The Photography of Vivian Fu

Photography // Monday, August 03, 2015
Vivian Fu is a San Francisco based photographer dealing primarily with the topics of Asian femininity and fetishization. Growing up in the San Fernando Valley, the porn capital of the United States, Fu was surrounded by, in her words, “beachy beautiful valley girls, white skater boys with Asian fetishizes doing skateboard tricks into their swimming pools.” I

"Polaroids" by Kenneth Cappello

Photography // Monday, August 03, 2015
Raised in Houston, Kenneth Cappello's upbringing on skateboarding and punk rock is reflected in the energy of his photos. As an assistant to David Lachappelle in the late 90s, his first story featured New York's infamous IRAK crew in 2001. That same year, Dazed & Confused selected him for the cover of their New York Issue.

Annapurna Time-lapse by Aleks Kocev

Photography // Monday, August 03, 2015
Filmmaker and photographer Aleks Kocev's new short film is a breathtaking look at Nepal's Himalayas, "The Annapurna time-lapse short was created while trekking one hundred miles on foot through Western Nepal on the Annapurna Circuit..."

New Book Explores the Making of Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey"

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 03, 2015
A new book by Taschen explores the making of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey, shedding light on the lead actors, senior production designers, special-effects experts, and other behind-the-scenes details from the film that revolutionized science fiction and the art of cinema.

A Hyperreal Fallen Angel Sculpture

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 03, 2015
Chinese artists Sun Yuan and Peng Yu have created a hyperreal sculpture of a fallen angel using fiberglass, woven mesh, and stainless steel. Initially constructed in 2008, the piece was installed in Beijing earlier last week. The duo previously has been featured on the site for their impressive hyperreal sculpture installations and have made headlines for using controversial materials like human fat tisue and real cadavers in their work.

Palais de Tokyo Presents Contentious Chinese Artist Tianzhuo Chen

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 03, 2015
Palais de Tokyo presents the very first solo exhibition in France of Chinese young artist Tianzhuo Chen (born 1985, lives and works in Beijing, China).Tianzhuo Chen uses a colourful, grotesque and kitsch imagery, dominated by direct references to drugs, LGBT hip hop, the London rave scene, Japanese Butoh, voguing in New York and the fashion world, to forge an intimate connection between his works and the collapse of moral attitudes and beliefs we see around us.

Solo Show of Photos from Pinup Artist-Model, Bunny Yeager

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 03, 2015
Gavlak Los Angeles presents a solo show of photographs by artist-model Bunny Yeager, including hand-painted photographs of Bunny, Bettie Page, numerous self-portraits, and images that reveal behind the scene secrets to how she created her work. Born Eleanor Linnea Yeager in Pittsburgh, PA in 1929, Bunny passed away in 2014 in Miami, Florida. The ironic innocence of Bunny Yeager’s pin-up format compositions is palpable in the current pop-historical climate in which pornography is an explosive international industry, with a panoramic range between entertaining and damaging.

Street Talk: Doner (video)

Graffiti // Sunday, August 02, 2015
Frank 151 recently dropped this video featuring LA writer Doner in which he talks about growing up in LA, how he discovered graffiti, and how the name Doner was given to him.

The work of MALICK SIDIBÉ

Photography // Sunday, August 02, 2015
Malick Sidibé is a photographer known for his black-and-white images chronicling the exuberant lives and culture, often of youth, in his native Bamako, Mali in the 1950s, ‘60s, and ‘70s. Sidibé’s work documents a transitional moment as Mali gained its independence and transformed from a French colony steeped in tradition to a more modern independent country looking toward the West. He captured candid images in the streets, nightclubs, and sporting events and ran a formal portrait studio.

Anime Blackbook by Sabe

Graffiti // Saturday, August 01, 2015
Sabe KST put together this animated hand style video using Japanese animation cells it features hands from some heavy hitters such as Easy, Rime, Kaws, Espo, and many more.
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