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    Pablo Picasso

    A Los Angeles jury on Friday found that Jack Kavanaugh, father of Relativity Media CEO Ryan Kavanaugh, defrauded his former friend Victor Sands in the sale of a phony Picasso. It awarded Sands close to $3.5 million in damages.

    Jack Kavanaugh was ordered to pay Sands $250,000 in punitive damages, and the jury awarded Sands an additional $3.2 million in compensatory damages.

    Sands filed suit against the elder Kavanaugh in December of 2010, claiming that Kavanaugh had persuaded Sands to invest more than $6 million “in a series of dubious ventures from which Kavanaugh stood to personally benefit.”

    The most significant of these cases – and the sexiest – involved an work of art purported to be by Pablo Picasso. Sands, who paid $2 million for the forged piece, accused Kavanaugh of receiving $800,000 from Los Angeles gallery owner Tatiana Khan for arranging the deal. Sands also accused Kavanaugh's wife, Leslie, another defendant in the case, with being complicit in the deception.

    In 2010, Khan agreed to plead guilty to federal fraud charges. As part of her plea deal, she    agreed to pay restitution for the cost of the fake Picasso.

    "We're very grateful that the jury saw the actions of Jack and Leslie Kavanaugh for what they were, which was a successful attempt to defraud my client," —Taylor told TheWrap.

    Kavanaugh’s lawyer Eric George believes that $2.2 million of that $3.2 million has already been accounted for through the payments made by Khan.

    “We've always maintained -- as the FBI concluded -- that no one bears responsibility other than the woman who was convicted by the U.S. Attorney for commissioning the forgery,” George said in a statement. “In any event, the jury's special verdict confirms the plaintiff suffered no damages, other than legal fees and costs he neither pleaded nor is legally entitled to recover."

    Sands’ lawyer Matthew Taylor objected to that characterization, believing that his client was entitled to the full amount.

    "We're very grateful that the jury saw the actions of Jack and Leslie Kavanaugh for what they were, which was a successful attempt to defraud my client," Taylor told TheWrap.

    When the verdict was delivered, the jury was asked, "Do you find by clear and convincing evidence that Jack Kavanaugh engaged in conduct that is malicious, oppressive or fraudulent?"

    The jury replied yes, also finding Kavanaugh guilty of “breach of fiduciary duty,” “intentional misrepresentation,” “negligent misrepresentation” and “concealment,” among other charges.

    Still, George argued that because other claims had been dismissed, his client would be entitled to recoup attorney fees.

    "We're gratified we prevailed on the majority of the claims and they were dismissed. As we are entitled to do, we will proceed in the next phase of trial to recover all our attorney's fees related to those dismissed claims.”

    Taylor rejected that as well, saying there was “no reasonable basis” for such a conclusion.

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    Picasso isn't one; however, another famous artist does.

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    baby billboards

    Artist Dietrich Wegner covered the entire bodies of babies in tattoos to create these strange images. 

    Don't worry, that's not real ink. It's all Photoshopped on.

    The series of photographs is called "Cumulous Brand," and the logos featured range from Lego and PBS to Hoegaarden and Coca-Cola.

    "The tattoos are selected through an interview process with an adult prominent in the child’s life, usually the parents," says Wegner, according to Inhabitots. "Each work is a portrait through the logos of the products used, the activities participated in and organizations belonged to throughout this adult’s life.”

    "Cumulous Brand is a meditation on how our identities evolve and how we declare them."







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    bettina korekBettina Korek is on a mission to make the art world, often seen as standoffish, accessible to everyone.

    After a stint in the development and communications departments of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the 33-year-old L.A. native and Princeton University graduate founded ForYourArt, which is aimed at increasing arts engagement in her hometown.

    Click here to spend a day with Bettina >

    The company, which launched in 2006, publishes a widely read weekly newsletter listing art-related events and cultural happenings in L.A., and recently launched a similar publication in New York.

    In March, ForYourArt opened a brick-and-mortar space in downtown L.A. that hosts short-term events and exhibits in coordination with museums and other partners around the city. The inaugural event was a 24-hour donut buffet in collaboration with LACMA's 24-hour screening of Christian Marclay's The Clock, and in mid-June it will host a pop-up shop for Highland Park-based Pop-Hop Books & Print.

