Tim Burton @ The MoMA

November 25, 2009

This should be awesome. Tim Burton’s exhibit just started this past Sunday, the 22nd, at the MoMA. We’ll be there this weekend, come by for a good time and some creepy art. Here’s a behind the scenes look at the exhibition and how it all came flying out of Tim Burton’s head:


The Anti-Advertising Agency along with the Graffiti Research Lab have started a new movement targeting subway ads in New York City. City-dwellers are being exposed to an exponentially increasing number of advertisements per day, we’re talking THOUSANDS of ads punching you in the face. So this is just their idea of a little “fuck you” to the people behind this. Check it out:

Wallpaper

November 24, 2009

Here is a preview of our website wallpapers… New ARTEK website coming real soon

Barbara Kruger is an American artist who became famous for her placement of bright text on top of her black and white photography. It’s usually declarative phrases that cricize “sexism and the circulation of power within cultures.” She’s been an influence for many, including Shepard Fairey’s work with Obey as well as popular fashion companies like Supreme. See some work below:



HAZE Art Show

November 24, 2009

HAZE is a legendary street artist who moved on to become an acclaimed art director. We were fortunate enough to get to see some of his work in person and meet the man himself! Check out our photo gallery:

“I didn’t see the hitters, all i could care, was if they was on the right side …or the left side” – Dock Ellis


No Mas hired the funky, intelligent painter James Blagden to do an animation based on Dock Ellis’s 1970 no-hitter over the Padres. The result is amazing, Blagden does an incredible job re-imagining what might have happened that day on the mound. The accompanying voice over comes from a 2008 NPR interview in which Ellis describes being “as high as a Georgia pine” hahaa, worth a watch, the animation is hilarious: