An amalgamation of superheroes and what built the House of Ideas Taschen is well established as the coffee-table and art book collector go-to, but they will really be turning heads, as well as pages, with this mega-Marvel-ous collection that captures the now 75-year history of Marvel comics and its characters. At 720 pages, the book covers […]


2 May
Concept car exhibit curated by automotive historian Ken Gross

Dream Cars: Innovative Design,Visionary Ideas, an exhibit of automobile concepts noted for their imaginative, cutting-edge designs, will be showing at the High Art Museum of Atlanta from May 21-September 7, 2014. The exhibit will consist of 17 concept cars of both European and American design which date back to 1935 on up through the contemporary. Among these […]


29 Apr
Posters of Marvel's very best heroes & villains in Austin, TX

Artist Mike Mitchell, known for the portrait-like quality he gives to the subjects of his work, has applied this dignified aesthetic to 60 heroes and villains of Marvel Comics. The result is to have transformed the Mondo Gallery in Austin, Texas into something more along the lines of a Marvel Universe Pantheon — representing everyone from icons like the […]


28 Feb
Harriet Worsley scores the connection between society & fashion

The eternally elegant Coco Chanel once remarked, “Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” This central idea that fashion is not merely a random assortment of trends, styles and clothes — but […]


26 Jul
Katsuyo Aoki's "Predictive Dream" series

Katsuyo Aoki is a Japanese artist whose latest work, Predictive Dream, consists of a series of hyper-ornate skulls made from ceramic. He uses historical backgrounds and ideas, myths and allegories to base his morbidly beautiful work on, incorporating decorative styles, patterns and symbolic forms to conjure up a variety of emotions. “The [ceramic pieces] existence […]