Art

Sketchbook Project

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I spent four hours perusing the collection on a recent snowy morning and could’ve spent all day. I took home an official Sketchbook Project notebook and devoted the first pages to these impressions of my visit

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The Juvenilia + Rookie: Exhibition and Pop-Up Shop in LA (8/9-8/11)

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Six years ago, the photography website Flickr allowed a community of young photographers around the world to discover one another’s work. One such friendship developed between Nolan Boomer, editor of the online zine The Juvenilia, and Erica Segovia, staff photographer for Rookie magazine. Inspired by the artistic vision of last summer’s Rookie Road Trip, Nolan and Erica are […]

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Tao Lin Concludes iPhone Photo Documentary Series of Taipei

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Yesterday, alt-lit author and experienced hamster artist Tao Lin published the last installment of a series of iPhone photos he’d taken for Vice during a recent trip to Taipei. The final selection is entitled “Taipei metro” and includes melancholy, voyeuristic photos of various metro locations throughout Taipei. The series was meant as a celebration of the release […]

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(Thumb!) Wrestling Masks and Knuckle Tats

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Pen & Ink duo Wendy MacNaughton and Isaac Fitzgerald were commissioned by McSweeney’s to create temp tats for children. The result: Six (Temporary) Tattoos to Give Yourself At Home. Plus a handy chart for temporary tattoo “guns” rated for usability and permanent-ness. The tats will fade but the do-it-yourself ethos might just linger on.

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Hand Jobs

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San Francisco’s 24K Studios is launching Hand Jobs, a first-of-its-kind exhibition featuring collaborations between sixteen emerging nail artists. The exhibit will run from January 26 to February 17. The opening reception is tonight from 6-9pm at 24K Studios (2400 24th Street).

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