Graffiti // Monday, April 25, 2011
Former Juxtapoz cover artist and legendary Los Angeles graffiti artist and ambassador, Saber, is set to open a solo show at Opera Gallery in New York City next month called "The American Graffiti Artist." On the eve of the opening Willie T captured Saber in a trailer for the exhibition . . .
Music // Friday, April 22, 2011
Not everyone has 3D glasses, but in the near future, we are all going to have 3D glasses like we are Marty McFly in Back to the Future II. That doesn't make sense, or have any reference to 3D glasses, but you know what does? This new series on Pitchfork of 3D live videos, and the first is with Deerhunter (wonderful band) and one their new songs, "Primitive." Its interesting even without the glasses. Watch after the jump . . .
Illustration // Friday, April 22, 2011
Volcom's "The Internet Shack" with Michael Sieben (cover of the October 2007 issue of Juxtapoz) returns with Episode 3, "Bikini Camp Car Wash." In Season 2 Episode 3, Sieben and Denver have a good reason to try and buy some wheels, Will Oldham (aka Bonnie Prince Billy, aka Palace Music, aka Mr. Awesome) reveals a secret from his past, and who knew old battles were so hip with the kids. Watch after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 21, 2011
The timing with the opening of MOCA's "Art In the Streets" is perfect, as the Beastie Boys played a major role in combining hip-hop, punk, skate, graffiti, and streetwear into mix of an album, and in the early 1990s especially, they were mainstream act with completely underground tastes and influences. Of course you know by now, they are back with a 20+ minute short film, acting as a parody to their own careers, and we have it in full after the jump . . .
Street Art // Wednesday, April 20, 2011
As part of their artist series of videos in conjunction with the Levi's Film Workshop at MOCA's Art In the Streets, Levi's just released their video with Swoon and Cat Solen, chronicling the amazing construction of Swoon's installation at the MOCA. Watch after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Saturday, April 16, 2011
If you are a fan of tattoo art, then you are going to be inspired by this well-constructed video on NYC tattoo shop, NY Adorned. Director Evan Dennis creates a poetic insight into the tattoo shop, and the preparation that the tattoo artists go through before they begin their process on a human body. Watch after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 14, 2011
It's not evertday that you wake up to find a video titled Spike Jonze Presents: Lil Buck and Yo-Yo Ma. Jonze posted this on the Opening Ceremony blog, and wrote, "Someone who knows Yo-Yo Ma had seen Lil Buck on YouTube and put them together. The dancing is Lil Buck's own creation and unlike anything I've seen." Enjoy after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 13, 2011
We just got this email from our friend and Mexico City based artist, Saner, who along with Retna and Nunca and How & Nosm, will be part of The Boneyard Project coming in the Summer of 2011. As the trailer states, "The Boneyard Project is not simply a unique opportunity to give major contemporary artists an amazing canvas of being able to make art out of a plane, it is a chance for us all to examine our own cultural relationship to airplanes and to the archetypal ideal of traveling through the skies." Trailer after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 13, 2011
The other day, we told you about TV On the Radio just releaeed their newest LP, Nine Types of Light, where they have filmed a music video for each 10 tracks, and will be stitching those videos together to make a full-feature film. Well, that film was screened in NYC this week, and now TVOTR have put the film out for everyone to see. Watch after the jump . . .
Street Art // Tuesday, April 12, 2011
We have spent the past five days at MOCA watching the final touches being put on the seminal Art In the Streets exhibit, and part of our time we have been watching Levi's put together their newest Levi’s® Workshops, the Film Workshop. For the entirety of the the Streets exhibit, Levi's will allow museum goers and the general public a chance to make their own films, from Super 8 to 3D, home movies to avant garde, amateur to professional. Watch the trailer after the jump . . .