Ai Weiwei's "Bang" @ 2013 Venice Art Biennale

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 10, 2013
In the last several weeks Ai Weiwei has produced several new artworks, from a heavy metal music video, a large-scale diorama depicting his imprisonment, to an installation of 150 tons of straightened rebar taken from schools that had collapsed during the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. He also designed the cover for Time Magazine. At the 2013 Venice Art Biennale, Weiwei produced another installation, this once featuring 886 antique wooden stools!

Ai Weiwei "S.A.C.R.E.D" Installation @ Venice Art Biennale, 2013

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 30, 2013
Ai Weiwei has become the most interesting artist in the world in our eyes, with a constant outout of provocative, thought-provoking works in the face of his constant battle with the Chinese government. Currently on display during the 2013 Venice Art Biennale, Ai Weiwei has created S.A.C.R.E.D. "a six-part work composed of six iron boxes depicting scenes from the chinese artist's 81-day incarceration back in 2011."

Feature: A Conversation with Aaron Young on "Rebel"

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 29, 2011
This month in Juxtapoz Magazine, we did a special report on the Rebel project, featuring Harmony Korine, James Franco, and Aaron Young. Rebel, an abstraction on the life of James Dean and history of Rebel Without A Cause, will premiere at the Venice Biennale this summer. Here is our interview excerpt with NYC-based Aaron Young.

Chocolate, 2010 by Martynka Wawrzyniak

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 15, 2011
This was one of the more uncomfortable, but slightly intoxicating 9 minutes and 22 seconds we have spent watching a video art piece in quite some time. Martynka Wawrzyniak, who has been known to make these visual treatments, lets chocolate be poured on her without really moving for nearly 10 minutes.

Venice in Venice at the 54th Venice Biennale

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Venice in Venice, curated by Tim Nye and Jacqueline Miro, opened recently during the 54th Venice Biennale featuring a select grouping of 1960’s revolutionary artists that originated out of Venice, California, artists like Vija Clemens, Ed Ruscha, Bruce Connor, James Turrell, and others.

"Sasha Grey" by Richard Phillips for Venice Biennale 2011

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 02, 2011
Richard Phillips has a trend buidling. First a "Lindsay Lohan" short film,  now "Sasha Grey." This, along with Phillip’s first short film, “Lindsay Lohan,” will be included in "Commercial Break," presented by the Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Venice, Italy, June 1 - 5, 2011, concurrent with the 54th international exhibition of the Venice Biennale.

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