You Can’t Do That On Comedy Tour


Tonight at Cinders Gallery in Brooklyn, Andrew Jeffrey Wright and friends Brian Blomerth, Frankie Martin and Eyeballz perform Art jokes, comedy videos and short comedy art plays with a special E.T. audio presentation by life artist Zac Carr!  In AJW’s own words

“It is going to be so funny you will forget to laugh!”


via, TAC

SK8 Face

First a movie that is in post-production (above) and then an Art Show that opens in Philly tonight at T & P Fine Art (below).


The Evolution of the Squirt Gun


Jason Polan illustrated the History of the Water Pistol for Good Magazine.  You can see it big here.  What, no Entertech?  Those guns were the best.  Commercial after the jump.

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John Hughes, Rest in Peace (1950 – 2009)

In tribute, the following are the trailers to most of the films that we grew up with so well from John Hughes’ career.

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Obama So Far


Shepard Fairey chimes in on the Rolling Stone cover

“It’s been six-plus months since Obama took office, and the Rolling Stone cover is the first image of Obama I’ve created in that time. As a candidate, his vision and his message of shared civic duty were inspiring, but as president he faces an unbelievable pressure to accomplish what he set out to do, despite the reality that he can’t do it alone. Much like my “Hope” image was intended to express his vision and his intellectual diligence, I also wanted this new image to convey his focus, but with the added weight and stress of responsibility. Whether media like the New York Daily News are looking to fan conservative flames with “liberals think Obama is the messiah” talking points, or just saying things like that to create juicy headlines, it should be obvious that this image is not about anything divine, but about dealing with the real world job at hand. While he is undoubtedly our leader, the question I placed inside the presidential seal “Will he take bold action or compromise too easily?” is one that I think we all need to ask about ourselves and what we’re doing to work toward what we believe in. The pitfalls of “politics as usual” aren’t reserved for politicians.

However, a lot can and will change. As Joe Strummer of The Clash once said, “The future is unwritten.” In my illustration I make reference to Gilbert Stuart’s famous unfinished portrait of George Washington to capture the idea that, although we’re quick to judge, it’s too early to tell how Obama’s presidency will turn out. Hopefully Obama and all of us who have stood behind him will do everything we can to fill in our incomplete future the way we’ve pictured it.”
– Shepard

Read the Rolling Stone Article here

Friday’s Vault

Sean Sheffey

Picture of the Day


Doris Salcedo,

Installation for the 8th International Istanbul Biennial, 2003.
1,600 wooden chairs stacked precariously in the space between two buildings.

via, ParisLA

ODOYGiant Fans Club


I’m still trying to wrap my head around this.  You should Join.

“Freedom From Known, Just Do Art ! Odoygiant with spirit of capitalism Making New Art History in Bandung from 2007 to Tomorrow Never Comes. These arts from me Odoygiant, the Asia petit artist dedicated to the World Art Commune with a new horizon collaboration between Odoygiant and Fans. INCOMING! What’s happening? The next one years in the world of Contemporary Art and Odoygiant ASIA EPIC In The Poem About Art Freedom to the damn’d curators! Who likes to become a member here, must have a complete profile in his/her page, with an acceptable pic.
This is not a “dating” or “sex” group.
Please, DO NOT SPAM THE GROUP. Violators will be reported.
No more tolerance for those who break these rules. Odoygiant Thanks, SHEPARD FAIREY. CEO of the OBEYGIANT to His Propaganda Inspirations Thank’s Dodi Rosadi CEO OFCPhotobucket

I Think it has something to do with this…

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Karin Bubaš’ With Friends Like These

Karin Bubaš kills it with her new show With Friends Like These, which features pastel portraits of The Hills cast.  On View at the Charles H. Scott Gallery until September 13th.

El Mac’s Faces of Life


El Mac works on the next level, and his new work at Fifty24SF will be just that.  Next Level.  Opening tonight.

Rally Cars are pretty cool to look at


And there are a whole lot more to see here

Reminisce Over This

Bushwick Bill, Ever So Clear, 1992



When I saw this picture of Blake Lively a couple weeks ago, that’s what I thought to myself.

The Acid Symphony Orchestra

Acid Symphony Orchestra – Diamonds Of The Night from Jori Hulkkonen on Vimeo.

via, BoingBoing

A cellphone made from Corn?


Apparently that is what Samsung and Sprint created with the Reclaim.

More at Engadget



Opening Tonight in the City of Roses at Fifty24PDX is Marco Zamora’s Give & Take.  He has put a bunch of preview pics up on his blog, that you must check out.  After the jump, the full press release.

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Cooking on the Wii


Say what?  Food Network is coming out with a game for the Wii called Cook or be Cooked! Maybe all it will take for me to learn how to cook is the guidance of my trusty nintendo?

More at Wired

Lunchtime Laughter

via, gawker



Newly available at TV Books is Gutter.

7.5 x 9.75 inches
soft cover
full color
100 pages

“Gutter is a huge comic and drawing anthology compiled and edited by Victor Kerlow and featuring the work of Andrew Gonzales, Anthony Baab, Ben Jones, Ben Schumacher, Chadwick Whitehead, Chris Vonszombathy, Daniel Davidson, David Glassman, Eamon Espey, Eric Watkins, Frank the Addict, Gavin McInnes, Genevieve Simms, Jake Braff, Joanna Avillez, Josh Bayer, Josh Burggraf, Josh Holinaty, Josh Safdie, Justin Gabbard, Katherine Guillen, Korakrit Arunanondchai, Lucas Soi, Maggie Pendergast, Mark Delong, Matthew Forsyth, Matt Rota, Ming Lin, Nate Doyle, Nick Sumida, Panayiotis Terzis, Pete Watts, Raymond Sohn, Shayne Ehman, Travis Millard, Victor Kerlow, Walker Tate and Winston McCarthy.”

A flip through after the jump

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