Music Video

70 Million Paintings – L’Ogre and Hold Your Horses

Posted in Film / Video, Music Video on March 2nd, 2010 by Moose – 3 Comments

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then the Franco-American band Hold Your Horses just flattered the hell out of a bunch of famous artists. Their latest music video from French director L’Ogre is a video homage to some of the more recognizable pieces from throughout art history. The musicians represent some of the most famous characters from the familiar paintings in painfully detailed costume and setting, perfectly copying the memorable works while performing their latest single, 70 Million. Ahead, see tributes to Botticelli, Rembrandt, Michelangelo, Magritte, Kahlo, Mondrian, Warhol, Caravaggio, David, Géricault, Velazquez, Manet, Vermeer, Munch, Delacroix, Van Gogh, Monet, Klimt and anyone else I may have forgotten in the list of recreations.

70 Million by Hold Your Horses ! from L’Ogre.

Life imitating art, or making it? Cast your vote.

Shadow Play and Puppetry

Posted in Film / Video, Music Video on February 27th, 2010 by Moose – Be the first to comment

In a world where busy schedules and technology rule the day, it can be refreshing to immerse one’s self in models and environments of simplicity. Swedish artist Johannes Nyholm builds a vacation escape from the world to tell a story caught between fantasy and reality. Following is a music video by the Swedish group Little Dragon which serves as a prologue to Nyholm’s short film Dreams From The Woods.

The short film itself made its festival rounds in 2009, and an excerpt from the film can be downloaded here (.mov, 3.6MB)

Genuine artistry, or is puppetry for the kids?