Photographing the Rise of Hip Hop

Photography // Friday, June 13, 2014
Growing up in the 80’s and 90’s, Bronx native Lisa Leone was surrounded by the up and coming hip hop community. With her passion for photography, Leone began photographing everything. Little did she know that she was capturing some of the most iconic figures in the world of hip-hop at the inception of their careers. From Grandmaster Flash to Nas, Leone’s images display a raw candidness that is often lost in studio photoshoots. 

Wild Rides with Ido Yehimovitz

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 13, 2014
Illustrator Ido Yehimovitz, a Tel Aviv, Israel based artists, has created a mezermizing collection of automobiles from favorite TV shows and movies from his childhood to present day.

Murals Beyond the Frame by Maki Ohkojima

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 13, 2014
Maki Ohkojima, a Japanese based painter, has developed in an intricate style she calls “the mural beyond the frame.”

Brian M. Viveros "Cleopatra" Dirty Pillow

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 13, 2014
Painter Brian M. Viveros has just released his iconic image "Cleopatra" as beautiful pillow. The pre-sale ends this Sunday (Father's Day, June 15)!

four of a kind

Graffiti // Friday, June 13, 2014
Veks doesn’t gamble with luck; he dealt himself a four of a kind of Kings. Try beating that hand. 

Living with dissociative identity disorder

Photography // Friday, June 13, 2014
“Hi, I’m Luna. I’m twenty years old, and I’m an art history student. I run an art collective… [and] I like to make zines and art.” The camera pans softly over the little trinkets and treasures filling the home of the director, Laurence Philomene, and her partner, the star, Luna e Los Santos. The twenty-four minute documentary, My Girls, is an intimate look into Luna (and some of her alters)’s experiences living with dissociative identity disorder, and the life they share with Philomene.

Banksy "Better Out Than In—The Movie" Trailer

Street Art // Thursday, June 12, 2014
If you remember, Banksy just won the 2014 Webby for Person of the Year, basically because for one month in NYC, he took over the Internet with his brand of social media and street art in "Better Out Than In". We even got flak for calling it an Internet project. Well, we like to thank the Webby Awards for confirming our editorial. Now, Banksy just released a trailer for "Better Out Than In—The Movie," which could just be his acceptance video for the Webby Award, or an upcoming movie. Anyway, its on the Internet.

Music Video: Throne "Tharsis Sleeps" by Nicos Livesey

Illustration // Thursday, June 12, 2014
In this amazing animated video made by Nicos Livesey for metal gods Throne, the artist used embroidery to create a frame by frame illustrated story to go along with song 'Tharsis Sleeps'. This is one of the best things I've seen in a long time— indulge in it one time. 

Dorothy Iannone @ Berlinische Galerie, Berlin

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 12, 2014
This past Spring, the Berlinische Galerie showed an extensive retrospective of Berlin based artist Dorothy Iannone (*1933, Boston) with the title “Dorothy Iannone. This Sweetness Outside of Time. Paintings, Objects, Books 1959–2014″ that was up through June 2. We found the works to be so good we wanted to show them on the site today...

Curiot "The Creation of Nirak´tuh" @ FIFTY24MX, Mexico City

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 12, 2014
"The Creation of Nirak´tuh" is the most recent exhibit of artist Favio Martínez "Curiot" (Michoacan, México), presenting a series inspired in the element of fire as a component of the duality of Creation - Destruction. In this new series, Curiot creates a collection of characters lead by Nirak'tuh, the sun god, who announces a new cycle in the history of the planet.

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