The Procrastinator’s Last Minute Gift Guide
Jeff Koons Balloon Dog
Ok, so the UO catalog calls this ornament the “Balloon Dog” – but do you think anyone is going to look at it and not think of Jeff Koons. I don’t think so. So go ahead and have yourself a Koony Christmas.
Fantasia & Fantasia 2000 Special Edition
Your illustration fanatic would be proud to own this cinematic treasure. The bonus – the extras include the collaboration between Walt Disney and Salvador Dali, Destino. Destino, a seven-minute animated short contains many hallmarks of the surrealist painter’s work: melting timepieces, telephones, figures morphing into each other, even the “ants in the hand” trick seen in 1929’s Un Chien Andalou.
The Art of Tim Burton
This beautifully bound art book arrived on the market in time for Burton’s wildly popular MOMA exhibit. This hefty book chokes on a material from his childhood on… The ride inside takes you into a labyrinth oddities and proves just what a creative genius Burton is.
Museum Individual Membership
Most of us find ourselves visiting our favorite museums at discounted times or whenever there’s cash to spare. Trust me; we would love to be able to visit on a whim.
PS…Philadelphia Museum of Art and are have some landmark exhibitions scheduled for the coming year.
Out of Print Clothing
T-shirts that feature iconic out of print book covers. For each shirt sold, one book is donated to a community in need through their partners Books For Africa. Buy one because the concept is cooler than you. Or buy one cause your hipster friends have been dropping those ‘so obscure and vague’ hints that they want’ a gift they can explain to the ‘not-so-cool friend that just doesn’t get it. www.outofprintclothing.com
A Young Mad Scientist First Alphabet Blocks
Z is for Zombie, A is for Appendages, H is for Henchmen, F is for Freeze Ray… it’s as if Edward Gorey made these blocks. Start your nieces or nephews on the path to creativity with these unique laser engraved alphabet blocks.