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Videos / Releases: JR – “Action in Kesennuma, Japan” Lithograph

Back in November, French photograffeur JR headed to Japan and toured the disaster area, furthering his Inside Out project in the area – dedicated to the victims of the tsunami.  If you remember, one of the most poignant images from that trip was the pasting of the eyes of a local fisherman on a boat that was stranded and abandoned as the water receded. This piece has now been recreated as a 12 color lithograph (released here) along with a video documenting the creation process at the […]

Videos: José Parlá: Broken Language

On the occasion of José Parlá’s return to London for a solo showing at Haunch of Venison, NOWNESS has released a new video titled the same – Broken Language. The mini-documentary follows the NY-based artist through the entire process starting with an explanation of the philosophy behind his work, the photo reference acquisition, the creation of the actual paintings and sculptural pieces. Take a look at the insightful footage below… Discuss this show here. Discuss José Parlá here.

Releases: RIME – “Arrest Sheets (Felony Edition)”

This Friday (February 8th) at 12pm EST, fans of RIME will see a pretty unique release through the good people at 1xRUN. The Arrest Sheets portfolios are priced at a hefty $500 but you get a lot for your money as the edition (run of 30) includes drawings (like the ones here) as well as hand embellished prints & folders with each being unique. Each set will contain a minimum of 4 embellished pieces personally done by the MSK-affiliated artist. You can check out all the details […]

Rewind: Jan 28 – Feb 3

We lead things off for this week’s Rewind with a new video directed by AM contributor theonepointeight giving you a glimpse at the show opening tonight from Victor Castillo in Los Angeles. Not only do you see some of the paintings being installed at the Merry Karnowsky Gallery, you also see the LA-based artist adding color to his signature sausage noses on some sculptures for the show. Living Apart Entwined, a new mural from Faith47 in South Africa. VernissageTV looks at Art Los Angeles Contemporary. André makes a short film […]

Rewind: Jan 21 – Jan 27

The end of another week of art brings the return of our Rewind feature. Our featured video of the week comes from a series of artist Profiles from Thrash Lab which focuses in on the work of SABER (interviewed). Along with footage from his studio with glimpses of recent work and a trip into the night for a look at locales he has frequented in the past for outdoor work, we are blessed with an interview with the LA-based graffiti artist as he talks about the […]

Videos: Bill McRight Artist Profile

Following directly on from our studio visit with John Bocksel leading up to Curio‘s Sea Of Blasphemy group exhibition opening on 26th January, filmmaker Jarcob Arden McClure just finished this video profile of artist Bill McRight, who is also participating in the grouping along with Ben Venom, and Bonnie Brenda Scott. The video gives an interesting behind the scenes look into McRight’s studio as well as a history of how he came to concentrate his practice of making shanks and improvised weapons. You might also be interested in another […]

Videos: New Adobe Campus

For artists out there who read AM or those in the design field, Adobe is definitely a company they are familiar with for their series of computer programs including Photoshop and Illustrator. Rapt Studio, who designed the interiors, recently invited artists in to the Adobe campus in Lehi, Utah to do installations and murals including a piece from El Mac that we recently featured. Check out the footage below…

Videos: Cyrcle. x i am OTHER

Released by i am OTHER as part of Hypebeast’s OTHERS series and directed by AM contributor theonepointeight, the video below follows Cyrcle. and the events leading up to their show Organized Chaos (covered). Interspersed through the footage of the new pieces, installations, and a trip to the bee farm are clips of the Los Angeles-based duo talking about their inspiration for the new body of work, ideas of chaos & order, the interactive nature of their pieces, translating their work on the street indoors, and more… Discuss Cyrcle. here.

Update: Barry McGee

After recently seeing some of Barry McGee’s work during Basel Week Miami (here & here), it reminded us to get an update together on some things that we have come across recently from Mr. Twist. First up are a couple of recently released insightful videos that we enjoyed watching – one regarding his epic mural at Brooklyn’s Mark Morris Dance Group building (covered here & here) and the other regarding a commission he created for the Oakland Museum of California. Even more exciting is word of McGee’s next museum showing scheduled […]

Rewind: Dec 31 – Jan 6

For this week’s video Rewind, we start things off with news that starting Wednesday and running through Feb. 5, about 3,000 New York City taxis will feature a 30-second video from Ryan McGinley. The short clip, called Varuo, is gleaned from footage from the photographer and director’s video for the Icelandic band Sigur Ros (seen below) and shows a girl skipping barefoot through the streets of NYC with gold glitter streaming from her hair. Other videos you may want to watch: A look at Eric […]