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Úna Burke: when Art meets Fashion

  Sometimes, even if you are not into fashion at all, a designer’s work can catch your attention. Úna Burke is one of them. The astonishing picture illustrating this post has been seen by all the Sama Team and we couldn’t not share it with you . Just read the Collection description from  Úna Burke Official Website to get a better idea about the Conceptual collection of Fashion Artifacts.   This is a conceptual collection of wearable ...


An Interview with Frank Kozik at Juxtapoz

  Juxtapoz published a very interesting interview of Frank Kozik. It was during The Art of Rebellion, an art show in NYC featuring 10 iconic rock poster artists, and Juxtapoz got a chance to speak with renowned artist, Frank Kozik. They talked about the artistic process, the state of the music industry, and his Kid Robot toys.   Kozik’s quick bio (from Wikipedia):   Frank Kozik was born in Madrid, Spain. At the age of 14 he moved to the United ...


Dunny Series 2009: released!

Vinyl toys. First time we actually saw one of them was 3 or 4 years ago, when Max Dana, on a cold winter morning, put on the conference table a toy from spanish designer Jaime Hayon. We looked at it, we wondered what it was, who designed it and ultimately if it had any kind of sexual use (you know, vinyl toys…). Max told us a lot about those designer toys before but it was the first time she shared with us a piece of her very private collection. ...


San Francisco Street Art Mecca to be demolished

Yesterday, Max Dana came with an unexpected news, saying: “SF Street Art Mecca to be demolished in September“. The Sama Team was there, we were all working at our desk (well, sort of) and we didn’t exactly understand what this news was about… As you may already know if you follow Max Dana’s work, she started by making graffiti in the mid-80’s and this a movement she continues to support, althought she doesn’t ...


Mat Benote at Guggenheim: yes, he can!

  Galleries, museums… Places for artists to expose their art. Why not. But not only. And not for all artists. An incident took place at the Guggenheim this weekend, during normal business hours, without notice from security cameras or museum guards. Artist Mat Benote hung one of his own pieces on the famous walls, a movement he describes as “Fine Art Graffiti“.   Banksy and many others before him, did the same. So what are they? ...






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