Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

A Night at the well

THIS WEEKEND I VISITED THE WELL DOWNTOWN TO CHECK OUT THE JUXTAPOZ PSYCHEDELIC BOOK LAUNCH PARTY. THESE ARE SOME PHOTOS I TOOK OF THE EVENT. ENJOY.

Time is Illmatic

Yesterday NAS released the 20th anniversary edition of Illmatic and today we’ve found out that this year’s Tribeca Film Festival will be premiering his documentary about the 1994 historic release. The documentary was directed by One9 and written by Erik Parker and will be examining socio-economic and cultural conditions and telling the album’s story from the […]

THROWBACK: The Gentleman Starring David Sabastian

The Gentleman is an ANTI short film directed by Drew Kirsch and David Sabastian chronicling David’s adventures at Magic in Las Vegas last year.

THE MIXTURE OF RAW AND REAL

After seeing the subject of these canvases you’ll know why S. Thornton is now 100% ANTI. Thornton works to provide exposure for everyday issues with a mixture of raw and real, combining sketches, collage work and painting techniques all on the same surface. “I just want to spread a message, we are not meant to […]

Featured Artist: David Redon

French artist David Redon has taken vintage American advertisements and recreated them with pop culture icons including Kanye, Michael Jackson, Snoop Dogg, Outkast, and Beyoncé. Check out these five below and head over to Redon’s website to see the rest of his portfolio here.

Wes Anderson Palettes

Wes Anderson’s films make viewers feel some type of way when they see his work, although for the casual fan it’s often hard to pinpoint exactly why. Most can recognize his work because of the symmetry and attention to detail, but and an increasingly popular Tumblr account called Wes Anderson Palettes has helped by shedding light […]

THE CULTURE: THE STORY OF THE CUSTOM TIMBERLANDS

WE AS A GENERATION HAVE IDOLIZED LOGOS FOR SOMETIME. WE IDENTIFY WITH CERTAIN BRANDS LIKE WE IDENTIFY WITH RELIGIOUS SYMBOLS. CERTAIN LOGOS THAT WE GREW UP EXTOLLING LIKE THE ROC-A-FELLA LOGO – THAT TO ME WAS AS PROMINENT IN MY CHILDHOOD AS THE CRUCIFIX. WHENEVER WE SEE THESE LOGOS WE INSTANTANEOUSLY FIND A CONNECTION WITH […]

Wu-Tang Clan – Once Upon A Time In Shaolin

So over the past few years, the Wu-Tang Clan have been secretly recording a 31 track double album titled Once Upon a Time in Shaolin. Most of the album is produced by Moroccan producer, Cilvaringz (Tarik Azzougarh). The album will soon sit within an engraved silver-and-nickel box, handcrafted over the course of three months by […]

The Man Behind The Curtain: Cey Adams

We have such a high expected level of design as a culture that we take it for granted and never ask ourselves “who made this?” Well, Cey Adams (pronounced SAY) is that guy creating the designs that shape our culture. That designer who for more than 30 years brought his own creative vision to the […]

POLAROIDS: SXSW RECAP

SXSW 2014 will go down as one of the best. Despite the complaints about major corporate branding and label artists’ presence we can assure you the week of music was just as much fun as it looked, especially the late night parties at The IllMore. For those of you who couldn’t make it, Grand Rapids, […]