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.
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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.
The Guggenheim in New York is currently showing a can’t miss retrospective from the late John Chamberlain. The renowned American sculptor, known as the artist who successfully translated Abstract Expressionism into three dimensions, is perhaps most most famous for his crushed car pieces, which are despite the materials – collages. Watch the video above as curator Susan Davidson talks about the exhibition. See more videos (via Artlog) about the Chamberlain showing after the jump as well as other notable videos we collected for you this week […]
In October 2011, Kid Zoom (aka Ian Strange) returned to his native home Australia for a special project where he built a full scale reproduction of his childhood home at the prestigious Turbine Hall on Cockatoo Island. Following the Aussie suburban theme, Kid Zoom parks three classic Holden Commodores to round out the picturesque setting symbolizing his youth. What happens next is a whole lot of awesome and is captured in a special video where Zoom goes aggro and literally blows up the idyllic setting. […]
Technology moves forward at an ever-increasing pace every day and for visual art and capture, most of the time the latest slick digital innovation and highest number of megapixels do not provide the best picture. Analog film, however antiquated and labor-intensive in procedure, produces an accurate image and provides the viewer with a warm nostalgic feeling. In Anachronistic Capture: Motion & Stills, opening March 29 (and curated by AM’s Khoi Nguyen) at Design Matters in Los Angeles, Quam Odunsi uses vintage cameras and equipment to create […]
First up for this week’s Rewind feature is this video showing Evan Roth’s novel use of spray cans from his Propulsion Painting series (via today and tomorrow). These creations were featured in his recently opened Welcome to Detroit showing at Eastern Michigan University. You can see more footage of the work here if you are interested. Other notable videos include: Stussy visiting David Shrigley’s studio in Glasgow to discuss his artwork. Trailer for Victor Reyes show at Known Gallery. Footage of Piet Dieleman & MOMO collaboration for […]
After bringing you a glimpse of the magnificent new body of work from Todd Schorr (featured) created for his solo this Saturday night (March 17th), we now have a revealing first look at a video of the Los-Angeles-based painter and his new paintings for the show. In it, Schorr can be seen with some footage of the pieces for Neverlasting Miracles, set to be revealed at Merry Karnowsky at an opening hosted Patricia Arquette. See what Schorr had to say about this new after the […]