Recap: Outside Lands, 2014

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 12, 2014
We are all recovering from a long but memorable three days in Golden Gate Park at Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival where, for the fourth year in a row, curated art throughout the park in addition to Mike Shine and the Dr. Flotsam's Hell Brew Revue carnival set-up in the woods. We also caught performances by Kanye West, Artic Monkeys, Spoon, Tegan & Sara, Haim, The Flaming Lips, The Killers, and many more! Check out this photo recap of this year's music and musicians...

Peter Saville to Re-image Kanye West

Music // Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Before everyone gets all in a huffy about Kanye West and the fact that they think he is an egotistical megalomaniac, we are going to just agree to disagree with you and enjoy the fact that Mr. West has, over the course of his career, collaborated and been art directed by people like Murakami, Kaws, Morning Breath, George Condo, and now, it appears he will be working with legendary graphic artist, Peter Saville.

Music Video: Kanye West "Black Skinhead" by Nick Knight

Music // Monday, July 22, 2013
Kanye West, regardless of how you feel about him, is definitely in tune with proper art direction and collaborative efforts. For the video for this new track, "Black Skinhead," he enlisted director Nick Knight to create an interactive, dark, menacing visual treatment that allows the viewer to slow the track, slow the motion, all the while watching a CG-Kanye with massive necklace perform. Go have some fun... 

Ari Marcopoulos for Jay Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail"

Music // Wednesday, July 03, 2013
We aren't even sure what a Magna Carta Holy Grail is supposed to be, but it sounds like its competing with whatever a Yeezus is. If you have a Samsung Galaxy, maybe you are preparing for your July 4, 12:01am listening session with Jay Z's new LP of both religious and democratic implication (and for the record, we got thrones, yeezuses, Magna Cartas, and Indiana Jones over the past 18 months from Jay and West), but for the rest of us, we have to wait for the 9th of July. In the meantime, we can verify that indeed, street, skate and fashion photpgrapher Ari Marcopoulos has shot some of the imagery for Jay's album. 

The Kanye Wes Anderson Tumblr

Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 20, 2012
This tumblr full of clever memes is exactly what it sounds like: a mash-up of scenes from Wes Anderson movies and Kanye West lyrics (and at times, lines from Anderson's movies adapted to Kanye's music videos). Both Anderson and West have an affinity for the finer things in life...

Short Film With Kanye West

Erotica // Thursday, July 19, 2012
To celebrate the launch of her brand new magazine "25", model Anja Rubik has teamed up with Kanye West and director Barnaby Roper to create a short film dedicated to the theme of the first issue - Eroticism. The idea was to create an aesthetically beautiful version of porn.

George Condo for Kanye West's "Theraflu" Cover

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 06, 2012
George Condo has now been collaborating with celebrated hip-hop and pop star Kanye West for a few years now, and it looks like the fine artist has just completed the cover for West's "Thera Flu" single. The piece is unmistakenably Mr. Condo.

George Condo at Jack Rutberg Fine Arts Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 15, 2011
This Thursday, June 18, George Condo has a new show opening featuring a collection of etchings at Jack Rutberg Fine Arts in Los Angeles. Condo has been in the press over the past 12 months with the album cover work for Kanye West and the major retrospective at the New Museum in NYC.

Kanye West to Play MoMA's Party in the Garden Benefit this Month

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 03, 2011
This is a two-way street of good decisions: the Museum of Modern Art and Kanye West have teamed up for pop-superstar Mr. West to play perform at their annual Party in the Garden benefit taking place on May 10, 2011 in the MoMA's Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden.

Shepard Fairey x Z-Trip in Conversation

Street Art // Sunday, January 30, 2011
A lot of people are bummed that Coachella sold out and they can't see Kanye, Lauryn Hill, and Kings of Leon (er, maybe not) at this year's festival. But Coachella is pushing their Coachella Conversations, and we enjoyed hearing the conversing of 2x Coachella artist DJ Z-Trip (friend of Juxtapoz and DJ of our Seventh Letter Issue release party) and Shepard Fairey. Interview after the jump . . .
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