When a Banksy Self Destructs

Banksy’s ‘Girl with Balloon’ first appeared in 2002 on the side of a bridge in London’s South Bank and has since had a few iterations. The original is a black and white stencil of a little girl whose red heart-shaped balloon is whisked away by the wind. Attached in spray paint it says, “There is Always Hope.”

Windowsen Debuts at NYFW

Aliens invaded the upper east side this season courtesy of designer Sensen Lii and the debut of his label, Windowsen, at VFiles during New York Fashion Week. Best described as Alien Sport, it was one of the most extraordinary that fashion month had to offer.

When Sparrow Mart Opened, I Felt That

Sparrow Mart is on view at the Standard Hotel in Downtown LA from August 1-25. The 2,800 square foot installation mimics a supermarket from the 80’s, only every product, 31,000 to be exact, is made from felt. It took British artist Lucy Sparrow, along with her team of five, one year to hand sew and hand paint each item.

Hidden Meanings in the Work of Mark Ryden

The confusion, horror, shock, intrigue and maybe even resonance that you feel when looking at “The Butcher Bunny”, are far more important than the intellectual interpretations that abound. They also keep you coming back. As possibilities are endless, this is only a beginner’s guide to understanding some of the hidden meanings in Mark Ryden’s work.

Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Nude Model ft. Kaitlin Elizabeth

Ottawa model, Kaitlin Elizabeth, bares all in this exclusive interview, dishing on insecurities, inspirations, the true meaning of art and one photog that should be excommunicated.