Caught in The Act

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To this man and many others like him, a Banksy piece is just money on the street. Luckily for New Orleans, neighborhood vigilantes got in the way of this attempt to remove another piece of public art.

Photo: Charlie Varley/varleypix.com

Dithyrambalina

Dithyrambalina

SWOON’s kickstarter to create a village of five musical, playable houses in New Orleans is entering its final week.

Learn more about the project after the jump

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Artist Eats

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Ongoing global restaurant recommendations from some of our favorite artists.
 
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David Choe in Las Vegas

DABS MYLA in Melbourne

RISK in New Orleans

HUSKMITNAVN in Copenhagen

POSE in Chicago

Suzannah Sinclair in Maine

Mel Kadel in Tulum

Caleb Neelon in Massachusetts

KC Ortiz in Bangkok
 

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Kime Buzzelli

Natalia Fabia

Seonna Hong

Shane Jessup

Justin Krietmeyer

Bill McRight

Mark Mulroney

Saelee Oh

Estevan Oriol

Justin Van Hoy
 

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Nina Chanel Abney

Claw Money

Mr. Kiji

Curtis Kulig

Kimou Meyer (GROTESK)

Baron Von Fancy

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Chris Yormick

 

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Richard Colman

Andrew Schoultz

 

Back to Blood

Tom Wolfe’s new novel about Art Basel Miami Beach.

Read an excerpt over at Vanity Fair

101 Free Sailor Jerry Tattoos

To celebrate what would have been the 101st birthday of Norman Collins, Sailor Jerry is giving away 101 free tattoos featuring his designs (above) to the public on January 14th in NYC, New Orleans, and Chicago.

NYC folks: it’ll be at at Fineline Tattoo at 21 1st Avenue (12pm – 10pm)
Chicago folks: The Chicago Tattooing Company at 1017 W. Belmont (12pm – 12am)
New Orleans folks: Uptown Tattoos at 575 S. Carrolton Avenue (12:30pm – 12am)

Artist Eats: Risk

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For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked RISK to share his favorite place to eat. RISK is a graffiti icon who spearheaded the movement in Los Angeles in the early 1980s, and became known around the world for his innovative lettering style. In addition to his work on the streets, RISK founded one of the first streetwear lines, Third Rail, and his canvases have become sought after by galleries and collectors.

Continue reading for his answer.

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