Animaris Umerus walking – June ’09 from Strandbeest on Vimeo. Theo Jansen makes skeleton animals out of recycled plastic bottles, a bicycle pump and plastic tubes that thrive on wind so they don’t have to eat. He wants to put the animals out in herds on beaches so they can live their lives to the [...]
Charles Saatchi, Chapman Brothers Two Minute Portraits by Damien Florebert Cuypers. These were done at the Frieze Art Fair for Nowness. | via It’s Nice That Hans Ulrich Obrist (one of my personal heroes), Tracey Emin John Baldessari, Jeff Koons
Riusuke Fukahori uses incredibly precise painting techniques to create 3-dimensional fish using meticulous layers of paint and resin. Breathtaking stuff. | via This is Colossal (with more pics + video)
Being from Miami, winter can be especially hard for me. I’m constantly seeking out ways to cheer myself up when the sun doesn’t quite rise for (what seems like) days on end. Tanning salons, hot yoga, wearing a bikini underneath my 10 layers of clothing – I’ve tried all the cheap mental tricks in the [...]
Artlog / The Armory Week Guide. Having spent this past December at Art Basel Miami, we can fully admit we’re art fair snobs and addicts. The Armory Week grouping of fairs and shows is never a disappointment, so much art crammed into 4 days, forcing us out of our comfortable winter cocoons and out into [...]
Seemingly quiet for most of 2010, B’L’ing is a traveling trading post that screens and exchanges bootleg video art and rare media. This is their “RGB Poster,” composed of several colorful film stills. Also love these BL’ing alternative movie posters by Amy Yao.
Bruce Davidson is one of the most renowned photographers of our time. A box set of a large collection of his work was published this summer by Steidl, if you hurry quick they still have a few first edition copies left! Of course, our favorite series of his will be always be Brooklyn Gang <3