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Seon Ghi Bahk: Fiction and the Fabricated Image
Nylon threads and neatly erupted charcoal bits take over Miami's Zadok Gallery in "Fiction and the Fabricated Image"—an exhibition that opens this weekend by the South Korean artist Seon Ghi Bahk. The show explores the interplay of nature and civilized...
TECH
Digital Revolution
Technology, in the literal sense, has always been a major part of the human experience. From the first development of tools to make meager cave-dwelling existences less miserable to electricity to the ubiquity of broadband internet, life is bound...
CULTURE
The Postcard is a Public Work of Art
No matter where you go in the world, you will, no doubt, have the opportunity to pick up a postcard to commemorate the place and time. Taking the novel piece of rectangle card and transforming it into a canvas with near infinite potential, 60 Britain...
CULTURE
Helmut Newton at the Annenberg Space for Photography
As the photographer credited with defining the genre of black-and-white fashion photography, Helmut Newton is nevertheless rarely found outside the pages of books and magazines. That's why our ears perked up when the Annenberg Space for Photography...
CULTURE
Deedee Cheriel: Episodes in the Abundant Oasis
by Mya Stark Gods, monsters or something more enigmatically human, the animal-headed figures of artist Deedee Cheriel are set to grace LA’s Merry Karnowsky Gallery this weekend. In the new show, called "Episodes in the Abundant Oasis," Cheriel’s...
CULTURE
Mindset by Mambo
by Vivianne Lapointe Chilean-born, Paris-bred, Los Angeles-based contemporary artist Flavien Demarigny aka Mambo can now add curator to his list of skills. His collaborative exhibition titled "Mindset" at the newly opened Lacen Project in Hollywood...
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World Map Archive
Picture a map of the world. Chances are, your country of residence is overwhelmingly large. If perspective and place are linked, Benjamin Pollach's World Map Archive project is absolute proof. What started as a doodle on a napkin is now a full-fledged...
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Interview: Stelios Kallinikou
by Emily Millett Inside the stark walls of Penindaplinena Gallery in Cyprus, beautiful people flit from one exhibit to another, while outside on the damp pavement, others balance cigarettes and glasses of wine. Standing confidently between the...
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Tender Lotto by Seth Kinmont
Part of the New Museum's 2013 Ideas City Festival, Seth Kinmont’s new project, Tender Lotto, explores the concept of value and the creation of it. Rather than just a sculpture to be viewed, Tender Lotto is an artwork to be experienced and involved...
CULTURE
Pulse New York 2013
In the lead-up to NYCxDesign, this weekend marks the opening of Frieze, NADA and Pulse art fairs in New York City. For art world regulars, it's one of the few chances to see thousands of examples of contemporary art in a single go. For others, it...
CULTURE
I'm So Wild About Your Strawberry Mouth
by Vivianne Lapointe "I'm So Wild About Your Strawberry Mouth," a multidisciplinary exhibition by West Virginia-born, New York-based artist Aïda Ruilova, presents a new series of works on paper created out of 25 Emmanuelle movie posters collected...
DESIGN
Reconnecting Time by Hu Shaoming
Hu Shaoming, a young and talented art student from Guangzhou Art Academy has recently attracted the unexpected attention of the local art world with his curious exhibition entitled "Reconnecting Time" ("He: Shiguan Xilie" in Chinese). Supported...
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Social Fabric
Currently showing at Craft and Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) of Los Angeles, "Social Fabric" presents the work of seven artists across installations, performances, workshops and collaborative projects made primarily from cloth. Curated by Anuradha Vikram...
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Las Vegas Neon Museum
By Corey Lewis A wide lens on Las Vegas today shows a city that, while taken over in recent decades by a sterile, mega-mall homogeny along its new main drag, is still no stranger to design, studded with architectural monuments from Rafael Viñ...
CULTURE
Worm Carnevale
Take teenage sexuality and factor in violence and irony and you get Worm Carnevale. Originally from Florida and now based in Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood, Carnevale moved to New York in 2008. Whether for film, photography or installation, his...
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Agence de Voyage
Tim Braden's first solo show at Ambach and Rice gallery in LA is like a dreamy, nostalgic trip to somewhere that's always sunny. Aptly named "Agence de Voyage" or "Travel Agency," the British artist uses friends' snapshots to create paintings as...
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Abandoned Bike Project
If you live in a city you've likely seen one: a bicycle chained to a rack or sign post for weeks, months or years. Forsaken or simply forgotten, it rusts and decays in the elements and is pillaged for parts, losing a wheel, then the seat, the handlebars...