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May 30 marks the birth date of one of the greatest rappers of all time; Big L (R.I.P.). On that date this year, I decided to pay a visit to the mural dedicated to him.

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Men’s Style Through the Artist’s Eyes is a 3 part series that explores  works of  artists that tap into the male sartorial subconscious either unintentionally, subliminally or overtly. The 3rd and last installment focuses on the works on Barkley L. Hendricks. All paintings are from the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.
Barkley L. Hendricks is in tune with his Birth of the Cool.

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BIG P.S.A. I have officially launched my pocket square line this week. This is what has kept me busy the past few months. I’m really proud of how the first collection turned out and I’m already working hard on the second batch. Explore the site and stay tuned for more stuff.

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Men’s Style Through the Artist’s Eyes is a 3 part series that explores  works of  artists that tap into the male sartorial subconscious either unintentionally, subliminally or overtly. This week, British-Born German artist Lucien Freud will be our subject of focus.

Lucien Freud is a man that deals on the psychological plane. His impastos are thick with layers that flesh out his subjects with a unsettling sense of vulnerability.

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Time to make another visit to Long Island City…

On Sunday, February 5 from 1-6 p.m., Pitchfork will present “From Scratch”, an event with electronic music producer Nicolas Jaar at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, New York. The event will be presented in collaboration with MoMA PS1 and Clown & Sunset Aesthetics, Jarr’s newly formed interdisciplinary culture house with film producer Noah Kraft. Clown & Sunset Aesthetics is the parent company of Jaar’s record label Clown & Sunset

-Pitchfork

This event kicks off MoMA’s weekly winter programming series, “Sunday Sessions” that will run from February 5 to May 13, 2012 from 12pm to 6pm.

Some of the people that will be joining him:

Will Epstein

Dave Harrington

Sasha Spielberg

Lizzie Feidelson

Ryan Staake

oh… and it’s FREE

Sundays have gotten interesting again in New York! B)

Crocs, Lions, Gazelles…

Some of the many animals I encountered while I was in Lagos:

I got the chance to witness some lions take down prey on a red croc brief case I commissioned a local artisan to make.


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