"Gonz Dancing”: Mark Gonzales in Paris

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 01, 2012
A perfect way to start your Friday, June 01, what we consider to be the first official day of summer. Krooked Skateboards captured legendary man/artist/skateboarder/personality Mark Gonzales as he skated and played The Gonz in Paris. And, well-titled, it is called "Gonz Dancing."

"Beauty Is Embarrassing": A Documentary on Wayne White

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Wayne White, featured in our June 2012 issue of the magazine,  maker of the wonderful "word paintings" and the former art director of Pee-wee's Playhouse, had a documentary of his life and art, Beauty is Embarrassing, released and circulating through the film festival circuit. The film is a "funny, irreverent, joyful and inspiring documentary featuring the life and current times of one of America’s most important artists, Wayne White."

Mister Gun

Erotica // Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Mister Gun is a dreamy, sexy little song by Loo & Monetti from their album Marla’s Song. It’s also the first video directed by Loic Sattler, also known as Lysergid. It narrates an ordinary afternoon in a two lovers apartment, doing the subtly mundate. Besides the story line, the sequences are absolutely stunning, giving more kindness to the title and transforming what we are used to in a sweet, simple love story.

Toyvision Graffiti Sponsorship Appeal Video

Graffiti // Monday, May 28, 2012
Ever felt an urge to help a toy in need in obtaining quality cans, good markers, along with fat and skinny tips?  Well, now there is a way to help .  Little known facts,  “Every day 5000 toys do scrapcan tags over good pieces” and  “20000 toys worldwide have no access to freshpaint”.

The Paint Test No. 1 by Quentin Jones

Juxtapoz // Sunday, May 27, 2012
Quentin Jones studied philosophy at Cambridge University and now works in London, where she is considered one of the brightest young directors around. She works on themes of femininity, eroticism and fashion and has just completed this self-portrait entitled 'Nowness' with sexual appeal, paint and imagination.

The Detroit Beautification Project Preview Video

Graffiti // Friday, May 25, 2012
In a previous post, we showed you several photos of well know international graffiti writers painting in Detroit simultaneously in part for The Detroit Beautification Project.  Organized by Revok, the project enlisted the talent of Ces, Steel, Nekst Reyes, Sever, Knows, Reyes, Pose, Zes, Yes 2, Askew, Smash, Risk, Omens, Klor, Shank, and more.  Naturally, a video would and will pop up.

5 Minutes with HUSKMITNAVN

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 25, 2012
Our friends at Molotow over in Germany have shared with us 5 minutes of Danish artist HUSKMITNAVN. We can't be everywhere at once, so it's nice when friends around the globe shed light on quality contemporary art happenings in various spots worldwide.

Lola on the Rooftops

Erotica // Thursday, May 24, 2012
Summer's almost here!!! At least we hope it is, and so does the gorgeously casual Lola Viande, who decided to spend the day hula hooping in the sun's warm rays. Standing on the rooftops of Paris, she works hard to let love flow and overwhelm us with her soft movements. An enticing little video to get you ready for the summer months...

"The Great Gatsby" Official Trailer

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Does F. Scott Fitzgerald's penultimate text, perhaps American literature's penultimate text, really need a full exploding screen experience directed by Baz Luhrmann, the man who made Moulin Rouge and the techo Romeo + Juliet? From the first trailer for the new update to The Great Gatsby, it actually may be pulled off and not have everyone running for the aisles.

Winner @ Sci-Fi London Film Festival: "Future, Inc." by Future Tense

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 23, 2012
This is quite good, especially considering the Sci-Fi London Film Festival asks of entries to make a 5-minute film in only 48 hours. And if you have ever made a film, that is quite hard to do. On top of that, the festival organizers give each group of filmmakers the props, title, and the theme, and tell them to have at it. This year's winner is Future, Inc, by Future Tense. Again, only 48 hours...

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