18 Sep
Brooklyn sister duo delivers a musical trip through space

Sisters Taraka and Nimai Larson, also known as Prince Rama, have released a new mixtape, Late Night w/ Silver Mercedes. If you’ve never heard of the Brooklyn-based duo, they’ve take on an ethos of their own, having written manifestos, delivering lectures from pools of fake blood, even conducting group exorcisms disguised as VHS workouts. They’ve […]


26 Jan
Taschen's comprehensive exploration of architecture today

Comprehensively detailing exciting complete and under-construction projects around the world, Architecture Now! 8 is an amazing resource for contemporary architecture. The hardcover book covers a wide array of geographic locations including the jungle, the modern city and the desert. These interesting building projects are discussed thoroughly, and celebrate the architects whose ingenuity created the unique […]


21 Oct
Italian car manufacturer combines the best of 2 worlds

Italian automobile company Vygor has officially debuted the Opera, a hybrid of a Gran Turismo with an SUV. The Vygor allegedly combines the thrill of driving a GT with the practicality and safety associated with a raised four-wheel drive. Along with the use of a new tubular chassis made of high-strength steel, double-triangle individual wheel suspension […]


25 Aug
Italian advertising & design studio H-57's icon biographies

Italian advertising & design studio H-57 has debuted an intriguing new project. Their latest work is a series of pictograms depicting the lives of famous personalities distilled down to their barest essence. The historical pictograms, with their minimalist design and astute wit, manage to feature a balance of personalities including Bruce Lee, Julius Caesar, Darth Vader and […]


2 Jun
Opening TONIGHT at the Opera Gallery, NYC

New York-based artist Logan Hicks is a photorealistic landscape and portrait painter. His hyperrealist style is achieved by combining stencils, photography, aerosol and a variety of canvases (such as anodizing on aluminum and etched wood panels), becoming somewhat of a pioneer in the art world. He’s known for taking the humdrum of urban landscapes and […]


29 Nov
Manufacture Royale’s accordion-like tourbillon timepiece

If you appreciate fine tourbillon watches, and you’ve got $1.2 million burning a hole in your pocket, may we suggest Manufacture Royale’s Opera watch. Only 12 of these horological masterpieces will be made by the French watchmaker, which is built of multi-toned brass in its 319 pieces and a strap made of Mississippi alligator skin. […]


13 Oct
The Opera Gallery presents 'Status Factory'

Ron English, one of the most recognizable figures in contemporary pop art, reveals his exhibition at the Opera Gallery in New York. Titled Status Factory, the collection displays work of a political, surreal and satirical context. English himself would describe his show as presenting themes of circus, pop culture and Andy Warhol, that is “…filtered […]


10 Sep
Public intoxication has never been so easy...

Pommes Frites has taken the guesswork out of public intoxication at high-brow events. The next time you’re heading to the opera, bring your modified copy of “Opera, Front and Back.” Operating under the assumption that bringing an Opera 101 book is inconspicuous, you can take nips from your concealed flask and no one will be […]