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Mexican Lucha Libre at Museum of Latin American Art

Mexican Lucha Libre at Museum of Latin American Art

Posted August 1st, 2013

Mexico, Photography, Shows, Sports

Katharsis is an exhibition that includes over 150 photographs and film clips from the Photography Collection of the Fundación Televisa. The collection documents Mexican wrestling or lucha libre. The images produced under journalistic assignment, studio portraiture, documentary and/or artistic production, span a period of nearly… Read More

Sports

Russia censors Olympic-themed art ahead of Sochi 2014

Russia censors Olympic-themed art ahead of Sochi 2014

Posted June 21st, 2013

Censorship, Politics, Russia, Sports

One of Russia’s most prominent modern art figures has been fired after refusing to allow an exhibit examining the darker side of the Sochi Olympics to be axed by censors. Albina Kovalyova reports for NBC News that “Marat Guelman, a gallery curator, was dismissed as… Read More

Videos

Wrestling with Andy Warhol

Wrestling with Andy Warhol

Posted January 14th, 2013

Pop Art, Popculture, Sports, Videos

You may think that Andy Warhol must have taken the wrong door when he suddenly showed up backstage with the World Wrestling Federation’s biggest stars to make some comments on “The War to Settle the Score”, a weird wrestling show which was broadcasted live on… Read More

Sports

Matthew Barney x Lance Mountain in Detroit

Matthew Barney x Lance Mountain in Detroit

Posted January 9th, 2013

Charity, Documentaries, Kids, Sports

A documentary following Lance Mountain’s trip to Detroit to skate the Matthew Barney designed skateboard. As part of his “Drawing Restraint” series, Barney donated the board at auction to benefit the construction of the Juxtapoz x Power House Productions Ride It Sculpture Park in Detroit,… Read More

Videos

Zidane – A 21st Century Portrait

Zidane – A 21st Century Portrait

Posted January 7th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Sports, Video Art, Videos

Zidane, A 21st Century Portrait (French: Zidane, un portrait du 21e siècle) is a 2006 French documentary film by Douglas Gordon and Philippe Parreno focusing on the play style of the French football player Zinedine Zidane. The film is a documentary focused purely on Zidane… Read More

Sports

Pompidou scores with Zidane Headbutt Statue

Pompidou scores with Zidane Headbutt Statue

Posted September 27th, 2012

France, Sculptures, Sports

A 5-meter (16.4 feet) high version of Algerian artist Adel Abdessemed‘s bronze statue of Zinedine Zidane headbutting Marco Materazzi in the 2006 World Cup final has been erected outside Paris’ Centre Pompidou, one of the world’s foremost modern art museums. A smaller version of the… Read More

Street Art

Will London Erase Banksy’s Olympics Art?

Will London Erase Banksy’s Olympics Art?

Posted July 25th, 2012

Branding, Events, Sports, Street Art

“The thing I hate the most about advertising is that it attracts all the bright, creative and ambitious young people, leaving us mainly with the slow and self-obsessed to become our artists. Modern art is a disaster area. Never in the field of human history… Read More

Videos

“The Highest” by Arthur Penn

“The Highest” by Arthur Penn

Posted July 24th, 2012

Film, Germany, Sports, Videos

We got an ultra-rare treat here at ikono.org/cappelli: a 13-minute masterpiece by Arthur Penn (“Bonnie & Clyde”). You’re gonna love it. The film was one of 8 films from the Munich Olympics 1972 film “Visions of Eight,” In case you don’t know: After the shot… Read More

Sports

Fashion and art at the cultural olympiad

Fashion and art at the cultural olympiad

Posted June 11th, 2012

Design, England, Fashion, Sports

Mary Katrantzou and Nicholas Kirkwood are among the designers to collaborate with artists for the cultural arm of the Olympics in London this summer. If you think that the relationship between fashion and the Olympics begins and ends with that Stella McCartney designed kit, think… Read More