works and books by artist mark ryden

These! Friendly Animal Plates by Artist Mark Ryden

This year artist Mark Ryden released a special Snow Yak Ornament for Christmas and it was amazing. And, sadly, sold out. However, he also released this special set of six melamine dishes which are still available. And they might just be the coolest plates ever.

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Mark Ryden’s Sweet Costumes and Sets for ABT’s “Whipped Cream”

The American Ballet Theater presented the world premiere of its newest ballet, Whipped Cream, about a boy who consumes too many sweets and hallucinates about sugary treats, just last night. Choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky, scored for ballet by Richard Strauss (who also concocted the original libretto), the show features sets and costumes by Pop-surrealist artist Mark Ryden. (more…)

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Bunny Bonanza: In Art. In Books. In Movies. As Brands. And Just Big. (Over 80 pics!)

Bunnies in art
Dieter Roth, Shit Hare, 1975

Happy Easter, Happy Bunny Day, Happy Christ Resurrection, Jesus Zombie Day and all that. In honor of the holiday, I’m going to share with you a bunch o’ bunnies. Bunnies in art, in literature, in movies, as brands and some of the biggest bunnies in the world. I had to really cull down this post or by the time you finished reading it, it’d be Christmas. (more…)

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