Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 15, 2015
Watch artist Steven Harrington put together his recent solo show, "Wavy Days," at Colette, Paris in this video by Jason Miller. The title, "Wavy Days," reflects Harrington's ongoing relationship with anxiety. "It seems that all my life I’ve dealt with anxiety. Like many folks nowadays, I’m no stranger to feelings of worry, stress, apprehension, and even fear...
Graffiti // Friday, October 09, 2015
Felipe Pantone is a contemporary slash kinetic slash graffiti artist living in Valencia, Spain. Selina Miles is a video director from Brisbane, Australia. Together, they celebrate their love of the internet and facts in this short film.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 08, 2015
“Atlántico” is a dual show by Edgar Flores (Saner) and Javier Iglesias (Gnosick) at Swinton Gallery in Madrid. The show presents works by both artists by themselves and nine pieces in collaboration too. A special occasion that Swinton Gallery is pleased to show. Besides the indoor show, both artists have painted a mural in collaboration for Swinton Gallery’s “Mind the Wall” Project to celebrate their magnificent encounter. “Atlántico” represents the reunion of two brothers separated and linked by an ocean.
Music // Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Back in July, Lagunitas and Juxtapoz helped sponsor one of our favorite musician's art shows; Courtney Barnett. In the midst of a worldwide tour for her infectious new LP, "Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit." Well, that is Courtney's art all over that cover, as well as a bunch of drawings she has been making on tour over the years. We interviewed her at the time, and now we have a little video to show you of the opening and the vibe.
Photography // Tuesday, October 06, 2015
In the infancy of hip-hop, Brooklyn-born photographer Jamel Shabazz documented the pioneers of music and style who would launch an enduring worldwide phenomenon. In Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer Charlie Ahearn (director of the seminal graffiti movie Wild Style) pays tribute to both Shabazz and those who defined hip-hop before it had definition. We sat down with Shabazz ahead of the DVD release to talk about his motives for documenting the world around him and how they have evolved throughout his lifetime.
Music // Tuesday, October 06, 2015
One of the most prolific and well-known album cover designers, Storm Thorgerson cofounded the design company Hipgnosis with Aubrey “Po” Powell straight out of the Royal College of Art, and at the height of 1960s Swinging London. Thorgerson’s youthful friendship with Roger Waters, Syd Barrett, and David Gilmour led to the first Hipgnosis album sleeve, for Pink Floyd’s A Saucerful of Secrets.
Music // Wednesday, September 30, 2015
In this glorious interview, recorded on cassette tape in London in 1988, Chris Roberts interviews Tom Waits. Blank on Blank is one of our favorite PBS series and Tom Waits one of our favorite people, so naturally, we thouroughly enjoyed this.
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 28, 2015
Geoff McFetridge currently has an exhbition up through October 10, 2015 at Joshua Liner n NYC, and Dress Code made this fantastic documentary about the show and work. There are some great moments here; Geoff really getting to the point of the title, "It Looks Like it Says," how he likes to capture everyday life, his use of color, and the way even he and his wife look at the work. Great stuff.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 22, 2015
February 2014 cover artist Mel Kadel has always been one of our favorites. And she is prolific. Her new show, Sky's Eyes, opening October 2, 2015 at Slow Culture, will featuring over 100 new works, and as the gallery notes, "Over the last year Kadel has turned her focus on working on a much smaller scale while building such a large body of work. Her dedication has resulted in new directions and techniques thatare expanding on the carefully detailed drawings she is known for."
Music // Thursday, September 17, 2015
Remember a few weeks ago when we told you we were excited about the new Deerhunter album, Fading Frontier, out on 4AD on October 16, 2015? Well, we are still really excited about the Atlanta bands new LP, and now even more so because the track "Breaker" has a video, a video that is simple and nice, for a track that is a nice return to a more experimental pop sound that made us love the band in the first place.