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marvelous rocker 3/9/09

Jeaneen Carlino
Rising Like Corn Jeaneen Carlino 2008

  • I love the idea of creating a 3 dimensional representation of the city I live in. just imagine how connected you would be to every detail in your environment. (via wired)
  • The heaviness of ketamine is magic with sub-bass. The dissociation that it gives fits perfectly with the dark, mechanical feeling of the music. And the psychedelic neon-like effects of the drug fits perfectly with the alien feeling of dubstep.” You know when a dance music genre has finally arrived when it has a signature drug.
  • When a private entity purchases that space in the realm of commerce, it is deemed acceptable. Fairey, with his ironic and iconic OBEY brand, asks us to question that exchange. He is, in fact, breaking the bond of consent to ask where the room is for public consumption of non-commercial images? And who gets to set that agenda?” – Jill Medvedow, Director of the ICA Boston
    My problem with this statement is that she is ignoring the fact that every image that Fairey makes has a corporate logo on it.(via obama art report)
  • Obey Steelerbaby!!!! Another artist is hit with a cease and desist fron Shepard Fairey’s cadre of lawyers. (via myartspace)
  • Henry Chalfants early Hip Hop documentary “All City” (via wyw)
  • When you are expecting Snake Plissken to show up anything short of a stick with nails to the dome is better than expected – Art dealers still positive after disappointing NYC fairs (via TAN)
  • I want my……
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    Power of Potential 2/04/09

    A Trip To Eric Elms Studio Darcel 2009

  • Was the dude arrested at the Poster Boy art opening just a fallguy, a patsy, somebody’s stooge? Somebody please stop this menace!!!!! (via Animal NY)
  • Where were you in ’92? A classic Breakbeat ‘ardcore mix by UK dubstep don Zomby (via flavorwire)
  • “He cleaned up really well,” she said, “but still there were these little shreds of carrots that said, ‘I was here.’ ” Legendary NYC street pitchman Joe Ades RIP (via PSFK)
  • A new collection of Alexander Girard objects from typography masters House Industries (via Handselecta)
  • A collection of stunning Ukiyo-e propoganda. (via But does it float)
  • Some cultures just don’t know how to treat a good watermelon right. (via FAD)
  • JR is finished with his work in Kenya and it looks amazing. This transcends the concept of “Street art” and moves more in the line of …. Jeesh I don’t know. it’s simply transfixing. (via M139)
  • A rundown on the debate over adding arts funding to the current stimulus plan (via Art 21)
  • Superflex defaces an American Institution. All I got to say is love it or Leave bucko!
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    Fatal Distraction 1/27/09

    Peter Taylor
    Handmade Feet Peter Taylor 2008

  • “It’s dark but not aggressive, It expresses the struggle of growing up in London with no money.” Londons dubstep scene is huge but can it break the curse of Bass culture. (via Interview)
  • The Simpsons continues to expose America to culture with references to Henry Darger and Joseph Cornell. View episode here (via Lightning History)
  • The comment on this post on Mare 139’s blog is the most interesting thing I’ve read today
  • LA graffiti writer/urban surrealist MearOne is facilitating our evolution. (via What You Write)
  • “I’m more overwhelmed now by the fact that when you look back on hip hop culture and in particular graffiti, you realize that it was invented by practically children. This whole culture that has taken over the world was the creation of kids who were living in their own world and doing what they did.” A great 4 part interview with Henry Chalfant and Tony Silver, Creators of the landmark graffiti film Style Wars (Via Stealth Mag)
  • Is an art reality show the final realization of the potential for conceptual art? BBC and Saatchi seek out the next big artist via TV show (via GuardianUK)
  • Barkely L. Hendricks – Birth of Cool : (via Frieze Magazine)
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