For those who missed the Simpsons last night, you might want to check out the video of the opening sequence above as acclaimed animator and cartoonist Bill Plympton was tapped to create the short. Joining other artists familiar to AM readers who have been involved in the show including Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Ron English, Kenny Scharf, Plympton used his distinctive style to put together a love affair between Homer and his couch. Via The World’s Best Ever.
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Made has a new video (via Beautiful/Decay) where they interview American artist Kevin Earl Taylor, who was in Berlin a few months ago for his exhibition Deviant Instinct at Circleculture Gallery. In it you can see him discuss his art as well as take a look at some of the work displayed around the showspace. Other videos worth looking at this week include: The Scream by Edvard Munch: A Photo call at Sotheby’s (via Art Market Monitor) The new Victor Reyes – Goorin Brothers XO [...]
We at AM luckily had the chance to witness one of Cai Guo-Qiang’s pyrotechnic displays in person when we attended the Mystery Circle event that heralded the opening of his Sky Ladder showing (covered) at the Los Angeles MOCA. But for those who had did not have the opportunity to attend and only wanted to see more when you perused our photos of the event, here is video footage of all the explosive action. Enjoy and head over to the exhibition before it closes on July [...]
One of the stories dominating AM of recent weeks has been the behind-the-scenes look at Cai Guo-Qiang and his Sky Ladder exhibition opening today at the LA MOCA. We had the pleasure of attending the explosive Chinese artist’s creative sessions (here, here, and here) as well as the setup for his amazing pyrotechnic event last night. Before heading over to check out the exhibition for yourself, take a look at the video above from Art.sy films (via NOWNESS) that sees Cai talk about his choice of [...]
For those whose interest was piqued by photos we posted earlier this week from Damien Hirst’s retrospective at the Tate Modern, you may want to check out the video above. Vernissage TV stopped by the polarizing art figure’s preview showing and captured footage of many of the highlights as they went from room to room. Discuss Damien Hirst here.
Paddle8 has just launched their newest editorial project, which involves originally produced video. Their first Paddle8TV episode features Chris Burden, one of LA’s most well-known and respected artists. Watch as he discusses his landmark projects Urban Lights (which is one of the most popular art installations at LACMA and in the city) and Metropolis II (currently on view at LACMA as well). Among other topics, he discusses why he chose Topanga Canyon and his transition from performance artist to object-based/installation artist. Discuss Chris Burden here.
Last month, we brought you some photos (here & here) from the JR (featured) and Liu Bolin collaboration in New York. For fans out there who want to see more of this complex project, the people at RHC have put together a nice video documenting the entire process from start to finish. For those in NYC, you may want to check out Liu Bolin’s show at Eli Klein (covered) after stopping by the mural. Discuss JR here. Discuss Liu Bolin here.
At the end of last month, Montana Cans in Germany hosted a two day event, Just Writing My Name, where graf artists were invited to paint the Friedensbrücke bridge in Frankfurt. Munich-based legend Flying Fortress, who we met at this year’s POW WOW, participated with this long mural featuring “The Hit Collection.” Check out the full wall as well take a look at a video documenting the going-ons after the jump…
Coming up soon in New York (April 5), Los Angeles (April 7) , and London (April 12), Alex Prager’s show Compulsion will be opening in all three cities, one after another in rapid succession. Yancey Richardson Gallery (NY), M+B (LA), and Michael Hoppen Contemporary (LDN), will all be hosting a selection of color photographs inspired by the work of Weegee and Enrique Metinides and films such as Metropolis and Un Chien Andalou. Also on display will be the LA-based artist’s new short film, La Petite Mort, with [...]
Check this dope video that catches legendary writer SABER (interviewed) as his speaks candidly about his crew, the scene and his upcoming collaboration with The Hundreds & The Seventh Letter. You can also catch a live glimpse of his private studio which we had the pleasure of visiting back in May of last year. Discuss Saber here.