A Film About the Art of Banksy

Street Art // Monday, February 14, 2011
We are trying to get you ready for the Academy Awards and Banksy's nomination for Best Documentary Feature with "Exit Through the Gift Shop." In preparation, or perhaps your parent's and/or elder relations preparation, there is a short film out called "B Movie," A film about the art of Banksy. Good catch up watching after the jump . . . 

Swoon at Metro Gallery in Melbourne

Street Art // Monday, February 07, 2011
Swoon will be exhibiting for the first time Australia this month, with a solo exhibition at Metro Gallery in Armadale, Australia, just outside of Melbourne. Swoon will be showing some of her iconic characters, some with her traditional print making techniques. Images after the jump . . .

Street Art Communication 2010 Video

Street Art // Tuesday, February 01, 2011
Street Art Communication is an annual event that takes place in Slovakia, presenting progressive street culture, giving the community a unique chance to meet with the world's contemporary street and other visual artists, emphasizing the creative process. Reviewing the festival's 2010 activities and precursing the 2011 event, Street Art Communication just released a new video. More information and video after the jump . . .

Shepard Fairey x Z-Trip in Conversation

Street Art // Sunday, January 30, 2011
A lot of people are bummed that Coachella sold out and they can't see Kanye, Lauryn Hill, and Kings of Leon (er, maybe not) at this year's festival. But Coachella is pushing their Coachella Conversations, and we enjoyed hearing the conversing of 2x Coachella artist DJ Z-Trip (friend of Juxtapoz and DJ of our Seventh Letter Issue release party) and Shepard Fairey. Interview after the jump . . .

"How To Sell A Banksy" Movie Trailer

Street Art // Thursday, January 27, 2011
There is only one rule: There are no rules. That's entertainment. Everyone is an opportunist to some degree, and if you are the guy trying to sell a Banksy, you might as well make a documentary. And if you want to intellectualize it ""HOW TO SELL A BANKSY" raises questions of ownership, authentication and the true value of art itself," says the filmmakers. We just like trailers, because we don't need to see the movie now. Watch it after the jump . . .

The Big Picture—An In-Depth look into Shepard Fairey and Mark Mothersbaugh's Collaborative Show

Street Art // Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Subliminal Projects Gallery just opened their newest show, The Big Picture, featuring both large and small work by Mark Mothersbaugh and Shepard Fairey.  The special collaboration is a reflection of their commitment to supporting The Art of Elysium, a non-profit that supports artists and provides relief for medically disabled and hospitalized children. Read the full feature after the jump . . .

Banksy's Exit Through the Gift Shop Nominated for an Academy Award

Street Art // Tuesday, January 25, 2011
As if the masterplan was constructed this way all along, the Banksy-directed "Exit Through the Gift Shop," is nominated for an Oscar in the category of Best Documentary Feature. That is right, a street art film that Banksy made is nominated for an Academy Award. Somewhere in the UK, there is a character named Banksy who is laughing... More after the jump . . .

Swoon for TEDxBrooklyn Talks

Street Art // Saturday, January 22, 2011
One of the great street, fine, and philanthropic artisits active today, Callie Curry, aka Swoon, has become synonymous with creating art on her own terms. This TEDxBrooklyn talk is very interesting and enlightening, in that Callie really reflects on the positive energy and impact afforded to her under the project and moniker she calls Swoon. This is really a great talk and we highly recommend spending some time watching it in full.

Banksy Releases The Simpsons Intro Storyboards

Street Art // Friday, January 21, 2011
Nice to see Banksy update his site with some new works, and since all of us took the time to watch the Bristol, England artist art-direct the hallowed ground of "The Simpsons" introduction, Banksy took the time to release some of his storyboard sketches. More after the jump . . .

Photos from Robert Williams Screening of MR BITCHIN at MOCA

Street Art // Thursday, January 20, 2011
Juxtapoz founder Robert Williams had his new documentary, Mr Bitchin', honored with a screening at Los Angeles' MOCA this past Sunday. The screening featured an introduction by new MOCA Director, Jeffrey Deitch, as well as friends and art colleagues in attendance as well. Pictures after the jump . . .