New design Inglorious Bastard (Sugar)

A new design inspired on Inglourious Basterds by Tarantino and the classical Bastard Sugar. What’s in a name.

There a plenty basterds in the world, they are not seldom. In honour of Quentin Tarantino, if they are Basterds they are probably inglorious”. We can feel superior with this idea in mind. In this case it is all mixed up. Sugar that’s called ‘bastard’ is in fact quiet nice and sweet.

This shirt, male version:  Inglorious Bastard Sugar and the female version Inglorious Bastard Sugar is available @ www.artwearness.com

If you want a gender neutral version; just mention: Inglorious Bastard

Kay is wearing design Inglorious Bastard Sugar by Artwearness

Daddy Cool

Almost fathers day…… 18 juni

Is  your father your guardian, a super hero of anti hero, protective, handy, looking out for you?  Than this might be the perfect gift for him….

In our salute to honor our fathers we salute the real daddy (s) cool:

Happy Apocalypse

Design Happy Apocalypse; I can almost hear your thoughts right now, isn’t it a bit of a rough start of a new spring Monday. Well, yes. But not the way you expect. This particular design is extracted from an artwork of mine (mao’07) from 2007 ‘Apocalypse’. The artwork represents an apocalyptic concept of men but the tumbling figures are somewhere in between flying and falling.  It leaves the viewer with the question, are they having fun or what? Are the on their way to meet the creator or are they celebrating freedom? They are footloose, somewhere in between ecstasy and disaster. The choreography of life as I see it. Life is like an ocean with high tides and low tides, crushing and vibrant, destructive and glorious at the same time. We are not living the ultimate dream, we just try to maintain and survive the best we can. In the meanwhile enjoying our selves it if we are able too.

Design Happy Apocalypse is discounted during a period of one month! Check us @ www.,artwearness.com

Painting Apocalypse by Marit Otto 2007 (in art collection Isala, Zwolle)

Some extra inspiration on the subject:

 

 

 

 

new design ‘MOM’ @ Artwearness

We present to you our brand new design; MOM. (Your and mine) mother’s day will be on the 14th of May. Take in mind; if it weren’t for your mom you would not exist at all! She carried you around for 9 months and learned how to behave. The simple fact that you are functioning today you owe to her. So celebrate your mother and her special day by giving her a great homage by wearing or giving this great shirt! She will be touched by your effort and feel very much appreciated. That’s worth something, isn’t it?

Check us: www.artwearness.com

Not Only Civilized (part two)

What is civilization really? We look upon our selves as civilized creatures. We went to school, dress our selves properly and are house broken. Early civilizations began to overrule the so-called inferior species (primitives). For very civilized reasons of course: they would bring civilization according to what they thought it meant. If the inferiors were not supportive about their submission, the civilized would force civilization on them for the good off all (although, they claimed). Take the Romans with their silly manors and their frivolous outfits, they left us with roads, aqua ducts, drainage canals, politic systems and nice touristic sites all over Europe. But they also introduced slavery on a larger scale (note: they were not the first) they were decadent and thought they were superior to the under developed cavemen like Vikings, Germans, Hispanics, Gauloises and so on. To concur is to civilize. The Roman civilization collapsed on excesses, decadency, politic disputes and paranoia and finally ceased her existence. So much for the Roman Empire. With our very well developed intellect and civilization you could think that from then it was only upwards! And we would have learned from history. No such thing is true; later on many empires inspired on the Romans tried to concur in new ways, new strategies but according to the same dogma. We still commemorate the Second World War. Even after this war everyone was convinced that this (racism, fascism, genocide) could never happen again. Little did we know? This war was not the last war; it is unfortunately one of many and many more to come. A lot of new Roman empires with other names and appearances are growing and expanding. The motto: make war, and bring (our idea of) civilization is still very trending. So that rises to the question; what is being civilized really? I hope to find the answer some day…

This thought is brought to you by Artwearness design ‘ Not Only Civilized On the Outside’. Also available in our web store www.artwearness.com

We are by far the most original but not the cheapest in the world because we try to make civilized choices by using slave free and sustainable t-shirts.

See what we have selected for you in the theme ‘ civilization’ see below.

http://www.ibtimes.com/kim-jong-un-quotes-10-provocative-things-north-koreas-dictatorial-leader-has-said-2471179

http://menstrait.com/article/32-worst-things-donald-trump-has-ever-said/

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/russia/12055826/Seven-quotes-that-show-Vladimir-Putin-is-still-in-charge.html

 

Shit Happens

Stepping out of the wrong side of the bed, bumping your little toe to the bedside, stumbling over the cat who’s constant at your feet to show you her affection, spilling milk over your fresh outfit, forgot your keys while you just slammed the door, missed the bus, forgot your lunchbox or to comb your hair, spinach between your teeth’s, two different socks, traffic jam, data loss, got fired, bad hair day, quiet desperation shit happens (and then you die)

Personal affairs can be shitty by them selves, you really don’t need the shit of the entire world. Still…you cannot close your eyes to it. Currently a large piece of coral is damaged by BAM at Curacao harbour. It happened by accident, they said. And they (BAM) will look in to it. If they appear to be guilty of the matter they will compensate. But who or what are they going to compensate? It took ages to grow; it took a minute to annihilate. It cannot be compensated by money and they cannot make new coral, that’s for sure. To get back on the shitty subject, there’s nothing you can do really, but saying he!, shit happens and proceed with whatever you were doing. And life’s goes on until it stops.

