Phil Hale

p p p p Philip Oliver Hale, born in 1963, is an American figurative painter who currently resides in London, England. Prior to turning to fine arts he worked as an illustrator, doing mostly figurative work. He was apprenticed to/ partnered with American painter Rick Berry. (via Wikipedia) p

Boy Obsolete

p Check out the coffee cup art of Boy Obsolete found via the Sweet Station Flickr group pool. I think what hes doing is a cool way to recycle styrofoam cups. Use it for something fun like this and turn it into art! Click here to see more. p p p

Damian King

p p p These lovely paintings are the work of Damian King, a freelance illustrator and graphic designer based in Richmond, California. More here. p p

30ft Cigarette Butt Installation

o Keep Britain Tidy workers install a giant cigarette butt in Trafalgar Square on April 8, 2008 in London, England. Keep Britain Tidy dropped the butt on Trafalgar Square to highlight the fact that cigarette related litter affects 78 percent of streets in the UK. Link here. o

Kathy Staico-Schorr

p p p ' Kathy Staico-Schorr has long been a part of the underground art world. Kathy graduated the Philadelphia College of Art and then moved to New York City in 1977, where she found work as a commercial illustrator for clients such as Electric Company Magazine and Fortune Magazine. She also worked for various publishers doing book covers, greeting card designs, album art and product and advertising illustration. In 1986, she moved to rural Connecticut to focus on her own painting and she began showing alongside artists such as Mark Mothersbaugh and Gary Panter in galleries throughout the world. She moved to LA in 1999 and has since been featured on the cover of Juxtapoz magazine and as a house artist at the Merry Karnowsky Gallery in LA. ' (via Jonathan LeVine Gallery) p p

Makoto Tanijiri

p p p p ' Makoto Tanijiri of Hiroshima architects Suppose Design Office has completed an installation at the Diesel Denim Gallery Aoyama in Tokyo, Japan. ' (via Dezeen) p p

Final Home Bear


Don't know why but I love these bears. Link.


Tang Yuehui

p p p Check out these incredible digital illustrations by Tang Yuehui from China. p p


p p Merry Christmas to me! Got a sweet package over the weekend from street artist yOuKfOu from Belgium. Through this blog, I have met the MOST wonderful people from all over the world. Many of these people I will never even see face to face. The fact that this guy took time to do something for me warms my soul. That makes me truly happy... and well, it's the best reward I could hope for. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. p

Kimiko Yoshida

p p p " My Self-portraits represent the attempt to render representation possible by seizing it at the point where what is present is the invisible absence at the heart of the image, that absence that the image makes a point of honour of making visible. The state of invisibility isn’t the point where I put myself on display, it is the point that I put on display. The state of invisibility I put on display is connected with the radical demand of art. " - Kimiko Yoshida p p