Monthly Archives: August 2011

New Banksy Gallery

Well a new video of his gallery in NYC.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-0knEWfj_A&feature=player_embedded#!

enjoy punks and punkettes.

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An Adaptation

So I decided to make my own adaptation of the Love Poem I recently posted on here. Let me know what you guys think.

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Love Poem by Rudy Francisco

 

 

 

 

 

Guys I wish I wasn’t a cheap bastard and had the opportunity to upload this directly to the site instead of linking it because rarely do I come across a video so deserving of such.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MR1_2lFXJI4&feature=player_embedded

His delivery and speech are impeccable and sometimes you think he is breaking character but he is not. Props to The Monica Bird for finding it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Flight of The Ives

Okay so I am not pretentious enough to call myself The Ives (even though I just did) but the title to this post is really more of a hint to what the quote from the work I put up is. Let me know if you get the referance.

 It is sort of hard to see in this picture (which was actually taken at night) but the shirt of the cartoon looking character actually says “I’m not crying, it’s just been raining   on my face”. It happens to be a quote from one of my favorite tv shows of all time, dropping all kinds of pop culture references lately. But really the quote, although comical at first, is about more than just crying (which -ahem- I havn’t done in like 21 some odd years) its really about how as men we hide our emotions. We are taught not to show how we feel or how its cool to be never get to emotional. I know it seems like a generalization but it happens on a micro level without people ever even realizing it. 

Am I trying to change the world? No. Do I think that our society has its problems? Yeah.. I am just trying to bring it to light, yet while still making people smile/laugh/feel any kind of emotion. Does this piece do the trick? Who knows, but at least I get to write about it and ask a lot of rhetorical questions aimed at myself – and then answer them.

Meta World Peace   Ives

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Stinkfish: An All Time Favorite

So I decided to write about one of  my all time favorite artists. Stinkfish.  (props for the wordpress site fish).

 Stink fish is a Columbian artist who is known for his eccentric use of color stencil and style. I gotta say, I dig his style. He has a ton of work out there, and is pretty popular on the internet. If you havn’t already seen some of his work then you can either look at his website (above), google stinkfish or look at this neat little package of pictures I got here for you to get started. Either way, enjoy.

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New Ludo

Ludo ludo ludo, he keeps stepping up his game. I have to say, I love his work. Here is a new piece by him in LA (although he is based out of and famous for his art in Paris)

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Pink Cloud

 Pink Cloud in Amsterdam. I have to admit I do not know much about this artist, if you guys do please comment. But after a quick search (although it’s not much) here are a few other works by the artist.   I don’t know what it is about this piece in particular but I just love it. The kid with his mask, his pose, lightning bolt T, shopping cart with tank treads; all of it together is so aesthetically and mentally pleasing that without saying much (other than ‘Hi’) the piece really has a playful nature. To me it seems almost to be a sort of venni vetti vichi piece. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

I also wanted to make you guys aware there should be a new round of posts about my art coming up in the coming weeks / days. I am currently in the process of creating them and getting ready to put them up.

Also check out this sick website about street art and the war on terror.  Please adjust your screens for awesome.

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