The Friday Five

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Hello everyone and welcome to this week's Friday Five!

In using classic noir novels, photographer Thomas Allen's cut-up creations are visually stunning and literally add a new dimension to the words, Pulp Fiction!

Here's a sample picture:



Click http://paintalicious.org/2008/11/20/thomas-allens-book-art-photography">here to see the rest - they are all amazing!

Forget the wall safe. This video lives up to the age-old critique about a hollow plotline!



And here’s a beautifully animated take on Bob Dylan’s recently released children’s book, Forever Young.



Here's a great video putting train graffiti to a very interesting and compelling use - representing all of the lyrics to The Verve's Bittersweet Symphony



And speaking of train graffiti - we are very happy to announce the release of this 25th anniversary edition of one of the greatest books on the subject. And this version is huge! An excellent coffee table book for those interested in the artform.

Subway Art - 25th Anniversery Edition




Have a great weekend, and we'll see you with more Unabashedly Bookish articles on Monday!


Comments
by on ‎05-16-2009 09:40 AM
Was always amazed when driving thru the Battery Tunnel,sides of buildings seemingly impossible to get to,,only in NY. How they were able to do what they do..and other unlikly places..The details of some.amazing..years ago they concidered it trash..some neighborhoods have embraced them,is that how it is now?.
by on ‎05-16-2009 05:04 PM
Brilliant Bob Dylan  Very Sweet  I must find out if he has Grandchildren,by his son jacob..My daughter really likes" The Wallflowers" Thanks Jon  Will take a look at the onBN 
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