Welcome to John Malta‘s creepy, surreal world where lizards shave your head, cacti wear sunglasses, people sleep on top of giant cats, and everyones eyes look like they just took one too many hits of meth.
The pixel filled, glitchy, and psychedelic world of designer Chris Seddon.
David Maisel’s aerial photographs of open mines questions how human activity transforms land through industrial effort. Although beautifully photographed these images are reminders of how we destroy and pollute our planet for money and power.
Last night I surprised the wife by taking her to the Wavves & Best Coast show at the Music Box here in LA. I have to admit that the main reason we went was to see Best Coast but Wavves stole the show with one of the best live performances I’ve seen in a while. You may be asking yourself “I wonder if they had pyrotechnics,mcrazy costumes, or a kick ass light show?” The answer is No. There act was simple. Get the 3 members on stage, play as fast and as hard as you can, and don’t give a fuck. It’s a simple formula that is highly underrated in this age of costume changes and theatrics. Wavves killed every last song like their lives depended on it. They thrashed around, threw alien shaped beach balls and silly string at the crowd, and banged their heads like crazy rock muppets long overdue for a haircut. Their performance was a testament of how fun it is to be young&free and reminded me to fight the urge of turning into a crabby and cranky old man.
Ray Young Chu makes beautifully detailed paintings that don’t take themselves too seriously. Cute animals and laughter are always a good mix in my book.
Adam Voorhes has a great collection of commercial photo projects on his portfolio site. His exploded series (exploded frog pictured above) is my favorite, showing animals, and other mechanical objects dissected to reveal what’s inside.