Pix of the enormously the band Sway Machinery performing with members of Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Antibalas recently at the magnificently restored Eldridge Street Synagogue in the Lower East Side of downtown New York City.

We love this artwork. The piece is a Herman Miller Aeron-like office chair quickly being spun 360 degrees at various speeds in large glass case. It’s one of dozens of works being shown at MoCA in Los Angeles as part of its “The Artist’s Museum” exhibition. The show is aContinue Reading

Wheat-paste street art of iconic Patrick Demarchelier photo of Madonna outside the Geffen Contemporary at MoCA in Little Tokyo, downtown Los Angeles.

Famed British painter David Hockney embraced first the Apple iPhone and then the iPad as medium for creating a collection of colorful impressionistic drawings which recently debuted in Paris at Fondation Pierre Berge – Yves Saint-Laurent. See still images below and check out the mini-documentary video on Artivi. Great stuff.Continue Reading

Stumbled upon some yarn-bombing street art in Santa Monica, in Los Angeles, on the weekend. Beautiful stuff that softens the otherwise hard surfaces and edges of the built-up urban landscape. When we see stuff like, it gives us a warm, fuzzy feeling inside, puts smiles on our faces. That sortContinue Reading

As part of her artwork “Refresh,” Bay Area artist Kristin Sue Lucas had her name legally changed. Lucas’ work explores the impact of the Web on identity Central to “Refresh” is the idea that like a Web page in a browser people can be “refreshed” and yet be the same,Continue Reading

“Skateistan: To Live and Skate in Kabul” is a fascinating short documentary about the nascent skate-boarding scene in the Afghanistan capital. Video plus some still images from the film below.

We were on location in Santa Monica Beach on Saturday doing a day-long commercial shoot when these dudes arrived with  a small remote-controlled blimp. They spent the whole day flying it around the beach and testing it. The aricraft has a camera mounted to it and the pilot on theContinue Reading

Wheat-paste line drawing of a man’s head on the building hoarding outside the former site of Gus’s Pickles on Orchard St. in the Lower East Side, NYC. (The space is being turned into a cigar shop and the artist Mumblefuck is doing work in the space and curating artwork aroundContinue Reading