Back in 2006, Marc Quinn created this portrait of himself out of his own frozen blood that he had been collecting for a period of 5 months. He plans on repeating the process ever 5 years to record his aging, so expect another aged version in 2011. The portrait is also in an edition of 59 pigment prints on gesso coated aluminum, that are available through Paragon Press.
Perfect for the morning when you wake up hungover and all that’s left is warm beer, the internet and luckily enough, ice in the freezer (it all happens!). The video is a bit infomercial but, how else are you going to learn?
Don’t think twice, JR is amazing.
Edition of: 150
Dimensions: 70×93 Cm. (27.5″ x 36.5″)
One Color Screenprint on Cotton Rag
signed and numbered by the artist
Price: 300 € ($443)
This might be making its rounds on the internet but, damn is it intense. This man records himself being buried in an avalanche, which must be scary as hell!
As a collector/geek of late 90’s early 00’s celebrity portraits by Shepard Fairey, I couldn’t not mention this auction on ebay. The auction is for a 1/1 set of 5 screenprints on metal featuring John, Paul, Andre, and Ringo, plus a title slide. Bidding is at $18,000 right now, and the auction closes on Thursday, October 15th.
According to Ronnie Regan, Socialized Medicine is evil.
The Cult, Rain
I know I have been called out over the plaid thing. But, this is a really cool jacket.
Black Sheep, The Choice is Yours, 1991
Not sure how mobile these things are..but the idea is so simple, and smart.
more at the Book of Joe
via, Peggy Wang
The new photoshop app for the iPhone is really basic but, if you wanted to get advanced wouldn’t you just use a computer?
Apparently Brooklyn Cops call Hipsters ‘Marshmallows’ because they’re ‘”White and Soft.” This is the first good thing to come out of the NYPD in a while…
photo by Mademoiselle Yulia
Weird. No doubt about that.