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Ghost At Dirty Pilot

Ghost has one of the most recognized and respected styles of work when it comes to graffiti, as one of New York’s most celebrated artists his work is now on showcase at Dirty Pilot. Having made a successful transition into fine art world having made his name during the golden subway era, with a style that mixes a great contrast of bold colors. The show will be open until October 17 at Dirty Pilot so make an effort to check it out if in the area.

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September 18, 2008 Posted by | Art Exhibitions, Artists, grafiti, News, raw art gallery | , | Leave a comment

Eric Joyner at Corey Helford Gallery

Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery plays host to Eric Joyner’s latest show till the 27th September, entitled ‘Artificial Enlightenment’, the exhibit strongly showcases Joyner’s signature and award winning Robots and Donuts. The show also saw the debut of the artists new book, Robots & Donuts: The Art of Eric Joyner.

September 18, 2008 Posted by | Art Exhibitions, Artists, News, raw art gallery | | Leave a comment

Kaws ‘The Moment’ Interview

The NY Times ‘The Moment’ have interviewed Kaws, in one of their candid quick interviews, rather than focussing on all the things we already know about the most talked about artist of our time, they get to the bottom of his favourite films, art picks and more. Read the interview here.

September 18, 2008 Posted by | Art Exhibitions, Artists, bearbrick, Books and Magazines, Design, grafiti, News, photography, raw art gallery, Uncategorized, vinyl toy | | Leave a comment

CITY: A PHOTOGRAPHY RETROSPECTIVE

After publishing award-winning photography for nearly 10 years, CITY Magazine’s glamorous fashion shoots, still-life studies, vibrant beauty close-ups, and cover shots are now bound together in CITY: A Photography Retrospective, edited and produced by former creative director and current Editor-at-Large Fabrice Frere. The collection features the outstanding and diverse work of photographers Bela Borsodi, Anthony Cotsifas, Alexander Deutsch, Dwight Eschliman, Torkil Gudnason, Patricia Heal, Matt Hoyle, Anne Menke, Thomas Rusch, Martyn Thompson, Horacio Salinas, Sarah Silver, Daniela Stallinger, Phillip Toledano, Kenji Toma, and Andrew Zuckerman. The 336-page hardcover retrospective also tells the story behind each of the shoots and retraces the early days of Publisher John McDonald and Frere’s magazine, which is still the “destination for style.”

To purchase, click here.

September 18, 2008 Posted by | Artists, Books and Magazines, Design, Fashion, News, photography, raw art gallery, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

X-Plane 9 Flight Simulator For The iPhone

When it comes to flight simulators for the PC there are those who swear by Microsoft’s Flight Simulator, and those who swear by Laminar Research’s X-Plane. And if you’re a fan of the latter, and own an iPhone or an iPod Touch running the 2.0+ firmware, you’ll be happy to hear that Laminar Research has actually released a version of their popular flight sim software for Apple’s touch screen devices.

While the ‘mini’ version of X-Plane 9 is no where near as expansive as the PC version (it weighs in at 6.2MB, as opposed to X-Plane’s PC installer which ships on 6 dual-layer DVDs) you do get your choice of 4 different planes (all light aircraft) and options for controlling the weather and general flight conditions. And instead of a having to rely on a joystick for flying, X-Plane 9 uses the iPod Touch or iPhone’s accelerometer to make the device itself a flight yoke, requiring you to turn or tilt it to steer the aircraft. So far the reviews for the sim seem pretty positive, and at just $9.99 from the App Store it’s seriously making me re-think my ‘free apps only’ policy.

September 18, 2008 Posted by | News, raw art gallery, Technology, Uncategorized | , | 1 Comment