Category: ART

VIDEO: Vote For An Artbattles Artist To Represent The US In Europe In 2012

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Artbattles is having a battle and you’re invited to take part, right now…from your computer. The top 4 artists will be invited to battle in New York City at LE POISSION ROUGE on January 27. The winner of that battle will join the U.S. Team in Europe this March. So what is Artbattles? “Born from the artistic movement in 2001 that blended graffiti and fine art, Art Battles was the first competitive venue where artists could test their skills in front of a live audience.”

I’m not trying to sway your vote but Continue reading

VIDEO: Apple Founder, iCon, Steve Jobs Showed Us All “How To Live Before You Die”


Apple announced co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs has died of cancer at the age of 56. We at SFSG appreciate creatives and innovators. Thank you Steve Jobs for reminding us all to throw good grammar to the wind and Think Different.

He revolutionized the way we communicate, the way we watch movies as CEO of Pixar Animation Studios and even the way we listen to music. I do agree with David Roberts of though and I feel he said it best:

Jobs perfected front-end design. Now we need designers to work on the back end, the substrate, the supply chain, the hidden.

That said, Job’s story is pretty amazing so I’ll let him also tell that in his own words. Enjoy Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford Commencement Address: “How to live before you die” — in which Jobs urges us to pursue our dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks, including death itself.


Leo Angelo Bio drawing
By Leo Bio

The BIO VS. NANO Art Show features the work of artist Gigi Bio, whom we’ve interviewed before in Q&A With Artist Gigi Bio-Don’t Call Her A Cubist, She’s Been Here For Years! and her fellow, talented artist siblings Leo and Grace Bio.

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The 3 Bios, the 8X10 COLLECTIVE, have their work up at the DIS Micro Gallery from July 7 – August 31, 2011 so if you’re in NYC you should check it out. Artwork sale info visit DIS Micro Gallery Presents “BIO VS. NANO” V.2 featuring MeLo-X via facebook.

We have many more pics up at our Facebook page in the album The BIO VS. NANO Art Show. No worries, it’s a public page.

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DOWNLOAD: Oddisee’s “Al Mawrada” And View His Photos From Sudan

Our History Too by Oddisee
Photo Credit: “Our History Too” by Oddisee

A new instrumental track inspired by Sudan from the mutlitalented Oddisee as well as some nice photography from his last trip to Sudan.

Artist AleXsandro Palombo Says “Bambi Is Dead” and Karl Lagerfeld Killed Him

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Photo Credit: ‘bambi is dead’ by aleXsandro palombo
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Illustrator AleXsandro Palombo created a series of satirical images of Disney character Bambi, a baby deer, being hunted by famed Fendi fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld. Makes you think about the lengths people have to go to obtain anything considered a “luxury” item. More images below the jump. Continue reading

Bob Marley Exhibit Opens On The 30 Year Anniversary Of His Death

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“It’s not the happiest day, but we’ve learned to live with it. The actual day is a day of journey. It’s a day of movement. We accept it as that. We’re not here to cry or to be sad. We’re here to celebrate and be happy.” -Ziggy Marley, as told to Reuters

This May 11th was the 30th anniversary of Robert “Bob” Nesta Marley OM losing his battle with cancer. I’m not the biggest fan of death anniversaries and apparently neither is Ziggy. On Wednesday May 11th, 2011 an art exhibit opened at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, CA about Marley called Bob Marley, Messenger. Continue reading

VIDEO: Artist Does Graffiti On The Water


Photo Credit: Thomas Pagani

“From Writing on water is like writing down a thought in order to keep it secure even when it is shaken by the course of life, to distinguish the important things from those you should just let flow by.” -Guildor

Artist Guildor had this to offer, writing on water, what a concept! Continue reading

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