ESPO's "A Love Letter For You" now on iTunes

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 26, 2012
May 2012 cover artist, Steve "ESPO" Powers (and December 2007 for that matter, as well as in Johannesburg with Jux at the moment) just had his film, A Love Letter For You, released on iTunes. Directed by Juxtapoz contributing editor, Joey Garfield, the film is a narrative based around Powers as he returns to his hometown of Philadelphia to paint on 50 rooftops along the market train line.

Traditional Mentawai Tattoo

Tattoo // Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Part of a scene taken from the documentary film BUI MAREUREU BAAP as worlds divide - Learning about the tribesmen's body art. Rob Henry has been working as a documentary filmmaker since 2008. Currently, he is making his feature-length debut as producer/director with the project BUI MAREUREU BAAP as worlds divide – a personal, ethnographic film which explores humanity through the lens of an ancient culture.    

The Vanishing Tattoo Documentary

Tattoo // Friday, June 29, 2012
"The full length episode follows an attempt to document ancient tattoo practices before they vanish forever. Renowned Canadian tattoo artist Tom Lockhart, and writer and historian of tattoo lore Vince Hemingson venture on a grueling journey deep into the heart of Borneo's jungle and the river of death to meet the last remaining Iban tattoo artists."

History: Blood and Tattoos

Tattoo // Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Host Craig Reynolds travels around the world to document traditional methods and styles of tattooing, and has himself tattooed in traditional ways by several artists. Straight from the History Channel and into your brain. Learn up.

AI WEIWEI "NEVER SORRY": Official Trailer and #RaiseYourFinger Initiative

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
"Freedom is a strange thing." A perfect sentiment, spoken by one of the most famed, controversial, political, and influential contemporary artists in the world today, China's Ai Weiwei. Over the past few years, no artist has gained the international attention as Weiwei, both for his continually outstanding work, but for his arrest and imprisonment for phantom charges in China last year. First-time director Alison Klayman has captured the artist at his height in the documentary, Never Sorry.

"Beauty Is Embarrassing": A Documentary on Wayne White

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Wayne White, featured in our June 2012 issue of the magazine,  maker of the wonderful "word paintings" and the former art director of Pee-wee's Playhouse, had a documentary of his life and art, Beauty is Embarrassing, released and circulating through the film festival circuit. The film is a "funny, irreverent, joyful and inspiring documentary featuring the life and current times of one of America’s most important artists, Wayne White."

Blu "Megunica" Documentary

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 29, 2011
This is the best 83 minutes you will spend today. We all know, and the evidence is in the product, that Italian aritst Blu is one of the special artists of the generation. The political messages, progressive animations, defiance of authority, each mural or animation Blu creates is something that captures the attention of a world audience.

"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.

Video—EINE gets a Short Documentary

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 . . .

"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 . . .
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