July 30, 2011

THIS. SHIT. WILL. BLOW. YOUR. MIND.









http://www.langbaumann.com/

D. Rock

“King Of Dung”,Watercolor, gouache, ink, tea, coffee, gold leaf, bourbon, beetle juice
"Sleep With The Waves", Watercolor, Gouache, Ink, Tea 12x12
"Cicada King",Watercolor, Gouache, Pencil, Ink, Goldleaf 
"The Sea Chantey Club", Watercolor, Gouache, Ink, Tea

So rad and so detailed. Same vein as Wes Lang these works are like romantic, comical, dark, lyrical, postcards from a sea grave. These precise and symmetrical relics are a true treasure. 

Visit his site at http://dereknobbs.com/
"Although I grew up near the sea—never more than an hour away—I never really gave it much thought. In fact my interests laid in the opposite: the hills, the desert, the prairie. But the sea wore on me; I can't go anywhere without passing over the Puget Sound. I am surrounded by a rich maritime history and I am surrounded by the mysterious life in these cold waters. But really I am fascinated, inspired by, and concerned for all of nature. As for the characters I have painted, they are just dirty dead sailors." 
- Nobbs

Oh Snap.

Jenni Sparks
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Doodleflix









This is one of the funniest things I have come across in a while. I HIGHLY suggest you try next time you get your Netflix (or Bigpond Movies for those in Australia!)
See the full collection and submit your own at http://doodleflix.tumblr.com/

July 24, 2011

Shepard Fairey for The Cooper Square Hotel in NYC

At the Trilby, Cooper Hotel, Manhattan

Converse Rubber Tracks Studio in Willamsburg, Brooklyn.

Its like origami on acid

Radical Reverie
Spectral Zenith
Counter Cosmo
Pedestal
Plasmascopic

Centrifugal 

You know when a work of art is so astounding it forces the breath out of your body into a simple "whooooaaaa." These are some of those works, by Jen Stark. Her paper cut sculptures are imagination redefined...they take you to a childhood fantasy beyond what you ever thought someone could create from such a simple material. Enjoy. 

July 23, 2011

The Selby now has videos!!


TOM SACHS IN HIS SPACE
Photos courtesy of The Selby
www.http://www.theselby.com/

July 22, 2011

July 21, 2011

Wei Wei in N.Y.

Ai Wei Wei
Circle of Animals/ Zodiac Heads
NEW YORK, NY – 05.02.11 - 07.15.11


Pulitzer Fountain at Grand Army Plaza, Central Park

Its Wei Wei too hot to go today (already 95 F outside in NYC today) but if you are in New York some time in the above dates, go check out Wei Wei's outdoor sculptural exhibition. Ai Wei Wei is one of the most successful artists in China right now and also recently racked up a tons of headlines due to his recent release from detention for tax evasion. 

BRIAN REA

A new fav of mine. Check him out at http://www.brian-rea.org/

Shea Hembrey: How I became 100 artists | Video on TED.com

This guy is amazing. After not seeing the art he wanted to see at recent Biennials, he just created 100 artists of his own, and had one himself!
Hilarious and Genius.

Shea Hembrey: How I became 100 artists | Video on TED.com

July 18, 2011

An Essential Re-Post

(click on me for a juicy close-up)

Pushing Up Daisies
2009

July 17, 2011

July 4, 2011

Moth

Butterflied Moth
Watercolour and pencil
NYC 2011

July 3, 2011

Bird Brain.



Bird Brain
Watercolour and pencil on paper
NYC. 2011

July 2, 2011

vampire

Andrew Yee for Zinc magazine 2009

scary huh...

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