It’s a cruel world that makes a thief out of an adoring fan. Erik den Breejen is a keen Beach Boys fan and one who knows, now, what the back of a beloved hand feels like.
For Co.Design recently, Bruce Nussbaum reflected on the idea of “indie capitalism,” a form of small scale, independent capitalism focused more on makers and communities …
The heart of a society is most open when dealing with death. Its spoken and unspoken fears and hopes, both for life and the afterlife, are embedded in rituals of remembrance and memorial. In China, this has taken the form of detailed objects made of Joss paper that are burned for the deceased.
This week, the guys over at NYPL Labs launched their Stereogranimator, which promises to revive interest in the 40,000-strong vintage stereograms in their collection.
Tip #10: “Be prepared to hang onto the art you buy for some time. One of the major selling points for any work at auction is that it is fresh to the market. Buying today and selling tomorrow is out.” The full list is here.
Sign up for Artspace.com and Mr & Mrs Smith for a chance to win two nights in Florence and two nights in Venice, with specially arranged art experiences and more—courtesy of the hotel experts at Mr & Mrs Smith and Artspace.
Indian artist Navin Thomas recently recieved a bunch of press for winning the SKODA prize for Indian contemporary art. Unfortunately his latest sound installation at Lalit Kala Akademi in New Delhi is garnering attention for an entirely different reason.
Today, we received the following email response to our request for comment from Alison Klayman, the filmmaker behind the award-winning documentary.
LOS ANGELES — The past few weeks, thanks to the Star Walk app, I’ve had the pleasure of watching Jupiter and the Moon flirt and dance in the sky. The planet looks like a star to my untrained eye, but it’s the largest in the solar system and largely gaseous.
Sitting in a cold performance space in the gritty, graffiti-ed punk art institution, ABC No Rio, for possibly the final time before the building is demolished for renovations in March, watching the last Michael Alan’s Living Installation performance, I became profoundly worried that I was witnessing the last gasps of a long history of free-wheeling, punk, D-I-Y art.
North Korea is so wacky they have their own calendar system, and it marks its centennial anniversary in 2012, the birthdate of the late Kim Il-sung, Kim Jong-un’s grandfather. Dovetailing neatly with the recent passing of Übermeister Kim Jong-il, A Postcard From Afar: North Korea From A Distance at Apex Art showcases this mysterious place.
Artists’ Book Not Artists’ Book, as the title suggests, is to explore the fine line between whether a book is an artists’ book or not. It all is more playful than that may sound.