August, 2009

petrina hicks

petrina hicksgently subverts the pervasive language of photography as it is used in advertising and publicity, creating edgy images that intrigue and disturb. while she primarily works with people, her works transcend the boundaries of portraiture as she finds beauty in perceived imperfections and renders idealized beauty strange.

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the smell of ad-venture

i caught an old jonathon ross interview of ewan mcgregor this weekend (swoon), but was astounded to see that he had attached his name to a manly man fragrance – and actually went as far as making this ridiculously cheesy advert for it:

now, i love ewan mcgregor and i love bikers & people who go on adventures AND i love men who smell nice and wear leather jackets, but…. come on! super cheese. though i must admit i watched the ad a couple of times (i’m only a woman)

ewan-davidoff

he does look pretty cool though, eh? yes the scarf is a bit gay… plus, what kind of biker wears cologne?

anyway, invariably i found this, which made me feel better:

the scent of adventure in the air…. haha.

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x-rated

adult movie posters of the 60s & 70s – more here (some of the better ones are nsfw)

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photochrom

insanely cool photocroms – read up on the process. from a journey round my skull‘s flickr.

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the week in pictures

10 years of the week in pictures

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ken wong

ken wong – an artist/illustrator/designer from adelaide, australia.

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fish bear

check our her flickr

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retro oh oh

i have to apologise for my lack of postage, i have been without internet for a few days (what a feeling). i have collected tons of pretty awesome vintage pics lately though. enjoy!

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