We are taking the day off to attend Jon Stewart’s Rally to Restore Sanity on the National Mall in Washington, DC today.

We’ll be back tomorrow. See you then.

Feast your eyes on the gorgeous Ghost Chair designed by Valentina Gonzalez Wohlers.

A chair that brings not only originality and functionality in a statement furniture piece, with transparency that enables the chair to exist in any environment, it is a piece of art unto itself.

Ghost Chairs are hand-made out of 4mm transparent polyester. Each chair is unique and unrepeatable due to its unusual manufacturing process. They are custom made and can be customized in any color.

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UK arts and technology collective Seeper chose one of New York’s most spectacular buildings, Frank Gehry’s IAC Headquarters in Chelsea, to show their immersive architectural projection mapping project titled “The Lightline of Gotham”, which combined art, architecture and technology, to produce 3D artwork.

Projection mapping is a special technique of projecting 3D films on buildings, following their exact contour. The bespoke video was shown in real time on the building, transforming it into a giant screen.  The score was especially made for the performance.

Amazing!

Check out this Levi’s gear billboard located on Houston & Lafayette, Soho, NYC. The billboard was designed by Sagmeister Inc., and fabricated by Atomic Props, which specializes in custom fabricated props and 3D billboards.

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The “We Are All Workers” is part of a community initiative Go Forth ‘Ready to Work’. The Levi’s® brand will empower and inspire workers everywhere through Levi’s® crafted product and stories of the new American worker.

Visit Levi’s® to learn more about this project.

Vincent Cianni, author of We Skate Hardcore, will be presenting his new documentary project, Gays in the Military: How America Thanked Me, which explores how the lives of many gay and lesbian service members have been affected by homophobia in the military, and by “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

For the past year, Cianni has been photographing and interviewing veterans and active duty personnel, from a 91-year-old World War II veteran to recent enlistees.

Screening and discussions will be held Sunday, November 14, 2010, 4 – 6PM at powerHouse Arena. Visit Vincent Cianni’s website to learn more about his projects.

Beginning in the late 1930s, Norman Rockwell adopted photography as a tool to bring his illustration ideas to life. Working as a director, Rockwell staged his photographs, orchestrating every detail. Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera at the Brooklyn Museum presents these photographs alongside his paintings, drawings, and related tear sheets to offer a look at the artist’s working process.

Curators Ron Schick and Sharon Matt Atkins will be on hand to answer questions. This event will take place November 18, 2010, 10AM to 1PM. R.S.V.P. acceptances only to (718) 501-6334 or press@brooklynmuseum.org.

Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera has been organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

The paintings of Andy Denzler appear to be photographs that have flaws. They are quite refreshing and stand apart from hyperrealistic paintings emerging onto the scene.

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