Check out Andrew Lewicki’s gold skate rail. It’s funny, when you trace the links of a work back to its origin, you find out this was created last year. Much like the internet, you can always breathe new life into things. Originally found here.
Who is going to show him in the states?
SWOON’s Bethlehem Boys. I really dig how these figures interact with the rust and graff. Photo by the always prolific Jake Dobkin.
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I got this huge box in the mail yesterday. What’s in it? Follow me.
Artist Lena Gieseke has re-created Picasso’s 1937 landmark painting Guernica as a 3D movie using Maya, Shake and Photoshop. Guernica was Picasso’s response to the Nazi bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War. Lena was inspired by jigsaw puzzles of famous paintings, which force you to explore artwork examining details your eye might not have caught otherwise. View the movie ».
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The Golden Ass. Mark Jenkins new piece is money, and that’s in euros.
Marilyn Minter takes the cover of Time Out New York this week, the article about her career is interesting. Even more interesting, the model with the long tongue who posed for the shot.
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Our friends at design:related have posted this nice interview (both in web and podcast format) with Shepard Fairey. A lot better than most I have listened to or read. Once you’ve finished, have a look around and maybe sign up, as it is a great resource for designers and those who are inspired.
The Daily Hitler animates Addy in ways I have never imagined.
Over on his website tomorrow, Kaws will be releasing this JPP vinyl figure. It comes in this fresh yellow above, as well as a black you can see after the jump.
The Sex Lives of Animals opens tomorrow at the Museum of Sex in New York.
So let’s say your girlfriends mom has been hearing all about this ‘Urban Art’ from publications like Time and whatnot. She knows your hip to it and she wants a piece of the action. What do you do? You buy her this print above by Blek Le Rat, fit for moms, soccer moms and whomever else stays in the confines of prudishness. It also comes in three other colorways.
French artist JR keeps amazing me with his street work. I have done some poaching and created a small little worldwide visual essay to support my amazement. Photo credits at the end
This is a moment of ‘Why didn’t I think of this?’ Proving as always, the best ideas are the simplest.
I always love peeking at art collection installations, and stumbled upon an amazing one the other day. Leah over at More Ways to Waste Time has a virtual tour of the home of San Francisco art collectors Donald and Philip. Their collection includes pieces by Margaret Kilgallen, Barry McGee, David Huffman and Christina Empedocles. It’s like a photo essay mash-up ripped from the pages of Dwell and Artforum … be prepared to drool.
The Tate Modern has announced a new development in the plan for its new wing. World-renowned Swiss Architectural firm, Herzog & de Meuron, has designed the new plan for the extension, called Tate Modern 2 (TM2). Read More about it at art observed.