Brooklyn Museum Cancels Plans for Art in the Streets

Street Art // Wednesday, June 22, 2011
  The Brooklyn Museum has announced that it will not be hosting the “Art in the Streets” show due to financial constraints.  Currently showing at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, the exhibition had been scheduled at the Brooklyn Museum from March 30 through July 8, 2012.  Drawing massive crowds, the exhibition has also been a topic of criticism due to the large increase in graffiti in the surrounding area.  

Levi's x MOCA Trucker from REVOK Available Today (6/18)

Juxtapoz // Saturday, June 18, 2011
Just after the MOCA "Art In the Streets" exhibition opened up shop in Los Angeles, Revok became a symbol of the entire show, as he was arrested at LAX for graffiti offences right after the opening. That said, we think this limited edition Levi's x MOCA Trucker from Revok will be popular.

Margaret Kilgallen: "Summer / Selections" at Ratio 3

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 15, 2011
As you may remember, we went back to archives to have Margaret Kilgallen's work on the cover of our April 2011 Art In the Streets Issue. We have also noted that Kilgallen (1967–2001) will have a retrospecitve, Summer / Selections, at San Francisco's Ratio 3 Gallery opening on June 23, 2011.

"Cost Was Here" Print

Juxtapoz // Saturday, June 04, 2011
One of the best touches of MOCA's "Art In the Streets" was the inclusion of NYC's COST & REVS, vital parts of the entire graffiti and street story. Right now through Paper Monster, COST has a new print, "COST WAS HERE," available in 3 different colorways.

Levi's x KR x MOCA Trucker Jacket out June 4

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 02, 2011
Levi's continues their limited edition releases of artist-designed Trucker jackets in conjunction with their partnership with MOCA's "Art In the Streets." On Saturday, June 4, Levi's will release their newest collaborative jacket with NYC-based artist, KR.

Video: Street, 2011 at MOCA

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 01, 2011
One of our founders and photography editors, CR Stecyk III, played director of photography on this video, "Street, 2011," a video for MOCA documenting the Barry McGee, Todd James, Steve Powers installation in "Art In the Streets." Felipe Lima, a great filmmaker, directed the piece.

Neckface x Isaiah Seret "Born Under a Bad Sign"

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Neckface and Isaiah Seret just released a trailer for the new action-horror-ninja-super villain Neckface short film, "Born Under a Bad Sign," that was made in the artist's installation at MOCA's "Art In the Streets." From the looks of this trailer, it looks pretty well-made, considering it spoofs action-horror-ninja-super villain movies.

Photos at Premiere Night: "Outside In: The Story of Art In the Streets" at Egyptian Theatre

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 26, 2011
Juxtapoz were esteemed guests at the premiere of Alex Stapleton's documentary, the Levis' presents, "Outside In: The Story of Art In the Streets" at Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood this past Tuesday evening. The film captured the making of the MOCA's "Art In the Streets "exhibition that opened last month in LA.

Tonight in LA: World Premiere of "Outside In: The Story of Art In the Streets" at Egyptian Theatre

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 24, 2011
As we wrote last week, we were fortunate enough to catch some early glimpses of Levi's Presents "Outside In: The Story of Art In the Streets," Alex Stapleton's documentary on the MOCA's "Art In the Streets" exhibition. The film premieres tonight, May 24, in Los Angeles at 7PM at the Egyptian Theatre.

"Outside In: The Story of Art In the Streets" at Egyptian Theatre, May 24

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 18, 2011
While we were watching the build-up on the ground at MOCA's "Art In the Streets" exhibition last month, we saw director Alex Stapleton hard at work, documenting the entire process with her film crew, all culminating in "Outside In: The Story of Art In the Streets" made in partnership with Levi's Film Workshop.
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