This looks amazing – Chinese artist Song Dong presents “Waste Not”, his “labrinthine” life-as-art installation that pays homage to the power of things. For 40 years, his mother stockpiled shoes to bottle caps, empty toothpaste tubes and birdcages all in their small house in Bejing. When her husband died unexpectedly, the stockpiling turned into more [...]
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Married authors and photographers James and Karla Murray’s book STORE FRONT “provides an irreplaceable window to the rich cultural experience of New York City as seen through its neighborhood shops.” It’s a New York that’s quickly disappearing, and provides such an intimate look at some of the places that sustained this very busy city. Via [...]
I stumbled upon the work of f2 Images while doing my regular Etsy searches. Their imagery, available for purchase – is decidedly feminine with a touch of eery. Great for that little spot in your house that just needs SOMEthing. The image above felt like Summer.
Brooklyn based Grow House Grow specializes in hand printed wallpaper with a narrative twist. Each collection features an array of wallpapers inspired by stories of murdered frontier women to bunnies in the back yard. They’re currently featured in this year’s Brooklyn Designs, going on this weekend.
AJ Fosik’s updated take on folk art is both poppy and unpredictable. Plus, check out his amazing collection of vintage beer sweaters – originally how I found out about him.
Looks like I’m a little late to the party – but check out Kitsune Noir’s Desktop Wallpaper Project, a collection of pieces from emerging artists already formatted for your iPhone, PSP, and any desktop size. I think even folks with a PC could use these…very cool idea, and great way to check out new artists. [...]
Whilst trying to expand my plant collection, I stumbled across the Gnome Home etsy store, and had to share. Everyone needs a little elf and fairy in their lives, and these are so clever.
Jeff Sonhouse’s combination of the fantastic as well as the traditional make for striking work. Preview a few of his past shows, we’re on standby for his next NYC appearance.
Photojojo says it best: It’s so simple we can’t believe we didn’t think of it before: just slide a photo into a jar, turn it upside down and display your upcyclin’ genius for all to see. Get the full step-by-step here.
The work of Cara Osborn is a mix between the supremely surreal and the extremely life like. While her prints are available online, I don’t think the site does these detailed works justice. I saw her stuff at the Brooklyn Flea, Dumbo. Highly suggest you see them in person, really beautiful stuff.