Music Video: Björk "Black Lake" by andrew thomas huang

Music // Thursday, June 11, 2015
If you didn't get a chance to visit Björk's retrospective/introspective exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art these past few months, the centerpiece of the show was the MoMA-commissioned music video for Björk's "Black Lake" track directed by the great Andrew Thomas Huang. Both the epic opus of her new LP, Vulnicura that seems to speak of her split with Matthew Barney, this is also the absolute highlight of the exhibition. The show was difficult for some, even us who had Björk on the cover of our April 2015 issue, but this video experience at MoMA was undeniable. Now you can watch...

Scene Report: New York

Graffiti // Thursday, June 11, 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.

The Skater

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 11, 2015
This is pretty awesome. Xavier Veilhan created this amazing sculpture, "The Skater,"  that now resides at as a permanent installation at AmorePacific, Osan, South Korea. The sculpture is made of aluminum and polyurethane paint, and stands at around 20-feet tall. Thank you to Sandra Gering for the information.

Photographs from Wenxin Zhang’s "Five Nights, Aquarium"

Photography // Thursday, June 11, 2015
In Five Nights, Aquarium, artist Wenxin Zhang combines short stories and photography to illustrate her memories. The series combines qualities of autobiography and fictional story telling. Her writing and photographs in this series are both elusive and enchanting similarly to memories and illusions.

Germaine Krull "A Photographer's Journey" @ Jeu de Paume, Paris

Photography // Thursday, June 11, 2015
Germaine Krull (Wilda-Poznań, East Prussia [after 1919: Poland], 1897-Wetzlar, Germany, 1985) is at once one of the best-known figures in the history of photography, by virtue of her role in the avant-garde's from 1920 to 1940, and a pioneer of modern photojournalism. She was also the first to publish in book form as an end in itself.

Tadanori Yokoo's Psychedelia

Illustration // Thursday, June 11, 2015
Tadanori Yokoo is one of Japan's most successful and internationally recognized graphic designers and artists. He began his career as a stage designer for avant garde theatre in Tokyo. In the late 1960s he became interested in mysticism and psychedelia, deepened by travels in India. Because his work was so attuned to 1960s pop culture, he has often been (unfairly) described as the "Japanese Andy Warhol" ...

Paul Normansell "Eye of the Beholder" @ Distinction Gallery

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 11, 2015
This Saturday, June 13th, Distinction Gallery in Escondido, CA will present British artist, Paul Normansell's first United States solo exhibition entitled "Eye of the Beholder". The exhibit will feature 7 incredible new dot paintings alongside figurative works, and prints on aluminum.

Another Look: The Minutely Detailed Works of Paul Noble

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 11, 2015
One of the best pure drawers we can think of is Britain's Paul Noble, an award-winning artist with works in the collections of MoMA and the Tate. Noble was one of five founding members of City Racing, an influential artists' space in London during the late 1980s, and was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2012.

Vintage Political Posters From Cuba

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 11, 2015
The Organization of Solidarity with the People of Asia, Africa and Latin America (OSPAAAL) is a cuban politcal movement that, in our opinion, happens to have a history of excellent poster design. The organization's purpose is to fight globalization, imperialism, neoliberalism and defend human rights.

The Sensory Self-Portraits of Edu Monteiro

Photography // Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Edu Monteiro transforms himself in his work, disguising his face until he himself is indistinguishable. In his work, the artist himself become’s a sculpture to be photographed combining elements of sculpture, performance, and photography. He wraps himself in various items such as cigarettes, fruit, stuffed animals, and a squid to create these strange and striking portraits/sculptures. The results of his transformations are both humorous and grotesque.

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