Tim Swallow | Nights Of Our Lives.


So begins my new obsession with Australian photographer Tim Swallow. Photography is not just his job, it's his life. His “Peter Pan Syndrome” fuels his ongoing excitement for anything involving surfing, skating and music. His photos are both refined and filled with spontaneous energy.  He has shot for bands such as Mastodon and Empire of the Sun, and worked alongside Surf & Skate companies … [Read more...]

Andy Warhol’s Polaroids at Christie’s.


You may have already seen this, but so what. Look again. Andy Warhol+polaroids+fashion+vintage…what could be better? “My idea of a good picture is one that’s in focus and of a famous person doing something unfamous. It’s being in the right place at the wrong time.” -Andy Warhol, in Andy Warhol’s Exposures (1979) This October Andy Warhol polaroids were on sale at Christie's … [Read more...]

Blaise Cepis shoots Happy Naked People.

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Photographer Blaise Cepis's work is provocative, whimsical, absurd, disturbing, but also really kind of funny. Based in NYC, Blaise spent a decade as an art/creative director for brands in an advertising capacity before transitioning to personal work full time. He also started Scratch Press with John Codling and Craig Damrauer, a small publishing company that makes limited edition art books in … [Read more...]

BeetleJuice| The Art, The House, The Clothes.


Omigosh. When was the last time any of you have watched Beetlejuice? We watched it with the kiddies for Halloween, before which I hadn't seen it in years. People, 1988 Tim Burton Classic is more than just a spooky comedy about a ghost couple who want to scare away their home's new inhabitants. It's an amazing satire of  NYC art culture, yuppiedom, and "Rurbanism" or what happens when city dwellers … [Read more...]

Laundry | On the Clothesline.


  A few days ago, I came across a photo of a clothesline hanging in a home... Like this: Whoops, I then proceeded to pull out all the photos I took of laundry while traveling this summer. Unfortunately, you don't see much in the way of brightly colored laundry in Manhattan. I think it's so lovely. These photos are from Italy and Israel. I love them all, but I REALLY … [Read more...]

Snoop Dogg, The Painter.

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Barbie is a blogger, and Snoop Dogg is a painter. “For many years I’ve always felt like painting was something that I wanted to do, but I never had time to do,” Snoop explains. “Painting gives me an emotion like no other. I could cry while I’m painting. I can laugh while I’m painting. I can be serious while I’m painting. I don’t have no parameters. When I’m rapping there’s certain things I can’t … [Read more...]