FILM: “OBEY THE GIANT”: THE EARLY YEARS OF SHEPARD FAIREY

April 15, 2013  |  art, Film, Streets  |  Comments Off

OBEY THE GIANT - The Story of Shepard Fairey from Julian Marshall on Vimeo.

Starting today, director Julian Marshall's dramatic film about the rise of Shepard Fairey, "Obey The Giant" can be viewed in its entirety online for free. Based on the true story of Shepard Fairey’s  formative years at the Rhode Island School of Design where he first conceived the Andre The Giant visual meme, and his first act of street art, "Obey The Giant" tells the story of a young skate punk challenging a big-city mayor and the powers-that-be at art school. Read More

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TIM BURTON SET TO DIRECT “BIG EYES,” A FILM ABOUT MARGARET & WALTER KEANE

April 4, 2013  |  Film, News, Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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Underground art fans have long been devoted collectors of the kitsch paintings of Margaret Keane who became a veritable art star in the 1960s & 70s with her imagery of big-eyed girls and boys that seemingly populated every suburban American living room and den of the era. Read More

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“TATTOO NATION” DOCUMENTARY FILM HITS THEATERS THIS WEEK

April 4, 2013  |  Film, Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

Telling a thorough history of where tattooing's been and where it's headed in this country with the help of heavyweight authorities like Ed Hardy, Jack Rudy, Mark Mahoney, Freddy Negrete, and Mister Cartoon, "Tattoo Nation" is the first major documentary on the subject to see a widespread theatrical debut. Beginning this week, the film will begin showing in major theaters throughout the country, illustrating (no pun intended) exactly how massive and mainstream the once outlaw art has become. Read More

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WATCH: DAVE CHOE’S ART TALK WITH MoCA TV

March 27, 2013  |  art, Film, Streets  |  Comments Off

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STREET LIFE///VIDEO RECAP OF JR’S 2009 “WOMEN ARE HEROES” PARIS PROJECT

March 1, 2010  |  art, Film, Graffiti, JR, Paris, Street Art  |  Comments Off

JR / Exposition Paris 2009 - Ile Saint Louis
by JR

Have a look at the Paris project in detail HERE...

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FILM///JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT “THE RADIANT CHILD” MOVIE TRAILER

March 1, 2010  |  art, Film, First Look, News  |  Comments Off

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FILM///”HOW TO EXPLAIN THE ART WORLD TO A DEAD HARE” BY RON ENGLISH

February 28, 2010  |  art, Film, Ron English  |  Comments Off

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FILM///BANKSY’S “EXIT THORUGH THE GIFT SHOP” POP UP THEATER OPENS

February 28, 2010  |  art, Banksy, Film, Graffiti, News, Street Art  |  Comments Off

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BANKSY's subterranean screenings of his new documentary, "Exit Through The Gift Shop" in a makeshift pop-up theater in an unused subway tube beneath London's Waterloo Station kicked off this week to queues of rabid fans. Miraculously, the UK bomber managed to keep news of the screenings and his dank setup totally secret until last week's surprise announcement when screenings (twice daily until March 4th) instantly sold out via online sales. The theater features copious amounts of street art inside and out and functions as much as an impromptu Banksy art show as a movie theater. Ironically—or perhaps, appropriately—enough, patrons were forbidden to bring any spray paint or other graffiti marking tools into the screening. Of course, Mr Banks was a no-show (or was he?), but his melted ice cream truck concession stand proved a hit across the board. Have a look at the setup: Read More

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WTF?!? FILES///KOSTAS SEREMETIS DEBUTS NEW STAR WARS ART FILM IN MOROCCO

February 23, 2010  |  art, Film, News  |  Comments Off

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Supertouch buddy KOSTAS SEREMETIS has just completed his STAR WARS-based art film (yes, you read that correctly), "Trilogy." If that wasn't weird enough for you, the March 7th premiere will take place at the CINEMATHEQUE de TANGER in Morocco. Read on:

"TRILOGY"
2009 / 126 mins / by Kostas Seremetis

A moving visual and aural collage consisting of the Star Wars Trilogy, artist Kostas Seremetis edited this 126 minute film, taking the right third of Star Wars, the middle third of Empire Strikes Back and the left third of Return of the Jedi, synchronizing them to dissonant effect. Every frame is a study in Abstract Expressionist Pop art as this moving collage of the most iconic films of our time moves to the sounds of the three films playing simultaneously. Characters move in and out of portions of the screen, ships and battles appear and disappear melding into one part of the screen from another part while the third portion of the screen portrays a crucial moment of discovery in a character's development.

for more information contact:
info@cinemathequedetanger.com

**Still no YouTube trailer for the film, unfortunately. Kostas, WTF?!?...

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NEWS///FILM///BANKSY WILL SCREEN “EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP” DOCUMENTARY IN POP UP SUBWAY TUNNEL THEATER

February 22, 2010  |  art, Art Crimes, Banksy, Film, News  |  Comments Off

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Leave it to BANKSY to roll out the premiere of his "EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP" documentary in an unused London subway tunnel beneath the Waterloo train station—AND manage to keep the whole thing secret till now. Billed as "London's newest, darkest, and dirtiest purpose-built cinema," the venue is adorned with new Banksy art installations and rows of couches and theater seats, and even features a "popcorn stall, lounge bar, and stunning temporary toilet facilities." Daily screenings will take place at 6PM & 9:30PM daily until March 4th. Book your tickets HERE now...

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