Water-Based Eyeglasses

09 January 2009

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pretty genius invention, in my opinion, that could erase the need to make different lenses for different prescriptions.  As inventor Josh Silver puts it, a “tremendous glimpse of the obvious”. 

UFHO

09 January 2009

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UFHO is a design studio run by JUN out of Singapore. Especially like the music packaging.

Francis Alÿs

09 January 2009

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Francis Alÿs is a Belgian contemporary artist living in Mexico City. Above are stills from the short movie Paradox of Praxis 1, where Alÿs pushes a block of ice through the streets of Mexico City until it melts; serving as a way to mark time and measure existence. More on the artist.

Jeff Vreeland

08 January 2009

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Floridian Jeff Vreeland.

gig poster book

Today a book including some of the greatest present day print illustrators of our time is being made available for your home library.

Gigposters, the first (and best) online community website for poster illustrators has officially made an 11″x 14″ book available for pre-order called, Gig Posters Volume I: Rock Show Art of the 21st Century.

Drum roll (here) please?

This impressive publication includes over 100 posters perforated and ready-to-hang so you can tear them out and show them anywhere you like. On top of that there are hundreds of more images. This is so great!

Guess what? It is only $4o, and if you pre-order now you will have the choice of 1,2, or 3 random Jay Ryan art prints for something around $10 each (first 1200 buyers).

For purchasing, more detailed information, and a list of artists involved, go to: http://www.gigposters.com/book.

Insane humans

07 January 2009

Worth a look, especially the last little bit…

Steven Harrington updates

07 January 2009

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Steven Harrington updates with a fresh new site and new work. Thanks for the note!

New Apple Laptop

06 January 2009

Japan

05 January 2009

Eric Testroete just sent us a link to this video he put together based from the pictures he took while in Japan. Really well done. Thanks for the link!

James Meyer, Culture Hero 2, 2008, Ink and gesso on paper, 30 x 44 inches

Culture Hero“, a solo exhibition of paintings and works on paper by veteran artist James Meyer opens, Thursday January 8 in New York City at the Morgan Lehman Gallery in the Chelsea arts district. It is not to be missed.

A unique body of work, the “Culture Hero” exhibit features pieces in black and white that are reminiscent of constellations in space. Imagine lying on a hill one dark evening staring into the stars and you see a boy crying, then another child shushing you and yet another, balancing on a rope.

Emotions work in complex ways that as adults we often fail to acknowledge. The open hearts of children frequently show us how precious every instinctive state of mind is. They also show us the joy in being. This presentation of seemingly simple content is in actuality revealing of the challenges of being an adult in todays culture. We all need a hero, why not our own inner child?

For more information and images from the exhibition, please visit : www.morganlehmangallery.com