Art Crush: Joao Ruas

It’s a little macabre, slightly Alice in Wonderland and fantastically sexy. It’s the work of São Paulo-based illustrator João Ruas, a.k.a. feral kid, who claims… “At an early age he was left alone with crayons and papers for a few hours every day, developing an unusual feral behavior which only got worse through the years.” Well, new he has escaped his cage and taken his comic book-inspired work to the next level. We love his intensely detailed line work and muted colors – a little sad and unnerving, but beautiful at the same time.


A Midweek Meditation On Zadie Smith’s Literary Brilliance, Michelle Obama’s Grace and Common’s Never-ending Creativity

This week, I’m leaning into love. Love for literature and one of its most brilliant minds. Love for our First Lady who feels like family instead of political royalty. Love for Common, a man whose trademark creative impulse shines on an unofficial remix of “Cranes in the Sky.”

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