Posts Tagged ‘Film’

Controversial Russian Punk Rockers Pussy Riot Release New Protest Song

February 7, 2016  |  Culture, Film, Music  |  No Comments

Russian all-girl punk band Pussy Riot‘s new protest video may be one of its most outspoken songs yet. Last week, the feminist punk group whose members were sent to prison by Vladimir Putin for a controversial performance that enraged the Russian president released a video for its new song, Chaika, named after Russia’s general prosecutor, Yuri Chaika. The video, which depicts prisoners in Read More

Artist Daniel Arsham Directs New Short Film Video For Usher’s “Chains”

February 4, 2016  |  Film, Music  |  No Comments

Continuing his foray into film, multimedia artist Daniel Arsham, in conjunction with partners, cinematographer/director Ben Louis Nicholas and producer Courtney Andrialis under their Film The Future production banner, has directed the provocative new video for Usher’s track Chains. Inspired by the current racial tensions and inner city police violence against Read More

FILM | FIRST LOOK AT TIM BURTON’S MARGARET KEANE BIOPIC “BIG EYES”

September 22, 2014  |  Film  |  Comments Off on FILM | FIRST LOOK AT TIM BURTON’S MARGARET KEANE BIOPIC “BIG EYES”

This week, we get our first look at Tim Burton‘s upcoming Margaret & Walter Keane biopic Big Eyes, documenting the lives and controversy surrounding the king & queen of 1960s kitsch art who sparked the “Big Eye” painting phenomenon that still resounds today in Read More

FILM | FLYING LOTUS’ “YOU’RE DEAD” PSYCHEDELIC FREAK OUT BY SHINTARO KAGO

August 26, 2014  |  Film, Music  |  Comments Off on FILM | FLYING LOTUS’ “YOU’RE DEAD” PSYCHEDELIC FREAK OUT BY SHINTARO KAGO

Enigmatic & brilliant multi-genre producer Flying Lotus will be dropping his forthcoming & much-anticipated album, You’re Dead, featuring collabs with artists like Herbie Hancock, Snoop Dogg, & Kendrick Lamar on October 7th. In the meantime, to hold his rabid fans over, the artist known in real life as Steven Ellison has released this amazing heavy psych freakout video featuring original Artwork by legendary Japanese artist Shintaro Kago & animated by Strangeloop. Let the tripping begin…

DESIGN | FIRST GLIMPSE OF NEW STAR WARS EPISODE VII STORMTROOPER HELMETS

August 15, 2014  |  Design, Film  |  Comments Off on DESIGN | FIRST GLIMPSE OF NEW STAR WARS EPISODE VII STORMTROOPER HELMETS

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Inside sources (who by this point are probably no longer “inside”) have leaked images of the new Stormtrooper helmets appearing in the forthcoming J.J. Abrams-helmed Star Wars Episode VII film. Set 30 years after Return of the Jedi, these helmets clearly demonstrate the logical evolution in form from the classic helmets of Read More

FILM | JEFF KOONS’ PHILOSOPHY OF PERFECTION BY MATT BLACK

June 18, 2014  |  art, Film  |  Comments Off on FILM | JEFF KOONS’ PHILOSOPHY OF PERFECTION BY MATT BLACK

Filmmaker Matt Black visits living Pop Art legend Jeff Koons at his incredible New York factory ahead of the opening of his Whitney Museum career retrospective on June 27th for a closer look at the intense level of perfectionism and detail that goes into every single multimillion-dollar masterpiece.

DESIGN | “THE ABC OF ARCHITECTS” SHORT FILM

April 30, 2014  |  Architecture, Design, Film  |  Comments Off on DESIGN | “THE ABC OF ARCHITECTS” SHORT FILM

The ABC of Architects

Anyone feeling a bit short on their knowledge of great architecture need look no further than the new animated short “The ABC of Architects.” Created by animators Andrea Stinga and Federico Gonzalez, the piece traces 26 of the world’s most influential architects, from Alvar Aalto to Zaha Hadid and their most famous structures.

FILM | ‘FINDING VIVIAN MAIER’ REVEALS AMERICA’S GREATEST UNKNOWN STREET PHOTOGRAPHER

April 1, 2014  |  Film  |  Comments Off on FILM | ‘FINDING VIVIAN MAIER’ REVEALS AMERICA’S GREATEST UNKNOWN STREET PHOTOGRAPHER

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It turns out the greatest American documentary street photographer since Weegee, Vivian Maier, was also one of this country’s best kept secrets. An obsessive midcentury amateur photographer who secretly produced work on par with Diane Arbus for over 40 years in and around the city of Chicago while she quietly Read More

JR DISCUSSES HIS “INSIDE OUT NYC” TIMES SQUARE PROJECT

May 6, 2013  |  art  |  Comments Off on JR DISCUSSES HIS “INSIDE OUT NYC” TIMES SQUARE PROJECT

JR Turns Times Square “Inside Out” from ANIMALNewYork.com on Vimeo.

JR talks with Animal NY about his current “Inside Out NYC” project taking over the streets, walls, and billboards of Times Square

FILM: JR’S “INSIDE OUT: THE PEOPLE’S ART PROJECT” DOCUMENTARY SET FOR RELEASE ON HBO

May 1, 2013  |  Film  |  Comments Off on FILM: JR’S “INSIDE OUT: THE PEOPLE’S ART PROJECT” DOCUMENTARY SET FOR RELEASE ON HBO

INSIDE OUT: The People’s Art Project TRAILER from SOCIAL ANIMALS on Vimeo.

Set to debut on HBO on May 20th after premiering to accolades at last month’s Tribeca Film Festival, “Inside Out: The People’s Art Project” tracks the evolution of the world’s largest participatory art project by social activist street artist JR. The documentary follows the French artist as he travels the globe to motivate communities to define their most important causes by pasting giant portraits in the street, testing the limits of what they thought possible. Read More