Juxtapoz Presents: Art Shorts

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Showings

Film Info
Director:Gregg Gibbs and others
Running Time:70
Country:USA
Year of Release:2015
Premiere:World Premiere

Description

Unconventional, dynamic and innovative - this defines San Francisco's own Juxtapoz Magazine. In celebration of their 20th anniversary covering contemporary artists who push the envelope to redefine originality we're excited to share Juxtapoz Presents: Art Shorts which offers a selection of just that, short documentaries featuring a range of artists and works covered in the magazine. Among the films in the program are world premieres of "Cheech Marin: De Colores de Cheech" and "Robert Williams: Slang Aesthetics" plus surprise content, special treats and giveaways.

* Post-screening panel discussion with filmmakers, Juxtapoz Publisher Gwynned Vitello and Editor in Chief Evan Pricco followed by an underground after-party with flair. All ticket holders comped into an amazing speakeasy after party/ice cream social/live music extravaganza!

SHORT FILMS INCLUDE:

“Robert Williams: Slang Aesthetics” - A fast-paced exposé of the recent Robert Williams retrospective exhibition at Barnsdall Community Art Center with narration by the artist himself.

“Gone Again” - A virtual tour of the expansive home installation of eclectic music producer and art collector Long Gone John. With music by April March and Los Cincos.

“The Sucklord" - A profile of the prolific and quirky toy manufacturer known as “The Sucklord.”

“The Mission Cool: S.F. Art in the 90's" - An in-depth chronicle of several influential artists who lived in San Francisco’s Mission District in the 1990's.

“Olek Covers the World in Crochet” - Portrait of Polish native Olek and her fantastical creations utilizing the craft of crochet.

“Neil Young: Special Deluxe” - The legendary rocker discusses his interest in cars in conjunction with his recent book release and related exhibition of paintings.

“Cheech Marin: De Colores de Cheech” - The infamous comic hosts a tour of Los Angeles, highlighting his extensive Chicano art collection and the artistic community he is passionate about.

Plus special surprise bumpers and trailers.