Australian label Thrills teams up with Queensland-based artist and ceramicist Dan Elborne on a beautiful series of porcelain skulls and accompanying bullets, all embellished with original scorpion floral artwork done by Thrills. As Thrills explains: “Dan has created a menacing contradiction between beauty and horror, juxtaposing the aesthetic beauty of porcelain and embellishment with the horrors [...]


Stellar Los Angeles production duo/DJs Classixx have made a little Valentine’s Day gift for us all today in the form of their Immaculate Selections mixtape. The 47-minute set starts off strong with Tangerine Dream’s “The Dream Is Always The Same”, then moves on to a Business Time-inspiring mix of nylon & heels grooves that include Toro [...]


This is one of those pieces of art that massages us right in the sweet spot of our frontal lobe, or wherever it is in our brain that appreciates art. Japanese artist/skateboarder Haroshi crafted this exquisitely accurate and humorously detailed skull out of re-purposed skateboard decks, even giving the handsome charmer a gold tooth and braces. [...]


6 Jul
Fondation Beyeler collects the country's 1st solo Koons exhibit

Fondation Beyeler in Basel, Switzerland is hosting the latest Jeff Koons showcase. The new exhibition displays Koons’ highly polarizing catalog in three different categories — The New, Banality and Celebration — all providing a key to the Koons sensibility. The New ironically focuses on the early work of Koons, the period where he incorporated cleaning [...]


Since 1963, Alpinestars has provided the racing world with high-performance apparel, technical footwear and sportswear. Their newest suit, designed by London-based designer Death Spray Custom (AKA David Gwyther), fuses art, design, technology and racing into one sleek, somewhat humorous package. We’ve seen Gwyther ‘s work before with his Davida “Brain Box” helmet and Nitto Love/Hate Handlebars, [...]


8 Jun
A$AP Rocky, Lil B, The Weeknd, Mac Miller remixes & more...

Sorry, forgot to post this this week because the Madman’s life has been living up to its moniker as of late. Shit’s crazy lately — I blame that Art Department pool party Sunday at The Standard. Still paying for that one. Anywho, the second mixtape from one of our favorite producers, New Jersey’s one and only [...]


The concept of Present Moment Awareness is fairly self-explanatory, but yet eludes all of us almost constantly in the daily collision of life. We’re all so caught up always planning for the perpetual future which never arrives, and yet loaded with all the baggage of past experiences and regrets that yes we should learn from, [...]


21 Nov
Danny Quirk’s investigations into what is human

Watercolor is the medium for these alarming self-dissections, as aspiring medical illustrator Danny Quirk paints surreal images of people slowly anatomically dissecting themselves with knives. The visually intriguing and educational pieces are a part of series that Quirk is experimenting with — he displays technical skill both as an artist and anatomical scholar by portraying [...]

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