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Tick Tock Baby 4/7/09

Sonia Delaunay
Composition 30 Sonia Delaunay c.1930

  • Don’t miss the scene where they try on fur coats“. Société des Ambianceurs et Persons Élégants, or Le Sapeur are the coolest dressing cats in the world. (via Gold Coast)
  • I’m a big fan of M.I.A. Not so much for her music as I am for just what she represents. She is the ultimate example of the global Creolization in this interconnected world. Dig this. (via daily Swarm)
  • Another salvo in the war between “Street Art” and “Graffiti”. 10foot smashes on “Best Ever” (via AnimalNY)
  • Artbabble is a new website that will host Videos about art, and hopefully video art, goes live today. Check it out. (Via Fad)
  • Some amazing examples of ingenious art deco design from Spain utilizing a simple palette of geometric shapes (via CRblog)
  • The Lost Tribes of NYC
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    Power of Potential 2/02/09

    Marco Zamora
    Hide And Seek Marco Zamora 2008

  • Street artist Poster Boy gets hemmed up by the fuzz at his own art opening after a media blitz that included videos and interviews on various blogs. If you want fame you’ll get fame, this is the streets and not a game. (via The Art Collectors)
  • Supertouch tries to polish the reputation of his good buddy Shepard Fairey by ignoring some important facts about the corporatization of street art. The Revolution will not be televised.
  • I’ve followed the Uganda Skateboard Union over the past couple of years and am always impressed with the ingenuity and devotion these kids have for the sport of skating. It seems that skateboards are the symbol of the USA that may help connect future generations across the globe. (via Club Mumble)
  • Interview discusses the debt owed to 60’s British TV series The Prisoner by todays fashion set.
  • Critic A.O Scott discusses the role of the critic in society. (via Hrag Vartanian)
  • Tamil musician and underground icon M.I.A. is making the most of her opportunities to share with us the fact that there is a genocide going on in her native Sri Lanka. She is doing interviews with print as well as TV outlets like Tavis Smiley (view) letting folks know whats going on. It’s great to see a pop star that cares for more than the newest Louis Vuitton release.
  • Rime a/k/a Jersey joe was asked to pimp out a trailer in New Jersey. He did and here is the documentation of possibly one of the funnest / weirdest painting sessions ever. kinda like Fellini goes to Edison. (via BunnyKitty)
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