Alexander Wang Does Marble Surfboards.

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These Alexander Wang surfboards are, like, the coolest things ever. I always wonder, do we love or hate when things that are on the outskirts are appropriated by high fashion and then come into the mainstream. Like for example, how to the real actual granola people feel about Birkenstocks being sold at Barney's? Do they not care at all, do they hate it - a la bitch stole my look, or do they … [Read more...]

The Passion of Kim Kardashian.

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Kim Kardashian is the "the patron saint of pop culture," says New York City-based graphic designer and artist Hannah Kunkle. Her recent series The Passion of Kim Kardashian depicts Kim in a series of psychedelic portraits as religious icons : Jesus, Joan of Arc, Aphrodite. (As I'm writing this, I'm actually surprised that my spell checker doesn't recognize Kardashian, so maybe the artist has a … [Read more...]

PHOTO DIARY | 50 Years of Family

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Ok, so last week, the super special post was the amazing Time Capsule Interior, and this week, we are looking at an actual time capsule. My father in law is the next Vivian Maier.  He has been sitting on 30,000 family photos, in slides, taken over the past 50 years. Last year he decided to have them all digitized. My niece was in between college and work and she began to organize them, sending the … [Read more...]

CUT AND PASTE | Sajjad Musa

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It's no secret that I have a little mini love affair with surrealist collages. I think I am always fascinated by whatever medium of art I'm not good at. Collage is deceptive, because it seems much easier than it is. When done correctly the whole is SO MUCH GREATER than the sum of its parts. When done badly, the collages mean nothing and say nothing. Mixed media artist Sajjad Musa submitted his … [Read more...]

Artist Virus.

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Gosh, remember computer viruses? Doesn't that whole concept feel so 90's now? Like a relic from the time back when we all had Dells and Dial Up, and opened emails from strangers?  Computer Virus Catalog has taken 20 of the worst viruses of all time and collaborated with artists to immortalize them. Founded and curated by Amsterdam-based creative Bas van de Poel, Computer Virus Catalog sees 20 … [Read more...]

Don’t Cry Over it.

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Sunday night blues ;( Hope you all had a great weekend! Mine was filled with pools and kiddie kisses and photography and polaroids and tennis and beer! Viva la Summer! (Photo from my  #absurdistsummer playdate with Shelly.) … [Read more...]