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New Jersey native KAWS now finds himself pursued by would-be collaborators. The latest to join forces with the artist is cognac brand Hennessy, who’s set to release a special edition bottle of their V.S Cognac. The label is plastered with bright colors and the typical trademarks, like the XXes and chomper teeth. Collectors will be interested to note that the bottles will come individually numbered. Scheduled to release sometime next week.

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For June 21′s solstice signifying the first day of summer (or winter depending on location), Japanese pop artist Takashi Murakami has offered two variations based on his popular Kaikai Kiki franchise. Head over to Google to check it out.

 

Make Your Franklin is the brainchild of French graphic designers Vincent Desdoigts, Martin Joubert, and Etienne Lecorre. The concept behind this international art project is quite simple: re-design the American 100 dollar bill.

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Maybe the best documentary ive ever seen. Exit Through The Gift Shop is an in-depth look at the amazing underground and mysterious world of street art. Featuring the legendary Shepard Fairey and the robin hood-esq Bansky along with other infamous street artist at work. It’s a must see for any art fan and/or graffiti artist, specially if you love the works of Bansky and Shepard Fairey. Check out the trailer and get your hands on a copy asap.

 

Driving down Houston I got caught at a red light on the intersection of Houston and Bowery and noticed this amazing mural, NYC is filled with Murals but this one truly caught my eye…here is a snapshot I took on my Phone.

Located: Kenny Scharf Mural East Houston Street & Bowery

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In loving memory of his Brother Kenny SS team member agent Pina is about to open shop in Elmhurst across the Street from Newtown High School. Selling everything a kid needs to continue a healthy energized day.  We have some pics of Nando blessing the scenery. More pics of the Deli soon to come. $3 dollar plates allday…Let’s go!…Enjoy Read the rest of this entry »

So I told you about the Puppet Master Mural Epic was working on for a client somewhere in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Well here are some fresh pics to see what went into a piece this sick piece. This dude is going to have to cut the whole wall out when he moves cause shit came out way sicker then we imagined…HA peep lohan with the Martini glass. Read the rest of this entry »

Epic is doing a sick Mural for a Client in Brooklyn who decided he loved what the Puppet master Tee Represented and wanted it up on his wall. Great to know people dig and understand the time and effort put into these limited pieces. Here are a couple shots of the Layout so you can see the Process in detail stay posted for more pics…This is going to be Sick !

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check out what the creative geniuses at Artek have done this time….fresh new website right in time for the new year, Arteknyc.com, Creative Minds = Wealthy Pockets….

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This astonishing 18ft drawing of the world’s most famous skyline was created by autistic artist Stephen Wiltshire after he spent just 20 mi

nutes in a helicopter gazing at the panorama.

The unbelievably intricate picture was drawn at Brooklyn’s prestigious Pratt Institute from Stephen’s memory, with details of every building sketched in to scale.

Landmarks including the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building can be seen towering above smaller buildings after just three days in his spellbinding creation
Info Via Daily Mail UK

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This guy paints himself… no trick photography … no photoshop …he just paints himself…the last pic is the craziest one in my opinion. Check out the other pics…artwork_images_424386373_537675_-liubolin Read the rest of this entry »

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Big ups to our Boo Mrs.Mota for the dope new ad with Rocawear opposite Jayz you can see in the newest issue of Complex magazine.

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In commemoration of Michael Jordan’s illustrious career and recent induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame, Nike has unveiled an Air Jordan “History of Flight” online look-book for fans to view. The 3D pop-up animation also give viewers access to the 25th Anniversary (all white) Collection set to drop sometime next year. Meanwhile, the induction ceremony will officially take place during the weekend of September 10 -12 at the the Basketball Hall of Fame. You can view the whole Air Jordan’s “History of Flight” animation here. Read the rest of this entry »

With all the hype and nonsense surrounding Michael Jackson’s death, its great to finally see something creative being done to honor this iconic entertainer. Watch as artist David Garibaldi paints a portrait of Michael as his music plays in the background. You got to love the Jackson Pollock touch at the end of the painting…..very dope!!!……….To see more work of this artist check out his website www.garibaldiarts.com. More paintings of other celebrities and iconic figures painted by this amazing artist after the jump…..

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Ahead of the 6 special edition Gatorade bottles in honor of Michael Jordan’s induction to Hall of Frame this September, the sports drink maker unveiled a mosaic of His Airness’ signature dunk earlier this week.  Situated in the basketball court on the South Side on Jordan’s hometown, Chicago. The massive mosaic is made of 19,000+ bottles of the sport drink itself, including the 6 limited Jordan bottles, in different flavors.  A backlight platform permit light to shrine through each bottle, creating a “lite brite” effect on the mosaic.  For its unveiling, a few special VIPs joined in, including Jordan’s former teammate Scottie Pippen and track & field star Jackie Joyner-Kersee, who both placed a few bottles for the finishing touch.

Info via Freshness Mag

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While talks of such luxury vehicles such as Bentley conjure up images of refinement and elegance, the heralrded British carmaker has gone against the grain with their partnership involving Romero Britto.   Info via Hypebeast Read the rest of this entry »

Probus BlogProbus in collaboration with Sound of Art will be hosting a Fashion meets Art Trunk Show. Artist’s like Tony Peralta will be showcasing there One of a kind pieces along with some of our Premier Brands such as the Peralta Project and the Probus brand. Remember !! Art and Fashion will be for sale, so make sure you take advantage of our one of a kind pieces before their all sold out. This in-store event will be held at Probus from 6-9 and immediately following will be the after party at the Locksmith Bar. Drink’s will be served at both events along with live Music. Hope to see you there!!

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Liquor supplied by TOMA VODKA

Directions- Probus [714 west 181 street btwn Broadway & Fort Washington] (A train or 1 train to 181 street station)

Phone-212-923-9153

Website-www.Probusnyc.com

Locksmith Bar 4364 Broadway Btwn 191st & 192nd Street

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So i stopped by Epic’s Queens studio this evening to take some pics and show you the public how serious my man is with this ART shit. Not only is he one of the key ingredients in this Secret Society winning campaign, my man is also working hard making these exclusive paintings that not only relate to our generation but are making there way into the homes of the young and trendy for a reasonable price which of course is subject to change if things keep on the up so dont sleep. Take a look the studio is sick enormous and gives a crazy vibe when chilling in it. We also went to the roof to spark up and keep the imagination flowing check the view…

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artek_coverFormat Mag did a dope interview with Secret Society’s co-creative director Drew from NYC’s Artek design firm.  The master mind behind lots of our best garments, speaks how he came up and how he makes these 1 of kind dope art pieces.  Read the entire view here or peep it at http://www.formatmag.com/art/artek-nyc/

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zevs-website-frontFrench graffiti legend ZEVS new website. This artist takes the iconic Google homepage and makes it his own. Its defitnetly something very original and worth checking out. Peep the vid up top to see this legend at work. Very Inspiring. Check out the site at http://www.gzzglz.com. More on this artist after the jump….. Read the rest of this entry »

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By Artist Erwin Wurm

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My good friend Gabriela Manrique is a great photographer from the galaxy of Queens. Shes having a photograph exhibit displaying her great shots of bicycles called “Bicycle Series NYC”. Go and show the support for this great up and comming photographer Saturday January 24th, 2009 at 6pm at My Moon, located at 184 North 10th Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Check out some pics of her work after the jump….. Read the rest of this entry »

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