The Postcard is a Public Work of Art

Mailable works of art by 60 Britain-based artists on show in London

No matter where you go in the world, you will, no doubt, have the opportunity to pick up a postcard to commemorate the place and time. Taking the novel piece of rectangle card and transforming it into a canvas with near infinite potential, 60 Britain-based artists have created an equal number of post-able works to be shown as part of “The Postcard is a Public …

Mr. Jiji

Pop icons find love in a hilarious series of illustrated work

What if Skeletor and He-man stopped fighting and just cuddled each other, Voldemort and Harry Potter became playmates, or a stormtrooper left the dark side and met Yoda for a bit of sexual play? Just Love is a series of graphic artwork designed by Fu Hang, AKA Mr. Jiji, a young artist from Harbin who calls Beijing home. Hang believes that “irony is a key …

Pearl and the Beard

The Brooklyn band ditches discs for posters printed with download codes

At the close of a recent show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, Jocelyn Mackenzie of Brooklyn-based band Pearl and the Beard held a screen-printed poster before a stupefied, packed house. Foregoing the disposable medium of CDs or LPs, the band employs the poster as the only tangible key to the band’s “Prodigal Daughter Extended Single” release. “The music industry has changed and a new …