Who ever dived or snorkeld at Curacao or Bonaire knows how exeptional overwhelming, delicate and beautifull it is.

http://www.secore.org/site/our-work/detail/tourism-and-coral-reefs-in-curacao.26.html

Design Shit Happens is in store @ artwearness. Cool design and a little awareness. Check us out

Slaved By The Bell

 

This weekend I read an item in the ‘Volkskrant’ on how we are all addicted to the Internet (our smartphone’s). This article about social psychologist Adam Alter reflected what I felt ever since the mobile hype started. Me, myself am laughed at because of my ancient Nokia (no problem by the way). Did I resent having a Smartphone in the first place? No, I did not. I resented the idea that I had to have one in order to be looked upon as a modern human being, not cut off by society, not a hermit. Well, whenever I feel the strong social (peer) pressure of doing something that’s not necessarily my own idea, I am getting alarmed, persistent and headstrong. So at this moment I hang to my Nokia as a leaf to a tree. I wonder who is having the benefit of social media addiction and smartphone dependency? Right guess, it is not you or I, it is the big data company, the phone Company and Zuckerberg, getting richer and more powerful everyday Creepy when you think of it. I ofthen wondered why people aren’t more critical towards this kind of mass surrender to what we call ‘technical progression’. Why do we seem to be not able to control our own mechanisms? Why are we slaved?

To be honest, Artwearness is active on most social platforms. Therefore Smartphone’s of others are used because I do not own one. Does this make me a bit of a hypocrite? Maybe. But everyone seems to live and buy on social media and not being represented, as a company equals no visibility, no vital force. And I must say I do enjoy it, communicating with the world. On the bright side, it offers us free platforms to spread our creativity and launch our ideas. That is a good thing, a great thing of internet. I still discover a lot of great creativity, great idea’s and beautiful art. But there’s a lot of bullshit too to be honest. How many selfies can a human brain bare? Why does just somebody’s face in 10.000.000.000 million poses attracts so much likes, time after time? It puzzles me.

To end this discourse I would plaid to get real creative! Use this multi media tool to spread great thoughts and images, to question the world, the big data market, our selves. Lets get wiser, (suck up all there’s to learn on the net) instead of dumber (gazing at other faces). Just like Spinoza started the enlightenment movement, we need a new enlightenment to get out of the dark ages of Internet and evolve truly to a higher state of being. Just technical innovation is not enough!

This though is brought to you by Artwaerness design Slaved By The Bell. R U Interested in becoming an ambassador of this thought? Just buy this great design at our web shop www.artwearness.com and start spreading this peculiar statement

Do you want a discount? Let me know, mail us  info@arwearness.com. The best reason gets up to 20% .off

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

British Delight

Design British Delight is extracted from an artful collaboration between (founder & house designer Artwearness & autonomous artist) Marit Otto & Mirthe Langelaan (artist, painter). This collaboration ‘Duo Ongezoet‘ was named after the material they both worked with in this project ‘candy. One of our ‘products’ from a series of candy photographs was called British Delight. 

The chosen iconic model on our promo is Iris Apfel. She stands for originality, personality, fashion and art. She was her own artwork in progress. Artwearness salutes her and all colorful people.

Design British Delight is available @ www.artwearness.com and nowhere else!

   

 

https://www.idfa.nl/nl/film/97779b9c-f2ab-46a2-ba14-73acedae5b90/iris

http://www.architecturaldigest.com/gallery/iris-apfel-manhattan-apartment-slideshow/all

http://www.harpersbazaar.com/fashion/news/a11893/11-inspiring-quotes-from-eternal-fashion-goddess-iris-apfel/

https://www.instagram.com/iris.apfel/

 

 

 

 

 

Artwearness refreshed, renewed & Improved

TADA,

Today we are celebrating the new and improved website of Artwearness. The website had a complete make over. It is faster, more functional and insightful. We also launch a few new features like: More Artist @ Artwearness and an option to customize a design at your personal flavour and more. Visit us @ www.artwearness.com.

This blog is attached to the site, by clicking on the logo (header) above you can move to the web shop straight a way.

 

 

 

Potential Hero

Have a nice weekend!
Design Potential Hero @ www.artwearness.comBeing a potential Hero definitely beats being no hero at all.

Inspiration for the flyer are the Dude & Walter from The Big Lebowski