A few years ago I wrote about artists Chris McMahon and Thryza Segal. If you haven’t read the article, what they basically do is take old thrift-store paintings and add in monsters. I thought that was pretty great. What I’ve realized since then, and especially after seeing David Irvine’s latest collection of “thrift store edits, […]
Art & Photography
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One of the wonderful things about growing up in Vancouver, British Columbia, was that I had easy access to the ocean. Every summer my parents would take me to the beach to swim in the ocean and make sand castles on the land, and every time I enjoyed myself thoroughly. The ocean can be incredibly […]
We’ve written about tattoos quite a bit over the years. Most of the ones we’ve posted are really bad, but we’ve also seen some really impressive pieces too. Tattoos really aren’t one of those things that you should do on a whim… That is, of course… unless you’re from Berlin. I’ve spent some time there […]
I think we can all agree that Mad Men is a pretty great show, right? The various characters – most especially Don Draper – acted pretty reprehensible, and yet I couldn’t help but watch episode after episode, week after week. There’s just something about the style of the times. No, I don’t mean the style […]
There’s incredible power in expressing ideas through art, whether a person is trying to highlight humanities greatest strengths, or our deepest lows. This collection of paintings by Spanish artist Luis Quiles (aka Gunsmithcat) covers the latter. This artwork definitely doesn’t portray humanity in a very good light. The imagery is dark, borderline “inappropriate,” and covers […]