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Dumb Ways to Die and The People Who Died Doing Them

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Melbourne, Australia’s Metro train system hired McCann advertising agency to create a campaign ensuring we’re all in agreement that “trains are big, fast and not to be messed with”. Metro specifically wanted to reach the people who “just don’t get … Continue reading

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Goth Cat Looks like Siouxsie Sioux

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While my cats are now all adopted, there are still countless kitties that need our help! I was    following along with @cats_of_instagram (as I am wont to do) taking note of the #adoptsundays hashtag (don’t you judge me), when I … Continue reading

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New Work by Ben Frost Examines Capitalism and Consumerism

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San Francisco’s Shooting Gallery is showing a new collection of confrontational pop art paintings by Australian artist, Ben Frost. In See Inside Box for Details, Frost lays bare the bedfellows of capitalism and consumerism. As a Lichtenstein-looking woman beckons from a … Continue reading

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The Scopophilia Chair by Fiona Roberts

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Australian designer, Fiona Roberts, has created a chair upholstered in lush red velvet with 300 plastic eyeballs. The chair is called “Scopophilia,” or “the love of looking,” and it is ”the phobic object of a subject suffering from its antithesis, scopophobia, the fear … Continue reading

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Troy Emery’s Pom-Pom Taxidermy

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Speaking of “crafty,” check this out: Troy Emery is an Australian artist who creates colorful animal sculptures by covering taxidermy foam with pom-poms. Pom-poms as a medium for art began as a lark and an inquiry when Emery asked himself: “What … Continue reading

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Interviews

  • Brutherford Industries
  • Emilio Garcia
  • Frank Kozik
  • Brian Flynn
  • Coarse Toys
  • Jason Freeny
  • FERG
  • Steff Bomb
  • Shag
  • Junko Mizuno
  • TADO
  • Godmachine
  • Mike Leavitt
  • Joseph Harmon
  • Nathan Jurevicius
  • Huck Gee
  • Double Parlour
  • Ron Hollatz
  • Skinner
  • Ryan Roberts Photography
  • Felt Mistress
  • Tristan Eaton
  • Greg Craola Simkins
  • The Toy Hunter
  • The Sucklord
  • Kathie Olivas & Brandt Peters

Studio Visits

  • Doubleparlour studio visit
  • Junko Mizuno Studio Visit
  • Frank Kozik Studio Visit
  • Mark Nagata Studio Visit
  • Huck Gee Studio Visit