As created by Alex Pardee and Zerofriends, “Moments before Tupac Shakur’s death, he called upon an ancient Voodoo spell to transfer his soul into a cat. For 15 years following his death, this cat was trapped in the pound. Now he has finally been released and is back in the hood.” Video after the jump.
Graffiti artist, photographer, and train-hopping vagabound, Swampy, will be settling into San Francisco’s FIFTY24SF Gallery for a special week-long exhibition/installation titled, In My Room . We have been fans of Swampy’s photography and Flickr account for quite some time, as he captures the train culture in his scenic, and often beautiful photographs.
Cleaning out part of the Juxtapoz/Thrasher/Slap offices today, we came across this amazing 1987 version of Electronic Arts’ “Skate Or Die!”, complete with the original floppy disk and made for the Commodore 64. We even have to admit, we had to look up what a joystick was.
Photographs from New York in the ’80s seem to never get old and especially ones with graffiti in them. With the Internet, more and more photographers pop up with gems from this nostalgic era
Indian-born, London-based Anish Kapoor didn’t just create a gigantic installation for site-specific Monumenta 2011, which features s 13,500 square-meter hall in the Grand Palais, he is allowing to get right inside his balloon.
Wooster Collective just posted this great animation that we had forgot was released, Destino , the collaborative short between Walt Disney and Salvador Dali.
Eric Elms is not much of a “street artist”. In fact, he’s probably the farthest from that title but has created some great work in spaces viewable from the street.
When there is limited wall space left you may have to resort to painting the floor.
Perhaps one of the greatest contributions to sports in the 1980s and early ’90s came out of the studio of John and Tock Costacos, aka the Costacos Brothers. Their posters, creating nicknames and art-directed personas for professional athletes, built one of the most memorable bodies of work in sports art history.
Currently at the Power Plant in Toronto, Swiss-artist Thomas Hirschhorn is exhibiting, Das Auge (The Eye) , a full, immersive installation created out of paper, packing tape, colour photocopies, stuffed animals, mannequins, and other provisional materials.