    The space was inspired by a new crop of West coast tech incubators, including Launchpad L.A., Science Inc., and Muckerlab, Korek told the Los Angeles Times, saying "They all operate in different ways, from providing office space to mentoring. But they share this experimental spirit, this spirit of helping to incubate activities, that we can bring to the arts.”

    Ultimately, Korek hopes to get people to see and engage with art, and perhaps even to become patrons themselves.

    Between meeting with potential collaborators and overseeing installations in the Wilshire Blvd. space, Korek's days are jam-packed. She took along a camera on a recent work day and told us (in her own words) what she did.

    I like to plan ahead! Wendy Smith (business and media strategist) came by our new space at 6020 Wilshire Blvd. to discuss programming for the fall. The donut in the background is a sculpture from 24 Hour Donut City – our launch event on March 24.

     You can read about the event here. Stay tuned for an announcement of all our Fall activities at the new space!



    Off to a quick meeting with Erica Redling at Redling Fine Art talk about artist Liz Glynn’s book launch that is coming up. I love these chandeliers that she made for the Black Box, a temporary space for performance that she produced as part of the Getty and LAXART’s Pacific Standard Time Public Art and Performance Festival, which took place this past January.

    Read more about LAXART here.



    Next stop was my friend and designer Scott Sternberg’s (Band of Outsiders) studio to talk about artist collaborations.



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    may most outrageous purchases in may

    Every month we recap the insane purchases made by collectors and the super rich.

    May was such a blockbuster month for art, real estate and hot dogs that we doubled our usual count to the top 20 purchases.

    "The Scream" sold for $119 million.

    The Most Expensive Painting Ever Sold At Auction

    A version of Edvard Munch’s iconic painting, “The Scream” sold at Sotheby's earlier this month for a staggering $119 million.

    The buyer remains anonymous.



    A hot dog sold for $1,501.

    The Most Expensive Hot Dog Ever Sold

    A hot dog in Little Rock, Ark. sold for $1,501, earning it the title of the most expensive hot dog ever sold.

    The hot dog was made with a quarter-pound of premium beef and topped with lobster tail, saffron aioli and gold flakes.

    Four of the hot dogs were sold, with profits going to The One Inc, a non-profit organization focusing on assisting the needs of the homeless in central Arkansas.



    Someone paid $3,225 for Hitler's medical file.

    Crazy Expensive Nazi Memorabilia

    A medical file including highly-detailed reports and x-rays of Hitler's brain sold for $3,225.

    The file includes a report made by six physicians detailing Hitler's complete medical history.

     



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    Art Car

    Ever since the car replaced the horse as the main mode of personal transportation, people have been working to individualize them.

    While some owners prefer to enhance performance with changes underneath the skin, others have gone the opposite route with paint jobs and body modifications that range from the mundane to the insane.

    On the spectrum of exterior modifications, art cars are the most outlandish you can find on the road today.  BMW famously gave its cars to a number of legendary artists to see how their art would change when the canvas became a car.

    But there are also aspiring artists that use the car as their canvas. Some are tasteful while others are borderline crazy.

    We have a feeling that this van is not an official Homeland Security vehicle as the writing on top says.



    This artist is obviously a skilled metalworker and craftsman. We just wish the car he created wasn't so terrifying.



    The level of detail that can be incorporated into a car that is still driven on the roads is amazing.



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    pinterest

    Who dominates Pinterest?

    The site doesn't say; there's no official "top pinners" list.

    But PinReach, a site that does analytics on Pinterest, has a list of the users with the "highest reach."

    The scores come from a formula that takes into account pins, repins, and followers.

