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you can now purchase one or all of the 7600 volumes of the English language Wikipedia created by artist Michael Mandiberg, currently on view at From Aaaaa! to ZZZap! at Denny Gallery until July 11th, 2015.


from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, an outstanding new series entitled The Artist Project. “Over the course of five seasons, The Artist Project  will share the perspectives of one hundred artists with the public, telling us what they see when they look at The Met.” above, Tom Sachs on the Shaker retiring room.

the 2015 Pirelli Calender, shot by Steven Meisel.

Happy Birthday David Bowie!Time May Change Me II, a birthday gif from artist Helen Green to the legendary David Bowie.


the Clark messenger bag from the fine folks at Herschel Supply Co. perfect.

literally. 150 carats, 70 million dollars. a ridiculous video for a ridiculous ring after the jump.

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IAMKELLYBROOK. yes, the Kelly Brook has a tumblr feed.

the Rockport two-eye boat shoe in chili pepper red… cool on even the hottest days.

Beautiful Rebels, by Ryan McGinley. have a great weekend!

mr. a. martin

“a world without men”… Adrian Maben‘s 1989 documentary Frames from the Edge takes an inside look at the life and work of photographer Helmut Newton.

a little bit country, a little rock and roll. the Wolverine ‘Clapton’ boot. winters coming…

the Til Death Do Us Part ring. created by artist Kate Bauman and available here. more after the jump.

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finally got some summer shoes… natural canvas classics, you can’t go wrong. especially with TOMS one for one promise. with every pair you purchase TOMS will give a new pair of shoes to a child in need. it’s nice that.

video and info after the jump.

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introducing the button-up hoodie from Makia. absolutely fit.

you’re gonna want this in full screen… Daisy Lowe for (UK) Esquire Magazine.

video by Greg Williams. music by Maximum Balloon.

the perfect men’s summer jacket… and at $355, it better be. available here.

i dare you to try and NOT watch the whole thing…

it took every bit of optimism i had to type that headline… more amazing valentines by Barbara Pala after the jump.

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last november i discovered that every pair of shoes i owned, (five to be exact, (which is pretty good for a guy right?)), had been worn through with holes in their soles. this put me in quite the predicament seeing that i was/am “unemployed,” a student, and an artist, all of which = BROKE. so i had to figure out a way to replace them all as economically as i could.  after a good long think, i finally came up with what i felt to be quite a satisfactory solution. i decided that i would only buy one pair of shoes, and since i would have just that single set to work with, they needed to go with whatever i could/would wear. in other words, they had to be white, (i know what your thinking but brown does not always work!) now i wasn’t fooling myself, no sir. i realize that buying a pair of white kicks always ends in disappointment, (i.e. they turn grey/purple/brown sooner rather than later). so instead i decided to go into the situation with a plan in mind. i would use my new shoes as a canvas of sorts, welcoming any accidental marks whatsoever as a record of my activities and experience. once the shoes had run their course, i would save them, enshrining them in a plastic case to share with the rest of the world as a work of art, (“a year in the life” if you will). there was just one problem with this plan…

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i swear sometimes i think people are spying on me. take this video for instance. it’s almost as if they followed me around my apartment some sunny morning and secretly video taped me just lounging about. well i’ve had it, enough is enough people! i need my privacy! anyway, the above footage is from a new ad for Oliver Peoples Designer Eyewear which was created by Lisa Eisner/NOWNESS, and features the ‘talents’ of both Devendra Banhart and girlfriend/model Rebecca Schwartz. of course a year or two ago these two were not an item. in fact he was seeing Natalie Portman, (who is now dead to the world), and she was dating this guy. (as they say, love fades?) but enough about the help. the real story here is that this video was actually shot on location at The Rainbow House, one of architect John Lautner’s amazing los angeles area masterpieces, (although i personally prefer the Sheats Goldstein Residence which was featured in one of the best movies ever). The Rainbow House is truly one of the greatest residences in la and definitely a work of art in itself. clearly, it  steals the show here. i for one was far too busy checking out the building’s facade with its powerful arching lines and solid yet sophisticated structural elements to even pay attention to anything else. i mean, when you see something as sexy and sensual as that right in front of your eyes, it’s kind of hard not to notice. am i right, or am i right