Artnet's Latest Contemporary Art Auction

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 30, 2015
If you're looking to add a little color to your walls, Artnet just launched their latest Auction, featuring works from some of Juxtapoz' favorite artists, including Os Gemeos, Banksy, David Hockney, Ed Ruscha, Keith Haring, and other Contemporary Art greats. Check out the gallery above for our picks and head over to artnet.com to browse many more and to bid!

Music Video: "Saturday Night" by Yukon Blonde

Music // Thursday, April 30, 2015
Following Vancouver-based indie band Yukon Blonde announcement of their third studio album, the group released a video for their single “Saturday Night,” which is written and directed by Mac Boucher along with Gaya Abdalian. 

Scene Report: New York

Graffiti // Thursday, April 30, 2015
Each week we feature updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major U.S. cities with the help of a few select photographers. Ray Mock aka CarnageNYC delivers this week’s New York Scene Report.

Drivable LEGO Hot Rod Runs on Air

Design // Thursday, April 30, 2015
Since about age 3 our interest in anything LEGO related hasn't really gone away and this drivable LEGO Hot Rod is no exception. The Super Awesome Micro Project is: A car made of Lego, that drives, has an engine made from Lego which runs on air.

Betty Tompkins' "Fuck" Paintings

Erotica // Thursday, April 30, 2015
For the last forty years, Betty Tompkins has based her paintings on the tension of intimacy and representation of sexuality, rendering explicit scenes in monochromatic tones. Her radicalism in the late 60s led to the unfortunate censoring of her work and later a spotlight on her role in the American and European art scene.

Watch: Akira Kurosawa - Composing Movement

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 30, 2015
Can movement tell a story? Sure, if you’re as gifted as Akira Kurosawa. More than any other filmmaker, he had an innate understanding of movement and how to capture it onscreen. Join Tony Zhou in studying the master, possibly the greatest composer of motion in film history.

Taka Hayashi "Portraits of Nature" @ AR4T, Laguna Beach

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 30, 2015
This Saturday, May 2nd, Artists Republic 4 Tomorrow in Laguna Beach will present “Portraits of Nature,” a solo exhibition of new paintings and illustrations by artist-graphic designer-footwear designer Taka Hayashi. Central in Hayashi’s works are landscapes, birds, symbols and cultural signatures that refer to tribes worlds apart: Native American craft, ‘80s skate culture, North African tribal art, and ‘60s psychedelia, to name a few.

"Gravitant," Cinta Vidal's Living Exhibition

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 30, 2015
With her latest exhibition "Gravitant" at Miscelanea in Barcelona, the artist wants to show that we live in one world, but we live in it in very different ways, playing with everyday objects and spaces, placed in impossible ways to express that many times, the inner dimension of each one of us does not match the mental structures of those around us.

Manifest:Justice Pop-Up Exhibition in LA

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 29, 2015
With a backdrop of Baltimore smoldering, and nationwide furor continuing to escalate over police misconduct, MANIFEST:JUSTICE is a creative response, a call to action, a demand for justice. During this 10-day pop-up exhibition, MANIFEST:JUSTICE will bring together artists and activists alike to confront injustice and lift voices to envision a world where human and civil rights triumph and are honored. 

Sage Vaughn "Wildflowers" @ Blueshift Project, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Sage Vaughn was the cover of our February 2015 issue, our inaugural Beyond the Cover subject, and probably one of our favorite artists working today. As we wrote in February, Sage has changed some things up with his art. He has begun to work in the "Garden," and as we wrote at the time, "these new works are meditations on gardens and our ability to manipulate and control beauty. But other possibilities arise. These works find meaning in the patterns of personal life, the unseen mappings of our universe, and how we find ourselves connecting dots and moving forward without losing a sense of self. There is truth in this process."

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