Category Archives: Art

Jeff Simpson

Beautiful work by Jeff Simpson via thisisnthappiness

Theo Jansen

This past Sunday’s New York Times Magazine had a an incredible profile on artist Theo Jansen. Jansen creates kinetic sculptures—he calls them beests—that literally walk themselves across the coast: The calibrations and recalibrations took years, across generation after generation of new beest types and fresh experiments at the shore. ”People talk about how beautiful my […]

Beastie Bak

Awesome Kickstarter project, Beastie Bak: I am looking to finally print some rare and unpublished photos that I took of the Beastie Boys in the 80’s. I have been looking through the pictures that I took from 1983-87 around the time I did a shoot for their album, “Licensed to Ill” and all the tour […]

Scratching My Kitsch Itch

There’s new digital prints up at The Combustion Chamber. I have an addiction to old, kitschy illustrations I find on matchbooks and in tiny ads in the backs of old magazines from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Making these prints is part of my therapy.

Some Guy

I’m digging the work of Someguy, aka Brian Singer.

Royalties

Given the surge of multimillion-dollar auction records boasted by Christie’s and Sotheby’s on an almost monthly basis, how do the auction houses justify lobbying against a bill that might pay artists for their works? When Art F City asked a Christie’s spokeswoman, she insinuated that successful artists simply don’t need more money: “European studies have […]