Street Art // Wednesday, December 29, 2010
We just got word on the progress of Swoon and team's trip back to Haiti to continue the work on the Konbit Shelter Project. With Swoon’s Walki print and a Rockefeller grant, the team was able to put the plans in motion to return and make their promise a reality. More information on the Haiti Konbit Shelter Project after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 28, 2010
This past Fall, as we have documented in full, we saw 6 artists off to Detroit to work with Powerhouse Productions as part of our 15th Anniversary Benefit and Auction project. Swoon, Ben Wolf, Monica Canilao, RETNA, Richard Colman, and Saelee Oh all created unique pieces of art in the neighborhood where the money we raised was able to buy property. The local Detroit Free Press just highlighted the project in an extensive article. More information after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Monday, December 27, 2010
We know it's a few days late from the big present-giving holiday of the year, but that doesn't mean there aren't other opportunities to use your old Juxtapoz Magazines as wrapping paper or present-giving decoration. Interesting enough, we do the same thing. More after the jump . . .
Street Art // Sunday, December 26, 2010
We trust the opinion of Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington of Brooklyn Street Art, and they just created a Top 10 list (everyone loves a Top 10 list) on the Huffington Post of the top street art moments of the decade. You have Blu, Banksy, Swoon, Faile, Revs, Dan Witz, and a few other mainstays on the list. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Saturday, December 18, 2010
Cover artist and participating Detroit artist RETNA has a new video on LA Forward that shows him giving a tour of his mural in downtown LA that he painted with Mac based on a photograph by Estevan Oriol. What was supposed to be informative turns a tad confrontational as a man near the mural starting shouting at the film crew and Retna. Watch after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 16, 2010
Chaz Bojorquez, a Juxtapoz cover artist in March 2009 and a penultimate legend of the Los Angeles graffiti game (we are talking Orson Welles level), made a video this past Fall with poet Idris Goodwin. Titled "New Mexico Remix," the piece was part of a three-month look at Hip-Hop culture and free speech showcased at a non-profit art space in Albuquerque, called 516 ARTS. Video after the jump . . .
Street Art // Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Swoon has just released the new Walki Print, with 100% of the proceeds from the sales going towards support of The Konbit Shelter Project that she has worked on in Haiti for much of 2010. The Konbit Shelter Project is a group of artists, engineers, architects and builders creating homes and infrastructure in post-earthquake Haiti. More information after the jump . . .
Street Art // Saturday, December 11, 2010
Swoon, who just traveled with Juxtapoz to Detroit this past Fall, is releasing a new Haiti print this Wednesday, December 15th. Swoon just released a preview of the print, and the proceeds from the print will go to Swoon's "Konbit Shelter" project in Haiti which funds the construction of sustainable adobe style buildings for Haitian residents who have been displaced by the earthquake earlier this year. More information after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Saturday, December 11, 2010
Tonight at Los Angeles' Subliminal Projects is the opening of Wreck the Walls, a massive group show with many Juxtapoz mainstays and active contemporary artists. We will be heading over this evening, but Subliminal sent us some preview images of the show to share with you. Lots of images after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Monday, December 06, 2010
This is it. We are leaving. Miami, see you next year. Well, you never know, Jason Jaworski, our correspondent in Miami may find some more pictures on his Basel camera, but we may just be saying goodbye now. Jason made some last minute stops at NADA and found a Barbara Kruger Chess Set. More pictures after the jump . . .