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Event Recap: iLike Market @ Family Business

This generation coming up has a lot to contend with. Thus far we’re the generation that was raised on cell phones, the Internet, and Sponge-bob. We also have to contend with a hellish job market that will leave most of us unmarried and house-less well into adulthood.

Butter Me Up

The One Click Butter Cutter’ takes less space than conventional butter dishes, containers and stays clean. When you need a slice, a simple click will do. 4 clicks and you get a table spoon. It is durable, easy to use, dishwasher safe and will save you time.

Video: Grimes – Genesis

Dutty wining in the desert with your pet python and Powerpuff pals – it could only be Grimes. After teasing us with a trailer, her new video for Genesis is finally out.

We were expecting the weird and the wonderful, the aesthetically

Michael Phelps for Louis Vuitton Ad Campaign

Michael Phelps has been tapped by Louis Vuitton for its latest ad campaign. Photographed by Annie Leibovitz for the Parisian luxury label, the 27-year-old 18-time gold medal-winner is seen wearing a Speedo and goggles in a bathtub with a Louis Vuitton monogram tote nearby.

Artist: Anthony J. Thomas “TheBedStuyDandy”

Anthony J. Thomas, also known as TheBedStuyDandy, may only be 21, but he’s on the move to make his mark in the art world. The Brooklyn based artist has just begun his art journey and after only 6 months of painting, he has gained a nice backing. His collegiate minor in art history seems to have been the spark of his new endeavors.

Art News Event recap: Artists Guarding Artists @ Family Business Gallery

Event recap: Artists Guarding Artists @ Family Business Gallery

A borderline homeless man waltzes in & announces, “I never seen anything like THIS before.” Hell yeah you haven’t. Welcome to the future…. What does the future look like? It’s that unpaid 20-something intern that calls themself an artist, regardless of the art establishment not having a place for them. Like a thorn in the paw of Chelsea, Family Business sits as an avant-garde project space. Its a walled off section of an established Chelsea gallery. It kind of reminds me of that one kid at the party dancing with all the old ladies. It kind of reminds me of myself.

Video: Alexander Mcqueen x David Sims Fall 2012

David Simms directs Alexander Mcqueen’s, Fall 2012 campaign. The video cause some discomfort to the senses. The futuristic clashes of sounds and psychedelic visuals emphasizes the complex of beauty.

Original Fake August 2012 Release

As it draws closer and closer to the looming season change, our favorite brands are slowly releasing their goods to the masses. Today, Original Fake announced their first drop of their 2012 Autumn/Winter collection.

Puma x Ron English

Puma releases their newest collection in collaboration with renown artist Ron English. The eccentric and electrifying models comes in both the high and low top silhouettes, boasting unique details such as a micro-reptilian pattern for the upper, contrast dotted laces, and Ron English’s signature and graphics to round out this one-of-a-kind collaboration.

Video: History of MF Doom Mask

All you MF Doom fans need to check this out. Brooklyn-based graffiti writer and designer KEO sat down with Frank 151 to talk about his involvement with Doom’s art direction and, without a doubt, the history behind that infamous mask.