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Bonnie N. Collide

BY Sarah J. in Artsy |

Busties! I've been neglecting you and I'm terribly, terribly sorry. I've been knee-deep in end-of-semester research papers, including on one everyone's favorite former VP candidate, and haven't had time to check in here much. But I wanted to share this comic strip with you. Monica Gallagher is one of my fave indie comics artists, and she does a regular strip on roller derby girl Bonnie N. Collide's nine to five normal life. You can read more of them ... Read More
After you throw on your new beautiful handcrafted sweater, and fresh Verameat dino necklace from the LA Bust Craftacular; head on over to Quicksilver's siteLA from 6pm to 11pm and enjoy the opening reception for Shifting Gears. The exhibit showcases the work-in-progress of Khrystnes eco-friendly concept car. There will be paintings, graphics, a scale model, a DJ and (so hip you havent head of it yet) eco-friendly cocktails.xoxo Allie ... Read More

Weird science

BY Dawn in Artsy |

The NY Times today had an interesting article about how the early Earth may have looked. By studying crystals in Australian rocks, (pictured on the left), scientists have formed what they think is a more accurate picture of what Earth actually looked like, as depicted in the image on the right. Isn't it incredible? I had no idea that the Earth looked exactly like my trapper keeper I had in 3rd grade! All that's missing is a couple of dolphins or Orca whales ... Read More

From Russia with Love

BY Sarah J. in Artsy |

Why am I writing to you about a comic called Battlefields? It's not just because of my deep and lasting love for the work of Garth Ennis, creator of Preacher, among many other excellent comics. It's because The Night Witches , a three-part miniseries, is the story of an all-female fighter pilot squadron in the Soviet Union during World War II. And yes, it's based on a true story. These women were given substandard planes and flew only at night, and faced ... Read More

Swallow Me Whole

BY Sarah J. in Artsy |

What better way to depict the terrifying downward spiral of mental illness than in a graphic novel? Nate Powell 's story of a brother and sister dealing with schizophrenia is both heartrending and beautiful. Ruth and Perry are both haunted by visions and compulsions, but as they grow older one gets worse and one gets better. Powell's art captures the loss of control and the visions of the characters in surrealist black-and-white, rendering even a frog and the ... Read More

4 3 2 1…earth below us

BY Maggie in Artsy |

AWESOME D.I.Y. TAGGING CREW!Check out the Obama-Rama Swing State '08 Tour. A group of inspired artists and producers with a long history of developing emerging forms of communications at the crossroads of music, art and media had brilliantly decided to take matters into their own hands. They are tagging/projecting videos and images to draw attention on the man they hope the undecided will vote for in the swing states of ... Read More
Hello to all you art lovers out there, please do yourselves a favor and check out www.littlepaperplanes.com ! This San Francisco based sight was started by painter Kelly Lynn Jones in 2004 and includes a diverse group of artists and designers from all over. You can find beautiful hand made books and zines, clothing, jewelry, bags, and most importantly incredibly cheap high quality prints (both digital and hand made) that make owning a piece of art accessible to ... Read More

Token

BY Sarah J. in Artsy |

I have a new art crush. Joelle Jones won me over in about .2 seconds with her work on this newest Minx graphic novel. I must admit I feel a kinship with the protagonist, Shira, a curvy Jewish girl with short hair, retro style, and a closer relationship with her grandmother's best friend than with girls her own age. Alisa Kwitney 's story is a typical high-school love tale but it's got heart, a winning character (and I swear I'm not saying that because she ... Read More

Stop Roadkill

BY Team Intern in Artsy |

Nate Hill has been sewing together body parts for the last six months, but not in a Silence of the Lambs people-jacket sort of way. He's an artist using animal parts to create a life-sized female body for his newest project, called E.V.E. (Earthly View of Eden). The companion to his A.D.A.M. Project will be on display in a Halloween show at The Silent Barn. What better way to celebrate the holiday? More information at ... Read More

BAD POLITICS = GREAT ART

BY Team Intern in Artsy |

'SEDITION' Curated by Kyle Goen, Dread Scott, and Hajarah Abdus-Sabur Location: 329 Broome Street. New York, NY. 10002 Exhibition on View: October 29th - November 23, 2008 Opening Reception: Wednesday October 29th, 6-9pm Artists: Melanie Baker, Wafaa Bilal, Sandow Birk, Emily Douglas, Hasan Elahi, Mounir Fatmi, Jon Hendricks, Arnold Mesches, Naeem Mohaiemen, Sheryl Oring, Jenny Polak, Martha Rosler, Jackie Salloum, Hank Willis Thomas and Raphael ... Read More