The final section of the rare, thirty-five-centuries-old Egyptian Book of the Dead of the Goldworker of Amun, Sobekmose will go on long-term view on September 28, 2011 at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. The Book of the Dead is a present-day name for ancient Egyptian texts containing a number of magic spells intended to assist the [...]
Artist Jon Burgerman sets up shop and paints live in Vegas. He has a tendency to mix the paint right on the canvas itself. Watch him in action… Visit Jon Burgerman’s website to see more of his artwork.
Illustrator and graphic designer Samuel Castano’s influences for his design work derives from many things. They include recycling, Latin America, cultural hybridization, movies, politics, art, riding his bicycle, found things, leaves, and DIY. His designs range from illustrations, to posters, logos and type treatments. No matter the medium, his work oozes a textural feel . [...]
The first solo exhibition in San Francisco of Margaret Kilgallen’s work in 13 years is currently on view at the Ratio 3 gallery and will include a selection of works-on-paper and paintings on canvas, some never before seen. Many of the works are painted on discarded pages from books, emphasizing Kilgallen’s resourcefulness and economy of [...]
There is no denying the Nottage G-4 glass top pool table is a conversation piece. This über modern pool table is complete with a transparent playing surface on top, the glass is naturally very rigid and flat therefore it isn’t prone to sagging or warping. After a shot is taken, the ball drops into the pocket [...]
Starting off as a humble cruiser, The Epitaph has become this gorgeously crafted specimen of a bicycle. Each Epitaph cycle features a custom crafted wheel set, mounted 4 low profile tires, laser engraved Roman Numerals on the seat which identify the build number, and custom made seat, grips & frame inserts, fashioned with aged leather. Built to order the [...]
Baby Tattoo is unveiling three stunning art books at Comic-Con this year. The Art of Sketch Theatre Volume 1 by sketchtheatre.com $40 Standard Cover (or $50 Baby Tattoo / Comic-Con Exclusive Cover) An inspiring collection of sketches, finished work and insightful profiles by over 50 professional artists who have participated in the ongoing SketchTheatre.com project. You may obtain [...]