Video: NYCHOS dissects a Volvo

Graffiti // Friday, May 23, 2014
As part of the first live art performance at the Volvo Art Session, Austrian artist Nychos in his typical manner "dissected" a Volvo XC90, showing the inner workings of the car. The detached car parts provide the audience with a particular insight: Nychos is not showing the car as a machine, but instead as something quintessentially organic. 

New Book: City Abandoned

Photography // Friday, May 23, 2014
In the early 1990s, photographer Vincent D. Feldman turned his camera on Philadelphia’s many abandoned and neglected buildings and parks. Some of his subjects have succumbed to neglect or demolition, some have been successfully rehabilitated, others remain in limbo in their ruined states, their futures far from secure...

In Photos: Urban Nation's Project M/ Curated by Thinkspace

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 23, 2014
Our good friend and contributor Henrik Haven spent some time documenting Urban Nation's most recent Project M/ in Berlin this month. Titled LAX/TXL the show features the works of more than 60 international urban artists curated by Andrew Hosner of Thinkspace Gallery in Los Angles and was installed on May 17th in Berlin's Schoeneberg district. 

Meet The Window Lady: Janay Rose

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 23, 2014
One of a kind herself, Janay Rose, aka The Window Lady, makes gloriously elaborate necktie clothing & hats, using all recycled materials, inspired by colonial menswear, as well as 1800-1980s clothing and fashion history.

A Look Inside Derek Ridgers's "78-87 LONDON YOUTH"

Photography // Friday, May 23, 2014
Earlier this week, Derek Ridgers’s photographs of British youth movements during 1978 to 1987 enamored us, but were curious to see how the photographs were presented in a printed format. The good people at D.A.P. were kind enough to send a copy of 78-87 London Youth over and we were transported back to the streets, clubs, basements and bars of London of the time.

Tonight: Power & Glory: Shepard Fairey and Jasper Johns @ Halsey Institute

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 22, 2014
The Halsey Institute ofContemporary Art celebrates its 30th Anniversary with an exhibition by Juxtapoz cover artist and friend Shepard Fairey and Jasper Johns - two world-renowned artists, spanning two generations, both originally from South Carolina. The Insistent Image: Recurrent Motifs in the Art of Shepard Fairey and Jasper Johns features new work by Shepard Fairey and a survey of prints from 1982 to 2012 by Jasper Johns. 

Watch: Skinner Talks Album Artwork with Mastodon

Music // Thursday, May 22, 2014
July 2013 cover artist and our good friend Skinner did the artwork for the new Mastodon album, 'One More Round the Sun,' which will be released on June 24th, 2014. We're excited to premier this video, of Skinner and Brann Dailor of Mastodon discussing the concept and vision behind the artwork and the end result: Skinner's amazing cover and huge pullout with 3 more panels telling the universal story of life and death. Watch it after the jump!

The Photographer's Playbook: Over 307 Assignments & Ideas

Photography // Thursday, May 22, 2014
Running low on inspiration for photography projects or looking for insight into the practices of many of the most iconic contemporary photographers working? Perhaps you’re just beginning and are curious about the medium? Published by Aperture, The Photographer’s Playbook edited by Jason Fulford and Gregory Halpern is an invaluable resource of perceptive information on all things photography

Converse "Open Studio" Exhibition @ The Space, Hong Kong

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 22, 2014
From May 16th – 18th during Art Basel Hong Kong 2014 at The Space in Sheung Wan, Converse presented a rare opportunity to witness creativity being unleashed with 'Open Studio,' an exciting new platform for next generation talent with pop-up studios showcasing the creative process in-motion. The project lent an environment where guests can observe the artists at work or interact with the artists for a more intimate experience.

Eric Yahnker "Sticks & Drones" @ Paradise Row, London

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 22, 2014
Paradise Row is pleased to present Sticks & Drones, the solo UK debut and exhibition of new work by Los Angeles-based artist Eric Yahnker. If you remember, Mr Yahnker was the cover of Juxtapoz in May 2011, the one with the slice of pizza on a bed of garland. It was one of our favorite covers ever, and Yahnker continues to be one of the most clever artists working today.

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