Art

French luxury line Hermès, inspired by the lacquering techniques of the ancient Orient and the style of Persian miniature horses, apply the intricate modern French lacquering process to these limited edition watches. First miniature pieces are applied to the base of the Arceau Cheval d’Oriente watches, then the pigments lacquered in, layer by layer with [...]


Tim Bessell surfboards began its artist series not long ago, beginning appropriately with a set of Warhol-inspired surfboards. Newest in the series, and conjured up during Dave White’s visit to the SoCal area, the Dave White and Tim Bessell collaboration will feature White’s artistic interpretation of a Great White shark and will appear on a 10-item [...]


Look out for Kung Fury, a Swedish-made kung fu action spoof written, directed by and starring total genius David Sandberg. What’s the story, you ask? He’s a renegade cop. Now he must defeat the most evil Kung Fu master in the world — Adolph Hitler, also known as… the Kung Führer! That’s basically it. Angry cop, Kung Fu [...]


Dating back the the early days as a staff photographer for the newly emerging Rolling Stone magazine, Annie Liebovitz began a career that would go on to establish her as one of the biggest names in photographic history, giving her recognition of living-legend status. With a 40-year track record, a bold style and an extensive portfolio [...]


Rob Whitworth‘s time-lapse photographic work is like a compressed tour, seen through the eyes of a dimension traveling sorcerer. Or as NPR put it: “What Cezanne did for apples, Rob Whitworth does for city traffic.” With an artful eye and all-reaching camera, hours and hours of vivid city scape are compressed into just minutes. Whitworth’s [...]


The highlight of Blackbook Gallery‘s Deathstar Blues show that ran in Denver last month are these AT-ATs constructed completely of reclaimed skateboards by artist Derek Keenan. The show’s concept was led by artist Axel Greittman‘s vision of a Death Metal-inspired Star Wars universe, although the exhibit additionally served as a first-look appearance for Vans and Santa Cruz [...]


British illustrator Jon Horner has laced out a series of Cliché skateboard decks, the theme of which applies Horner’s well known “Where’s Waldo” treatment to stars in skating culture. Pros like Joey Brezinski, JB Gillet and Sammy Winter hide cleverly in the graphics for the French decks, challenging you to find (and guess) all the possible characters. Boards measure in [...]


30 Jun
J.Led's first fully self-produced limited-edition toy

Artist Joe Ledbetter has been around these parts before, if you remember his Rainbow Burger Bunny or Fire-cat’s previous water bottle appearance done for Los Angeles toymaker The Loyal Subjects. But looks like Ledbetter ain’t such a loyal subject, for what is special about the his new “fire-cat” is that this it’s his first fully self-produced independent piece. Standing at about [...]

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