Ripped: T-Shirts from the Underground

Lydia Lunch, Thurston Moore and Betsey Johnson contribute to a new book documenting a '70s- and '80s-era tee collection

Images: © Ripped: T-Shirts from the Underground A testament to the post-punk art and music scene of the ’70s and ’80s, “Ripped: T-Shirts from the Underground” offers a visual history of the time through rare and one-off t-shirts. From Sonic Youth to Run DMC, the Sex Pistols to The Kinks, Talking Heads to The Cure, and, of course, Van F****** Halen, the tees in Cesar …

Art Fair Survival Kit by 20×200

The essential NYC art week survival kit with limited edition prints, contests, and more

photos by Youngna Park The tradeshows of the art world, art fairs can leave even the most avid art enthusiast feeling deflated by day’s end. To help keep everyone in high spirits during the NYC art marathon that started yesterday, Jen Bekman and the team behind her online art initiative 20×200 will be handing out survival kits packed with a Daily Candy city guide, artist …

Roberto Mollá: Tamatori

Artist Roberto Mollá's new work explores the famous Japanese myth of a princess' underwater adventure

Spanish artist Roberto Mollá‘s latest work, a series of 15 compositions taking up the famous Japanese tale of pearl diver Princess Tamatori (showing at the upcoming Pulse art fair in NYC), puts the artist in the well-populated ranks of other cultural interpreters of the story. Compared to Hokusai’s explicit illustration of the fabled sexual encounter between girl and octopus and more recent examples in manga, …