The First Annual C-Monster Venice Biennial Awards. The best roundup of the exposition I’ve read so far.
How Droll. Pharrell, Murakami, and Jacob the Jeweler make some really lame shit for Art Basel and folks are starting to realize just how much they love Cupcakes iced with baby lotion
“Our whole approach was what you might call ‘none design’ meaning that Jerry would root out any attempts by John and I to introduce gratuitous design embellishments. This ruthless weeding process resulted in bold, simple, direct graphics and is probably the main reason that the Two Tone style has such an enduring impact.” A look at one of the most important design aesthetics from my formative years. (via crblog)
“They’re not interested in expensive green technologies or recycling programs—the point is reuse, to breathe new life into the city’s detritus and build a new, separate world from those remains. “We’re not perfect,” Swoon says. “How much jet fuel was used to fly all of us here? But we’re not going to let being imperfect stop us. If you are too rigid in your ethics, you undo positive action.” I really like the whole hobo/digger aesthetic of Swoons projects. NYMag article here
A unique blend of sport, art and Spontaneity. Ed Templeton.
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I think it’s some sort of statement about fast food and animal welfare
2f2k friend sculptor Mike Leavitt has a show coming up at Fuse Gallery in NYC. In these post art market boom days more and more of us will need to find a good pair of paper shoes. (via TOAR)
Chor Boogie recently went to Brazil painting some commissions as well as collaborate with photographer Jihan Abdalla on her documentation of prostitutes in Brazil (via Ekosystem)
Billionaire art dealer claims contemporary art market is a fraud, quietly mentions he has some picasso’s for sale. (via Hrag Vartanian)
I wonder if this is something that was sanctioned by MOMA, or did these two guys just develop the worlds most genius marketing campaign for a museum without getting paid. Poster Boy & Aakash Nihalani Remix the MoMA Collection (via PSFK)
Format has three great interviews with some of my favorite artists up right now. Check in with Mode 2, Ghost, and Emory Douglas.
JAM PONY, YOU DOIN IT BABY!!!!!
Everything… Stephen Powers 2007