JR in NY

Street Art // Monday, June 27, 2011
Photographer, artist, and the winner of last years prestigious TED award, JR, has been busy working in the streets of New York.  The following photographs are of three recent walls the artist has recently altered.

Project: Dear Photograph

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 27, 2011
We have thinking a lot about nostalgia recently, and perhaps summer brings that out. On the topic, we found this project, Dear Photograph, simply asking submitters to "take a picture of a picture from the past in the present." The results, so far, have been quite interesting.

Billy the Kid Portrait gets $2.3m at Denver Auction

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 27, 2011
This is a cool bit of random news; a Billy the Kid portrait, the only "known authenticated portrait of the notorious outlaw," has sold for $2.3m at an auction in Denver recently. The tintype is believed to have been taken in 1879 or 1880 in Fort Sumner, New Mexico. See the full portrait after the jump . . .

Opening Photos: Ed Templeton "Teenage Kissers" @ half gallery NYC

Juxtapoz // Sunday, June 26, 2011
Ed Templeton opened a really great photo exhibition, Teenage Kissers, at Half Gallery in NYC's Lower East Side on Thursday night. Again, a huge crowd came out, spilling onto the street, with Ed, CR Stecyk III, and Glen E Friedman amongst those in attendance.

Jeff Divine's Surfing Photographs from the Eighties

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 16, 2011
We were very lucky to receive a copy of T. Adler Books newest release, Surfing Photographs from the Eighties, featuring the photography of Jeff Divine. We are also very lucky to have T. Adler layout a few pairs for us in our July Issue of the magazine as well.

LIFE Magazine Goes Skateboarding

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 16, 2011
We were just wandering through the archives of LIFE Magazine, and saw these classic skateboard photos from both NYC and the West Coast. Of course there was the classic LIFE cover from 1965 featuring girl's skate champion, Pat McGee, so LIFE has a legacy in the 1960s of covering skateboard culture.

Bill Daniel opens Tri-X-Noise

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 16, 2011
Bill Daniel, one of the great underground documentarians working today (and director of the documentary "Who Is Bozo Texino?" and featured in our April 2011 Art In the Streets issue), just opened up a new website project, Tri-X-Noise, where he will be selling some black and white prints of his most famed photos.

The Children of the Russian Rich

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 15, 2011
This is just one of those photo series' that is so random but interesting and almost bizarre that we had to post it. Photographer Anna Skladmann has spent years chronicling and spending time with the children of the super rich of Russia, creating this series of the mini-wealthy.

In Erotica: The Photography of Ira Chernova

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Ira Chernova is a photographer based out of Moscow and an all around babe, judging by her self-portraits and gorgeous erotica. There is a mix of tattoo work here, erotica, fashion, and just some slightly bizarre works.

Reminisce in Action

Graffiti // Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Craig Costello, known by many as Kr, has several photographs hanging at the Moca documenting his late night adventures in the early 90’s.  Here is a great rare photo of Reminisce painting back then.

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