Kara Walker was born in Stockton, California in 1969. She received a BFA from the Atlanta College of Art in 1991 and an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1994. The artist is best known for exploring the raw intersection of race, gender, and sexuality through her iconic, silhouetted figures.

Mistress Demanded a Swift and Dramatic Empathetic Reaction Which We Obliged Her

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Barnaby Ward’s (aka Somfield) illustrations are quirky to say the least. Only he can pull off illustrations of girls with cockroaches, octopuses, snails and the like and have it come off as cute.

Truly versatile, Somfield could draw for children’s books, editorial spreads and even comic books. IMHO.

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From the creative minds of Newmindspace comes the LED LightSaber Battle in downtown New York City on May 29th, 2010.

Event Rules:

  • + Swing lightly, as there will be many people swinging at once
  • + Don’t hit people in the face. This should be pretty obvious.
  • + Goggles are stylish and a good way to protect your eyes!
  • + When in doubt, tap out.

Event info:

Lightsaber Battle
Chrystie Park (F to 2nd Ave.)
Chrystie & Houston, Manhattan
Saturday, May 29th 2010 @ 9:00 PM

Free and all ages!

Reserve a LightSaber for $5

This is Germany Television Station 13th St (the Action & Suspense Channel, the daughter of NBC Universal) Corporate ID Design. It’s ghoulishly awesome!

I really wish I was still in school and this was a product sold in the U.S., because my looseleaf notebook would have this!!!

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In his first solo show in New York, titled If You Don’t Belong, Don’t Be Long, Scott Campbell presents a series of his trademark cut currency work and three-dimensional pieces, alongside prints and hologram paintings at the Oh Wow Gallery. His subject matter and iconography translate blue-collar grit and the lore of tattoo culture.

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It’s Friday. That means it’s time for food!  This week we have the list of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants, a thing or two about Food Styling, Things You Should Know About Pizza and of course a slue of recipes for you to test. Enjoy!


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Heavy on the graphic design tip, these works from Alex Varanese are superb.

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