Larry Mantello’s colorful sculptures are candy coated shrines to american pop culture. Bright colors, glossy finishes, and cheap imported materials remind us of why pop culture is so appealing and disgusting all at once.
This has to be the ultimate piece of street art. Not only can you stick it to the man by removing corporate companies messages off of billboards and other video based ads but you can put up whatever you like in its place. Maybe a video of you doing your favorite dance move, sleeping, or better yet an image of the stars and sky that you would see if the massive eyesores weren’t there. I’m curious to see where advances in technology and street art will take us. What do you think? Watch the full video after the jump.
***UPDATE!*** Well looks like the jokes on me. There is another version of this video where the guy says he is on a drug right before he starts talking. Apparently this is a viral video for a new movie called Limitless. Guess the man stuck it to me in the end! Damn It!
Butt Johnson’s ornate, ultra-detailed ballpoint pen drawings are the perfect mix of OCD patterning, social commentary, and comic relief.
What’s photographer Dimitri Karakostas up to in Toronto? Apparently a good time. Must be good to be young in Canada!
Jim O’Raw’s silkscreened prints are a result of his fascination of cmyk printing techniques and the endless color manipulation and the experimental accidents and imperfections that bring the work to life.