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 [...]


Jessica Harrison, a sculptor out of Scotland, has done another series involving the re-invention of the classic porcelain doll. But rather than blood and guts, this time it’s exquisitely rendered tattoos. Yes, perhaps tattoos have become so commonplace that they’re even coating Victorian Disney princesses now, too. Beautiful breakable dolls that are also tough-chick bad ass  [...]


16 May
Limited run of only 10 pieces from the Hong Kong toymakers

Coarse Toys is an artist duo in a Hong Kong studio who have gained international recognition for their sculptures and lofty “themes of denial, betrayal and lies.” (Oh my!) In fact, their beautiful take on the buzzkill has been through these parts before, multiple times, perhaps best with the rabbit-suit wearing False Friends. Their most recent work is [...]


In honor of yesterday’s high holiday of May 4th which any nerd worth his lightsaber recognizes as Star Wars Day, the Robert Vargas Gallery in downtown Los Angeles held a free art show which ran this past weekend only. The exhibit was one to literally knock any storm trooper off his head, considering that it was comprised [...]


The ever tasteful watchmakers over at Bell & Ross have crafted a limited edition version of their BR03 GMT timepiece for The Watch Gallery. Taking TWG’s signature blue, B&R use the bright hue to accent the watch on the hour hand and GMT logo. The watch also features a black PVD case, date window up [...]


Our friend and artist extraordinaire, Jim Mahfood — aka Food One — is having his first solo exhibit in Los Angeles this Friday. How the hell he hasn’t done a solo show in LA before is beyond us, seeing as he’s one of the city’s most important underground artists. Whether its his LA Ink Stains [...]


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 [...]


British photographer Terry O’Neill made a name for himself shooting the most prominent stars of the 1960s, quickly moving up the ranks from his first gig shooting Laurence Olivier to following around the likes of The Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, The Beatles, and Bridgette Bardot. Later in his career O’Neill landed perhaps his [...]

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