The Art of Ping Pong

With bright, bold and oftentimes wacky art adorning them, the ping pong bats that are available in 2016’s Art of Ping Pong auction were created by super-talented artists. With work from Jon Burgerman, Studio Moross, Kai & Sunny, Thierry Noir and more, it’s hard to choose a favorite (though we’re definitely drawn to David Shillinglaw’s goofy, sweet smiley face piece). Still, it’s a comfort to …

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Prince's Paisley Park opens to the public, our nearest habitable planet, the history of chairs and more in our look at the web

1. Prince’s Paisley Park to Open to the Public Most people will remember exactly where they were when they heard that His Royal Badness, Prince, passed away. The tragic news then led to many wondering what would happen to his immense backlog of work, and his beloved home/studio Paisley Park. The trust that’s running the late musician’s estate announced that—starting 6 October—Paisley Park will be …

Artist Jon Burgerman’s Classic Specs Canvas

As we all know, just about everything can be an art canvas. And Brooklyn-based Jon Burgerman has taken his charmed illustrations to eight Classic Specs sunglasses boxes. The entire piece is on display at Classic Spec’s Brooklyn Denim Company location, but each individual component can be won by way of an Instagram contest running right now. Burgerman is the latest artist to pair with the …