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08.03.11 Marina Galperina

For a second there, that eerie “Hopper Lives” mural on East 12th Street made you go all “aw… tribute,” didn’t it? Then you saw the Vans logo next to the beloved dead guy’s face and went all “eeegh… postmortem merchandising.” Actor/director/photographer/artist Dennis Hopper was in the “very early” stages of this “collaboration” before he died, […]

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08.10.10 Marina Galperina

Amber wood, mostly. Also: vanilla, lemon, nutmeg, patchouly and bullshit. Seriously, when it comes to postmortem merchandising, let’s draw the line at “hot” kicks! The pretty, waxy travesty (and a couple of Keith Haring candles) are available from collete, the hip French retailer of toy Shepard Faireys – naturally. […]

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