theft of a banksy

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Those crazy brits will do anything to get an original banksy piece. Even cut out a piece of a wall. Read the story here

look of the day

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Taken by the Sartorialist “On the Street…….Goth Goddess, Antwerp” A great look, not scary going to the “Bat Cave” look. She looks good, Ann Rice good. Check out more images from the street at The Sartorialist

photo of the day

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M+B gallery and AMMO Books are pleased to present GONZO, the debut exhibition of photography by famed American author Hunter S. Thompson. The exhibition coincides with the release of Thompson’s final book, of the same name, and chronicles his life through his own photographs and memorabilia.

Hell’s Angels, Wheelie, California
circa 1960s
c-print
Stamped, dated and numbered by the Estate of Hunter S. Thompson
image size: 30 x 30 inches
paper size: 36 x 36 inches

Edition of 10

place to disappear from the cold

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Altea is a sleepy town on the Costa Blanca in Spain. Above is a place that is asking to be rented. Do it, disappear, forget about the 9 to 7, and live the life. Seriously.

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outdoor furniture

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Studio JSPR has created twbe outdoor/indoor plastic furniture series. The Plastic Fantastic Series represent an unique styled in- and outdoor furniture collection which has been provided with a special Soft Skin

field trip

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Doug & Mike Starn
Absorption + Transmission
Noyes Museum of Art
Oceanville, NJ
May 1

book celebrating street culture

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All Gone is a limited edition book (500 copies), created by the people behind colette, La MJC, and INDESIGNWETRUST. It is about the limited edition culture we live in, paying “hommage to 180 collectors products launched during 2006 : Sneakers, Designer Toys, Tees, Skates, Collectibles…”. From the looks of it, the book is a must have and will disappear quick. Get yours over at We Sold Out now.

picture of the day

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Mike Brodie aka “The Polaroid Kid”. An old friend of The World’s Best Ever, the 21 year old Brodie opens his first solo show in New York tonight at Bonnie Benrubi Gallery

interpretation?

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This is the twbe interpretation of star wars, it reminds me of something out of the 70’s children’s tv. Click here to watch

21st Century Portrait

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A couple months ago we were privileged enough to see the US opening of “Zidane: a 21st Century Portrait” at Moma. Come the 29th of January, you too, will be able to watch it as it comes to DVD. You will either love it or be absolutely bored with it. The movie debuts at Sundance tommorow (January 26th) so look for a US release in the early fall. More info here

way to spend $29.95

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One of the most recognizable street art icons today, Shepard Fairey scales up his contribution to the hugely popular LA DUNNY Series with this 8 inch giant! From the streets to your collection, the Obey Giant Dunny features the distinctive iconography of the classic posters, stickers, and stencils that have surfaced in urban hubs around the world.

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muse

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Melanie Slade (born 1989), became well-known before and during the football World Cup of June-July 2006 as the girlfriend of Arsenal FC player Theo Walcott. Check out the Arena Photo spread this month. Nothing wrong with a celebrity girlfriend or soccer mom.