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05.22.13 Julia Dawidowicz

Earlier, artists James Harvey and Ryan Humphrey challenged the internet with an epic proposal: Retell Otomo Katsuhiro’s manga cult classic Akira in its entirety, using only characters from The Simpsons. So far, Bartkira has basically blown up on Tumblr with diverse and creative submissions. Harvey has already recruited 768 people to create 6 pages each […]

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05.08.13 Kyle Petreycik

The artist Tino Sehgal is widely known for his one-time social encounters, producing an artwork that only occupies space and time in the process. These works are often referred to by Seghal as “constructed situations” and are not exactly the type of thing you usually see occupying the booths of art fairs. Yet, this year […]

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07.08.11 Marina Galperina

“I think the Japanese male sexual complex originated in the two-dimensional world,” says super-flat superstar Takashi Murakami, proclaiming himself the inventor of three-dimensional, life-size renderings of anime-style cultural sex objects. This time, he had collaborating sculptor BOME make him a fiberglass, baby-faced trollop toppling from her vast, disproportionate boobage, based on the manga of Seiji […]

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08.25.10 Marina Galperina

Since the de-throwned pop star Britney Spears hasn’t been a pimped out Mouseketeen for over a decade, Takashi Murakami gave the 28-year-old mother of two a hazy Kawaii fantasy make-over for POP Magazine and viola! She’s a pervy manga’s pretty princess with a wedding veil on top. Fetish nostalgia galore. […]

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