Those making it out to Basel Week Miami this year, make sure you stop by The Delano to check out David Lynch’s fictional club, the Silencio, reproduced in real life. If you recall, Club Silencio is the unusual nightclub of the same name in his 2001 film Mulholland Drive. Lynch has already created a replica in Paris by working on the interiors, including personally designing the furniture, but this will the first appearance for Basel. Check out these photos of the Paris site to give you an idea of what […]
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With the opening of this year’s Comic-Con, we’ll have some news of things to look out for if you are in San Diego at the moment for the big event. In addition to the Cartoon Network’s 20th Anniversary Exhibition (details here), fans of the Game Of Thrones series may want to keep their eye on the Mondo booth (#437). They will be releasing a set of prints sometime this week (keep checking their Twitter) from the popular TV show including images from Daniel Danger (seen above, 17″ x 32″ […]
In a continuing effort to provide their members with enriching live cultural experiences that range from fine art to film, Soho House hosts talks and screenings, recently with such influential and creative figures as Mr. Chow, Jeffrey Deitch, and Francois Vogel. Last week at their West Hollywood club, award winning filmmaker PES shared with the audience some of his favorite short films and commercials by other creators while interspersing a collection of his own studio work. The curated selection provided a valuable look at what […]
We have another great Kickstarter project for your consideration. Julian Marshall, a student at Shepard Fairey’s (featured) alma mater RISD, put together kind of an origins film for the street artist based on his time at the school. With a minimum of $30,000 needed to finish post-production, there are multiple levels of contributing with a tiered level of rewards depending on how much you give. Check it out here. Discuss Shepard Fairey here.
Ron English (featured) fans out there – tomorrow night (January 9th) if you head over to the MoMA in New York, you can spend an evening with the self-described “popoganda” specialist. The itinerary for the night includes Pedro Carvajal’s 2005 documentary feature Popaganda: The Art and Crimes of Ron English, a sampling of English’s recent moving image works, including the “Detroit project” from his ongoing video-posting series, and a discussion between Paper magazine editor Carlo McCormick and Ron. Ticket information here. Discuss Ron English here.
In the over 30 year history of the Peanuts comic strip, the iconic characters have been inspiration for generations of artists, with some recent renditions of Charlie Brown featured here on AM (see Banksy and Tim O’Brien). Now comes an archived short clip from the never released documentary, A Boy Named Charlie Brown, of creator Charles Schulz drawing the lovable loser and talking about what the character means to him on a personal level. Via The World’s Best Ever.
For our readers who aren’t located in the UK, you probably haven’t seen Banksy’s one hour TV special, The Antics Roadshow, which aired on Channel 4 over the weekend. Titled as a pun on the Antiques Roadshow, a long-running British television show, Banksy explores the “history of behaving badly in public, from anarchists and activists to attention seeking eccentrics” including many interviews and re-enactments with the actual protagonists. Discuss Banksy here.
For the film poster collectors out there, Mondo will be releasing their Cowboys & Aliens series today at a random time. One of the artists tapped to design one of them for the possibly soon to be cult classic is none other than Daniel Danger (interviewed) who is currently showing in NY (covered). The 18 x 24″ screenprint will be hand numbered in an edition of 420 with a wood variant also available. As you can see, some of his classic twilight imagery including his floating ghosts made […]
Provocative street artist David Choe (featured) is finally releasing the long awaited DVD for his documentary Dirty Hands through Upper Playground. The movie, put together by Harry Kim, originally premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival to multiple sold-out screenings and went on to win the Best Documentary award at the San Diego Asian Film Festival. As a bonus, 121 of David Choe’s Munko vinyl figures will be given away randomly to anybody who purchases a DVD during the pre-sale. The double-disc DVD-set features over […]
On Tuesday night, Hollywood’s historic Egyptian Theatre unveiled the documentary, Outside In: The Story of Art in the Streets, created in the Levi’s Film Workshop and directed by the talented Alex Stapleton. Shown in front of a packed theater, the film takes a closer look at MOCA’s groundbreaking Art in the Streets exhibit (covered) while focusing on a number of artists including Saber, Risk, Shepard Fairey, Mister Cartoon and Revok just to name a few. The director’s attempt to display the artistry and effort behind the street […]