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Famous Brands Turned Into Action Figures

August 25, 2017

Swiss artist and illustrator Dexter Maurer has taken some of the worlds most iconic brands and turned them into unique action figures for his Brand Knight project. Puma becomes The Wild Knight, a purple cat-like figure with two puma claws and one wild halberd. Nike becomes The Night Knight, a medieval / Arabian style suit [...]

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Buff Monster – Chrome Mister Melty Set

August 24, 2017

Buff Monster is following up two previous Pink Chrome Mister Melty figures (3” and 5”), with the trifecta—a Chrome Mister Melty set featuring all three Mister Melty (3”) figures. Featuring the classic and timeless chrome appeal, the set features the regular, zombie and two-faced toys complete with swanky velvet bags. As with other drops, the [...]

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Medicom Charlie Brown Be@rbrick Yellow 1000%

August 21, 2017

Medicom Toy release a Be@rbrick of the popular cartoon character Charlie Brown from Peanuts. Reviving American figure with the character’s distinctive outfit and hair in both the 1000% and 100% design. Available now HERE.

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Matt Gondek x ToyQube – “Deconstructed Mouse”

August 19, 2017

Matt Gondek x ToyQube’s “Deconstructed Mouse” figure is finally out. ToyQube just dropped their latest designer vinyl toy. They really hit it out of the park with this one. The artwork translated very well from 2D to 3D. This run will be limited to 300 pieces, which are hand numbered and features a removable face. [...]

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Never-Before-Seen Paintings From Kurt Cobain

August 16, 2017

We could go on for ages about Kurt Cobain’s legacy, but most people know about the documentary, they’ve heard the unreleased tracks and maybe even read up on some of the conspiracy theories. What most people don’t know is that the legendary singer and songwriter also dabbled in the visual arts over the years. UTA [...]

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‘I Needed Color,’ a Documentary About Jim Carrey’s Love of Painting

August 15, 2017

Throw this on your Today I Learned list: Jim Carrey is a painter. As you’ll no doubt see in the I Needed Color documentary, we’re not talking about a super successful Hollywood type that dabbles in something else with mild success, received mostly on the waves of their existing celebrity status. No. Carrey is good. [...]

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Fools Paradise – Luke, I Am Your Father

August 12, 2017

Fools Paradise weighs in on the balance between the dark and the light with Luke, I Am Your Father. This fun playground revision of the cosmic struggle tips things heavily in Jelly Luke’s favor (flocked!) with his treat-fueled see saw prowess. A diminutive, lightweight (and masked) Vader is seemingly outmatched as the script on the [...]

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Paul Jackson x Mighty Jaxx – Darwins Revenge

August 11, 2017

Mighty Jaxx just released Darwins Revenge, a clever polystone figure from artist Paul Jackson (6”, 100 pcs, $120). It’s available directly from the Mighty Jaxx web shop. Based on his 2016 Pearl Jam concert poster, the black and gold ape head conceals a secret plot evolving within. Held in place by magnets, the Ape’s face [...]

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Pavement Licker 2003 – 2017 Book

August 4, 2017

Back in early 2000’s, when the internet was young, art blogs had not been invented and social networks weren’t even a concept yet. At this time, graphic artist James-Lee Duffy and writer Josh Jones came up with an idea to create a platform for alternative artists and writers to be published. Art zine Pavement Licker [...]

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Matt Gondek x Silent Stage Gallery – Deconstructed Homer: Night Moves

August 4, 2017

Homer is back, in black. Silent Stage will release the Night Moves edition of Matt Gondek’s Deconstructed Homer sculpture cast in high-impact resin. Limited to 100 pieces, the all-black edition follows the OG Pittsburgh edition (yellow + black). It is available now from Silent Stage’s online shop for $169.99 (+s/h).

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Medicom BE@RBRICK x Karimoku Wenge 400%

July 25, 2017

The on going collaborative effort between Medicom and Karimoku returns in the latest BE@RBRICK constructed from luxurious and dark African Wenge wood. Known for their wood working in furniture, Karimoku applies the same level of craftsmanship in each handmade 400% BE@RBRICK. Available now HERE.

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Ron English – ‘Make America GRIN Again’ SDCC Pop-Up

July 21, 2017

Ron English will begin his brand-new Make America GRIN Again tour with a Pop-Up exhibition and shop at Luce Loft in San Diego—an easy walk from the convention center—during SDCC weekend. The event will feature art work and editions from Ron English as well as fellow artists Mark Dean Veca, Rob Prior, Madsteez, and Jeremyville. [...]

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