in 2005 David Choe was commissioned to paint the Facebook HQ and was offered the choice of being paid in cash or company stock. He chose stock and he is about to see a huge payday. Full Story Here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2095385/Facebook-IPO-Graffiti-artist-David-Choe-painted-HQ-set-bumper-shares-payday.html.
I need for find more of these.
Zeynep found this on Burlesque (another one of my favorites) – go there and buy stuff.
Please come out and celebrate a wonderful 2011. Free booze, Good Music, Good Friends. Hope to see everyone there.
Monday, December 19
White Noise NYC
225 Avenue B
New York. NY. 10009
FREE BOOZE – 7:30 – 8:30
DJ sets by Shant Tawilian and Goober
Ugly Sweaters Encouraged
“The Tiger & Turtle Magic Mountain” in Duisburg, Germany, is the world’s first and only “walkable roller coaster.”
Designed by German artists Heike Mutter and Ulrich Genth, the 69-foot-tall structure features the same twists and turns found in a conventional roller coaster, but the loop-the-loops are, sadly, inaccessible.
Incubator senior designer and office badass had some work in the Letstanbul artist project in September. She did this awesome typographic piece for the Institute of Creative Minds (Yaratıcı Fikirler Enstitüsü).
and our favorite Gamze Can helped out
Learn more about Letstanbul here: http://www.yaraticifikirlerenstitusu.com/
Player 1 draws a character with a power.
Player 2 then draws a character whose power cancels the power of that previous character.
Best Game Ever.
Check out http://www.thesuperest.com
Predictive Dream XXIV
Predictive Dream XV
“several decorative styles and forms I cite simultaneously hold divine and vulgar meaning in the present age, having an irrational quality that contradict each other, which I feel express an important aspect in the contemporary age in which we live.” – Katsuyo Aoki
More of her work can be found here.
Ursus Wehrli has made beautiful pieces while fully employing his sense of humor.
His hilarious TEDtalk:
In 2008, a deco-style fortress built in the ’50s and originally belonging to a prominent family in Santa Monica fell into foreclosure in the middle of an extensive renovation. Until three months ago it stood vacant, an eerie house on a bluff with a homeless woman squatting the top floor. The terraced gardens in back had overgrown and were infested with rats. The neighbors on this otherwise upscale block wondered and complained. Full Story Here
Dont Hug Me Im Scared by This is It