Juxtapoz // Friday, May 23, 2014
A sign painter by trade, Japanese artist Kenji Nakayama brought some his vivid painting and stenciling skills to Somerville, MA for the new Converse Wall to Wall, featured on the back cover of the February, 2013 issue of Juxtapoz Magazine.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 22, 2014
To accept his 2014 Webby for Person of the Year, Banksy made this video about his Residency in New York City. Whether you loved it, hated it, felt inspired by it reminded us of why street art, graffiti, public art, whatever it is you want to call it, in whatever form you find it, do it, see it, is an important historical identifier of who we are as humans.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Filmed over 18 months, the this new video Tate is the story behind the restoration of Mark Rothko's 'Black on Maroon'. Mark Rothko's 'Black on Maroon' 1958 goes back on public view at Tate Modern on 13 May 2014, following 18 months of intensive work by the Conservation team and colleagues across Tate. The painting, one of the iconic Seagram murals which Rothko donated to Tate in 1970, was vandalised with graffiti ink in October 2012...
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 16, 2014
This short video produced by Ramtin Nikzad for the New York Times captures the rise and fall of a courtroom sketch artist, Gary Myrick, in Texas.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 15, 2014
Cleon Peterson combines vivid and violent imagery with an incredible eye for detail. Just off Fairfax Blvd in Los Angeles, he lifted from his End of Days series to create the newest Converse Wall to Wall, featured on the back cover of the June, 2014 issue of Juxtapoz Magazine.
Illustration // Thursday, May 15, 2014
The adorably psychedelic little animation entitled 'The Trip', cautions that no matter how exciting it may look, please don't drive under influence of psychedelic substances. Music: 'Cheiro Verde' is the name of the song and the Kombi illustration is based on the original Jesus Cardenas art work. Enjoy!
Music // Friday, May 09, 2014
Street Musician's Day (Gatvės Muzikos Diena) is an annual music event which was initiated by Lithuanian musician and actor Andrius Mamontovas. Anyone, who plays any instrument, no matter whether one can play several chords or are professional musicians, may become a participant of the festival. To show that anyone can play any instrument and anyone is welcome no matter how good...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 01, 2014
Adobe commissioned Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh to create an interpretive version of the classic Adobe logo. The designer duo known as Sagmeister & Walsh turned the challenge into a five part gameshow. Produced by Young Guns out of New York, the game show calls for each challenger to recreate the logo out of randomly selected objects, like jalapeños, sprinkles, silly string, or boardgames.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Somebody flew a Phatom camera attached to a helicopoter drone and flew it through some fireworks, capturing a view that we've definitely never seen before. Pretty cool...
Juxtapoz // Friday, April 18, 2014
A$AP Rocky recently helped score British director Luke Monaghan's short film, "Baby Ganster," a portrait of a lowriding former drug lord. “I was intrigued by a man who had spent all of his drug money on his art: lowriding...