Bruce Gilden

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Like all artists, Bruce Gilden’s life bleeds into and informs every piece of work he’s ever created. Growing up in Brooklyn with what he describes as a “tough guy” of a father, Bruce developed a love of the streets, often calling them his “second home.” But the love was more than just a simple connection — it was a creative fascination. It was the unique energy of the streets that mesmerized Bruce, an energy that can momentarily expose something inside people that generally stays hidden. Bruce made it his life’s work to capture those moments. Another defining characteristic of Gilden’s photography is his creative attraction to what he calls “characters,” and he has been tracking them down all through his career. His first major project, which he worked on until 1986, focused on Coney Island, the legendary Brooklyn beach where New Yorkers who cannot escape the city heat have been going for cheap thrills summer after summer.

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Fred Calmets

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Fred Calmets is a self-taught artist born in 1976. He lives and works in Poitiers, France. From the beginning he practiced making graffiti with spraying aerosols on walls. He has participated in numerous collective workshops and worked with galleries since 2005. In 2009 Fred decided to dedicate himself to painting. The “women painting” collection expresses the female beauty with its both sides – it is severe and delicate at the same time. (via Feather Of Me)

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‘Too Cool To Do Drugs’ Pencils

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This are remakes of the ‘Too Cool To Do Drugs’ pencils that were handed out in the 90’s until people realized when you sharpened them the message changed and recalled them all.

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Rebecca Louise Law

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Rebecca Louise Law is a Floral Installation Artist and has been working with flowers for over 17 years. She trained in Fine Art at Newcastle University, England. Rebecca’s work plays with the relationship between the human being and the ephemeral nature of flowers. She is best known for her interactive large scale installations of hanging flowers within site specific spaces.

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Mimi Yoon

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For international artist Mimi Yoon, there is no concrete definition for art. To her it is simply that “art is.” Her artwork vibrates with tangible and sensual beauty and honesty. It subtly allures then climaxes to demand attention and is immediately unforgettable. Mimi has a BFA in Graphic Design from California State University Long Beach, and has founded an art academy for youth and mentored for 10 years before she started to paint her passion. When not painting, Mimi can be found curating art shows and contributing to local charities, with the goal of using the arts to bring raw honest humanity into the realm of community.

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Claudia Giannuli

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Claudia Giannuli was born in Bari in 1979. She got her degree in Fine Arts in 2004 then she decided to keep herself away from the Accademy and find her personal style. Her “NU DOLLS” (as the artist Guido Corazziari defined them) are absolutely white creatures, cynical and irriverent, half-children, half-women. Their whiteness and purity are opposed to their sense of deep solitude, their dramatic existence in which man is just a walk-on actor, crucified at the right moment. The Nu Dolls stare at us proudly. Sometimes it seems they’re laughing at us like innocent and erotic post-atomic temptresses. Clay has always been her favorite material. In the last years Claudia has been mixing it with resin, wood, plastic, creating settings just like theatrical stages scrupulously built in scale. A little mnemonic architecture, halfway between fiction and reality.

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Dast (Danilo Strulato) was born in 1966 in Thiene, Vicenza. After his academic studies, he devoted himself to self publishing and collaborating with Stephen Raft Delirio comm. In the meantime, it is present in various international among which we can mention: Malefact-Use, Panik-Use, Stripburger-Slo, Ita-Interzona. Participate in 1998 to the “Subway” with Altervox held in the Milan subway, and is present with a solo exhibition in Lucca Comix. During the same year he began the long-lasting collaboration with the Mondo Bizzarro Gallery with the volume “Horrorgasmo” with the staff “The hell inside me” in 2001, and in 2003 with the book “Mater Universalis”. Also in 2003, will attend the exhibition “Italian Pulp” at Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles, temple of Pop Surrealism internationally. In 2005 participates in the collective historical “Apocalypse Painting” at Mondo Bizzarro Gallery and in 2009 at the “14th Anniversary Group Show” in the same year at the MBG has always been organized a retrospective entitled “Dance Macabre.” The 2009 is also the realization of the illustrations for the book written by A. Grieco “Stay Away” and Grrrzetic. Currently working with different realities and galleries national and international.

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Neat Eats Magic Cupcake Hats

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Charming silicone hat-shaped cupcake molds with adorable rabbit-ear forks. Just say the magic word and you can have your cake, and eat it, too! You get two sets in each full-color giftbox. Found here.

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Xue Wang

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” My creative impulse is driven by a fascination with childhood paraphernalia: dolls, toys, fairy tales, stage sets, fun fairs, found objects mixed with whimsy. These personal recollections are complimented by the cultural heritage of Victoriana, vintage fashion, film iconography, pin-up imagery etc. We cannot escape the past and our sweet yesterdays, whether imagined or real, are my repository. Any search for particular meaning in my idiosyncratic work may not yield much. If one word were chosen to describe my paintings, it would be ‘edgy’. Superficially they may appear ‘cute’ but my intention is to unsettle, albeit subtly. As the creeping wasp on the fairy cake does.” – Xue Wang

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Brian Dettmer

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Brian Dettmer is an American contemporary artist. He is noted for his alteration of preexisting media—such as old books, maps, record albums, and cassette tapes—to create new, transformed works of visual fine art.

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