5Pointz, The Graffiti Mecca, in Jeopardy of Being Bulldozed

Graffiti // Thursday, March 10, 2011
I remember the first time I took the trip out from my suburban town on Long Island to visit 5Pointz in Queens, it was a surreal experience as it was every time I would visited there after. Unfortunately 5Pointz is in jeopardy of being bulldozed by developers, this would be a tragedy in the street art community. Watch Meres One speak about 5Pointz after the jump…

Interview—Alexander Heir

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 01, 2011
A few weeks ago I visited the studio of New York artist Alexander Heir to see what he has been working on. While listening to Alexander's record collection we spent the afternoon talking about art, music, and the pigs within the clothing industry. More after the jump...

Interview: Photographer Anita Brathwaite

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 28, 2011
New York City-based corresponedent Brock Fetch recently met up with Brooklyn-based photographer, Anita Brathwaite, to catch up on what she's been doing and ask her a few questions.More after the jump...

Ian Francis' "Fireland" at Joshua Liner Gallery

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 25, 2011
British artist Ian Francis will be making his NYC solo debut at Joshua Liner Gallery with Fireland, opening next Thrusday, March 3. The work looks to be Francis' signature abstract-figurative paintings, using dark tones and oil and acrylics to create a hazy, dream-like atmosphere. More after the jump . . .

Duke Riley "Two Riparian Tales of Undoing" at Magnan Metz

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 24, 2011
Duke Riley, who was recently the subject of our Juxtapoz Presents video series, has a new exhibition, Two Riparian Tales of Undoing, opening at Magnan Metz in NYC on Friday (Feb 25). Two Riparian Tales of Undoing chronicles the artist’s inquiries over the past year, which as we know, means roaming the sewers of Cleveland amongst other things. More after the jump...

Stephen Mallon—Next Stop Atlantic

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 24, 2011
Photography can often dance along a thin line between art and documentation, artist Stephen Mallon takes full advantage of this. Mallon’s newest series, Next Stop Atlantic, takes an intimate look at what happens to New York City Subway cars when they are retired. See more of this amazing work after the jump . . .

Back In the Days REMIX

Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 19, 2011
Jamel Shabazz' seminal Back In the Days, a chronicling of hip-hop culture in NYC from 1980-89, is getting a 10th anniversary remix courtesy of powerHouse Books. The new edition will feature additional images, text by Fab 5 Freddy and Jeff Chang. This is the book that started the trend, so we say go with the source. Full cover image after the jump . . .

Marcel Dzama "Behind Every Curtain" at David Zwirner NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 15, 2011
The Winnipeg-born, Brooklyn-based, and prolific Marcel Dzama opens Behind Every Curtain at David Zwirner in New York City this Thursday (Feb 19). Dzama's drawings have garnered him praise for their attention to detail, but his evolution into video, sculpture, and other diorama art has made his shows must-see. More after the jump . . .

Harrod Blank's "Automorphosis" at Juxtapoz x MoMA Film Series

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 14, 2011
Harrod Blank's Automorphosis was the latest to be featured in the Juxtapoz x MoMA "All the Wrong Art" film series on Sunday night. The movie truly captured the soul and the origins of the energy that was the basis of the original Juxtapoz reader: counter-culturists and creative frontiersmen and women that take the everyday mundane and turn it into art in motion. Trailer after the jump . . .

RETNA's Hallelujah World Tour Opens Tonight in NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 10, 2011
Tonight (February 10th) in Manhattan, at 560 Washington Street, RETNA is opening his "Hallelujah" World Tour. We may have a few correspondents on the ground at the show, but in the meantime, watch the epic/dramatic video that Viejas del Mercado shot for the show. Watch after the jump . . .

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