Brazilian designer Butcher Billy re-imagines some Post-Punk and New Wave artist as DC comics Super Friends. Some of the artist he takes on are Siouxsie Sioux, Mark Mothersbaugh, Ian Curtis, John Lydon, Morrissey, Robert Smith and Billy Idol as some of your favorite comic book superheroes.
The folks at Juxtapoz gives us a audio perspective of the artist who had a hand in being part of Beastie Boys album covers. Some notable New York artist who had a hand are Cey Adams, Haze and Ricky Powell.
In celebration of the mans who gave us title sequences, film posters, and corporate logos for some of our favorite films Google decides to doodle for Saul Bass what would be his 93rd birthday if he was still alive.
Persian street artist JR brings his visual art to the notorious Rikers Islands Jail in NYC. The eyes in the work are that of a 18 year old prisoner on 2nd term who told JR himself what position of his eye to takes a photo of.
We just pasted the eye of another Inmate on the 2 South Building of the Rikers Island Jail in New York City. He wanted me to choose his eye looking left as life in jail is all about watching your back… He came out in the jail Yard when we were pasting. He’s 18years old, it’s his second time in Jail. Even if no one will recognize his eye he knows he’s part of a bigger picture. He said “Who’s looking who” ? In a way he’s happy no one will know who he is so he wont get jalousy from the Inside or be recognized on the outside. On my end I felt this eye is bringing even more pression next to all to the guards and the video cameras watching the inmates already…
The Graffiti Dual of Mint x Serf were recently commissioned to design the perfume bottle for the New York Yankees under their Mirf name in addition a mural on Canal St went up. The perfume will run for $85 USD purchase it here
The New Museum and Art Production Fund (APF) present “After Hours 2 the sequel to After Hours: Murals On Bowery project. The project consist of 15 artists who create murals on the steel gates of commercial supply shops on the the Bowery, between East Houston and Grand Streets. The mural can be seen when shops are closed, the murals will be accompanied by a cell phone audio guide and a full map that is available at the New Museum. “After Hours 2: Murals on the Bowery” will be on view from April 25 through September 29, 2013.
Your view entering Queens from the 7 train will likely be changing as the 5Pointz redevelopment plans have been revealed. The Graffiti mecca latest redevelopment plans will now include two towers (Picture Below) which is an increase of nearly 400 units from what is currently allowed—in addition to minor commercial space. The largest of the tower will be 47 stories and 498 feet, with the smaller building coming in at 40 floors and 440 feet.
New York Artist Futura presents his latest collaboration with Beats by Dre. The Manhattan native puts his “Atom” series design on the Beats by Dre Solo HD headphones. The Beats Solo HD headphones are made to be a lighter, on-ear version of Studios purchase the headphones priced at $199.95 USD here
Beats By Dr. Dre SoHo
67 Greene Street
(between Spring St & Broome St)
New York, NY 10012
Update Last night Beats By Dre Soho store held the launch party event for the new Artist Series designed Beats By Dre Solo HD headphones by Futura who was also in attendance.
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Short film by Julian Marshall called Obey The Giant which was Julian’s thesis film at Rhode Island School of Design in 2012. Based on a true life event the film follows a young Shepard Fairey’s first act of street art during his time at Rhode Island School of Design from 1989-1992.