8 Jan
Selim Verol's "punked" Winston Churchill sculpture

Winston Churchill, WWII hero and legend responsible for super-smart world-leader-y quotes like “I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly,” has made his way to the work of art collector Selim Verol. Smurf War Church-ill was created as a deliberate political commentary and as a […]


9 Dec
Using the Force to channel el Che

Well, this is certainly not the first time there’s ever been a little pun action in artwork inspired by Star Wars. This time we’ve got Storm Guevara, or actually the resin bust is entitled Che Trooper by the artist and “guerilla marketer” that is Urban Medium. The bust figure, 18″ tall and weighing in at a little over […]


17 Sep
SSUR x 3DRetro bring their Cornelius mascot to life

You can plan on SSUR to have a sense of humor. Such as with their collaboration with CLOT — e.g. the COCO Made Me Do It collection — the Los Angeles label always takes a subversive bite out of iconic brands and characters, even if it is for commercial gain. Now SSUR have teamed up […]


27 May
The tale of two friends flying a kite... in vinyl toy format

Whether it’s their “Eyes of Fear” Fiberglass Busts, or their False Friends and different Blackout Editions, or PAW! Bust and Jaws Loser, Coarse always puts out vinyl figures and toys that make us want to break the piggybank to go out and acquire. The latest from the toy makers is the beautifully nostalgic Casting Shadows […]


7 Dec
Coarse's False Friend gets the bust treatment

The crew over at Coarse put out some amazing pieces of vinyl toys, including their Jaws Loser, False Friends and Blackout figures which we’ve covered before. Now they take their classic PAW! character and make him into a bust — which isn’t quite as imaginative as some of their earlier pieces. Hand made of high […]


12 Oct
Paw! and Noop return...in fiberglass bust form

Brought to you by Coarse toys, the artists Mark Landwehr and Sven Waschk have come up with something that gives their toy collectors something new to look forward to, “Eyes of Fear”. We already loved their False Friends, and emptied our coffers for the Blackout Editions, so it’s no surprise we’d love these life-size fiber […]