Something to look forward to in 2008. “The soft Touch, Pearls of the Orient”, photographed by Wing Shya La-La, from China Design Now, at Victoria and Albert Museum, March 15-July 13, 2008.
Wunderland War, makers of vinyl toys shirts and prints, have made a little chocolate fun. A Full sized .45 made from over a half pound of chocolate, plus a postcard sized print packed in a custom box. This is limited to 25. On Sale Now! $10.00
Harry Kim, who you probably best know as David Choe’s sidekick in vbs.tv’s Thumbs Up! has also been putting a documentary, Dirty Hands (above), together about Mr. Choe for some years. After accumulating some debt during filming some financing is necessary to give the movie the finishing touches. In order do so, through the 22nd, you have the chance to make an offer on a painting Choe completed when he was released from jail. The current offer is 15k, all for a great cause. The painting is after the jump.
Here’s to you Gene Parme-jean! via, razor apple
The bar where I spent some great moments of my early 20′s (behind the bar and in front) is no mas. Here is the tale.
An Early D.C. Stage For Musical Greats Has Quiet Last Call
By Paul Schwartzman
Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, November 7, 2007; B01
Before they became limousine famous, Emmylou Harris and Bruce
Springsteen played in a litany of run-down, no-name joints, where small,
unsuspecting audiences got that rare chance to see, hear and touch
Before today, I had no clue who Sarah McSweeney was. But now, after reading Worship Worthy‘s interview with her I know that:
She likes cookies for breakfast.
She has a terrible memory.
And she likes Patron.
In another heavy hitter collaboration, Supreme has teamed up with Takashi Murakami to create three limited edition decks. The decks will be available at their six stores and online sometime around September 20th.
Learn how to turn a pencil into a light and it may save your life.
This Bart Simpson 10″ QEE by Parisian street artist Space Invader is one of 20 customized Barts that went on display in the window of Colette last week. If interested, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for availability. More images can be seen here
Going on display at the end of August at The Metropolitan Museum of Art is Damien Hirst’s “The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living”. Basically a tiger shark encased in formaldehyde inside of a tank, the work is one of the most notable pieces by the YBA. More here
This month during the bearable winter of Sao Paolo, Brasil’s favorite graffiti writing twins Os Gemeos are holding a modest show of 30 drawings at brasilian powerhouse Galeria Fortes Vila
Earlier this morning, four banksy pieces went up on the auction block at sotheby’s in london. As usual, the bidding crushed pre-auction estimates. The high bids going to Mona Lisa with and AK-47 and Fuck The Police (pictured) each taking in
“Landings #2,” from a series by Branislav Kropilak
Hansgrohe, has created twbe shower head. In their words, “Experience Shower Fun XXL in an entirely new way!
Architecturally integrated into the room design, with easy wall-mounted shower control. Enjoy water in its most natural forms: as a soft rain shower enriched with air, a massaging downpour or a clear and powerful waterfall.” What actually is “most natural forms”?
Powell Peralta “Rat Bones” shirt, in its only acceptable colorway. Circa 1988
Curbed‘s has launched a brand new blog. Racked, the newest member of the Curbed family. It’s a blog about shopping, neighborhood stores and the retail scene of New York City. Like all Curbed sites, Racked comes at its world from the street up, covering everything from the newest Nolita boutiques to gas station gift shops in Queens. Current obsessions include Diane Von Furtstenberg’s forthcoming Meatpacking shrine, an alarming situation at Trader Joe’s.
Racked is edited by Leslie Price, who comes to us by way of Time Out NY, where her beat was restaurants and bars as well as new shops, spas, and trends.