Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Remember when lo-fi meant your music video was probably going to look bad? That really isn't the case anymore, because Boat's new video for “(I'll Beat My Chest Like) King Kong ” is a brilliant piece of short form art using the minimalist of budget and stop motion special effects . . .
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 26, 2011
We speak with the acclaimed feature-film director of such classics as Milk, My Own Private Idaho, Good Will Hunting, and Elephant about controlling how you create your art, photography, and how to be a good interviewer . . .
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 26, 2011
The story of Ai Weiwei continues to fascinate us, and as the Chinese artist was detained in Beijing on April 3, 2011, the Tate Modern in London (where Ai created his now famed sunflower seed installation in the grand Turbine Hall in 2010) has released an interview they did with the artist during his stay in London. Watch after the jump . . .
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 . . .