Literally. My brother Matt is a pretty sick artist, and probably the most badass person I know. Case in point, the above photo. He’s the shirtless smoker giving the tattoo–Hunter S. Thompson-esque, no?
His work is… twisted. But in a really good way. Violence of youth, the upheavals of change, the uncertainty of our society, envisioned in distorted, even macabre, pop culture images. Check out his blog for samples of his work (and to request a piece–he does commissions for pretty much any style or medium!), and his Tumblr for a peek into his brain.
Bookmark his name, kids. He’ll be in MoMA one day.
Some of my favorites: