Archive for September, 2008

We are the people

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Sas Christian: We are the people

The thing about artists like Sas Christian is that seeing one of their images is fantastic, but looking at a lot at once is like hearing the same joke over and over with slight variation.

The distant future, the distant future

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Dalek - Ice bot

While we’re looking at toys, here’s Ice Bot by sometime graffiti artist dalek.

Hot Cha Cha Cha

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Hot Cha Cha Cha toy by Gary Baseman

When it comes to the work of the nearly ubiquitous Gary Baseman I much prefer the disturbingly cute toys to the paintings.

The Mobius Strip Tease

Monday, September 29th, 2008

The Mobius Strip Tease by Anthony Ausgang

A recent cartoon candy painting by the artist.

The nurse will see you now

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Junko Mizuno Pure Trance: Kaori the Nurse

Pure Trance by Junko Mizuno. Perhaps not appropriate for your cubicle collection.

Queen Wasp by Naoto Hattori

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

Naoto Hattori Queen Wasp

More from the artist over here

Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

Quyen Dinh - L'affair

The ship in the background is doomed, and so is the relationship between those two women. More from Quyen Dinh.

Liza Lou makes things out of beads

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

Liza Lou Bead sink

And I don’t think there’s much more to it than that. I put this in the same category as watching elaborate domino displays. Fun, temporarily mesmerizing, completely shallow.

Allegory of the four elements

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

Allegory of the four elements by Mark Ryden

Found out this classic was for sale just a few days too late, otherwise it would be hanging in my living room. Mark Ryden’s best work, which is saying quite a lot. A mixture of symbols, detail, absurdity and fantastic skill.

Nice legs

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

Pharrell Williams Perspective chair

Nice legs by Pharrell Williams

Nathan Spoor: Suddenly

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Suddenly by Nathan Spoor

More by Nathan Spoor

Kara Walker: Keys to the Coop

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Kara Walker

“Keys to the Coop” by Kara Walker.