I had to do a reverse image search on this cute little guy to find out that his name is Jinx and he is a type of monster from Jellycat, who make amazing plush soft toys. I found Jinx serving as the booth mascot for Happy Just Happy greeting cards at the NY Now winter market. Oh, the cuteness. Continue reading Pink Thing Of The Day: Pink Jinx Monster By Jellycat
Grrrr! We collected so many awesome and unusual Pink Things for this space at the recent NY Now show, but one of our most charming finds is this Pink Rubbish Monster, which is part of the Kruselings line of fantasy dolls for young girls.
I tell you, it does not ever get boring looking for fucked up shit to photograph for this blog, because it is everywhere. I saw this baby head sculpture with a seed pod body — and actually, if you look below, there are two of them — at the Into the Wild exhibit at Art Now NY Gallery on West 28th Street. And now it cannot be unseen.
Damien Echols has to have the most unusual back story of any contemporary artist I’ve had the pleasure of meeting. Wrongly convicted of murder, sentenced to death and imprisoned on death row for 18 years, Damien is best known as a member of the West Memphis Three, who were finally released from prison last year when their erroneous convictions were overturned. Continue reading Damien Echols Moving Forward, Looking Back At Sacred Gallery