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indian land dancing.

July 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment

This past weekend I was in Chicago, cruising Lakeshore Drive and decided to make a quick side trip to check out a mural that I have been meaning to visit for quite some time now.  Last summer this unique addition was made to Chicago’s collecion of public art displays in celebration of the city’s Native American population.  […]

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Tags: art · public art

glitsh: j’adore krink.

July 13th, 2010 · Comments Off on glitsh: j’adore krink.

Last night I got home from work and spent the first hour peering over Ryan’s shoulder as he introduced me to Glitsh — a Swedish artist who dabbles in subversive art. He’s sent artwork to Paris Hilton and Jeffrey Deitch, replaced domino cookies with domino pieces, and modified a Taschen book on Luciano Fontana. Glitsh, […]

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norway’s halden fengel rethinks prison design.

July 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment

  (Image via Time) Prison wall painted by Norwegian graffiti artist Dolk.   (Image via Time) Prisoners are housed in separate rooms (with in-room bathrooms) that look like something out of an IKEA catalog. (Image via Time) The kitchen laboratory is where the prisoners take their meals and learn about cooking. On the menu? Homemade orange sorbet. […]

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Tags: architecture · design · graffiti · interiors · street culture

sometimes you need to tag that hide . . .

July 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Unless you live in Texas that is. According to Snapple Real Fact #909, it’s illegal graffiti someone’s cow! Well, it is Texas after all, beef is no joke! (Remember Oprah’s law suit?) Anyway, Ryan tried his hand at tagging the cow’s hide — Moo!  Now, it’s your turn!

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fruit stripe favela.

July 6th, 2010 · Comments Off on fruit stripe favela.

I took one look at these buildings (from a favela in Rio) and my tastebuds recalled the yumminess of fruit stripe gum. Praça Cantão is Rio de Janerio’s most notorious slum and Dutch artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn undertook the task to turn its hillside housing into colorful works of art. With even the […]

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2000 watercolor paintings went into animating this video . . .

June 10th, 2010 · Comments Off on 2000 watercolor paintings went into animating this video . . .

Go ahead, say it — WOW! The new Breakbot video for “Baby I’m Yours” is composed of approximately 2,000 watercolor paintings. It was directed — rather handmade — by Irina Dakeva from WIZZ.

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darcel does louis vuitton’s london maison.

May 27th, 2010 · 2 Comments

If you’re a close follower of fashion and celebrity, then you already know that Louis Vuitton recently opened a new three-story Bond Street Maison in London, which had fashion icons (Jerry Hall and Catherine Deneuve) crawling out of the wood work and bringing the brand’s glossy advertisements to life. At any rate, Darcel also made an appearance, and […]

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ICFF: Saturday afternoon.

May 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Saturday was absolutely gorgeous in NYC. We started our day with a quick brunch at 202 — I had the hammy, eggy, cheesy sandwich, an excellent choice after the Wallpaper* Brazil launch — and a quick stop at the Chelsea Market where my friend Matt purchased the tiniest and cutest cup of coffee we’d ever […]

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banksy hits boston.

May 13th, 2010 · Comments Off on banksy hits boston.

I opened the paper today to a giant photo of a Banksy piece on Essex Street in Chinatown (right around the corner from our place). The proper authorities have been informed (Ryan and Dollar) and are going to investigate. I love living downtown. Apparently, he’s hit Central Square, too. Updated: If you’re looking for the […]

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Comme des Garçons x Beatles Working Lady Bag.

May 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The only thing I own bearing the Comme des Garçons logo is a plastic Visionaire doll that I won on eBay four years ago. I was trying to win it as a surprise for a friend of mine, but it was only after I’d paid $65 for the little plastic guy that we realized we had […]

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