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Currently running at the Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects is Wynne Greenwood ‘How We Pray’ exhibition. In this exhibit, Greenwood constructs a women’s spa in the gallery to look at security, transformation and mythic interaction. The space of the spa is suggested with hand-dyed fabric flooring and video projection. The fabric floor extends upwards into [...]

Forget hammocks, the NestRest from Dedon is the ultimate in hanging lounger capabilities, it’s like your own private oasis in the air. That is, if you’re lucky enough to have a tree in your backyard, or even a backyard. One can possibly forgo hanging and simply set it out on grass with their standing version. [...]

The Imaging Research Center has worked with architectural historians, cartographers, engineers, and ecologists to assess often unreliable eyewitness accounts and to recreate a “best guess” glimpse into the visualization of the capital city of Washington, DC as it was in 1814. The video starts by showing a current map of the DC from the center [...]

The American psychedelic rock band Portugal. The Man’s new album ‘In the Mountain in the Cloud‘ will be released July 12, 2011 and the album cover art, posters and the artists behind them deserves a piece of the spotlight all it’s own. One of the artists in question is none other than lead vocalists John [...]

Like something out of a dream, the video for Mater Suspiria Vision’s ‘Seduction of the Armageddon Witches’ is haunting, surreal, visually jarring and steeped in symbolism. The theme that unites the whole story is the duality of humans: femininity and masculinity. Inherently, the video explores how to get a foothold in this present time: restoring [...]

Two solo exhibitions will be opening and running concurrently at the Copro Gallery starting June 11, 2011; Joe Ledbetter ‘INNARDS’ and Joe Vaux ‘My Brain Made Me Do It’. Joe Ledbetter explains, “the goal of the show is to open up my work and ignore any restrictions. The theme of the show is that there [...]

Reading Basquiat by Lorette C. Luzajic Most people either love his work or hate it. Jean-Michel Basquiat’s strange and primitive medleys are either repulsive or compulsively compelling. I think he is a genius, but then, I’ve long held a maudlin fascination with the madness-creativity dichotomy. There are a number of ways I relate to the [...]

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