is a bizarre slice of the 1980s in a browser. Strange old clips of 80s movies combined with 80s synth music and a lovely pastel palette make for a good time.
A short wordless documentary on Chris Burden's (previously, previousylier)
2008 installation Beam Drop
Artist Shawn Smith
uses hand-cut wooden blocks and acrylic paint to transform images of nature into three-dimensional pixelated sculptures. [more inside]
The Mexican memory game Loteria
illustrated using characters from the Star Wars universe. Click on a card to see it larger, along with its traditional counterpart.
At 9am on Monday the 21st June, 60 pianos will be distributed and then unveiled across New York City by Sing for Hope. Located in public parks, streets and plazas the pianos will be available until 5th July for any member of the public to play and engage with.
“Play Me, I’m Yours
” is an artwork by British artist Luke Jerram. [Previously] You can get piano locations as well as upload videos, photos and stories of you and your friends tickling the public ivories on the official site. The project will be concurrently mounted in London.
From Sunday on the Pot with George
to In the Cat's Mouth
* to Think Again
, The Museum Of Bad Art (MOBA)
is "the world's only museum dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition and celebration of bad art in all its forms."
Some images NSFW [more inside]
Man fell from the garden of Eden, and he planted the Garden of Herbal Evil
, to justify Brutal Myths
against women. Fortunately women have the Blissful Garden of Herbal Good
to bind the evil herbs.
(possibly NSFW, contains line drawings of genitals.) [more inside]
"When my friend Richard Renaldi
showed me the first images from the new series Touching Strangers
I was just amazed. Asking two complete strangers to not only pose with each other, but to also touch each other while doing that... And this in a culture whose discomfort with touching someone you don't know, or touching something that someone else might have touched still baffles me, even after having spent almost ten years in it!" - A Conversation with Richard Renaldi about 'Touching Strangers' [more inside]
The Hole in the Wall [via mefi projects]
is our own interrobang's
surrealistic cat story now being serialized at Top Shelf Comics
as part of their new Webcomics section, and it's definitely something special - pen & ink & watercolor adventures of two cats exploring a mysterious and dangerous underground landscape. More comics like this will be posted there depending on the popularity of this one, so if you love art, great comics, or cats, you will
want to check it out. This was a part of interrobang's Year in Comics
project, so if you fall in love with the Hole in the Wall kittehs (you will!), go have look at his other stuff, as well.
a poet. Pricasso
also paints with his penis. He's 'done' Ron Paul
and other world leaders
. This is not a self-link, but it is a tad NSFW.
The incredible works of Juan Francisco Casas
, drawn using a Bic pen (some NSFW).
Postcards from Our Awesome Future. [via]
An art exhibition stemming from the minds of Packard Jennings
(whose illustrations have appeared in Adbusters
) and Steve Lambert
(of Anti-Advertising Agency
fame); using San Francisco's infrastructure as a model for improvement, the duo answered the siren call of Objectivism through an arcology devoid of “...budgets, beauracracy [sic], politics, or physics”. [more inside]