Gucci Pickles? Tiffany Yogurt? A Commentary On Consumer Culture from Peddy Mergui.

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Wheat is Wheat is Wheat by Peddy Mergui is an exhibition that explores the dynamic and often blurred ethical boundaries of design within consumer culture. iMilk by Apple. Wheat Flour by Prada. Coffee by Cartier, Yogurt from Tiffany & Co., Baby Formula by Chanel …. you get the idea. (more…)

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Pop Culture Carved Crayons By Hoang Tran Will Color You Excited.

Pop Culture Carved Crayons

Although not the first artist to carve images from Crayola crayons, Hoang Tran of Sunnyvale, carves his in even more detailed likenesses than our other favorite Crayon carver, Diem Chau, and adds painted details. And since he is lesser known, his are actually available for purchase at an affordable price. (more…)

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That Dad Who Colors In His Kids’ Drawings Is A Wicked Tattoo Artist, Inventor, Philanthropist and Environmental Activist.

We could all use a dad like Fred Giovannitti. Heck, we could all use a friend like him. An inventor and philanthropist, tattoo artist and environmental engineer, Fast Company has profiled him, he has spoken at TED and now he’s become famous as a Dad for coloring in his childrens’ drawings. (more…)

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The Paintings and Works On Paper of Mark Bradley-Shoup.


above: Mark Bradley-Shoup, Summer Gray Gas Station in Patine Blue

There’s something about Mark Bradley-Shoup’s work that I find really appealing and it’s no wonder. His representational works on paper, abstract paintings and mixed media works each have elements that remind me of four of my favorites artists; Richard Diebenkorn’s landscapes and abstracts, Ed Ruscha’s Standard Oil gas station studies and prints, Wayne Thiebaud’s composition and painterly style and Robert Rauschenberg’s collages. (more…)

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