Tuesday, November 24, 2009
  • Buy a Special Lyrois to Support John T. Unger's Legal Defense Fund

    Let me suggest you tweet this:

    This is the story of John T. Unger --

    I need your help. My original art has been copied by a manufacturer who is now suing me in federal court to overturn my existing copyrights and continue making knockoffs. I have a strong case, a great lawyer and believe that if I can continue to defend myself, the case will be resolved in my favor. If I run out of funds before we reach trial, a default judgment would be issued against me and could put me out of business. I don't believe my opponent can win this case in court and I don't believe he really intends to try. I believe his goal is to use strong-arm litigation tactics to force me to keep spending money or risk losing my copyrights — not by true adjudication, but by default if he is able to outspend me.

    Read all about how an imitator sues an artist to overturn copyrights.

    To Defend Art: An important cause to support

    The idea is to have art donated from artists all over the world to feed the Legal Defense Fund --

    Two special editions made as series of 10, with #000 and #001 being retained as artist's proof and the remaining #002 through #009 donated to support John T. Unger's Legal Defense Fund in his quest to defend himself and art in general.

    The pieces are scratch-signed and numbered on the back, and accompanied by a printed and signed certificate documenting its story and origin. No more pieces of these editions will ever be made.

    Lyrois Silhouettes Mural Limited Edition Aluminum Series

    The Aluminum Series come in 140 × 55mm, are executed in matte black (upper part) and glossy black (lower part) vinyl on 2mm aluminum --

    See the sales page to buy this work and other great art donated to the fund.

    Lyrois Silhouettes Mural Limited Edition Vinyl Series

    The Vinyl Series come in 140 × 70mm, are executed in matte black and glossy Lyrois signature-purple vinyl on 2mm foam-board --

    See the sales page to buy this work and other great art donated to the fund.

    Support John T. Unger's Legal Defense Fund.

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Thursday, February 07, 2008
  • The Year of the Rat: Color Me

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    February 7th, 2008 marks the beginning of the Chinese year of the rat.

    2-THOUSAND-RAT TWO-THOUSAND-LY-RAT 2008
    TWENTY-ZERO-RAT TWENTY-ZERO-LY-RAT 2008

    The Chinese Year of the Rat

    The Rat (Chinese:鼠) was welcomed in ancient times as a protector and bringer of material prosperity. It is the first of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. Rat is associated with aggression, wealth, charm, and order, yet also associated with death, war, the occult, pestilence, and atrocities. The Year of the Rat is associated with the earthly branch symbol 子.

    Color Me Lyrois

    Color me.

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Friday, January 04, 2008
  • Tableaux Series: Special Ed. White on White

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    Glossy white shapes on matte white aluminum.

    While purple, black, and white are where it's at this year, some prefer to have it one color at a time, with glossy or matte accents respectively, in white on white, or black on black, whichever you like better.

    Starting off with white on white, a special edition with unique applications --

    Tableaux Series: Special Ed. White on White

    Square tiles measuring 10" each.

    Tableaux Series: Special Ed. White on White

    The regular, three-color editions are coming later this year. Stay tuned for more from the shop.

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Friday, December 21, 2007
Tuesday, October 19, 2004
  • Hipster PDAs

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    With hat tips to Richard Dawkins and Merlin Mann, ... the meme-busting, curiously famous, ... Hipster PDA --

    Mini *Hipster-PDA*

    *Hipster-PDAs* in 3 Sizes

    Mini: 7.5 cm × 11 cm; Medium: 11 cm × 15.5 cm; Large: 15 cm × 22 cm

    They come with metric (5 mm) grid paper and a black glossy cover made of heavy tarp.

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