An Interview with Photographer Angela Boatwright

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 06, 2011
Throughout the early '90s Angela Boatwright was a growing presence within the New York skate community and at underground hardcore shows. In the past fourteen years she’s photographed countless celebrities and bands, such as Black Crowes, Interpol, Shephard Fairey, Andrew WK, Method Man, Ellen Page, and Juliette Lewis.

An Interview with Kid Zoom

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 02, 2011
In late 2010, Ian "Kid Zoom" Strange had a major impact in the art world with his solo show, This City Will Eat Me Alive, at NYC's Opera Gallery. Ron English calling Kid Zoom, a "Rembrandt with a spray can," was an endorsement that many couldn't help but notice. Juxtapoz contributor Noel Nocciolo interviews the Australian-born artist.

An Interview with Candy Chang

Street Art // Wednesday, April 27, 2011
We recently wrote on the site about the public art project, "Before I Die," that installation artist, designer, and urban planner Candy Chang created in New Orleans. Now, our Helen Soteriou speaks with Chang about her public projects, and what is next.

Erik Otto for RED BULL RIDE + STYLE

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 26, 2011
San Francisco’s Justin Herman Plaza will set the scene for a collision of fixed gear biking and urban contemporary art Saturday, April 30, for the Red Bull Ride + Style event, with obstacles designed and by local artists Erik Otto, Aaron De La Cruz, Nate Van Dyke, Arlo Eisenberg, and a custom installation by Mark Grieve and Ilana Spector. Today, we interview Mr. Otto. . .

An Interview with Gus Van Sant

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 . . .

Ai Weiwei, A Conversation

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 . . .

A Tour of the Cosmos in Bytes and Atoms by The Imaginary Foundation

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 20, 2011
The mysterious think tank and art apparel collective known as The Imaginary Foundation recently created an installation entitled The Undivided Mind, which merged the seemingly opposing worlds of art and science. The San Francisco gallery, covered wall to ceiling in scribbled chalkboard scientific diagrams and mathematical equations attracted hundreds of curious "imaginarians" on the opening night in late 2010. We interviewed the IF in our May 2011 issue, part of which you can read after the jump.

Back Talk with David MacDowell

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Working primarily with acrylics on canvas, David MacDowell is not afraid of tapping into the dark side of American media worship. He tops off celebrity renderings sprinkled with crying babies, candy colored nightmares, and a hilariously acidic sense of humor. Some have called his work a virtual “Disneyland on acid”. More after the jump . . .

Swoon interview for ACCLAIMmag

Street Art // Saturday, April 02, 2011
There is just something great about listening to Swoon talk about her artwork. And rumpr has it from some people we know who were on the ground at MOCA, her work at "Art In the Streets" is looking like a stand-out. Here, she speaks with ACCLAIMmag about space, context and participation, all cores of her bodies of work. Watch after the jump . . .

Interview: Ferris Plock

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 28, 2011
Over the past few years, fine artist Ferris Plock has become one of the most active artists in San Francisco. Recently, he was the Artist-in-Residence at Recology in SF, and had a solo show at Shooting Gallery. Many would say Plock holds a trademark style, mixing, at times, contemporary culture with Ukiyo-e art form. Maybe you should just read the interview. Read after the jump . . .

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