D-Nice brings another poignant episode of his True Hip Hop Stories series. He is capturing the true essence of an art form that has been commercially hijacked and debased.
The way to look into an art directors soul is to view their sketchbook. (via crblog)
With no end in sight and the surge in unemployment, more people are asking “Where are the best tent cities in the US ?” (via bombin)
“Coral reefs were really the first urban environments on the planet. Real estate is always at a premium on the reef, and therefore successful organisms wind up forming symbiotic and mutualistic relationships with one another. The amount of symbiosis and mutualistic interactions on a coral reef is incredible. And yet, life is cutthroat and can end without apology, just like in the city.” An interview with Morphologic. (via artlurker)
A survey of artists, writers, and curators about their response to the codes and language of being an arts professional (via frieze)
The felt and fat of understanding conceptual art. (via Guardianuk)
That Vandal squad book from Powerhouse is getting some interesting reactions from the NYC graffiti scene. They are sharing their side of the story and there is an upcoming debate that i think will be very interesting
Burning Jet Fuel Damon Soule 2008
Rob Sod Chase story
Some things never change
“My ladies are always there for me,” he said. “They never talk back, and if I get bored, I can just change the head.” Photographer Becky Yee has a new show of images documenting the astounding owner of the worlds greatest “Dutch Wife ” collection. (via AnimalNY)
The website Red Rag To A Bull is making an appeal for support of teen street artist Cartrain in his ongoing legal battle with the worlds most powerfull artist, Damien Hirst. (via Myartspace)
I hope you have some glowsticks handy. Artcore is a show about the garishly designed flyers of the early 90’s UK rave movement. (via CRBlog)
Revok explains some of the new projects he has been working on with Rime and Augor. Basically taking the ego element out of some of he murals they paint. Good luck. (via wyw)
Hip Hop Legend D-Nice aint about to let you forget what it’s all about with his True Hip Hop Stories film series:
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