Converse Wall to Wall: Caleb Neelon in Massachusetts

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Longtime Juxtapoz contributor and friend Caleb Neelon is the latest artist to participate in Converse's Wall to Wall project, painting an extra large mural in Worcester, Massachusetts. 

Thomas Pynchon's "Inherent Vice" gets the Paul Thomas Anderson film treatment—Trailer

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 30, 2014
We have been wondering how esteemed director Paul Thomas Anderson was going to tackle the depth and wormhold writing-stlye of Thomas Pynchon and capture it in a coherent film, but PTA is the man to do the job if there ever was anyone. "Inherent Vice" originally was published in 2009, and Anderson signed up to direct the film not that much later. Now we have a trailer for the film, set to release in December 2014, with starring roles from Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston, Reese Witherspoon, Benicio del Toro, Jena Malone, Maya Rudolph, and Martin Short.

Watch: Eyes of Hitchcock

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 30, 2014
In this short clip, video essayist kogonada captures Hitchcock's character's eyes, beginning with a zoom into red eyes from Vertigo's opening credits and Janet Leigh's dead eyes in Psycho. Whether it was fear, anger, excitement, hypnosis, or understanding, Hitchock captured it best.

Light Painting With Drones

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Using LED-equipped quadcopters called "Spaxels," the Austrian Ars Electronica Futurelab created a drone swarm that can draw three-dimensional figures in midair. Check out this video of a s warm of 49 quadcopters, and dream of the possibilities...

Volcom's "True to This" featuring Kurt Vile, Travis Millard, and more

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 29, 2014
The latest chapter of Volcom's "True to This" series explores the magical state of mind that lures us in and keeps us crawling back for more. Featuring an exclusive live performance of Kurt Vile's "Gold Tone," the video takes a deep dive into his higher consciousness and also explores the meditative states of artists Juxtapoz Contributing Illustrator Travis Millard as well as Gemma O'Brien... 

The Art of Single-Cell Algae Arrangment

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 29, 2014
For those of you who are looking for a career in the art of single-cell algae arrangment, here is a short documentary about Klaus Kemp, the master of the Victorian art of diatom arrangement. What is diatom arrangment you ask? Diatoms are single cell algae that create jewel-like glass shells around themselves.... 

Microbe Art by Klaus Kemp

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 22, 2014
Behold, the fascinating world of diatom art. Klaus Kemp is the only person in the world still practicing this Victorian art form using miniscule microbes as his material.

First Look at Tim Burton's "Big Eyes" Film

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 19, 2014
Painter Margaret Keane's remarkable story was detailed in our June 2014 issue and will soon be told by Tim Burton in his new film, Big Eyes, due out on Christmas Day.

Ben Jones Illustrates "A Clockwork Orange"

Illustration // Friday, September 19, 2014
The Folio Society's new edition of Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange is illustrated by Ben Jones. In this video Jones talks aobut the fascinating commission and how he went about separating the text from Stanley Kubrick's iconic 1971 film adaptation.

Boxes of Death 5

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 19, 2014
Boxes of Death is an art exhibition where 50 artists are each given their own coffin to do with what they want. The idea spawned from Kane Quaye, a famous coffin maker from Africa. His philosophy was that a coffin should not just be a pine box, but something that represents the person inside and their life.
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