute film captures the first ever re-staging of Abramović's iconic 1970s performance "Work Relation"...

Two new Roids pieces

Graffiti // Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Heavily influenced by design elements, U.K.-based artist, Roids has once again altered his approach to painting his name in these two more recent pieces.

Brett Amory "Anonymous #7" @ Singular Gallery, Pula, Croatia

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Singular Gallery is pleased to present Anonymous #7 by artist Brett Amory. The concept behind Singular contemporary art gallery is 'one artist - one artwork', with the aim to develop a direct dialogue with the place where it is located, the Croatian town of Pula. The artwork displayed in the gallery can be observed from the street through the large gallery window - with every show, the window opens a view for passers-by into worlds of the imaginations of the international artists that exhibit within.

"Corpo Solido" by Lucyna Kolendo

Photography // Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Lucyna Kolendo’s series Corpo Solido, which translates to “solid body” in Italian, is comprised of 23 photographs of black and white bodyscapes. Fragments of the human figure are photographed in muddy, limited lighting that crosses only selections of the skin and leaves dappled scars and creases for the viewer to learn. 

The Cloud: An Interactive Lamp and Speaker System

Design // Wednesday, July 09, 2014
The Cloud is an interactive lamp and speaker system, designed to mimic a thundercloud in both appearance and entertainment. Using motion sensors the cloud detects a user's presence and creates a unique lightning and thunder show dictated by their movement.

In the Magazine: Tom Bunk's Garbage Pail Kids

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Certainly for myself and many of my generation, the mention of Garbage Pail Kids immediately evokes fond nostalgia, a devious grin and all-around consensus that, “Yep, those were the best!” Released in the mid ‘80s, Garbage Pail Kids, a parody of the popular Cabbage Patch Dolls, were the most grotesque, controversial, and awkwardly hilarious collector cards aimed toward the youth audience of the time. An overnight success and goldmine for the Topps Company, they were characterized by their ingeniously ill-fated deaths and cleverly named characters. The artwork was easily digestible and esthetically infectious.

An Update with Jules Julien

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Over the past decade, the worlds of design, fine art and commercial art have become more blurred than ever. We sat down with Jules Julien, one of Europe’s multi-dimensional talents, to discuss his emergence as an international commercial designer whose recognition has forged a bridge to the province of exhibition art.

Generations on the Writers' Bench @ City Lore Gallery, New York

Graffiti // Wednesday, July 09, 2014
A panel discussion revolving around the graffiti scene in New York City from the golden age to the present will be taking place tomorrow at the City Lore Gallery. During the golden age of graffiti in New York City in the 70's and 80's, the Writers' Bench was located at 149th Street at the convergence of the 2 and 5 lines. 

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