1 Jul
Handbuilt by Roy Stuart of rare Palounia wiid wood

Roy Stuart, the Kiwi Kahuna who mastered the dark art of handcrafting luxury surfboards, has released his latest masterpiece, the “Rampant 10.6′”, with a whopping price tag of $1.3 million. If you’re wondering what could possibly drive the price tag of a surfboard this deep into the blue, it’s not a gold-dipped mermaid pulled from […]


Jeremy Scott unleashes a new wave of his famed footwear for the upcoming Fall/Winter 2013 season. The adidas Originals collection takes several of his most popular styles and gives them a fresh twist, including his JS Wings which are delivered in a dollar bill material over the entire sneaker, and one with a digitized, pixelated […]


If any album deserves a re-issue, it’s Massive Attack‘s 1991 masterpiece Blue Lines. The Bristol collective have spent some time in their studio piecing together original recordings to produce a fully remastered version of this groundbreaking debut. Influenced from the glories of downtempo, electro, soul, reggae, jazz, hip-hop, and god knows what else, the innovative album […]


19 May
Feds got nothing on "Make Your Franklin"'s art infused $100 bills

Make Your Franklin is a community art project inviting artists to change up the $100 bill. The design aesthetic of the contributors comes alive with entries that are witty, subversive and at times downright bold. Whether he’s inked with Native American tattoos, covered up by a gas mask surrounded by nuclear silos, redone as a […]


5 Jan
While Jeffrey Deitch keeps a very low profile

The thing that most bugs me about this whole BLU mural getting whitewashed is not really the beauty or fantastic nature of the mural itself. To be honest, the mural was so straightforward that it almost bordered on obvious. But that’s not the point. When you ask an artist to paint you a mural — […]


15 Dec
MOCA director Jeffrey Deitch's most disappointing action

As we reported last week, world class Italian street artist BLU’s controversial mural on the Geffen Contemporary was whitewashed after being up for only 24 hours. As a piece created to promote MOCA’s upcoming Art on the Streets “street art” exhibit, many assumed the buffing over of BLU’s work was a Banksy-style publicity stunt. Well, […]


10 Dec
Outright censorship, or misguided publicity stunt?

You can say without a breath of hyperbole that BLU is one of the most imaginative, creative and pioneering street artists on the planet — we’ve often gushed about his works such as the MUTO animation and his truly monumental Big Bang Big Boom piece. That’s why this article of news is so disturbing, especially […]


20 Oct
The $1,255,000 Zenvo ST1

An Indiana-based company called Red Sea Distribution has announced that it will begin importing the Danish-built Zenvo ST1 supercar to customers in the United States. Although not the first country you think of when one utters the word supercar, Denmark’s ST1 blows anything most of the free world has ever built. The mid-engined supercar is […]