    20. Erin Freedman (efreedman)

    Total Repins: 607,776

    Followers: 525,803

    Specialty: Miscellaneous

    See her boards >>



    19. Momma McCall (mccallh)

    Total Repins: 1,588,032

    Followers: 208,668

    Specialty: Miscellaneous

    See her boards >>



    18. Thomas Murphy (therealmurphy)

    Total Repins: 335,317

    Followers: 956,365

    Specialties: Interior Design, Travel

    See her boards >>



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    Rembrandt's "The Storm on the Sea of Galilee

    To help solve the decades-old mystery of how a heist at a Boston art museumconsidered to be the largest art heist in historywent down, federal officials are enlisting the help of the public, according to the Boston Globe.

    The theft, which took place in 1990 at the Gardner Museum, involved some 13 works by artists including Rembrandt, Vermeer, Degas, which are valued at $500 million.

    Federal officials say the new  "public awareness campaign" will be similar to the one that led to last-year's arrest of James “Whitey’’ Bulger. The campaign will reintroduce the stolen works to the masses in hopes of gaining information about their whereabouts, according to the Globe.

    US Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz wouldn't described the campaign in detail to the Globe, but said it was part of "a very vibrant, ongoing investigation. It isn’t sitting on a shelf, that’s for sure.’’

    The campaign comes as the case regains traction. A grand jury was recently activated, and two houses reportedly connected to the mafia have been searched within the past eight months.

    The crime took place on a night in mid-March in 1990, when two men posed as police officers gained entrance to the museum by telling security guards they were responding to a reported disturbance. The guards where then duct-taped and the thieves spent more than 80 minutes taking 13 pieces of art.

    None of the artwork has been recovered.

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    This Ain't Sesame Street

    Social engineer and Brooklyn resident Todd Shaffer has a fairly common hobby: photography. What's uncommon is how good he is at it.

    Shaffer has taken a wide variety of photos on his website and on Flickr, most of them based in New York City.

    This set of photographs takes us around the five boroughs, mainly Brooklyn, for a look at some of the most colorful, engaging and thought provoking murals and pieces of wall art out there.

    Robot Scrap Yard: This colorful piece can be found on the side of a bagel store in Williamsburg on the corner of Bedford and Metropolitan Avenues with many tiny robots helping out in the heap.

    Source: toddwshafer via Flickr



    Girl & Houses: This brightly colored Brooklyn graffiti work features a girl surrounded by bright colors looking at the housed landscape around her.

    Source: toddwshafer via Flickr



    Abuse Of Power: This Williamsburg piece is from renowned artist Shepard Fairey from his famous "Obey" series. This ons is about police brutality.

    Source: toddwshafer via Flickr



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    Aelita Andre

    Five-year-old Aelita Andre has has already graduated from putting her finger paintings on the fridge.

    The Australian child prodigy has her work on display at the Agora Gallery on 25th Street in Chelsea until July 3, according to her website. The show is entitled "Aelita Andre: Secret Universe."

    Critics have compared Andre's work to that of Jackson Pollock, an early 20th-century painter whose paintings were colorful and vivacious, created mainly by splattering paint on canvas. Andre uses the same painting technique, but adds glitter and occasionally, toys like plastic dinosaurs, butterflies and penguins.

    You may think this is just child's play, but Andre's work is serious business. Her first solo show was in Melbourne, Australia when she was just two years old. Most of us couldn't hold a paintbrush at that age.

    Guest of a Guest reported that last year, tickets for Andre's Agora Gallery show sold out within seven days. Andre has also had her work displayed in shows in Hong Kong and Biennale, Italy, and sold paintings for as much as $24,000.

    Andre's father, Michael, discovered her knack for art when Andre crawled onto one of his canvasses and started painting.

    "As soon as she finished her first acrylic on canvas, I saw the MIR Russian Space Station surrounded by cherry blossoms. It was just so poignant and evocative," Michael Andre said, according to Andre's website.

    Andre's paintings in the Chelsea show are also for sale on Art-Mine.com. Most are priced around $5,500.

    Check out the promo video for her upcoming show:

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    In a brazen display of vandalism and apparent misguided expression, a Houston man was caught on cellphone and surveillance camera spray painting Picasso's 1929 "Woman in a Red Armchair," according to The Houston Chronicle.

    The currently unknown vandal painted an image of a bullfighter killing a bull and sprayed the word "Conquista" on the painting, which is housed at The Menil Collection in Houston, an eyewitness told KPRC-TV in Houston. 

