Monday, January 31, 2011

Mug with the sound of its own making

Here's a sketchbook page documenting what went on behind the scenes of the Mean Mug's inception.
The all-white design dog mentioned is a Yoshitomo Nara affair seen at the Chicago Art Institute gift shoppe (sic).
I want one, but not as much as I want a pair of those Balloon Dog bookends that have Jeff Koons up in intellectual property arms.

Which is interesting, given his history with appropriation.

More than all of that, I want Y. Nara's haircut...

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