Between 1978 and 1985, Paul Kirchner did this far-out monthly comic strip for Heavy Metal magazine. You can find The Bus in book form here
Why Me?, a sculptural bar of soap by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari
Three solid shows opened in the parched City of Angels at the beginning of September: Eddie Martinez at Michael Kohn, KAWS at Honor Fraser, and Sam Falls at Hannah Hoffman. Here’s a look through all of them.
Photos courtesy of respective galleries
Dallas Clayton: Dream Big!, a short film by Han Su Kim for Vans OffTheWall.TV
Related: ages ago Dallas did a poetry column for us, you can read them all here
Landscapes in portrait by Mikael Kennedy
Mark Landis candidly talks through some of his most successful art forgeries, including this 1894 painting by Charles Curran of which Landis says “You can churn out three by the time a movie’s over on TCM.” It’s all about a comfortable working environment.
A couple things here, a couple things there, and all the info down below.
Introducing the K-80, a Permanent Marking Stick that’s fun to use until it reaches a frozen surface.
Adventure Tip: twist two colors completely out of their cases, cut each in half lengthwise, then match opposites and twist back in.
Swoon’s got a new variant edition available through Paper Monster
Klaus Kemp is a master at placing single cell algae in cool patterns, or as the scholars call it, “the Victorian art of diatom arrangement.”
KAWS recently unveiled a big new sculpture at Harbour City, Hong Kong’s largest shopping mall.
Out of print since 1976, Roger Perry’s The Writing On The Wall has been called “the original book of London graffiti.” Featuring more street sayings than street sprayings, it’s a fine look at 1970’s London counterculture.
In Kiss My Aura, his latest show at Slow Culture in Los Angeles, artist Travis Millard has taken his pancake art, covered it in resin (not syrup), and used the plate as a frame. Oh, he also made some rad drawings too.
The Henry Pajama shirt by Mike Mills for Sleepy Jones
AJW’s got another installment of Comedy Dreamz happening this Saturday (9/13) in Bushwick. Info on that, below.
Somehow I imagined a better fitting suit. Oh well, you gotta start somewhere. Next up, Opening Ceremony x The Whitney… probably not, but at this point in culture, anything’s possible.