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Monday Mood-Ups: A Confused American

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MiMo
October 25th, 2010

Screen shot 2010 10 26 at 11.27.56 PM 585x329 Monday Mood Ups: A Confused AmericanAs a world traveler one of the things that fascinate me the most is a different variety of pissers Europe has to offer. Some are very obvious and others not so much, so I can see how it could be easily mistaken for something else especially if you’re wearing beer goggles. Don’t think it can happen? Just watch the video after the break…
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Phillip Warren’s Matchstick Armada

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MiMo
October 20th, 2010

matchstick ships Phillip Warren’s Matchstick ArmadaIf you are a fan of the British Navy, I have a feeling this man is a bigger fan than you are. Meet 79 year old Phillip Warren who has spent the last 62 years of his life building every single ship that was ever served for the British Navy since 1945. His collection also includes many other ships from 18 different nations including all the things that those ships have on them, which in a case of an air craft carrier, he built all air craft to go along with the model. [ Continue Reading ]

Iain Macarthur Black and White Drawings

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MiMo
October 18th, 2010

Screen shot 2010 10 18 at 12.15.04 AM 585x387 Iain Macarthur Black and White DrawingsIain Macarthur a 2008 graduate of the Swindon College who has been a huge fan of art since age eight. He was introduced to art by watching a lot of cartoons shows and reading comic books. The first comic book he ever bought was Batman and ever since he has been obsessed with drawing. [ Continue Reading ]

The Museo Subacuatico de Arte Project

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MiMo
October 15th, 2010

IMG 1031wtmk 585x389 The Museo Subacuatico de Arte ProjectThe Museo Subacuatico de Arte (MUSA) Project created by Jason de Caires Taylor is art that does good, literally. The images you see above and below are not photoshoped, they are as real as could be. The project consists of 400 statues installed on the seabed, all of the statues are cast from real people.   [ Continue Reading ]

Mark Summers The Engraver!

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MiMo
October 14th, 2010

mark summers 01 412x400 Mark Summers The Engraver! There are plenty of people who can draw, but not so many who can engrave on scratchboards better than some can draw. Introducing Mark Summers, as a student at the Ontario College of Art in 1976, Mark Summers was introduced to scratchboard by the revered political cartoonist Duncan Macpherson. Soon after graduation, he began circulating his portfolio of portraits. His big break came with a portrait of Douglas McArthur from the New York Times Book Review, and he hasn’t stopped working since. [ Continue Reading ]

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes

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ck
October 13th, 2010

edward sharpe and the magnetic zeros 4 585x393 Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, recently appearing on Letterman, step into the music world with big, shiny smiles and a checkered-picnic-blanket attitude. Upbeat and jubilant group of musicians give us a whole new take on twangy. [ Continue Reading ]

Andrew Cedermark – Moon Deluxe

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GuestAuthor
October 13th, 2010

Andrew Cedermark 1 585x390 Andrew Cedermark   Moon DeluxeGroundbreaking music just doesn’t come around nearly as often as it should, so it’s a pleasure to hear something that truly is ”different.” Ex-Titus Andronicus guitar player Andrew Cedermark’s new record “Moon Deluxe” is one of the most interesting and well-written albums to come out in 2010, and is worthy of attention from the very first few notes. [ Continue Reading ]

Michael Franti

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ck
October 12th, 2010

michael franti Michael Franti

Oh Michael Franti. Where do I even begin? Perhaps the best way to sum him up is that he goes through life shoeless. And with an endless supply of hugs. [ Continue Reading ]

OFF THE WALL: Richard Jackson

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LadyInWaiting
October 11th, 2010

jackson 300x400 OFF THE WALL:  Richard Jackson

A mere glimpse into the world of California contemporary artist,  Richard Jackson was all it took to command my attention, and at times, to render me utterly speechless.   This man has certainly not allowed himself to be pinned  down to one design aesthetic; but instead has  immersed himself in a world of projects which are at times fraught with disturbing images or humor or are just plain over the top size-wise, or all three.

Richard labels most of his art as theoretical, as he personally does not have the funds or the facilities to pull off most of the concepts he’s contrived.     Fortunately, [ Continue Reading ]

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