We have to admit, we’re slightly jealous of everyone heading to Art Basel this week in Miami. We had a really great time the years we’ve gone and the fest only seems to be getting better. We’re especially bummed about not getting to see this awesomeness – an environmental installation by Miami locals FriendsWithYou. We [...]
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
We first learned about Shantell Martin when we went to a Moviehouse event at 3rd Ward back in 2009. She was performing her sketch projector project – Hidden Oras. During the performance, Ms Martin live-illustrates to music being played and often encourages the crowd to participate by interacting with the projection. Other than these performances, [...]
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 [...]
Let’s be honest: there’s no shortage of fashion-magazine-collage art out there. It’s practically a genre in itself. But somehow, Vanessa Lamounier is able to make me look at things in a whole new way with her ugly, fractured, prismatic renderings of skinny blondes and naked girls in knee-highs. Check out her Flickr for more. | [...]
This past weekend in NYC, as part of the Crossing the Line festival, the financial district was invaded by these colorful contortionist performers, led by choreographer Willi Dorner in a piece called “Bodies in Urban Spaces.” The results were hilarious. You can see more pics @ the Wall Street Journal.