Artists Install Bust of Snowden at Brooklyn War Memorial

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 06, 2015
Early this morning a group of artists installed a massive bust of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in Brooklyn's Fort Green Park. A trio of artists and their helpers hauled the 100-pund sculpture and attached it to a section of the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument, a memorial to Revolutionary War Soldiers.

Kaz Oshiro: Everyday Objects Made of Canvas

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 06, 2015
A new Kaz Oshiro exhibit, “Diffuse Reflection,” just opened at Galerie Frank Elbaz in Paris, and the pictures do not disappoint. We have been impressed with the LA artist’s work for years now, watching with awe as he turns wood, canvas and paint into three dimensional trompe-l’oeil sculptures of everyday objects...


Photography // Sunday, April 05, 2015
In part of the ongoing Pratt Photography Lectures series, Catherine Opie will be speaking on her work at the Brooklyn Campus which is open free to the public and will be held on April 8, 2015. Opie is an American photographer based in Los Angeles where she is professor of Photography at UCLA. 

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. 


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