Monthly Archives: February 2009

Losar — Tibetan New Year Feb 25th — Worldwide Protest

Losar — Tibetan New Year Feb 25th — Worldwide Protest

Xeni Jardin over at BoingBoing has an interesting piece on the Tibetan New Year's protest over Chinese human rights abuse: Today, February 25, 2009, is the date on which Tibetan New Year — Losar — begins. Many Tibetan exiles around the world are observing Losar in a different manner this year. Some are forgoing traditional(…)

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Christo Braun — The “Variations/Phenomena” Show

Christo Braun — The  “Variations/Phenomena” Show

The show is currently hung but the openiing reception is Friday, February 20th from 6-9pm at Reaves Gallery, 235 gough street, between fell & oak.   sinking 36h x 72w 2008     untitled 48h x 48w 2006   river sunset 48h x 44w 2006     merging 48h x 72w 2008 The video below(…)

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Betty Boop Guitar

Betty Boop Guitar

I came across this guitar yesterday at Real Guitars in San Francisco. It's great this small shop is surviving, I've been going there for over twenty years. Link to Real Guitars unfortunate website (the place is better in person).

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Classic Polish Film Posters

Classic Polish Film Posters

Huge collection and variety here, amazing. I only grabbed a few as examples.Click on images for larger versions. Author : Ewa FrysztakPoster : "BALLADA O DZIEWCZYNIE", 1965   Author : Maciej Hibner Poster : "IDIOTA", 1959 Author : Anna Huskowska Poster : "MARIA CANDELARIA", 1959 Author : Wladyslaw Janiszewski Poster : "LOTNA", 1959 Author :(…)

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Lamborghini Stilettos.

Lamborghini Stilettos.

Perhaps to go with the knitted Ferrari? Found here. See also: Woman knits full size Ferrari for art school project Nude blonde, gold stilettos and a Ferrari… (Updated)

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A Collection of Newspaper Masthead Clip Art

A Collection of Newspaper Masthead Clip Art

I love Flickr. While looking for some reference material I came across this excellent collection. The prints look like lino-cuts or wood blocks. From Oldtasty's Flickrset This is an outstanding collection of Cultural-Revolution era imagery and propaganda, made available with thanks to Webster University (for use of their scanning station) and Flickr. Translations will be(…)

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Bottles and Tins — Found Flickr Collection

Bottles and Tins — Found Flickr Collection

                    Link to katwood on Flickr

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7 hilarious vintage ads—They’re happy because they eat lard

7 hilarious vintage ads—They’re happy because they eat lard

Thanks to Helen P

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Guerilla Snow Stamping in London

Guerilla Snow Stamping in London

London based CURB acted very quickly to use the recent snow storm in England as a medium for its client, Extreme. Great simple idea.     Found at BrandRepublic

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“Typocraphic Spiderweb” Interactive art installation

“Typocraphic Spiderweb” Interactive art installation

Swiss artist and computer wiz Michael Flückiger combines installation, text art, and computer program design to create interactive text/projection works. Typocraphic Spiderweb from Michael Flückiger on Vimeo.Pandoras box from Michael Flückiger on Vimeo. VIA

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