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BAIT x GI Joe x 1000 Toys – 1/6 Snake Eyes

May 13, 2016

BAIT has joined forces with the 1/6 specialists 1000Toys on a new officially-licensed Snake Eyes figure. Shown at this past weekend’s Thailand Toy Expo, the new figure features a synthetic take on the deadly assassin courtesy of the TOA Heavy Industries imprint. From the official description, it sounds like Storm Shadow might be lurking in [...]

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Kevin Peterson x Red Hot Chili Peppers

May 12, 2016

For their new album, The Getaway, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have decided to use the work of Kevin Peterson on the cover. The image chosen was cropped from the Houston-based artist’s Coalition II painting, some of his instantly recognizable imagery of children strolling through urban environments with their animal companions. Grab a copy when [...]

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Parra – “I can’t look at your face anymore” @ Ruttkowski;68

May 11, 2016

Ruttkowski;68 in Cologne, Germany is currently showing I can’t look at your face anymore, a solo by Pieter Janssen aka Parra. For his second exhibition with the gallery, the Dutch artist, illustrator and designer created an all new body of work consisting of canvases, sculptures and objects. Inspired by the phenomenon of selfies and the [...]

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Yoshitomo Nara – “New Works” @ Stephen Friedman Gallery

May 10, 2016

Yoshitomo Nara recently returned to the Stephen Friedman Gallery in London for a fourth exhibition of new works. This show features new paintings on canvas, paintings on cotton mounted wood panel and the largest collection of new drawings on paper. Adolescent characters and animals are depicted with nuanced considerations of alienation, anger and curiosity. Juxtaposed [...]

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“RONIN BLANK” Custom by JonPaul Kaiser

May 10, 2016

JonPaul Kaiser shares with us his latest custom hand-painted custom BLANK (originally created by Huck Gee), with the “RONIN BLANK” “showing the former samurai holding fast to his life as a loyal servant, complete with his steel katana.” This is a private commission piece and was photographed by Justin Allfree.

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Bandai x ThreeZero Full Metal Ghost – Shadow Blade

May 9, 2016

We want to pretend to be Gundam experts, but unfortunately the myriad Gundam series spans over two decades and has us spinning in confusion during the day while we dream of giant battling robots at night. What we do know is that Gundam is cool and tells the classic tale of giant robotic suits powered [...]

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Star Wars-themed Print & Vector Art by Orlando Arocena

May 6, 2016

“STAR WARS – FAMILIA” by Mexican-Cuban-American vector illustrator Orlando Arocena, is in a limited edition of 50, each sized 18″ (w) x 24″ (h), and each signed by the vector artist, along with the edition number. This Giclée printed on Cold Press Bright 340gsm, Thickness 21 mil with Epson Ultra Chrome K3 inks – can [...]

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Andreas Englund – “Coffee Break” @ Grand Central Station (Stockholm)

May 6, 2016

Last week at Stockholm’s Grand Central Station, a new mural from Andreas Englund took shape on the second floor. Commissioned by No18, a business hotel opening in May, the piece painted on the 8 x 3 meter wall features a scene which includes one of the superhero characters that the Swedish artist is known for. [...]

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Ron English x JPS x Made by Monsters – MC Joker Grin

May 5, 2016

Who’s Bartman Grin’s nemesis? Why MC Joker Grin of course. Yep, JPS Gallery returns to the costumed hero side of Springfield with this special edition of Ron English’s MC Supersized Grin from Made by Monsters. Limited to 400 pieces, Joker Grin features three secret editions—5%, 10%, and 20%—along with the normal edition (65%) shown above. [...]

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George Condo – “Entrance to the Void” @ Sprüth Magers (Los Angeles)

May 3, 2016

Sprüth Magers Gallery in Los Angeles is currently showing Entrance to the Void, a solo by George Condo. On view from the 20th of April until the 11th of June, the exhibition includes a new body of work by the “pioneer of the international revival of figurative painting.” Revisiting diverse styles that he has used [...]

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Medicom Daft Punk White Suit Be@rbrick – 2 Pack White 400%

May 2, 2016

Created to celebrate the release of Daft Punk’s ‘Random Access Memories’ album Medicom Toy have created these limited edition Be@rbrick versions of the famous duo. Both members – Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter – are decked out in all white with metallic gold detailing to their heads. Available now HERE.

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Jeff Soto for Empellón (New York)

April 30, 2016

Earlier this month, Jeff Soto painted (with the assistance of his brother and sister-in-law) an impressive two-wall mural at Empellón in New York. Invited in by one of his long-time fans and chef Alex Stupak to infuse his surreal imagery onto the walls of his West Village outpost, the California native chose to highlight the [...]

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