To celebrate Wu-Tang’s 20-year history, Two Rabbits commissioned artist, Adam Hathorn aka Honkey Kong to design a commemorative print featuring the Wu in a Last Supperish setting with Big Baby Jesus front and centre. Measuring 18″ x 24″ and limited to 200, the 10-colour print releases today through Two Rabbits’ website. [via]
DC artist Demont Peekaso’s, “Hip-Hop Mount Rushmore” painting features the best to ever do it in the rap game – Jay-Z, Notorious B.I.G., and Tupac. But, this work of art isn’t complete, because it’s missing 1 legend. Rocawear would like to ask YOU, who the fourth artist to get the coveted spot of the Hip-Hop monument should be? Vote HERE [via]
Try as you might, odds are you won’t ever be as cool as the people immortalized in the virtual pages of The Impossible Cool — but at least you can gain some inspiration by hanging them on your walls. The Impossible Cool Print Collection ($110 and up) features ten undeniably cool images of some undeniably cool people — from Connery, Caine, Miles, McQueen and Ali — limited to just 50 pieces each and available in one of three sizes and in your choice of black or white frame. [via]
NYC based photographer, Jonathan Mannion came down to Miami during Art Basel and exhibited a selection of some of his classic photographs from throughout his career. During the opening night of the three-day exhibition at AE District in Miami, which also featured a live performance by up and coming rapper ASAP Rocky and a set by DJ Clark Kent, Jonathan showed his exhibition and talked about his craft.
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ESPN Magazine just released the images for the annual upcoming “Body Issue” for 2011, that will be on newsstands this Friday, October 7th. The issue segment titled “Body We Want” consist of 22 athletes from a myriad of sports fields. These athletes were brave enough to shed their clothes to put on display what being the best in their chosen sport produces aesthetically. Watch the preview of The Body Issue 2011 above and hit the jump to see this year’s participants, Read more…
This fall, acclaimed fashion photographer Raphael Mazzucco, longtime Interscope Geffen A&M Records Chairman Jimmy Iovine and Media Mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs will publish, in conjunction with Atria books, Culo by Mazzucco, a gorgeous art tome dedicated to, well, culo. (That’s ass in español.) We got our hands on an exclusive video preview of the book—which just happens to be soundtracked by a never-before-heard Timbaland track called “Pass At Me”—and, well, it doesn’t disappoint. [via] Check the video after the jump, here’s to the Culos!!!! Read more…
Givenchy’s creative director Ricardo Tisci once again displays his creative efforts by working on Kanye West and Jay-Z’s “Watch The Throne” album. This collaborative project between these two art and music creatives include a few very extravagant fold outs that’s never been seen before in CD packaging, including of course the already iconic “gold” pattern that fronts the album.
According to Tisci, he’s privileged to be a part of this music industry project. He also complimented the two artists for their love for art and music while working on this project like family. [via]