I’m so excited to see that the 2nd compilation album from the Roy Ayers Project is available for FREE DOWNLOAD. If you aren’t familiar with the Roy Ayers Project or their Beat Submissions click here for more info: My personal fave is track #21 by RenRok, which you can listen to here. The album was … Continue reading Merry Christmas from CultureShockArt! (via the Roy Ayers Project)
So this pair of shoes inspired a trip down an Art rabbit hole today. While looking at a catalog I spotted these Jimmy Choos and thought two things: 1. These shoes take me back Jawbreaker-eating, carefree summers in the 80’s, when I’d wear rainbow colored flip flops. 2. The shoe pattern bears an uncanny resemblance … Continue reading “Objects are perishable. But ideas need not be.”-A Look at Sol LeWitt
Determined to re-write my history of procrastinating on Christmas shopping, last Sunday I found myself wandering aimlessly in the mall desperately looking for Christmas gift inspiration. Fail. There’s got to be an easier way! Instead of shopping on-line or taking advantage of Small Business Saturday deals, I waited and went to the mall. It’s the … Continue reading Unique Gift Ideas… Made Easier!
When I was in college in the 90’s one of my friends would refer to me as a “Hip Hop Connoisseur”. All these years later, I am still a connoisseur and love all aspects of Hip Hop from Turntablism, B-Boy Style, Graffiti Art, Lyricists and of course the music. That’s why I’m interested in checking out … Continue reading Justin Bua and DMC @ LACMA on Dec 12th
I have now seen it all. Venerable luxury brand Hermès has released a graffiti clad scarf as part of its Fall 2011 Collection. The line of scarves, designed by French street artist Kongo (aka Cyri Phan), are intended to play homage to urban culture. I am fascinated with this for two reasons: First, one of the … Continue reading Hermès Brings the Street to Fashion
I was in New York for Halloween during the freak snowstorm and decided that Saturday would be the perfect day to spend indoors at MOMA. What was I thinking? All of the tourists in Midtown Manhattan thought the same thing! I ventured back the next day for a stroll around the exhibits. Lucky for me … Continue reading MOMA Moments
To say I’ve been traveling frequently is an understatement. I’m about to leave for my 3rd trip back east in three weeks so I’m a bit weary for wear. One of my arts goals for the year was to attend this year’s MoCA Gala. Sadly, this was not to be due to fatigue and an … Continue reading Abramovic Gives MOCA Patrons a Glimpse A”head”