Juxtapoz Presents: Procrastination with James Jean Video

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 29, 2011
James Jean just opened a solo exhibition, Rebus, at Martha Otero Gallery. After spending over a year working on a body of work, James found fantastic new ways to procrastinate and inspire himself when he needed a break. He let us in on a few tips recently in his Downtown Los Angeles studio, and we recorded them for you to practice at home. Watch after the jump . .

Thom Yorke Live DJ Set @ Low End Theory in LA

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 23, 2011
The main reason that we bring this video onto our blog stems from when Juxtapoz was in LA on March 9th, we ran into said musician and friends and they all mentioned that said musician was going to be DJing at Low End Theory where Flying Lotus was also to be attending. And we thinking this was a regular occurence, decided not to attend. We should have. Watch the video after the jump  . . .

Marc McKee at HVW8 Gallery in Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 17, 2011
Marc McKee opens Seen/Unknown, an art show and book release, at HVW8 Gallery in Los Angeles this Saturday, March 19. In 1989, McKee started creating skateboard graphics for World Industries and many of its subsidiaries, like Blind, 101, Menace, A-Team and Almost, as well as being the editor of Big Brother Magazine during its first four years. More after the jump . . .

New El Mac x RETNA Mural in Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 11, 2011
Juxtapoz stopped by EL MAC and RETNA's new mural on 7th and Park View near downtown Los Angeles yesterday morning on an unseasonably warm day. We tried to catch RETNA and MAC in action, but it was better to sit and shoot some photos and cause the neighbors to stop and check out the mural as well. More views after the jump . . .

Preview: James Jean "Rebus" at Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 09, 2011
Juxtapoz.com is currently in Los Angeles, and yesterday, we spent the day with James Jean, half of the time spent at Martha Otero Gallery as Jean and the Otero staff were putting the finishing touches on Rebus, Jean's new solo exhibition opening Saturday, March 12. And then the day ended on a roof with a hand-flute version of "Yellow." More after the jump . . .

Watch Camille Rose Garcia Prepare for show at Michael Kohn Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 08, 2011
Camille Rose Garcia opens a new solo exhibition, "Snow White and the Black Lagoon" in Los Angeles, California at the Michael Kohn Gallery ths Saturday (March 12), and she sent us a video of her painting for the new show. As we wrote earlier, the "show plays off of the classic Grimm Brothers’ story, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarves”, with this series of paintings and drawings creating a modern day allegory for our delusional relationship with nature." Video after the jump . . .

Camille Rose Garcia "Snow White and the Black Lagoon" at Michael Kohn Gallery

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 04, 2011
Camille Rose Garcia, who we last featured in our very special 100th issue, will be opening a new solo exhibition, "Snow White and the Black Lagoon" that opens in Los Angeles, California at the Michael Kohn Gallery on March 12, 2011. The show plays off of the classic Grimm Brothers’ story, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarves”, with this series of paintings and drawings creating a modern day allegory for our delusional relationship with nature . . .

Michel Gondry directs Living Sisters' "How Are You Doing?" video

Music // Friday, March 04, 2011
We haven't spoke about Michel Gondry since our feature with the "The Green Hornet" director in our January 2011 issue, but we just saw that he directed a music video for Los Angeles-based trio, The Living Sisters. The video for "How Are You Doing?" features some trademark Gondry dreamlike sequences, including some airplance turbulence, laughter, and a house burning down. Watch after the jump . . .

Estevan Oriol Presents: Patrick Martinez Video Profile

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 03, 2011
As Patrick Martinez prepares for his solo show at Known Gallery later this month, Juxtapoz' contributing photo editor, Estevan Oriol, took a trip to Patrick's studio for us and shot a video profile of the Los Angeles' artist. In the short piece, Patrick talks about his daily motivations and inspirations to make art. Video after the jump . . .

Patrick Martinez—Sneak Peek Studio Visit Before His Solo at Known Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 01, 2011
Brandon Shigeta took a trip over to Patrick Martinez' studio in advance of his solo show at Known Gallery, Hustlemania, opening March 19th in Los Angeles. We have known Patrick for quite a long time, featured him in the October 2010 issue of the magazine, and have been excited to see his energy put into Hustlemania. More after the jump . . .

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