Levi's Film Workshop at MOCA's Art In the Streets

Street Art // Tuesday, April 12, 2011
We have spent the past five days at MOCA watching the final touches being put on the seminal Art In the Streets exhibit, and part of our time we have been watching Levi's put together their newest Levi’s® Workshops, the Film Workshop. For the entirety of the the Streets exhibit, Levi's will allow museum goers and the general public a chance to make their own films, from Super 8 to 3D, home movies to avant garde, amateur to professional. Watch the trailer after the jump . . .

In Progress: LEE's Mural at MOCA

Street Art // Tuesday, April 12, 2011
We have been following the progress of LEE's mural at MOCA's Art In the Streets all weekend, and yesterday evening finally took a few shots of the beautiful progress that he has been in making. LEE, our April 2011 subscriber cover artist and featured in the magazine, has been painting the large facade outside of the Geffen with PUSH and RISK, at least when we took these pictures. More after the jump . . .

New BLU Print To Be Released

Street Art // Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Italian artist, BLU, is set to release a new print through Studio Cromie in the coming weeks. Most of the time, we won't just report on any print, but this one is based off of the fantastic mural BLU did in Rennes, France in late 2010. More information after the jump . . .

Chaz Bojorquez x MTN for MOCA's "Art In the Streets"

Street Art // Monday, April 11, 2011
We are sitting about 3 steps from the entrance of the Art In the Streets store at Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, and we know there is a special edition MTN Colors can done with Chaz Bojorquez as a special "Art In the Streets" can. If you are going with a special can for the first US museum retrospective of street art and graffiti, you should start with one of the originals. More after the jump . . .

Art In the Streets @ MOCA: The Full Line-Up

Street Art // Friday, April 08, 2011
Juxtapoz is on site at the MOCA right now, checking in on the Art In the Streets exhibition, opening April 17th. The full line-up of the show was released yesterday, and of course, you know some in the show, as we covered a group in our April Art In the Streets issue. See the full line-up after the jump . . .

MOCA's Art In the Streets Book

Street Art // Wednesday, April 06, 2011
The buzz surrounding MOCA's Art In the Streets exhibit can't be any louder, as the response we have received over our April 2011 "Art In the Streets" issue done in conjunction with the show's curators has been off the charts. Maybe it was the Margaret Kilgallen cover? Whatever it is, its getting louder and louder, and just remember if you can't go, there is going to be the show's catalogue book. More after the jump . . .

Swoon interview for ACCLAIMmag

Street Art // Saturday, April 02, 2011
There is just something great about listening to Swoon talk about her artwork. And rumpr has it from some people we know who were on the ground at MOCA, her work at "Art In the Streets" is looking like a stand-out. Here, she speaks with ACCLAIMmag about space, context and participation, all cores of her bodies of work. Watch after the jump . . .

The Original Street Art Project

Street Art // Friday, April 01, 2011
Okay, this isn't street art, or art per se, but you can definitely make the case that someone made an art project out of this. During WWII, Lockheed needed to protect their manufacturing plant near Long Beach, so the Army Corps of Engineers covered the ENTIRE plant with a camouflage net, all with little makeshift suburban neighborhoods placed on top. More looks after the jump . . .

Rodarte: States of Matter Video by MOCA

Street Art // Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Felipe Lima, who shot some of the great Arkitip videos over the past few years, directed this piece, Rodarte: States of Matter, for the MOCA and their exhibition of the same name, the first West Coast solo exhibition of the work of fashion and costume designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte. As you may know, they did the costume design for the Academy Award-winning, Black Swan. More after the jump . . .

New Loops from BLU

Street Art // Monday, March 28, 2011
Italian street artist BLU, who has made some of the most impressvie and genre defining timelapse videos, just released two new wall loops from an abandoned factory in Italy. (Okay, we assume Italy). As BLU writes, "trying some ideas for the next animation...". We look forward to whatever and whenever that is. Watch after the jump . . .

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