Chinese artist/rabblerouser/rebel/autocrat ass burr Ai Wei Wei  joined the likes of Terry Richardson, Damien Hirst, Banksy, Takashi Murakami, Dface, Dave Kinsey and our personal favorite, ROA, by releasing his own collection of skateboard decks with the illustrious Sk8room crew. A trio of different boards were designed by Weiwei, who matched three of his better known quotes […]


The world of “erotic photography” can span from the truly tasteful to the baseline pornographic, from the salacious to the elegantly subtle. The masters — as underscored in Ellen von Unwerth’s superb Fräulein Book — can make the art seem dignified and worthy of coffee table tome status. The more sophomoric, on the other hand, can […]


After going soft porn in 2010 with Terry Richardson’s unforgettable take on the Pirelli Calendar, the Italians toned it down quite a bit and went classical with Karl Lagerfeld behind the lens in 2011, then went the naturalist route with Mario Sorrenti in 2012. Now Pirelli is continuing the tamed path with a very clothed […]


7 Jun
Archived photos of icons from the 1970s & 80s in their prime

Whether you’re a die-hard Andy Warhol aficionado, or simply a casual fan of his Campbells Soup and Marilyn Monroe pop art, you can probably appreciate his Polaroid shots of artists and celebrities — especially when the photos are from icons of the 70’s and 80’s. Warhol decided to snap a few Polaroids of his limitless […]


Remember that “Skate Moss” Skateboard Deck project we talked about last month? Well someone has decided to take Jeff Gaudinet’s brilliant idea and translate the meme to current swimwear supermodel champ/Terry Richardson muse Kate Upton, resulting in the aptly named Skate Upton. Launched by Jason Yim, Edsel Dilag and Chris Vilchez, we kind of have to […]


1 Jun
How to best respond to allegations that you're partying too much

Have you seen how all the tabloids have taken to piling on Rihanna lately for partying too much? A couple years ago she was the snow pure victim of abuse, and now she’s an out of control John Belushi-like tornado of coke & booze. You just can’t win. Wait a second — yes you can. All […]


Kate Upton is like the Samuel Jackson of modeling — chick is everywhere; seems like you can’t swing a dead cat without seeing her pop up somewhere smiling in a bathing suit. But really, who’s complaining? After nailing the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue this year it’s been a non-stop cavalcade for the […]


18 Apr
Rizzoli's commemorative tome for the retailer extraordinaire

Rizzoli — publishers of the M.I.A. Collage Book — have teamed up with retailer extraordinaire Opening Ceremony to celebrate the boutique’s ten year anniversary by publishing a large format hardcover book to be released on September 4th: “[The book] includes original photography by Terry Richardson, ‘zine inserts by Chloë Sevigny and Spike Jonze, and memories […]

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