The time honored tradtion of trashing your city after your team wins continues. Check out these photo’s from Philly. Before the game was over we joked about the fact the Philly was safe tonight, since everyone was at the game. Well, that did not last long.
Opening this Saturday at Deitch Projects, Kehinde Wiley’s latest show, Down, will be huge. And by huge, I mean that it consists of 6 or 7 gigantic paintings. And by gigantic, I mean gigantic.
Elizabeth Mcgrath just opened a show in Barcelona “Tears of the Crocodile” October 23-November 23 at Iguapop Gallery. More photo’s after the jump.
Kate Moss photographed by Corinne Day
Scandinavian photographer Knotan
“I was offended when Westminster said my painting was an advertisement. Advertising makes people feel inadequate and worthless. Graffiti doesn’t do that. Graffiti doesn’t emotionally blackmail you, graffiti doesn’t make you feel fat and graffiti doesn’t make you rush out and buy things, except maybe high strength cleaning products.”
Nine, Whutcha Want?, 1944
The Sun, has compiled the “Greatest Movie Villan quotes.” Take a look and deicde, although this is a good one.
“Do you expect me to talk? No, Mr Bond. I expect you to die!” There are probably a slew of 007 quotes that should be on the list. What’s your favorite.
It is great to see MTV utilizing the internet for their new video site MTV Music.
A couple suggestions…
Add channels for 120 minutes and Yo! MTV Raps.
Add a feature which lets you create playlists so that you can continuously watch videos without effort.
Let me create a Reminisce Over This channel.
Now, the Grateful Dead.
Instead of buying that shirt from Urban, or threadless, check out People not Politics. They have created a line of t-shirts called Iraqi Hope. The shirts tell the real life stories of Iraqi children who have been orphaned by the war. The art featured on the shirts were created based on email conversations between the artists here and the children in Iraq. 20 percent of the shirt proceeds are donated to Generation Iraq, a charity that provides for Iraqi orphans. They have two shirts available right now(one picture above). Its a good cause, I did not know they had email in Iraq?…..kidding
Fecal Face’s Manuel Bello inteviews José Parla, who has a show opening in New York November 6th. Good Stuff…
Suckadelic is in LA for the Suck Off Group Show featuring custom artist interpretation of his Sucklord 600 figure. Opening this Thursday, October 30th at Munky King, the show features one-of-a-kind custom Sucklord figures displayed in removable blister packaging complete with custom backing boards – a great look, almost as if these customs were off-the-shelf toys. The show is sponsored by Vinyl Pulse.
7308 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Slow to the game, but in the game nonetheless, the cover of this month’s Art News features Shepard Fairey’s Warhol under the headline ‘Street Art Gets Hot’. There is a great article by Carolina A. Miranda, known to the internet as C-Monster and the requisite Jeff Koons piece. Pick it up where you pick up magazines.