Link: Juxtapoz Magazine – “Mr. Dictator Head” and Other Sculptures by Stephen Ives
The all-popular Mr. Potato Head gets a fantastic makeover with Melbourne-based artist Stephen Ives series of sculptures, “Mr. Dictator Head.” The artist’s other plastic toy figures are often humorous, sometimes disturbing (as re-assembled toys often are) and always imaginative and inspired.
Link: Juxtapoz Magazine – “Invasions” begin in NYC
Invader has declared (like many others right now) the Rotten Apple to be his current playground for installing mosaic tile works
Link: Juxtapoz Magazine – China Reimagined by North Korean Propaganda Artists
Presented earlier this month at Beijing Design Week, The Beautiful Future, is a series of paintings made in Pyongyang, North Korea by a handful of propaganda artists
Link: The Fran Forman Interview: Assembling Magic | LENSCRATCH
sensitivity to the inner self and psychological thinking, plus her technical skill sets and a passion for surrealism, paradox, and illusion results in a process that allows her to assemble…magic.
Link: Juxtapoz Magazine – Juxtapoz in Hong Kong: Jake & Dinos Chapman “The Sum of All Evil” @ White Cube Gallery
Not that we want to deter you from looking at these images, but no picture will do this exhibition justice. I can go on and on about how intriguing the work is, how the Chapman brothers have perhaps made the biggest noise during Basel week in Hong Kong, but even that would not give enough credit to how incredible the diorama pieces of The Sum of All Evil really are.
Link: Juxtapoz Magazine – Update: Borderline Disturbing Comics from Joan Cornella
Link: London Stencil Artist Taunts Man Who Buffed His Work
Link: Mark Ryden | JENREN
Link: Wild In The Streets Documentary Depicts Day in the Life of Street Artist Jilly Ballistic
Link: A Visual Compendium of Cameras by Pop Chart Lab
an illustrated print by Pop Chart Lab that features “100 landmark cameras tracing photography’s history from the 1888 Kodak to today’s digital wonders.” It is available to purchase online
Link: Tanja Szekessy | JENREN
Link: Slinkachu’s “War Child” photos – Boing Boing
Link: ‘Hiding in the City': New Camouflage Self-Portraits by Liu Bolin | Feature Shoot
Liu Bolin has mastered the art of invisibility. His secret? Patience. Bolin will spend as many as 10 hours preparing for a photo. He poses as his assistants carefully paint his suit to help him blend into the background
Link: A Very Bad Comic Strip: John McPherson’s Close To Home
This strip debuted in 1992, apparently an unabashed Far Side ripoff, except less weird and drawn worse. In the intervening bunch of years, it has apparently gotten much much worser