Madlib Invasion: Madvillain "ALL CAPS"

Music // Wednesday, July 09, 2014
We have been celebrating our special Madlib cover story on the site and through all of our social media channels all week, and we get to have a little fun playing with all of Madlib's projects over the years. Today, we look at the work Madlib has done with DOOM and Madvillain, and the fantastic superhero character that came out of the classic Madvillainy LP. And yes, that LP is 10 years old this year. Here is a look at the "All CAPS" video....

On Sale Now: August 2014 w/ Madlib and the Art of the Alter Ego

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 07, 2014
Juxtapoz is proud to announce a very special August 2014 issue, featuring one of our all-time favorite musicians, creatives, and all around artistic personas, Madlib. For years, we have followed Madlib's eclectic career, from Quasimoto, Madvillain, Jaylib, Yesterday's New Quintet, the Beat Konducta series, and everything in between. One common thread has always been the unique and artistically-driven alter egos that Madlib has given to the world, and in this issue, we talk to the musician about his world of music and art.

"Corrective Course" @ Marcas Contemporary Art, Santa Ana

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 03, 2014
 “Corrective Course,” the inaugural exhibit, will feature the works of 40 contemporary artists many of whom have never shown in Orange County, and one, Peruvian muralist JADE, who is showing for the first time in the United States. The show, in keeping with the vision of the gallery, will concentrate on a diverse selection of techniques and stylizations. “Corrective Course” will present an amazing cross section of trending themes in contemporary art...

Watch: DyE feat. Egyptian Lover - She's Bad

Erotica // Thursday, July 03, 2014
The female protagonist in this naughty music video is definition: man-eater. Clearly very in touch with her wild side, she prays on the men in her life while sitting pretty. We won't give away the ending but we will tell you one thing for sure: she's bad...

Gilbert & George "Films and Video Sculptures, 1972-1981" @ Lehmann Maupin, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present a group of seminal films and video sculptures by pioneering artists Gilbert & George. Among the longest-enduring artist duos, they have had sustained influence on the contemporary art world for the past fifty years. The exhibition Films and Video Sculptures, 1972-1981 will be shown in the gallery’s 201 Chrystie Street location and represents an integral, transitional link between the artists’ early art and their later, more widely known large-scale pictures. This exhibition is the artists’ fifth show with Lehmann Maupin.

Madlib Invasion: Quasimoto "Low Class Conspiracy"

Music // Monday, June 30, 2014
For the next month on Juxtapoz.com, we are going to be looking at the career and influence of Madlib. Not only is he known as a versatile musician, Madlib has led a career of alter-ego art direction and created a cast of characters that are important pieces in his canon. Of course, Quasimoto comes to mind first, and Jeff Jank's legendary character design provided a context to Madlib's musical vision. Today, we show you "Low Class Conspiracy," as part of the STONES THROW VIDEO CONTEST #4. Directed by Kristoffer Crook. Stay tuned for a very special August 2014 issue announcement in the coming week....

Watch: App Art with Franky Aguilar

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 30, 2014
For their latest video, KQED Art School took a trip to Oakland artist Franky Aguilar's studio. Aguilar is the artist behind the wildly popular mobile art apps CatWang, Snoopify, Ima Unicorn, and GifYogurt, to name a few. Inspired by street culture, candy colors, and Internet iconography like cats and pizza, Aguilar works with artists to create a user experience that is equally fun and creative...

Juxtapoz x Adobe Present: Jeremy Fish’s Yesterdays & Tomorrows, Part 2

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 27, 2014
Juxtapoz has been lucky enough to document many different art movements as they have grown over the last 20 years. A benefit that Juxtapoz provides readers is the chance to watch an artist create. Over the next month, we are following two-time Juxtapoz cover artist Jeremy Fish as he builds a moving-mural animation in anticipation of his next solo exhibition, Yesterdays and Tomorrows.

Preview: Os Gemeos "The Moon Opera" @ Fortes Vilaca, Sao Paulo

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 27, 2014
With the World Cup now at the knockout stages, with Brazil as the host with a strong showing, one of Brazil's most influential and renowned artists, Os Gemeos, will open a special large scale exhibition, "The Moon Opera," at Galeria Fortes Vilaca in Sao Paulo on Sunday, June 29. 

Converse Wall to Wall: Ron English in Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 26, 2014
In downtown LA the Converse Wall to Wall series was graced by the presence of an absolute legend. Bringing his incredible eye for the warped and wonderful, Ron English created a piece on 7th and Imperial in the emerging DTLA district, featured on the back cover of the January, 2013 issue of Juxtapoz Magazine.

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