Stoked Mentoring runs programs to get at-risk youth in NYC to spend their idle time involved in board sports – getting them on decks year round in the city, snowboards in the mountains in wintertime, and surfboards out at the beaches in the summertime. Their annual benefit auction takes place on Wednesday, May 19th at Milk Gallery. Artwork up for grabs: Damien Hirst, Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, Spencer Tunick, Art brewer, Wilfredo Chiesa, Billi Kid, Hiroyuki Matsuura, Hubert Waldroup, Jeremy Dean, Jayson Atienza, Sofia Maldonado, Josh Cheuse, and loads more.
Brief details after the jump, for the full deal go here.
Robert Bronwasser’s ceramic people.
Epson’s beautiful R-D1S is so old school, it features include analog dial and readouts, and to advance to the next frame you have to wind the arm. The camera also features a six megapixel APS-C size sensor and supports Leica M and L mount lenses. For more details check out Dpreivew
PUSHEAD will be featured in the 15th edition of the SPARROW series available March 24th. The book will be split between color and black & white, and published by IDW.
Designer Chris Dimino created this one-of-a-kind cuckoo clock inspired by Stanley Kubrick’s The Shinning. It’s a one off so don’t get your hopes up.
Pushead has a new limited edition deck for Conspiracy. There are 50 decks available now. While your at it, pick up a set a Alien shot wheels for even more Pus.
Mother-of-pearl inlaid and lacquered collectible toy from Ducobi. They will only set you back $829 each (limited edition).
I don’t get it, are they even smaller than regular Lego figures?
Check out Consollections, a history of the game console.
This replica of the 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 from Back to the Future is mighty large gadget. It’s up on ebay right now.
Painstakingly built by Gary Weaver over the course of 2006-2008. Check out some videos of how he makes his parts.
I have been riding my bike a lot these days and am feeling that an upgrade is due. I know there is a trend toward the fixed gear but, this bicycle from Kronan is my new must have. Classic in every aspect of the word, it’s like a sherman tank.
If I could this would be it, a limited edition carbon black Austin Martin.
“Featuring bespoke Carbon Black metallic paint especially formulated with a subtle metallic twist to create a deep rich patina…”
Do you really need to know more. This would also fit well in my black list.
1,000 Collectibles from a Galaxy Far Far Away is written by Lucasfilm employee and master collector Stephen Sansweet. The book is a Star Wars fans wet dream.
Washington’s City Paper reports:
“Early last October, Jeff Nelson—co-founder of Dischord Records and drummer for Minor Threat, the mother of all hardcore bands—placed an autographed test pressing of his old band’s 1983 EP, Out of Step, up for sale on eBay. It was part of a long-term effort to whittle his punk rock archives, which Nelson describes as both “way too big” and “insane.””