The Grifters-Graffiti Without Graffiti

Graffiti // Sunday, July 19, 2015
While most graffiti books just have pictures of finished pieces and maybe some action shots, the people over at The Grifters have gone above that with their new book called "Graffiti Without Graffiti," which shows how much work can go into getting a spot sometimes.

Juxtapoz Presents: Tom Killion's Woodcut Printmaking

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Northern California is home to some of the world’s most gorgeous landscapes. From the Sierra to the Ocean, to mountains that touch the Pacific, the ethereal beauty is a work of art itself. For over 40 years, Tom Killion has delicately archived the environmental majesty of California within the traditional process of Japanese-Style woodblock printmaking, creating stunning, colorful works through a handmade, ancient operation. We visited Tom at his Point Reyes studio to experience the comfort of a beginner’s state of mind.

Watch: Volcom's "In Pursuit Of A Real Life Happening"

Fashion // Wednesday, July 15, 2015
For more than two decades, Volcom has made mens and youth jeans fit for movements. With their new denim collection they take a cleaner approach to timeless style. Watch their  latest video "In Pursuit of a Real Life Happening"!

Music Video: Tame Impala "'Cause I'm A Man" (new LP, Currents, out now)

Music // Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Update from an older post, with evidence that these guys are really good: Tame Impala's new LP, Currents, out today, July 17 through Modular, is really good. On the occasion, we wanted to share the new video for the track "'Cause I'm a Man" because its the summer sounds we prefer. Tame Impala and lead singer/songwriter Kevin Parker always seems to have a very good feel for the visual aspects of his music, and having the Currents cover be done by Kentucky-based artist Robert Beatty is pretty cool, too. Can't wait to see them at Outside Lands this August! Check it after the jump.

Watch: The Element Perspective with French Fred

Photography // Friday, July 10, 2015
Our friends at Element just introduced the latest installment of their Perspective t-shirts featuring innovative filmmaker and photographer, French Fred.

Juxtapoz Presents: De Colores de Cheech

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 08, 2015
We're excited to announce the online premiere of Cheech Marin: De Colores De Cheech, directed by Gregg Gibbs. The charismatic comic takes viewers on an entertaining road trip around his hometown, visiting art studios, galleries and taquerias while exploring his extensive Chicano art collection. The film is a companion piece to the feature about Cheech in our June 2015 issue. 

Music Video: Knxwledge "Flyinglizrds" by Ruff Mercy

Music // Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Knxwledge's Hud Dreams has been on heavy rotation in the Jux office since it dropped earlier this year. The Stones Throw artist has collaborated with Joey Bada$$, Blu, Iman Omari, and more recently on one of our favorite tracks off Kenrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly, "Momma." Today Knxwledge released this welcomingly psychedelic video for the tracks "Flyinglizrds" and "Shuremng," animated by Ruff Mercy (who did this RTJ video) with footage from Ross Harris. Watch and enjoy! Light green, lime green, avocado...

Converse Blank Canvas: Jason Jägel

Street Art // Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Former Juxtapoz cover artist Jason Jägel is the latest artist to participate in Converse's Blank Canvas project, featured on the back cover of our July 2015 issue. A longtime friend of the magazine, Jason helped interview Madlib and illustrate the cover for our August 2015 "Alter Ego" issue. More recently, he held a one day "Doomsday Show" at the Rappcats space in Los Angeles featuring paintings, prints and a limited run of individually hand-drawn CDs for Madlib's Mind Fusion African Earwax mix. 

Watch: "Elgin Park" and the life of Michael Paul Smith

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 25, 2015
Elgin Park is a lot of things: a 1950’s utopia, a fantastical world, and an optical illusion. Artist Michael Paul Smith’s imaginative town – composed entirely of miniatures – delighted audiences worldwide when his photo series went viral. For the first time, the documentary Elgin Park dives into the life of this charming, reclusive artist to reveal the dark inspiration behind his work.  

The LB Project: A European Art Project through Skateboarding

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 25, 2015
The LB Project is a European art project through skateboarding. Sharing skills, ideas and a love for helping each other, the project was created to bring people together for a good cause. With help from Michael Sieben, Todd Bratrud, Jeremy Fish, Fos, Jeremyville, Kid Creature, French, Mike Kershnar, Chad Eaton, and BB Bastidas, each artist hand painted on blank skateboards to support Skateistan. Half of the boards were offered to Internet users via the-lbproject.com and the other half were donated.

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