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  • Apr062016

    Movie Poster Art by Art Sims

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    Art Sims skipped a couple of grades in elementary school, attended the prestigious Cass Technical High School in Detroit, earned a full ride to college, immediately scored a job in New York, then flew to LA, where, while still in his 20s, he bought a Mercedes, started his own company and gained the attention of directors such as Steven Spielberg and Spike Lee while crafting a unique identity in a big city.

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  • Mar292016

    Spotlight: Q&A with Arvid Logan

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    Logan is a part of the young music-and-art collective Letter Racer, which notably includes the rap group Ratking, for whom Logan has designed clothing and album art.

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  • Feb292016

    Smoker’s Minute: Megu, BLACK WEIRDOS

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    These days it seems like every streetwear brand is turning to fitness, or looking for any answer to mimic a so-called formula that has been tried and tested. However, we feel that this is definitely not the case for Japanese label Black Weirdos.

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  • Feb222016

    Al Fliction

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    Air Wear NYC was known for being the top producer of airbrushed, portrait fashions based clothing within the Hip Hop community. One of its most popular tribute works, a portrait of the R&B princess, Aaliyah, was one of the first shirts to be released and was later seen at various award ceremonies and music videos.

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  • Feb072016

    Smoker’s Minute: Egg Shell Stickers

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    It was a great pleasure to check out for the first time the studio space of, our friends and peers, Stan and Nathan’s two of the most talented, reputable and biggest names in graffiti throughout the region.

    The guys have changed the graf game globally for the best, by adding fuel to the fire, in the ever booming art form of sticker tagging.

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  • Dec182015

    Artist to check out, Daniel David Freeman

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    Daniel David Freeman is a London based illustrator, designer and multi-media artist whose work is heavily influenced by his record collection, with his cut-and-paste collages and boldly-outlined graphics often referencing his favorite reggae covers. He runs Ranks London and supplies artwork for club night and label GETME!

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  • Dec152015

    CCTV Subversions by LUSH

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    the self proclaimed #1 asshole of graffiti LUSH is at it again with his new series, of CCTV subversions with tiny installations on security cameras. These sculptures ranging from dead cops, bodily functions and featuring quite a lot of his standard nakedness and paint splatters are hilarious, dark and completely captivating. It is unknown if the works are intended as a statement against law enforcement and the prevention against graffiti, regardless of the idea though, it’s pretty rad.

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  • Dec142015

    Ugo Gattoni X Hermes

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    Ugo Gattoni is a French Illustrator living in Paris. His art is characterised by crisp, detailed line work and a playful imagination. The young artist recently worked with luxury brand Hermes, to create his piece Hippopolis, which depicts “A ginormous and phantasmagorical architecture inhabited by horses.”

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  • Dec102015

    Project Loop: 50/50 Live Auction

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    Project LOOP is a non-profit organization who devotes its time to teaching kids with any form of creative inclination about possible creative careers and how to apply them in the real world. This year they’re hosting an Online auction, selling custom limited edition skate decks designed by artists all over the world.

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