    An anonymous witness to the attack told KPRC that he began recording his video when he saw the man creep dangerously close to the painting's canvas. After the defacement, the onlooker sprinted after the graffiti artist who told him that he had "retouched" the rare painting as a way to make a name for himself and honor Picasso's work.

    Let us be unequivocal in declaring -- because apparently in Houston there is some confusion on the matter -- that tastelessly tagging a masterpiece with ill-conceived scribbles is NOT an acceptable mode of self-expression, nor will it ever be construed as an homage. A matador slaying a bull is on nearly every t-shirt sold in Spain. It's far from being a wondrously original graphical depiction.

    A few supposed patrons of the arts in Houston just don't get this idea, however. The onlooker, instead of reporting the vandal to the police, actually congratulated him. "I thought it was cool how he went up to the painting without fear, spray painted it, and walked off," the amateur videographer and vandalism enthusiast told KPRC. 

    But it's not cool. Luckily the Menil staff rushed the damaged painting off to the art world's version of an ICU -- the Menil's conservation lab. There, with the graffiti barely dry, museum officials began their repairs. Luckily, the painting is expected to make a quick recovery. 

    Here's a video of the vandalism. Warning: some of the language used in the video is NSFW.

    Update: The graffiti vandal has been identified by Univision as young Mexican American artist Uriel Landeros. He left a tweet trail, as well, writing on March 29 "one day Pablo one day" and then on April 29, "la bestia se conquista" (the beast is conquered). Here's his twitter account.

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    DNA 11 labDNA 11, a company that turns your actual DNA sample into personalized artwork, started in 2005 as a creative endeavor.

    The concept melded founders' Nazim Ahmed and Adrian Salamunovic's love for science and art (Ahmed had a genetic background and Salamunovic specialized in design).  

    Seven years later, DNA 11 has 80 employees and is churning out thousands of one-of-kind art pieces.

    Click here to check out DNA 11's Lab >

    Purchasing a unique piece of art based on your own genetic code is pretty simple, too. All you have to do is swab the inside of your cheek using a collection kit provided by DNA 11.

    The cheek cells are mailed to a lab after being transferred onto a card coated with special chemicals that trap the DNA.

    The size, color and frame of your art piece is chosen online.  

    The founders recently streamlined the production process so that all steps in designing, creating and printing each custom DNA art take place in one state-of-the-art laboratory.  

    "It's an extremely unique space with people of all different educational and work backgrounds coming together to share ideas," said Ahmed. "Our office environment is all about creativity."  

    The DNA 11 Lab is located at the company’s global headquarters in Ottawa, Canada.



    Once DNA 11 receives your sample, the DNA is extracted from the card. Here, a transfer pipette handles the DNA samples being prepped.



    The DNA is placed in a machine that replicates small sequences of DNA, which are used as the base of the image.



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    AN ACT OF VANDALISM on one of of Pablo Picasso’s paintings at an art museum in Houston, Texas has been caught on camera and posted to YouTube.

    The description under the video claims that the act was carried out by “young Mexican-American artist Uriel Landeros” who is seen painting a stencil “of a bullfighter killing a bull over an original 1929 Pablo Picasso painting” Woman in Red Armchair

    The description also states that the stencil – which depicts an image of a bullfighter, a bull and the word ‘conquista’, which is Spanish for conquest –  was a “dedication to the art beast Pablo Picasso”.

    Within minutes of the vandalism being carried out officials at the museum rushed the valuable artwork into their onsite conservation lab, which they said has increased the odds of saving the painting.

    Vance Muse, spokesperson for the Menil Collection has said that it’s unclear if the person who shot the video was a bystander or was working with the vandal. Police are currently reviewing the footage along with video obtained from CCTV in the museum.

    A Facebook page for Uriel Landeros features a link to a news report about the vandalism and a comment from a user telling him to “stop posting this stuff”.

    This is not the first time one of Picasso’s works has been vandalized. In 1999, an escaped mental patient in Amsterdam cut a hole in the middle of his Woman Nude Before Garden, a 1956 painting.

