Citizen’s Limited Edition Marvel 80th Anniversary + Spider-Man Timepieces

Sophisticated superhero-inspired wristwatches with Eco-Drive technology

Unveiled during New York Comic Con—at the same that their collaboration with fellow Disney property, Star Wars (on the extraordinary Triple Force Friday Eco-Drive watches), launched exclusively on Amazon—the Limited Edition Marvel 80th Anniversary timepiece and Limited Edition Spider-Man watch join Citizen’s Marvel watch collection. Both new additions succeed on many levels: from an overall design direction that wholly embraces the source material to minute details …

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An ambitious architectural project, strangely named animals, ancient marijuana-smoking and more from around the web

The State of the Art World According to Art Basel Despite there being nearly 300 art fairs globally, none come close to the prestige and forecasting power of Art Basel, currently in the midst of its 50th edition. The fair offers an opportunity to catch developments in the primary market, where art is sold by galleries for the first time (quite different than auction prices …

Congolese Comic Book Artist Kiyindou Yamakasi’s Mythological Inspirations

Free to read online, Kiyindou Yamakasi’s Little Little Orishas comic book series addresses class issues, bullying and resilience in the face of opposition. Rather than seek out Japanese and American comic books for inspiration, as he did with previous work, Yamakasi looked toward Yoruba spirituality and mythology for the series and its characters. Raised in Brazzaville, Yamakasi earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Motion Pictures from …