Juxtapoz // Friday, September 23, 2011
After a long drive in the wee hours of the morning, Juxtapoz arrived in the beautiful hill town of Grottaglie in Southern Italy to attend the opening of FAME Festival. With just a few hours to run around the town before sleep called, we saw work by Escif, Blu, Vhils, Lucy McLauchlan, Nespoon, Os Gemeos, Sam 3, Swoon, and others.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 08, 2011
The following are preview install photos from Swoon’s installation, Anthropocene Extinction, that opened over the weekend at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston.
Street Art // Wednesday, September 07, 2011
The following are preview install photos from Swoon’s show “Anthropocene Extinction” that opened over the weekend at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 01, 2011
As Juxtapoz is set to descend upon Stavanger, Norway for the 2011 Nuart Festival, the good people of Nuart are set to release a comprehensive history of the street art festival, Eloquent Vandals: The History of Nuart Norway. On October 1, 2011, the festival will open with a party and book launch event in Stavanger.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Following another busy summer, where Swoon had one of the premier installations at MOCA's Art In the Streets and her ongoing project in New Orleans, the Brooklyn-based artist opens a new museum installation at the Boston ICA, Anthropocene Extinction, this Saturday, September 3.
Street Art // Monday, July 25, 2011
It’s been some time since posting any new Swoon walls. So, here one is, always esthetically and technically on point. One of the best.
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 01, 2011
We have worked with Brooklyn-based Swoon before on our 10th year anniversary project in Detroit, and we are happy to hear from her now as she embarks on a new project in New Orleans. Swoon has re-imagined ?a permanent, interactive sculpture for the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans. It will look like a house, but it will function like a musical instrument.
Juxtapoz // Monday, June 20, 2011
Brooklyn-based artist, Swoon, continues a fantastic run of site-specific installations, with her newest showing up in the atrium of the New Orleans Museum of Art. After a showstopping installation at MOCA's "Art In the Streets," she continues with Thalassa, named for and inspired by the Greek goddess of the sea.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 01, 2011
Monica Canilao has returned to the Detroit neighborhood where Juxtapoz teamed with Power House Productions to reimagine and develop a neighborhood through the art community. As you may remember, this past Fall we invited Monica, Swoon, Retna, Richard Colman, Saelee Oh, and Ben Wolf to Detroit to start the program.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 05, 2011
A few weeks ago, we posted the Levi's Film Workshop Swoon + Cat Solen video profile, covering the Brooklyn-based artist's installation at MOCA's "Art In the Streets." Today, we have a video of Swoon and Solen discussing the film and collaboration at Levi's Film Workshop space at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.