    Other works of art have also been the target of vandals. Rembrandt’s Night Watch masterpiece has been slashed twice and sprayed once with sulfuric acid. The Mona Lisa has been attacked several times, including with acid, a rock and even a teacup.

    The Menil, which opened in 1987 and is free to the public, will review its security measures, which include surveillance cameras and two dozen guards, Muse said. But he didn’t anticipate major changes, such as placing paintings behind protective glass or keeping visitors farther from the works of art.

    “I think a museum-goer always appreciates it when a work of art seems more accessible than that. You don’t have all those layers”, he said. “And I think the Menil loves the fact the art there is very accessible. It’s almost like entering someone’s wonderful house.”

    - Additional reporting by AP

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    stolen salvador dali painting

    Venus Over Manhattan art gallery is missing a pretty expensive piece of art today.

    A man walked into the gallery, grabbed a famous Salvador Dali painting from the wall, stuffed the artwork in a bag, and somehow managed to walk out of the gallery, the Associated Press reported.

    The painting, "Cartel des Don Juan Tenorio," is worth $150,000.

    The man, who was wearing a black-and-white checked shirt and dark jeans allegedly stole the painting Tuesday.

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    Art Dali

    On Thursday night a slight, unspectacular individual approached Salvador Dali's 1949 watercolor "Cartel des Don Juan Tenorio" at the brand new Venus Over Manhattan Art Gallery on the Upper East Side, asked a guard if he could snap a picture of it, and reportedly snatched the $150,000 work while the officer was looking away, according to the New York Daily News

    Venus's owner Adam Lindemann and his family are no strangers to controversy. His father is oil and radio magnate George Lindemann, who's worth $2.2 billion according to Forbes. In earlier times, the elder Lindemann was convicted of electrocuting his show horse for insurance money. The younger now writes an art column for The New York Observer and is generally seen as a bad-boy collector. 

    The Lindemann's have more than enough money to offset the six-figure loss, but they and the art community should be increasingly concerned with the recent pattern of brazen art snatch and grabs.

    We've seen this strategy --  singular, rapid, low-volume theft -- employed often of late. Last summer an unassuming man made off with a $100,000 Mark Ecko print from the artist's very own office and a month before that, a well-dressed thief snatched a Picasso drawing off of the wall in San Francisco. More recently, according to the New York Daily News, thieves stole a $30,000 Steven Parrino and various Ellen Harvey paintings from separate galleries in New York. 

    Check out the surveillance video below, courtesy of the New York Daily News.



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    $26.7 million chinese bowl

    The Chinese art bubble seems to be deflating rapidly.

    Abigail Esman at Forbes posted ominous comments from a top Chinese auction house:

    Three years ago the market was very strong and prices very high, but it has come down because of economic strains and because it has been too high,” notes Wang Yannan,  China Guardian president.  “It would not sustain on that level.”  Further, she adds, the real demand for Chinese Contemporary remains domestic, suggesting that early expectations  for a strong global market in  the material are fading.

    James Pomfret at Reuters heard similar talk from a Hong Kong ceramics dealer:

    "The Chinese collectors don't have the same energy anymore. There are fewer objects going for over HK$10 million. It was crazy in 2010 and 2011, but it has cooled down," said Joey Low, a ceramics dealer in Hong Kong.

    While there are still occasional record-setting sales—like that $27 million Chinese bowl sold in April—the overall market is weak.

    Indeed many of the biggest sales at auction never materialized, like that $83 million Chinese vase that turned out to be a hoax or the $44 million bronze Chinese sculptures that were never paid for.

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    cute cat

    A museum in St. Petersburg hires guard cats to keep rodents away.

    The State Hermitage Museum has used cats to protect artwork since it was founded in 1764, the Voice of Russia reports. The cats aren't seen by guests because they dwell in attics and basements, the source of most rodents.

    The museum has observed some lessons in cat culture:

    The team of tailed guards consists mainly of alley cats, and like in the imperial times, the cat community hinges on strict hierarchy. The cats fall into aristocrats, the middle caste, and the low caste. Each group operates within a certain designated part of the building. The cat staff cannot exceed 50-60 cats, not because they’ll be difficult to look after in terms of cat food. If the number of cats exceeds 60, they start cat fights and neglect their duties. For this reason, from time to time, the museum has to look for people who would adopt extra cats.

