Krink on CNN

CNN has done feature on Krink, a two-minute long video with the founder Craig Costello "KR".

. Krink

Sigur Ros - Gobbledigook

Video for Sigur Ros single "Gobbledigook" directed by Arni & Kinski, inspired and in collaboration with the amazing photographer Mc Ginley.
You can watch and download it in high quality just here... Enjoy!

. Sigur Ros
. Mc Ginley

Justin Lee Williams

Check this article for the illustrator JLW blog from New Zealand.
You'll can find more samples of his excellent work in the "related images" gallery.

Source: LifeLounge

. JLW blog

Rainbow cloud

Colorful cloud phenomenon in the sky was observed 30 mins before the Sichuan earthquake in China.

61 years in pictures

From 14 to 25 May 2008, Cannes hosted the 61 edition of the International Film Festival. I advise you to see at the pictures gallery from the official website: 61 years in pictures.

Jerry Lee Lewis, Catherine Deneuve 1979

Carlo Ponti, Sophia Loren 1961

Jacques Tati 1953

Marcel Achard 1955

Alfred Hitchcock 1972

La Croisette

. Festival de Cannes

Black Moon

"Spike Lee announced that he is working on a documentary on Michael Jordan and hopes to have it ready to screen at next year’s Cannes festival."

Source: Frolab

Jamie Livingston life documented

The filmmaker and musician Jamie Livingston
, has shot a Polaroid photo every day of his life from March 31th 1979 until the day he died on October 25th 1997 (his birthday).
6,000 photos stills amassed and have been scanned and put online with Jamie Livingston's Polaroid collection but the original page has been quickly taken down by the host...

Source: mental_floss

. Only The Blog Knows Brooklyn

The strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Sorry but i can't tell it more to you about this book wich seems really well, just a link for more sample ...

. jungundwenig

317 Dutch posters

One more time, grain edit make a great post about an amazing online Dutch poster gallery. 317 Dutch posters signed Wim Crouwel, Otto Treumann, Pieter Brattinga, Otto Treumann, Willem Sanberg, Ben Bos, Jan van Keulen and others.
Here some sample:

Source: grain edit

. Nago

Let's count dogs

Source: ANPQuaterly


Have sex with 600 hundreds guys is a good way to enter into the legend of the porn industry. This Chuck Palahniuk's novel deals with the queuing Mr 72, Mr 137 and Mr 600 stories.

Waiting for the book, we enjoyed the promotion movies that were made for the occasion.

Source: Complex via X-Prime

Purple Anthology

Art Prose Fashion Music Architecture Sex

Purple fashion magazine release a selection of 15yo publication in hard cover, written by Olivier Zahm & Elein Fleiss, edited by Rizzoli.

"Purple revolutionized fashion photography in the nineties by commissioning fine artists to shoot fashion editorials. What resulted was a raw, improvisational aesthetic, which continues to exert its power today. Many of our most promising artists contribute to Purple’s pages, including Terry Richardson, Juergen Teller, Jack Pierson, Richard Prince, John Currin, and Vanessa Beecroft. (...)"

. Purple

Flight of the Conchords - Ladies of the world

Video for "Ladies of the World" from the self-titled LP on Sub Pop Records and the HBO series Flight of the Conchords.

. Flight of the Conchords

N.E.R.D. - Everyone Nose

The new N.E.R.D. video "Everyone Nose" is based on LastNightsParty concept: night & party girls... Check out the video and some 35mm pics from the shooting:

Clic here for more 35mm behind the scenes.

. N.E.R.D.
. LastNightsParty

Rouge à lèvres feat Foreign Beggars - Hit that Gash!

Rouge à lèvres (Grems, Le4romain, Disiz, killersound, john 9000 & Dj Géro) meet Foreign Beggars (UK), the result is called "Hit That GASH!".
Directed by Tonytruand.

. Rouge à lèvres
. Foreign Beggars

Eva Mendes by Steven Meisel

Steven Meisel photographed Eva Mendes for the May 2008 Italian Vogue.
The photo serie to the retro 60's atmosphere, looks like a tribute to Sofia Loren by postures and striking.

. Vogue It

Lots of Bots

Preview of "Lots of Bots" making of, a picture book for the Pixar film WALL-E.
Realised by Kiki Thorpe (Author) & Ben Butcher (Illustrator), released May 13th.

Source: GrainEdit, images + interview

. Ben Butcher

Francesca Tallone

The Brooklyn-based photographer has been published in Surface Magazine as part of the 2006 Avant Guardian portfolio.
Here some sample of the 120mm format pics, you can see most of its delicate work on the website.

Source: theFashionSpot

. Francesca Tallone

Gregor Samsa - Jeroen Van Aken

Check out the premiere of "Jeroen Van Aken" from Gregor Samsa's album "Rest".
Video was directed by Rick Alverson.

. Gregor Samsa

Vintage French TV

Here are two of our favorites French TV programs opening / ending from the 70’s.
We still don’t understand why those good stuffs stopped being produced this way and that we now have some horrible 3D crazy FX uncreative shit.

Antenne2, generique de fermeture - 1975
Realized by Jean Michel Folon.

Stade2, generique - 1975

the Cool Kids x Grotesk

Here the Cool Kids next album cover signed by the NYorker artist Grotesk.
coming out this May 20th.

Source: 12OP

. Cool Kids

Emma Summerton

One more time we're speaking about a female photographer.

"Emma Summerton's Polaroid projects first developed as a series of visual love letters to her partner. Now translating to fashion commissions, her playful and emotive images use colour, scale and texture to tell stories with a modern graphic edge."

The Australian photographer made the last covers of British Vogue & I.D. magazine and
she is currently working for her own book of all her unpublished self-portrait work from the last five years.

Source: TheImagist

. Emma Summerton

Vogue depuis Mai 68

Vogue fr celebrate 40yo of publication since the French social riot of May 1968.
For this occasion, the fashion magazine release some covers made by the most famous photographers and models worldwide.

. Vogue France

Louis Porter

The 31yo Melbourne-based photographer, Louis Porter release his new web site with a some new photo series really great like "anatomy of a business man" in the "found" part.

. Louis Porter

Juergen Teller book

Juergen Teller will release a new photography book, "Juergen Teller: Marc Jacobs 1997-2008" this September. Over 200 pages of photography from this long collaboration with Marc Jacobs.

Source: avant-garb

. Juergen Teller
. Marc Jacobs

Stereolab - Three women

First music video from "Chemical Chords", the forthcoming album by the band Stereolab, will be released in August 2008.

. Stereolab

Beautiful Losers

"Beautiful Losers celebrates the spirit behind one of the most influential cultural movements of a generation. In the early 1990's a loose-knit group of likeminded outsiders found common ground at a little NYC storefront gallery. Rooted in the DIY (do-it-yourself) subcultures of skateboarding, surf, punk, hip hop & graffiti, they made art that reflected the lifestyles they led. Developing their craft with almost no influence from the "establishment" art world, this group, and the subcultures they sprang from, have now become a movement that has been transforming pop culture. Starring a selection of artists who are considered leaders within this culture, Beautiful Losers focuses on the telling of personal stories...speaking to themes of what happens when the outside becomes "in" as it explores the creative ethos connecting these artists and today's youth."

. Beautiful Losers

Justice - Stress

Here the new Justice video clip "Stress" directed by Romain Gavras from Kourtrajmé.
This video clip which is not unlike A Clockwork Orange atmosphere, is already subject to controversy in view of the French social problems and repercussions in the earlier riots.
This incredible video will do not let you certainly insensitive.

. Justice
. Romain Gavras
. Kourtrajmé