Martha Cooper: Remix

Street artists reinterpret photographs that captured their own history

A major part of the early graffiti scene, photojournalist Martha Cooper is now on the other end of lens as the focus of a new exhibition at L.A.’s Carmichael Gallery. “Martha Cooper: Remix” sees over 50 artists recreate their favorite images by the ever-present documentarian, including works by Lady Pink, Faust, Neck Face, Fumakaka (all pictured here) and more. Cooper has been compulsively documenting street …

History of American Graffiti

A massive new book on the world's most notoriously underground artform

Not all graffiti books are created equally, but a behemoth like the forthcoming “History of American Graffiti” shows how meaningful collections of photos and information on the subject can be when edited with a careful eye. Co-authors Roger Gastman (co-curator of the eMoCA “Art in the Streets” show and co-publisher of the late Swindle Magazine) and Book of Awesome author Caleb Neelon had not just …

Out of Print

The literary t-shirt label launches a line for kids and new designs

Turning classic book covers into inspirational t-shirts, Out of Print recently added a kids line to its collection of “intelligent” literary fashions. Tykes can don soon-to-be-favorite reads like “The Catcher In The Rye,” “Moby Dick,” “Pride and Prejudice” or “Brave New World” with their distressed, 100% cotton tees. Out of Print also launched its first collection of Originals—a series of re-imagined graphics designed to inspire …

Hallowilloween: Nefarious Silliness

Freaky fun abounds from childrens author Calef Brown's newest book

A contemporary Dr. Seuss, Calef Brown‘s childrens books are as an exciting read for kids as they are adults. His catchy rhymes put his self-illustrated book “Flamingos on the Roof” a place on the NY Times bestselling list and his latest edition “Hallowilloween: Nefarious Silliness” is no less entertaining. Filled with tongue twisters and short poems, Brown says “Since childhood, Halloween has always been my …

Stickers: Stuck-Up Piece of Crap: From Punk Rock to Contemporary Art

From Barry McGee to Save Tibet, DJ DB's thousands of stickers in his new book

Founder of the record label Breakbeat Science and an early proponent of drum and bass, DB Burkeman (known to most as producer, promoter and DJ DB) wears many hats. Most recently, he took up the role of editor with his book “Stickers: Stuck-Up Piece of Crap: From Punk Rock to Contemporary Art.” Created with downtown girl-in-the-know Monica LoCascio, “Stickers” proudly displays Burkeman’s collection—a mass he’s …