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Didn’t know my own strength 7/7/09

Yinka Shonibare
Yinka Shonibare (via gold coast)

  • “They’re all people I know. Most of them close friends and I like to choose people that have interesting features and can say a lot with their eyes because I don’t want it to just be like a pretty portrait – I want it to be a persona that really exists in the piece.” Street artist ElbowToe discusses his process and what he looks for in a good model (via arrested motion)
  • An awesome how to for running a guerilla drive-in movie operation. now all you need is oneof those roller hotdog machines. (via PSFK)
  • If Sonic Youth thinks your cool – Some of your favorite bands because they told you so (via flavorwire)
  • As Graffiti matures in the 21st century there are craftsmen that are taking this folkart form into amazing new directions while flexing a level of skill previously unattained. I believe Rime is probably the top graffiti writer working right now
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    Power of Potential 2/07/09

    Kevin Lyons
    Kevin Lyons 2007

  • Graff Writers hijack and then proceed to smash a train in Australia (via Bombin)
  • Must-have austerity chic accessory’ Britains renewed interest in post war style. (via Frieze)
  • Is it possible for David Lachapelle to be viewed as a populist? (via GuardianUK)
  • Sonic Youth’s “Sensational Fix” artshow explores the bands collaborations with artists, filmmakers, and photographers (via Art Observed)
  • Did Sid kill Nancy? Pop culture impresario Malcom McClaren says no. (via daily beast)
  • Shepard Fairey is arrested in Boston for outstanding warrants. I am sure this will be milked by the Obey empire as further proof of his bad boy status. Real writers ain’t buying it.
  • Peter, Bjorn, and John have a new video out that references The Rockabilly Dancers from Tokyo’s Harajuku park. Japan is just so tantalizing.
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