Out of a conversation in Peckham, comes Palazzo Peckham! The Palazzo doesn’t claim to represent the people of Peckham, neither all the artists working there. The use of Peckham represents art-communities needs for a place. It could be exchanged for any district on the edge of a city that hosts a young generation of artists living and working together. Conversation in this community has moved online, artwork can be out-sourced for fabrication and delivery to… [read more »]
Mark Leckey’s latest curatorial effort at the Nottingham Contemporary pulls together objects new and old. In The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things, he mixes the history of technology with the ubiquitous reality of digital objects. Riding the wave of the exhibition is Dry Wipe, an all female online exhibition at sleepingupright.com that “hijacks the Nottingham Contemporary WIFI system and brings together artists works that explore modes of display via mass media and digital aesthetics as… [read more »]
Ahmed Angel’s Facebook is so far a head of its time! His futuristic approach to the #selfie is a perfect sneak peak at the next Instagram update. Like the practice of an identity artist with an overeager photoshop intern, Ahmed’s work is a little bit embarrassing, but a lot of genius. Add him on facebook now!!!
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The Divine David is back! Dirty Looks NYC is screening three episodes of the legendary late night BBC series at White Columns this month. Divine David, are you out there? We’re totally ready to Kickstart your YouTube encore! The Divine David Presents Thursday, May 30, 8:30 PM White Columns 320 West 13th Street New York, NY 10014
Julianne Moore’s symmetric, effortless, and powerfully understated toe dangle is a look that works for women of any age, shape, or status. A truly edgy spring trend!
Ivory Coast, 2012 I had an epiphany recently in Dubai after serendipitously wandering into the wrong club. This was The Garage, an “African” club, which friends assumed was an Ethiopian venue. Turns out it was an “Ivory Coast Night” at the club. I had previously only heard Ivory Coast pop, never club music. Yet the distinct beat was instantly recognizable. It was one of the most memorable nights of my life, musically-speaking, mainly because it’s… [read more »]
In the Art School Issue, we began to examine emerging issues surrounding the curriculum, cost, and administration of schools around the globe. Today, these issues have come to a head, and it isn’t pretty: Cooper Union, a school that has been free for 154 years, has announced that it will begin charging tuition to new students in 2014. The students of Cooper Union have since occupied the school, and are calling for President Bharucha’s resignation.… [read more »]
J’ACCUSE! Angel Barta––notable fashion blog comment section socialite––has launched a social media campaign alleging that Marc Jacobs has been copying design ideas from her. The following comparison pics, taken from her blog, make a convincing argument. What do u think?