8 Oct
Turning the Dark Side Onto the Art Side at the Saatchi Gallery

There will never be a shortage of art inspired by Star Wars. It’s like Pandora’s Box — those damned demons have been granted their freedom, and there’s no way to ever again stop the onslaught. Stormtrooper helmets — among the most iconic elements of the Star Wars universe — seem to be particularly ripe for artistic […]


8 Aug
Celebrate a culinary Dia de los Muertos every day of the year

Chocolate skulls are the perfect edible arrangement if you wish it was Dia de los Difuntos every day of the year, to hell with Damien Hirst. Leaving all recent media run-ins with drug-induced cannibalism behind us as a human race, these skulls come in three different shades of chocolate — White, Dark and the aptly named Bone […]


2 Apr
FAKASAKA's high design bronze odes to life & death

Founded by Fernando Akasaka in 2006, FAKASAKA is dedicated to making innovative, conceptual and exclusive design objects for the home — the coolest being these stunning Frankie Skull Lamps. They look like they’d be perfectly at home in the living room of high-caliber mortality obsessed aesthetes like Alexander McQueen, Damien Hirst or Masaaki Homma (and […]


20 Mar
Paul Gough's 160-page paperback on the famed prankster

Banksy has become somewhat of a cottage industry for publishers, who all seem to want to express their perspective of the famed Bristol artist/prankster (and/or make some money off his name). The latest is Banksy: The Bristol Legacy from professor/author Paul Gough, 160-page paperback which follows his rise in his hometown of Bristol culminating in […]


3 Nov
Only 500 bottles to be made, 10 headed to auction

British artist Damien Hirst is known to stir controversy, ever since the days of slicing up cows and sticking them in formaldehyde. Then of course came his notorious For the Love of God piece, an ancient human skull embedded with 8,601 diamonds, including a big pink one worth more than $8 million. That skull ended […]


5 Oct
A collection of indelible skull themes in fashion, art & culture

From Alexander McQueen to Powell Peralta to mastermind Japan to Damien Hirst’s infinitely over-discussed For the Love Of God sculpture, skulls have dominated the cultural landscape unlike any other singular motif. Of course this is nothing new — mankind’s obsession with the macabre certainly predates the proto-heavy metal tropes of the 70s. English freelance editor, […]


13 Apr
Terry Richardson,Tyler the Creator, Syd the Kid, Damien, Domo and Left Brain kill them all

The Odd Future onslaught continues… what do you get when you mix the most hyped rap crew in a long minute, Terry Richardson, the minds at Vice and a studio filled with wigs, fake appendages, plastic breasts and more playthings than a Toys R Us? Click play below and find out… something tells me that […]


1 Apr
Mike Leavitt brings the action to the world's top artists

Who wouldn’t want a tiny action figure of Damien Hirst or Jeff Koons on their desk, just to mock relentlessly every time your boss gets grossly overpaid for something or hogs unnecessary credit for something he didn’t create? Or you can have some artist you actually respect — really it’s up to you. Visual artist […]