Street Art // Wednesday, March 23, 2011
London's Black Rat Projects' director Mike Snelle checked in from ground zero for Juxtapoz of his friend Swoon's studio as she preps for the major museum survey of street art, Art In the Streets, at LA's MOCA opening this April, 2011. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 19, 2011
John "CRASH" Matos, who we profiled in our new April 2011 Art In the Streets Issue, has a new solo show, Paintings With a Hidden Agenda, opening at Addict Galerie in Paris on March 25, 2011. It will be Crash's first exhibition in France in over a decade, featuring spray paint on canvas works. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 18, 2011
We go back to 1983, an era of hip-hop, graffiti, and street culture that our April 2011 Art In the Streets Issue covers, and give you the masterpiece work of graffiti artist, musician and futurist, Rammellzee, and hip-hop artist K-Rob, "Beat Bop." And to round it out, Jean-Michel Basquiat did the single's cover artwork. Listen after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 13, 2011
Our April issue of Juxtapoz, the Art In the Streets Issue, companion to the MOCA's "Art In the Streets" exhibition that is opening in Los Angeles next month, was curated by Roger Gastman. (Who happens to be a curator of the MOCA show, along with MOCA director, Jeffrey Deitch, and Aaron Rose). The New York Times, getting in the Art In the Streets mood, profiled Gastman this weekend. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 11, 2011
As we get set to release our April 2011 issue, created in conjunction with the MOCA and their "Art In the Streets" exhibition, we look at a clip of one of the early pioneering films depicting early 1980's NYC graffiti and street culture, the Jean-Michel Basquiat starring, Glenn O'Brien written "Downtown 81." Watch Basquiat dance after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 02, 2011
April 2011 marks a special issue for Juxtapoz Magazine, as we were asked by the MOCA to create a companion issue to the first major instituitional retrospective of street art, Art In the Streets. As we documented street art to a wider-audience of fine art, tattoo, pop-surreal, and illustrative art enthusiasts over our 17 years, we wanted to create an extended dialog and history with graffiti and street art pioneers. More after the jump . . .