JR in Los Angeles

Street Art // Friday, February 18, 2011
A good way to send us into the weekend, a few photos of TED Award winner JR putting up pieces around Los Angeles, which he will be doing for the next few weeks for his "The Wrinkles of the City" project. Looks like JR put up some pieces in Venice and downtown already. Images after the jump . . .

On this Date, Keith Haring Died

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 16, 2011
On February 16, 1990, Keith Haring passed away from complications from AIDS-related complications at the age of 31. Haring is one of the enduring spirits of all art, promoting social activistism, progressive commentary, and a blueprint on the power that public art can carry across the world. He was a hero and an icon, and take a minute this evening to read more about the artist and legacy he left behind.

New Banksy's in Hollywood (WITH UPDATE)

Street Art // Wednesday, February 16, 2011
We know that with the Academy Awards coming up, Banksy would be heading to Southern California to support, in his own way, the nomination of his film Exit Through the Gift Shop for Best Documentary Feature. And when in Hollywood, Lauren Conrad is bound to be the first person to spot, and Tweet, the newest Banksy piece.

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 . . . 

RETNA's Hallelujah World Tour Opens Tonight in NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 10, 2011
Tonight (February 10th) in Manhattan, at 560 Washington Street, RETNA is opening his "Hallelujah" World Tour. We may have a few correspondents on the ground at the show, but in the meantime, watch the epic/dramatic video that Viejas del Mercado shot for the show. Watch after the jump . . .

Keith Haring: 1978-1982 at CAC in Cincinnati

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 08, 2011
The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) in Cincinnati, Ohio is set to open a groundbreaking exhibition of Keith Haring's early works, titled Keith Haring: 1978—1982. The exhibition. The show chronicles the Haring's arrival in New York City from his native Pennsylvania and his immersion in New York’s dynamic downtown culture. Images from the era after the jump . . .

ROA All Around Mexico

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 08, 2011
Belgian artist ROA has been extremely active over the past few months, with his work showing up in LA, NYC, and a ton of work showing up in Mexico recently. We are currently working on a piece about the artist in an upcoming issue, and saw a few photos of his work in Mexico and had to post it up. Lots of images after the jump . . .

The Juxtapoz Portraits of Sam Bassett

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 07, 2011
As we prepare to release our Juxtapoz Presents video profile on Sam Bassett, we look back at some of the great Juxtapoz portraits shot by the photographer. Mr. Bassett has been our contributing photo editor and integral part of our visual appearance for over 3 years, and seeing his a body of work in near full shows his common threads and experimental nature. Images 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 . . .

Saner x Dhear x Neuzz in "Imaginary Worlds"

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 04, 2011
Montana Gallery Barcelona has had some stand-out shows over the past year, one of them being the exhibition by Mexico's SANER, DHEAR, and NEUZZ. As the three artists descended upon Barcelona, Montana captured a short documentary. Watch the video after the jump . . .


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