    The felines are carefully named by museum employees based on their personalities. They even have their own holiday on March 28, where they receive special treats.

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    Rembrandt Art

    If you're planning on committing fraud, don't expect to keep your valuable art. 

    The U.S. Marshals service is currently auctioning off iconic works by Picasso, Rembrandt, Chagall, and other sage painters that were all repossessed from convicted millionaire fraudsters, according to Fox News

    There are 245 pieces up for auction at varying price ranges. For instance, Rembrandt's "The Circumcision" (Small Plate) is currently being listed for $555, while his "Christ Presented to the People" is going for $68,000.

    The patrons of the arts-turned-criminals include Marc Dreierconvicted of trying to sell $700 million in fraudulent promissory notesand Shawn Merrimanthe former Mormon bishop, not the oft-injured NFL Linebacker "Shawne"who CNBC calls "The Mormon Madoff" for reportedly stealing $21 million from family, friends, and church members.

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    Bernard Arnault LVHM

    It's been a big year for art collecting, with major works sold and multiple auction records shattered.

    These collectors, who were just named in the top 10 of ARTNews' annual list of the 200 biggest collectors in the world, are truly at the top of their game.

    We're taking a closer look at the collections of the top 10 (in alphabetical order). See the complete list at ARTNews.

    Hélène and Bernard Arnault

    Who are they? Arnault is the head of LVMH, the largest luxury goods conglomerate in the world. He's worth an estimated $41 billion. Hélène, his wife, is a pianist.

    What's in his collection? Until 2003, Arnault was the owner of art auction house Phillips de Pury & Company, and LVMH has long been a patron of the arts. Arnault is personally known for his contemporary collection, which includes pieces by Picasso, Yves Klein, Henry Moore and Andy Warhol.

    LVMH is currently building a Gehry-designed art museum in Paris.



    Debra and Leon Black

    Who are they? Leon Black, the founder of Apollo Global Management, is worth an estimated $3.5 billion. His wife Debra is a Broadway producer.

    What's in their collection? In 2005, Black reportedly paid $27 million for Constantin Brancusi's "Bird in Space," at the time a record for a sculpture.

    He sits on the board of trustees for the Museum of Modern Art and in March donated $48 million to Dartmouth, his alma mater, for the construction of a visual arts center.



    Edythe L. and Eli Broad

    Who are they? Broad is the founder of both SunAmerica Inc. and KB Home. He is a major philanthropist whose foundations have assets of over $2 billion.

    What's in their collection? Last year they broke ground on The Broad, a Los Angeles museum intended to house their vast collection.

    They own works by around 200 artists, including Jeff Koons, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Jean Michel Basquiat, Roy Lichtenstein, Cindy Sherman and Joseph Beuys.



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    REPURPOSING is so hot right now.

    At least if you’re on Pinterest or Tumblr, that is. If the most hardcore “upcyclers” are to be believed, there’s no such thing as trash anymore. These folks turn old yoga mats, washing machines, and even dumpsters into cool items with a new and clever use.

    Luggage to Medicine Cabinet

    Vintage suitcases; too cool to throw out, but not built to handle today’s batshit-TSA airports.

    This is my favorite suitcase repurpose project. Add a mirror, hang it over the sink, done.



    Card Catalog to Mini Bar

    “You have a card catalogue in your den?”

    “Yes, I own so many books, I’m forced to use the Dewey Decimal system. Just kidding, I’m a wino.”



    Wine Barrel to Drum Set

    As a percussionist, I can’t help but wonder what kind of sound those shells would get. Is there any resonance? 

    Eh, whatever. It looks cool.



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    Chris Carlson, a painter in Denver, Colorado, drew an amazing piece 3D art with chalk. It portrays iconic video game character Mario.

    He put up a time-lapse video on YouTube that takes you through the whole process. Take a look:

    And here's another angle. Pretty cool right?:

    super mario art

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