The National Poster Retrospecticus @ Cotton Candy Machine, Brooklyn

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 22, 2014
The National Poster Retrospecticus, a traveling show of more than 300 hand-printed event posters from over 100 of the most prominent poster designers in the USA, will be making a stop at Cotton Candy Machine in Brooklyn, New York this Saturday, August 23rd at 6pm.   

Michelle Siu's "Marlboro Boys"

Photography // Friday, August 22, 2014
Like just about anywhere in the world, Indonesia is turning a hefty profit from the sale of tobacco. The only difference being in Indonesia children are freely smoking at alarming young ages. How young? We’re talking about some children having their first cigarette at the age of four! When Toronto-based photographer, Michelle Siu heard news of the rampant young puffers she felt obligated to go document what was happening. 

Music Video: The War on Drugs "Under The Pressure"

Music // Friday, August 22, 2014
One of the absolute best albums of the year in the rock category would be The War On Drugs' "Lost In the Dream." The opening track, "Under the Pressure," now has a music video directed by Houmam. If you like hazy, long road trips, perhaps accompanied by a few mushrooms, then you will enjoy this.

DALeast "The Laten Photon" @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 22, 2014
Jonathan LeVine Gallery is pleased to present The Laten Photon, an exhibition of new works by Chinese-born, South African-based artist DALeast in what will be his second solo exhibition at the gallery. In conjunction with Laten Photon, the artist will paint new public murals in New York and New Jersey.

Cemetery Comes Alive with Animated Day of the Dead Cartoons

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 22, 2014
Panteón de Dolores is Mexico’s largest cemetery is 590-acre with around 700,000 graves. This inspired Mexico City based animation collective Llamarada to use the tombstones of this epic cemetery as screens to project a vibrant and colorful day of the dead cartoon.

It's in the Details: Drawings by Zhao Na

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 22, 2014
There was so much good work from Beijing, China-based artist Zhao Na, that we couldn't single out what to feature. Her works are large format, pencil on paper universes, occasionally adding a subtle and sweet use of colour. The sprawling scenes are bursting with rich detail.

Scene Report: Los Angeles

Graffiti // Friday, August 22, 2014
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. Walter Yetman aka The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye delivers this week’s Los Angeles Scene Report.

Watch: What is Neorealism?

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 22, 2014
We watched this short video essay a week or so ago and found we were still thinking about it this morning, specifically this quote: "What Selznick sees as waste and excess becomes the essence of a different kind of cinema and sensibility, in which shots linger and veer off to include others, in which in-between moments seem to be essential, in which time and place seem more critical than plot or story."

Dog Pageant

Photography // Friday, August 22, 2014
In her series “Dog Pageant”, photographer Sophie Gamand explores the lives of small dog owners in New York City and the dog-oriented events that their lives revolve around. The images capture the phenomena of dogs and owners sharing appearances and oftentimes outfits. “The ‘Doggie moms’ are women (and sometimes men) carrying dressed up toy dogs in purses everywhere they go. 

New Conrad Roset Print "Cicuta"

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 22, 2014
Conrad Roset, who was featured in our June, 2014 issue, has a new print available via The People's Print Shop. Go snatch one up!

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