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....
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 // 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.
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.
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.
Design // Wednesday, June 25, 2014
You might find Dana Tanamachi-Williams listening to country music or collecting vintage packaging for inspiration while she works on any given number of projects within her newly-formed Brooklyn-based design firm. Tanamachi Studio started modestly, but now Dana is adding clients like Oprah, Time Magazine, Nike, Burton, Target, and even Google to her roster.
Design // Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Oluwaseyi (Seyi/Shay) Sosanya, a designer and engineer whose design approach explores the territory between craft and industrial design practices, has created a loom that weaves in 3D.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 24, 2014
This Friday, June 27th, Soze Gallery will be presenting two exciting new exhibitions opening on the same night: “Nomadic Experiments: Anatomy of Restlessness” by prolific Italian artist 2501, and “Close Is Too Far” featuring new works by artists Caleb Hahne and Joseph Martinez. This exhibit includes a handful of collaborative works from the two artists, in addition to their own individual works...
Music // Monday, June 23, 2014
We are excited to premiere Foster the People's newest video "Pseudologia Fantastica," a track from their second album Supermodel which was released this March. The brilliant animation comes from the mind of Mark Foster himself. "This video came to me in the back of a taxi while traveling through Cuba. I think in some ways it's a reflection of what I was seeing around me - a country ravaged by communism...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 19, 2014
San Francisco artist Jeremy Fish has played a major role not only in Juxtapoz’s growth over the last two decades, but also in the growing movement of artists who grew up in skateboarding and who have formed successful careers in exhibiting art. Not only that, but we consider Fish a friend. He’s a two-time Juxtapoz cover artist, and we look forward to all his immersive paintings and explorations into narrative-based exhibitions.