Graffiti // Wednesday, February 02, 2011
Tonight, Wednesday, February 2, in San Francisco, one of the last great indepedent music festivals, Noise Pop, opens its 2011 activites with an exhibition by San Francisco graffiti and sticker legend, PEZ. Showing in conjunction with FIFTY24SF Gallery, Louder Than Bombs features PEZ' iconic reworkings of album sleeve covers. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 02, 2011
Our Contributing Editor, and also talented filmmaker, Joey Garfield, teamed with Stephen "ESPO" Powers to create A Love Letter For You, the official documentary film for ESPO's 2009 project with the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. And at last, we have a trailer for the film to show you. Watch it after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 30, 2011
This video was shot as EINE was painting 2 walls with his signature block letters—one wall spelling PRO PRO PRO on Ebor Street in East London, with the other being CALCULATE on Hollywell Lane, also in East London. With EINE opening a show at White Walls in San Francisco in March 2011, we are getting an early look at the artist now. Video after the jump . . .
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 . . .
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 25, 2011
As part of his EYEBEAM residency in NYC, Aram Bartholl created "Dead Drops," an anonymous, offline, peer to peer file-sharing network in public space where USB flash drives are embedded into walls, buildings and curbs accessable to anybody in public space. Watch the video after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 23, 2011
Our Helen Soteriou sits down with Queens, New York-based Skewville, the roaming artists known for throwing wooden sneakers over wires across the globe. From NYC to London, and Berlin to the Mayan Temples of Mexico, Skewville have taken these sneakers you see here and made them postcard moments. Interview after the jump . . .
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.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 22, 2011
Street artist Becca has pioneered the genre since the late ’80s, well before it ever fell under some umbrella’d term. But more than that, Becca brought justifiable recognition of women’s contributions to the game, with her innocent girls consistently canvassed upon Southern California’s building facades and bare surfaces . . .
Street Art // Monday, January 17, 2011
We can't confirm that this is a Banksy mural in Camden in London, but because it is a bit fun to see a mural on the spot where Banksy and Robbo had their infamous row, we wanted to pass this along to you. More images after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 13, 2011
If you are a graffiti artist, you are used to being buffed by the "authorities," or "the man," or in the case of San Francisco, those crazy neighborhood watch and real estate agent folks who are trying to keep their $1.5m condos at their highest re-sale value. So you have to be clever to while in combat mode. Take this battle...