A few year ago I got the pleasure to steal a sneaky look at some of Maleonn Ma’s surreal and intriguing photographs at the V&A China Now exhibition. Wow…it was love at first site, interesting symbolism of identity, humanity and industrialisation., showcasing china’s new place within contemporary art.
My new latest obsession is the illustrator, typographer Mike Perry. A brooklyn artist regularly has work appealing in magazines, newspapers and had a really perfect collaboration with a great British illustrator, Jim Stoten.
Check out Perry’s great T-shirt designs:
Musk Ming (Muskboy) is a young Chinese artist living in Berlin. His work to me combines Chinese post cultural revolutionary kitsch, erotic charge innocence with a simplistic retro flavour wrapped in the red flag.
Can’t get enough, be inspired.
Check it Out: www.muskboy.com
I don’t know what it is but there is something not quite right with the Gaga. Sure she has a few catchy tunes, but they always seem to be missing some kind of momentum. Maybe its because her over styled image, which is used to make up for the fact that her music is just O.K.
When looking at the Gaga she looks pretty cool, however it all seems a little desperate, its not spontaneous and natural like Madonna in the 1980s or shocking and effortless like Bjork. It is just a new clever marketing plan, which has worked for some many people before, A.K.A another reincarnation of Gwen Stefani’s solo career?
I will let you decide.
Today culture seems to be driven by sex, sexuality, pleasure and lust but actually you could see this motivation a driving force in many different cultures and historical time periods throughout time. Look at these different eras and you can see one object which causes the most stir, symbolically and physically a male penis works ints way into shaping, creating and destroying.
Today i took a walk around my neighborhood and admired the cherry blossom which lines the streets and covers the pavements creating amazing petal tunnel effect. This adding to my greater appreciation of floral design, prints and art: