Designs by Verner Panton

Design // Monday, March 09, 2015
Considered one of Denmark's, not to mention the world's most influential 20th century furniture and interior designers, Verner Panton created innovative, funky and futuristic designs. We particularly love the "Visiona II" room he designed for an exhibition in Cologne in 1970...

Tank-Shaped Bookmobile is a Weapon of Mass Instruction

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 09, 2015
A Buenos Aires artist, Raul Lemesoff, fashioned an old Ford Falcon to look like a tank. In the place of armor and ammunition, the tank's exterior is covered in shelves which are stocked with 900 books. He has dubbed the mobile library as the "weapon of mass instruction." As he drove the bookmobile across Argentina, distributing books, Lemesoff said that the tank can generate as much social good as "a structure that has the ability of transporting books, giving away, collecting books, making a mess of people's heads."

Eli Craven's ‘Screen Lovers’

Erotica // Monday, March 09, 2015
In his series ‘Screen Lovers’, Illinois-based artist Eli Craven reinvents through the art of cutting, collaging, and folding. Craven gathered film stills from a photo book, combining beautiful and iconic movie couples while composing the work to produce the romantic and intensely sensual...

Scene Report: New York

Graffiti // Sunday, March 08, 2015
Each week we feature updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major U.S. cities with the help of a few select photographers. Ray Mock aka CarnageNYC delivers this week’s New York Scene Report.

Nakadapt Adaptors

Graffiti // Sunday, March 08, 2015
Years ago Rust-Oleum Spray Paint (still the best for longevity) altered their valve system from female to male purely for marketing purposes and not for product efficiency, leaving the majority of its devoted users puzzled as how to put any tips on besides the stock cap. Over time adaptors became the solution and a small number of online companies started offering them.

McNair Evans "Confessions for a Son" @ Sasha Wolf Gallery, NY

Photography // Saturday, March 07, 2015
Chosen for this years PDN’s 30, San Francisco-based photographer McNair Evans found photography while studying cultural anthropology and later on continues his education through 0ne-on-one mentorships with Mike Smith and Alec Soth. 

Scene Report: Los Angeles

Graffiti // Friday, March 06, 2015
Each week we feature updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major U.S. cities with the help of a few select photographers. Walter Yetman aka The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye delivers this week’s Los Angeles Scene Report.

"New England & Other Places" by Sheron Rupp

Photography // Friday, March 06, 2015
Sheron Rupp is a photographer who began nurturing her love of photography in 1969 after purchasing her first "real" camera. Since then, Rupp has traveled the country producing stunning color photographs that are now in numerous permanent collections including the Museum of Modern Art, The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, The J.Paul Getty Museum, and many others. Her photos, which document various sections of the country, show beautifully simple moments in rural towns, as she says "photographing in large cities has never appealed to me."

H. Lee "Grassland" @ Spot Photo Works, LA

Photography // Friday, March 06, 2015
Opening on March 7th for it’s first West Coast exhibition at Spot Photo Works in LA, H. Lee’s photographic series “Grassland”documents her one year stint living among some of Northern California’s cannabis growers. The photographs, which were taken between 2010 and 2013, show the end of an era when pot farming was forced to be incredibly secretive...

Refracted Portraits by Deenesh Ghyczy

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 06, 2015
This morning we take a look at fragmented and distorted portraits by Berlin-based painter Deenesh Ghyczy. Deenesh combines pictures from various angles and combines them into one painting as if the viewer were looking through a refracting lens or Kaleidoscope.


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