Tags archives: art-design

Jellykoe For The Kid In Us All

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Kelly and J. Spencer Shull are the owners of Jellykoe, an independent, South Carolina based company specializing in creating adult toys. But not the kind you’re thinking about. Most people grow out of their stuffed toys phase by the time they’re twelve, but Jellykoe’s cute yet eccentric handmade plushies make it almost impossible to resist buying your first [...]

Kills Billions: Success in a System Designed to Fail

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From skid row to Bel-Air Los Angeles street wear brand Kills Billions stays trill. Founded in 2012, the brand strives to prosper off the record, all cash. Fuck a bank. Kills Billions is here to Reap The Rewards. This is your introduction to success in a system designed to fail. Art Nouveau: Hunter are you the main designer for Kills Billions? Kills[...]

Enter Them: Adrian+Shane Are Not Like You

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Adrian+Shane are two artists working together as one since 1998. Using paint, collage, stencils, photos and video to create what is, without a doubt, pop art. Many piece's are loaded with fresh and well-targeted social commentary. The colorful works address common themes that include family and sexuality and also touch on our exacerbation with the daily grin[...]

Catch Lean13 If You Can

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Eric-Anthony Johnson aka Lean13 and I am an illustrator located in Germany. In the past he has been working as a freelance illustrator creating vector images for some well known companies and brands but it limited his creativity. Now he solely creates artwork the way he like it. Lucky for us. Take a closer look at some pieces from Eric below. [...]

Tokio Aoyama's latest exhibition "The Loop" opens Aug 1 at Cre8 Gallery

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Japanese born painter Tokio Aoyama is back this summer with 2nd solo art exhibition entitled The Loop. “The Loop” will showcase Aoyama’s latest surreal psychedelic paintings from his 2013 art series “Dogu.” Through his paintings he creates a mystical landscape that explores music, color, birth, life, transformation, the spiritual world and ancient Japanese m[...]

#ArtPop Literally at Pop's of Brooklyn

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"Good burgers, good fries" and "GREAT art" go hand in hand at Pop's of Brooklyn. The most interesting aspect is they give you crayons, markers and colored pencils and a copy of their logo to re-imagine with whatever your drunken imagination can come up with. Take a closer look at some of the images below. And if you're in NYC, make sure to stop by one of the[...]

From Tags to Riches

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The man whose art changed the world, who created an army to de- stroy everything, who risked everything, and got what he deserved. This is the story of a small town troublemaker, with big city dreams, who went from tags to riches, from the streets of Aussie to the museums around the world, this is the story of our favorite brainwashed vandal ANTHONY LISTER. [...]

Musings on the atmospheric work of Ryan Wallace

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Ryan Wallace's atmospheric works evoke meditative qualities that fluctuate between angst and serenity. Embracing ambiguity with a simultaneous sense of assembly and disintegration, his multi-faceted practice cultivates a sense of surface, texture and tone. Wallace's works act as visual solutions to his own curiosities and meditations on systematic themes. [...]

Why The Chair? #QuestionsThatNeedAnswers

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If you look up Industrial Design on Wikipedia today, these are the pictures that are included with the article: an iPod, a blender, a rotary phone, a typewriter, a guitar, a car, and a chair. It is the last of these objects that interests me today. As I am drinking a coffee and writing this, I am sitting on a chair. The chair I am sitting on is certainly not[...]

Ch0d3r is never out of line

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Aleem, also known as Chod3r has been drawing for about 3 years now. Keith Haring and Freebase are a big influence in the artwork he does. But at first he used to do a little tagging and sticker slapping. At the time he was obsessed with patterns and making art out of just lines. The patterns and art of people and other pictures came from playing around. [...]

Shakespeare, Cigarettes and Religion: Consuming the Cool with Gordon Holden

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All of us engage in irrational behavior from time to time, and have no idea why we feel the way we do about certain things because we've forgotten the experience that makes those certain things resonate with in. But it really doesn’t matter because... This is a collection of things created by Gordon Holden and sometimes things with friends. None of i[...]

GREATeclectic Lana Del Rey Shirt & Anna Wintour Crew Neck

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Artist and designer GREATeclectic presents his latest limited edition apparel release. Using his original mixed media collages as inspiration, these features unique renditions of his vibrant, signature style. Retailing for $30 USD for the t-shirts and $40 for the crew neck, GREATeclectic's latest drops are availble online now, and can be purchased via his on[...]

Five Artists Re-imagine Cover Art For Mach Five's "Art Rap" Album

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Aware and Corey Davis collectively known as Mach Five have been making waves lately with solid project after project. For their upcoming album "Art Rap," the Atlanta based duo decided to call their artist friends to give their perspective on the title "Art Rap." Here are some covers by myself, Corinne Stevie, Kevin Bongang and more.   by Kevin B[...]

Why you standing over there with ya clothes on?

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  “There is no greater mystery than the skin of a poet’s dream in 35 mm” – Andy Warhol   Skin… is a many layered thing; it is artistic, it is cultural, it is biological, it rests on the fragile fringe of one’s inner and outer space… not to be melodramatic, but we consider it an overlooked focus – an abstract opus – of cultural connective tissu[...]

Let Me Set The TONE

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UK based urban pulp iconographer and Art Nouveau cover artist TONE kicked off his solo exhibition at Dock St Market recently (Nov 1). He was kind enough to give us a few words about his bright and graphic inspired works of art. Art Nouveau: You go by the name TONE, tell me about the origins of the name? TONE: Basically as my name is Anthony/Tony i need[...]