A selection of choice lots from the upcoming auction at Phillips
Peanuts characters and classic rap lyrics for the win. Mark Drew hits it big with his recent show at CHINA HEIGHTS gallery in Australia.
You can purchase a couple of the prints through his website here.
Here are a few never-seen-before photos of The Assholes: Hole Invasion, a comic book by Shock G of Digital Underground. These photos are of the spiral-bound, one-sided dummy that was used for editing in 1999. Unfortunately, the book was never published, and this is one of the only—if not the only—copies in existence.
Annette Vadim was a Danish actress.
On view now at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Pump Me Up: D.C. Subculture of the 1980s is Roger Gastman’s gift to what was once Chocolate City. Tracing the history of the underground scenes in Washington, D.C., during the 80s, the exhibition is heavy on rare, cultural artifacts from the worlds of Go-Go music, graffiti, and a world famous punk and hardcore scene… as well as in-depth look at notorious “Mayor For Life” Marion Barry. A must see.
There are a series of events coinciding with the exhibition you should check out as well.
Photos from a random Dominos Pizza chain in the 1980s.
This past Saturday in sunny Los Angeles, PRISM presented the opening preview and reception for a new exhibition of select works from legendary photographer Mario Testino. Coinciding with Oscars weekend, famous faces from the worlds of art, fashion and entertainment came together to celebrate the Peruvian photographer.
The exhibition is on view through March 30th.
Photos courtesy of David X Prutting / BFA NYC
Seventy years ago in 1943, Ansel Adams volunteered to photograph life at the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California. The highly censored photos have often been criticized as propaganda for not showing the actual suffering of the Japanese interns.
“The purpose of my work was to show how these people, suffering under a great injustice, and loss of property, businesses and professions, had overcome the sense of defeat and dispair [sic] by building for themselves a vital community in an arid (but magnificent) environment… All in all, I think this Manzanar Collection is an important historical document, and I trust it can be put to good use.”
Scilla Gabel is an Italian actress, who at the age of 17 was Sophia Loren’s stand-in.
Have a look.
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Clayton Cubitt is a photographer who splits his time between NYC and New Orleans.
He can be followed on instagram at @claytoncubitt