Video

Post image for Picasso and Matisse Trade Blows in a Cubism vs. Fauvism Bar Brawl

Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse were the 20th century’s greatest artistic frenemies.

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Post image for Conjuring Up van Gogh’s “Starry Night” in a Bowl of Water

Recreating Vincent van Gogh paintings in unexpected mediums has become something of a trend in recent years.

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Post image for Call This Psychedelic Video’s Hotline to Hear “A Special Message from the Astral Gem”

For a good time, call 1-844-ASTRAL LOANS: Staticky smooth jams and a silky-voiced robot will welcome you to “The Caged Pillows Feeling Network.”

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Post image for A Claymation Moonscape Covered in Ruins

Animated by Meghan Tryon, psych-rock band Wand’s new “Passage of the Dream” video fuses claymation with line drawings and paper cutouts in a densely detailed fantasy narrative.

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Post image for Solve a Murder Mystery in a German Rapper’s Interactive Music Video

In German rapper Kontra K’s interactive video for “Next to You,” off the new album Labyrinth, a fisherman discovers a crime scene at a quiet lake house.

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Post image for Surreal Sculptures Come to Life in Yeasayer’s Trippy New Video

“Where’s my head?” sing Chris Keating and Anand Wilder of psych-pop band Yeasayer in “Silly Me,” a track off their new album Amen & Goodbye.

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Post image for J Dilla Gets Reanimated in a Video Collage

After a decade of anticipation, The Diary, a long-lost solo album by late hip-hop legend J Dilla, was released last month.

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Post image for A Psychedelic Garden Blooms with CGI Cyborgs

Just when it seemed like the psychedelic music video trend was getting old, Japanese artist Kota Yamaji’s video for tilt-six’s track “あなくろノイズ” has come along to melt your head.

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Post image for An Old Master Spin on Hip-Hop Video Bacchanals

With their paintings of bacchanalian revelry and swaggery Dionysus, Old Masters like Caravaggio, Poussin, and Rubens were a bit like the hip-hop videographers of their day.

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Post image for If a J-Pop Girl Group Took Over Your Smartphone

Japanese hip-hop idol group Lyrical School’s newest video, for the track “RUN and RUN,” is a bit like an iPhone ad on acid, or a Luddite’s nightmarish parody of what goes on in the worlds of screen-addicted teenagers.

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