London based hyperrealist sculptor Ron Mueck explores both the transience of life and a sense of permanence with this striking series of large-scale skulls. A biological structure that has become a near-universal symbol pervasive in art throughout most cultures and religions, “Mass” celebrates the form that connects all humankind.
Choi + Shine, an architecture firm, has proposed modifying Iceland’s existing power-transmission pylons to turn them into looming giants whose arms are poised to reflect their positions — pylons ascending a hill will be posed as though they were scaling its slopes. A child’s dream!
As we all know, the Giants are only interested in winning the World Series on the even number years. So, with the end of this season only days away, who isn’t thinking about a tropical vacation? These two new relaxing styles, or Neon Aztec and Dark Tropical are available in SnapBack and Fitted at your favorite travel site, upperplayground.com
New Era Hardwood Classics and Upper Playground deliver two undisputed Bay Area winners, Orange and Black, and the Red and Gold. The City Collection Includes both Authentic New Era 9Fifty Snapbacks and 59Fifty Fitted Caps. Now available in store and online at Upper Playground.
Upper Playground just introduced three new hat designs to our New Era Hats Collection. All three color ways are available as a fitted hat or as a snapback hat for all discerning tastes. Take your pick in store or online at upperplaygound.com.
The world famous Os Gemeos brothers are currently working on a 75 foot tall wall of six gigantic silos as part of their ongoing “Giants” series at this year’s Vancouver Biennial.
“We did not want a conventional two-dimensional wall that we had done before – we wanted something different, special and unique… The connection between water and land on Granville Island, on the False Creek margins, also had a lot to do with the choice of location – for us, the water acts as a vein, symbolizing life, and it is very present in our work.”
The 70-foot tall silos with the total surface area of 23,500 square feet, will all be painted by Sept 7th, with an official public unveiling and celebration on the Island of Granville.
We are so ready for this. We respect Detroit and their Tigers, but this is a magical run, and we at Upper Playground are completely all in with the San Francisco Giants amazing run, 2.0 style. We have plenty of SF gear in the store, especially this SF Giants Snapback...