Prada Marfa, A Full Scale Replica of a Prada Boutique In Texas: Art or Advertisement?

all about Prada Marfa
above: A permanent art installation, PRADA MARFA, is under fire by the Texas Department of Transportation who has officially classified the structure as an illegal outdoor advertisement. (photo by Casey McCallister)

Perhaps you’ve heard of Prada Marfa, or at least have seen photos of it. But what exactly is it? Read on to learn all about Prada Marfa. Its history, its venue, why it exists and how you can help save it. Meet some of the talented people who have admired it, exploited it, mocked it and, of course, photographed it. Read more

Crystal Punch – Sparkly Pole Dancers & Crystal Clad Boxers By Hip Hop Icon Fab 5 Freddy.

crystal punch by fred braithwaite

The Cosmpolitan Las Vegas, in conjunction with the Art Production Fund, has been featuring the work of Fred Brathwaite (aka Fab 5 Freddy) as the first artist-in-residence at their on site at gallery, the P3 Studio. The show, Crystal Punch, opened on December 15th and will run through March, 2011. Read more

Jasper Johns and Tracey Emin Limited Edition 2011 Artist Series Beach Towels

2011 Artist Series Beach Towelsabove: detail from the Jasper Johns Beach Towel for 2011

Works on Whatever and The Art Production Fund have just released their 2011 Artist Series Beach Towels whose proceeds go toward funding public art. This year they have reproduced the art of only two artists (as opposed to four in previous years) on the 60″ x 70″ limited edition cotton towels. Read more

The 2010 Artist Series Beach Towels Are Here!

2010 Artist Series Beach Towels

Once again, the Art Production Fund and Works on Whatever have come out with their artist beach towels. This year, they are only adding two to the fourth annual artist towel series, each created by acclaimed artists Peter Doig and Yoshitomo Nara. Read more

The 2009 Artist Beach Towels Are Here!

2009 Artist Series Beach Towels

It’s that time of year again. And no, I don’t mean Christmas, I mean the release of the latest collection of artist beach towels from the Art Production Fund and Works On Whatever. Read more

The 2008 Artist Series Beach Towels Are Here!

2008 Artist Series Beach Towels
Above: One of this years’ wonderful artist series beach towels

Earlier in 2007, Target and the Art Production Fund came out with a series of four artist-designed towels. Read more