Category Archives: Photography

Dan Eldon Book Release Party

This past Thursday at our store in Union Sq. in San Francisco, CA., we celebrated the release of the paperback version of ‘The Journey Is The Destination’ from artist, photographer & creative activist Dan Eldon. If you are unfamiliar, Dan was killed in the early 90s while photographing for Reuters in Somalia. Dan left behind […]

Street Art x Google Maps – Sponsored by… Red Bull

This is pretty interesting. The folks over at Red Bull have put together (at least funded to get sponsorship billing) this little website that tracks street art that has been captured by Google Maps. I took a few mins to check out some pieces that have been added, which I believe is all user […]

New Dan Eldon Product + Video

Metropark has landed a few new exclusive tees from the Dan Eldon Line and are extremely excited to share them with everyone. For those of you who missed Metropark launching the Dan Eldon Line in November, Dan was a artist, activist, photographer and world traveller. he was killed in the nineties when civil unrest started […]

Documenting Street Art

Ozkar Gorgias is a street artist and photographer. Over the last twelve years he’s been creating art just by wearing his sneakers. He’s documented the shoes he’s worn over the last twelve years to create a minimal but stunning piece that’s truly all encompassing. via.

NYC Transit goes off the deep end

In 2000 the New York City Transit took part in the artificial reef rebuilding project by decontaminating a bunch of old subway and rail cars and dumping them in the ocean. Photographer Steven Mallon took the following gorgeous photos of the actual dumping of these cars.

Dan Mountford

British graphic designer and photographer, Dan Mountford has taken his two skills and created hyper realistic vector creations that will have you questioning reality. Neo-surrealism to the extreme!

Cigarettes Have Never Looked So Good

Now while I don’t condone smoking, it’s a gross habit, this giant cigarette installation has got a real appeal. This project named “cigarette ash landscape” is the brain child of Chinese artist and photographer Yang Yongliang. A tip of one giant cigarette hangs vertically in the space although upon closer inspection the ash of the […]

The Story of the Book

Books seem to be a dying breed these days with the Kindle and eReaders. Artist Cara Barer has dedicated her recent works to telling bridging the gap between architecture, sculpture, and photographs. Through these methods she is able to tell the “story” of the books that she portrays in her work. In her artist statement […]

Diego Kuffer

Lately Brazil seems to be producing some of the best art I’ve seen in awhile. While trolling the endless sea that is the internet I stumbled across Diego Kuffer, a Brazilian photographer whose wild style of cubism meets color photography gives motion and depth a whole new meaning. via.

SEVEN Dan Monick Book Release Party

LA based photographer, Dan Monick, will be releasing his book SEVEN, this Friday, but you can pre-order it now here. Some of you may remember Dan from this Blood is the New Black collaboration last Spring. The book chronicles the group Atmosphere and other artists from the Rhymesayers label over the past seven years. A […]