This week’s Required Reading is video- and LA-heavy for a lazy Sunday.
Tracey Emin has donated one of her works, “More Passion” (date unknown), to 10 Downing Street. She also admits she voted for the Conservative Party in 2010.
Ever wonder how to take a photo that makes you appear to levitate? Now, the video explanation.
An oldie-but-good video showing part of a large Jeff Koons sculpture, “Bowl With Eggs (Green)” (1994-2008), that accidentally fell off the back of a truck on LA’s 210 freeway last year.
Steven Heller pays tribute to the Nike swoosh, which is 40 years old and one of the most successful logos in the last century. Coincidentally, designer Carolyn Davidson created it for $35 in 1971.
Paddy Johnson asked if there’s an internet art bubble over at her column in the L Magazine … umm, yeah.
Byron Alexander Campbell is in search of an autobot aesthetics over at the LA lit journal, Black Clock.
The evolution of the hipster as a hilarious five minute video. Btw, I stick to my belief that the only people who hate hipsters are other hipsters.
Over at Vandalog, they’ve uncovered a video about street art in a very unlikely place, the young nation of East Timor.
Required Reading is published every Sunday morning, and it is comprised of a short list of art-related links (10 or less) to long-form articles, videos, blog posts or photo essays worth a second look.
If there is an object you have ever desired in your life, rest assured that someone in the advertising industry made money convincing you of exactly that.
Eva Hagberg’s new book sheds light on the relationship between critic and publicist Aline Louchheim and architect Eero Saarinen.
The award-winning Canadian artist explores notions of power through the imagery of science fiction in portraits, sculpture, and objects.
Custodians, groundskeepers, and movers at the Rhode Island School of Design are seeking wage improvement, healthcare benefits, and a retirement package.
Ceramic fried eggs, critiques of real estate, and a whole booth dedicated to female-identifying saints caught my eye at Untitled, NADA, and Art Miami.
This affordable, interdisciplinary program with excellent facilities and private studios offers in-person instruction for 2023.
The Manhattan District Attorney’s office recovered 23 looted objects from Shelby White’s home over the last year and a half.
An egregious “anti-woke” billboard erected in Los Angeles attempts to sow division among Latino/a/x communities.
The latest episode of this documentary series on PBS explores the meaning of home through handmade objects, hand built homes, and the artists who create them.
This week, missed signs of previous life on Mars, the appeal of forged art, and why are blue whales singing in lower octaves?
All the Beauty and the Bloodshed forcefully posits multiple parallels between the world Nan Goldin grew up in and the one she fights in today.
Rhode Island School of Design opens registration for its residential summer Pre-College program and year-round online intensive Advanced Program Online.
Your list of must-see, fun, insightful, and very Los Angeles art events this month, including Bob Thompson, Aimee Goguen, Uta Barth, the Transcendental Painting Group, and more.
There is the singular artist and then there is the more exclusive club that has only one member. Harvey belongs to the latter.