Design // Monday, April 13, 2015
In 1939 Pontiac created the Deluxe Six "Ghost Car," a collaboration with chemical company Rohm & Hass that featured a body created from Plexiglass. The car was used to promote the recently developed transparent acrylic material. It debuted at the 1939-40 World's Fair in New York and obviously was a big hit.
Graffiti // Sunday, April 12, 2015
The Flop Box is proud to announce our newest publication, The Brothers Cave by Twenty Seven. Following up to Great Northern Grandpa, Twenty Seven offers a more extensive look into a life immersed in railroad exploration in the new 84-page, full color zine entitled The Brothers Cave.
Photography // Sunday, April 12, 2015
New Orleans-based photographer, Akasha Rabut, has been tirelessly documenting the unique and vibrant cultures striving in NOLA. Speaking to us about her project Edna Karr, the photographer explains, “I've been working on a photo project in New Orleans for a little over a year about the Edna Karr High School marching band, majorettes and dance team. I recently shot a short essay over the past 2 weeks (Mardi Gras parade season) of practice leading up to Nomtoc (I march with the marching band every year)...
Photography // Saturday, April 11, 2015
The Blanton Museum of Art and the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin present Wildly Strange: The Photographs of Ralph Eugene Meatyard. The exhibition features over 35 photographs—including never-before exhibited prints—exclusively drawn from the Ransom Center’s photography collection and archives of writers from Meatyard’s intellectual circle.
Pop Life // Friday, April 10, 2015
We have been excited to see the opening of REVOK's newest solo show, "Los Angeles," opened with Detroit's Library Street Collective in downtown Los Angeles. We attended a special event opening last night, and caught the great new direction in the longtime Los Angeles-based REVOK's new work.
Photography // Friday, April 10, 2015
Since emerging in the mid-1990s, the New York–based artist Piotr Uklański (born Poland, 1968) has worked with a wide variety of materials, from eye-popping collages made with pencil shavings and motley assemblages of fiber and crockery to paintings made with tie-dye or globs of brightly colored resin.
Erotica // Friday, April 10, 2015
Yossi Loloi is an internationally exhibiting and renowned photographer, famous for his provocative and interesting project "Full Beauty." And by Full Beauty we mean full-figured (okay, very full-figured) beauty queens and nude models that are not normally the subject of full nude photo shoots.
Juxtapoz // Friday, April 10, 2015
For his solo show Nachtbaden (Night Swimming) that opens this saturday at Gallery 525 in Ojai, CA, Grady Gordon created 14 newe works in his distinct monotype aesthetic For this particular show, Grady has investigated the German myth called the 'Nixe'- water folk that lure unsuspecting individuals to their demise.