Juxtapoz // Friday, February 17, 2012
Have you ever passed one of those 20-story painted billboards and wondered how someone created something so big and so realistic? There are maybe 50 to 60 billboard painters left nationwide, and half being over 50 years old. Find out in Episode 2 about the art of billboards from Tait, one of the country's few (and younger) remaining mural masters.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 15, 2012
As OffTheWall.tv's second artist series subject, Tait Roelofs is the known responsible for 30-foot heads, a million square feet of paint, "pouncing," and—huh? So is the world of billboard painter and life long skater, artist, musician, and probably voted Most Likely To Succeed in high school: Tait Roelofs.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 14, 2012
In this final episode for Vans supported artist Dennis McNett, the Brooklyn artist has prepared for 4 months (and 8 total episodes) to create two life-size Viking ships, 10 diecut wood block pieces, a huge wave wall, and three memorial ships for his first big solo show in Chelsea. In this final episode below, Dennis and a cast of several hundred Vikings, weirdos, and even a few hipsters pull his Viking ship through the streets of New York.
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 13, 2012
In Episode 6 of OTW.tv's Time and Space series, Brooklyn artist Dennis McNett refuses to confine himself to two-dimensional work. Below McNett shares a look at some of the costumes he’s created, holding true to the theory: get into it or get out … "You don't have to just carve a wolf. Put a f@#kin’ wolf costume on and be a wolf."
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 10, 2012
Continuing our OffTheWall.tv 2011 year-in-review of Vans Time and Space original art series, Episode 3 of Dennis McNett takes us through the artists' unique process of translating his wood carvings to prints during his continued preparation for his Reaping Waves, Vital Vessels, and the Passing of the Wolfbats exhibition last year.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 07, 2012
Juxtapoz has partnered with OffTheWall.tv inviting you to further explore the artistic mind via Time And Space—an original video series that offers an inside look at Vans-supported artists creatively doing what they do best. To kick things off, we start with Dennis McNett...