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killer kites by daniel frost.

March 16th, 2011 · No Comments

Easily the most amazing, original, humorous, meant-to-fly-high kites I’ve ever seen . . . From Daniel Frost‘s “Big Kite Show.”

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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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glitsh: j’adore krink.

July 13th, 2010 · No Comments

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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banksy hits boston.

May 13th, 2010 · No Comments

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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Exit Through The Gift Shop.

January 21st, 2010 · 2 Comments

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTlm6dU2xHk&feature=player_embedded] Say what you will about Banksy, the guy’s got smarts. And now, he’s taking them all the way to the big screen with his first film Exit Through The Gift Shop. Described as “the world’s first street art disaster movie,” the film portrays the bawdy existence of street artists, and by the looks of […]

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gobble, gobble!

November 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-OFXUaMIv8] For those who celebrate it, we hope you have a scrumptious Thanksgiving! We’ll be back to regular posting after the holidays, watch for our review of the Phil Frost and Barry McGee Show “mindthegap,” now showing at LA’s new PRISM gallery.

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Tags: art · artists · graffiti · holidays · public art · rail life · street culture

ryan garvey for orfeo group.

July 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Recently artist Ryan Garvey was contacted by Boston-based theater troupe Orfeo Group to collaborate on a funky, Shakespearean set for their upcoming play, The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare (Abridged). So I caught up with the other half of the function key to talk about the project and his artistic endeavors. TFK: Describe your initial […]

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veasyble.

June 24th, 2009 · No Comments

For anyone who has ever felt an overwhelming need to escape from their present environment, you have a friend in Veasyble. Created by Gloria Pizzilli, Arianna Petrakis, Ilaria Pacini, and Adele Bacc, Veasyble is a conceptual set of accessories that transform to create an intimate world for the wearer at a moment’s notice. According to […]

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yarn art.

March 13th, 2009 · No Comments

There is a lot of graffiti on our street, and for the most part, it’s pretty toy. But this morning we had a pleasant surprise when we opened our curtains and saw some interesting street art right outside our window. We couldn’t tell what it was from our aparment so Ryan went to investigate and […]

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Shepard Fairey: Supply & Demand

February 9th, 2009 · 4 Comments

On Friday, the ICA opened its newest show “Supply & Demand,” the first ever museum survey of Shepard Fairey, and it cannot be denied — the city of Boston and its Institute of Contemporary Art are celebrating him. Since last Autumn, a dozen or more “Obey” murals have been installed by Mr. Fairey throughout our […]

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