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Sight Unseen

Sight Unseen
A weekly Saturday recap to share with you our favorite links, discoveries, exhibitions, and more from the past seven days. This week: a perfect marriage of plant and pot, a permanent home for a previously nomadic gallery, and a ceramic series inspired by the Fantastic Four. Introducing the Gramaway on Sight Unseen! Every month you’ll be able to enter to win a prize by Instagramming your best image in response to a related theme. We’re kicking off the series with this 8-inch long, neon-yellow tassel by the Brooklyn design duo Fredericks & Mae, who we profiled back in 2010, and who will be launching their brand new 2014 collection — of which this tassel is a part — at next month’s Sight Unseen OFFSITE show. Fredericks & Mae have built a practice around tools, games, and vaguely ritualistic objects “with confused origins,” they say; the tassel may not have an obvious provenance or use, but it’s a lovely decorative object nonetheless.

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the new shelton wet/dry Tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on { One man’s nearly three-decade quest to authenticate a potential Mark Rothko painting purchased at auction for $319.50 plus tax has turned up convincing evidence in the work’s favor, but the experts seem unlikely to issue a ruling. Rothko expert David Anfam, who published the artist’s catalogue raisonné in 1998, has been familiar with Himmelfarb’s painting since the late 1980s. The scholar even discovered a black-and-white photograph of the work in the archives held by Rothko’s family, but still declined to include the work in his book. | Art net | full story } When I wake up in the afternoon, which it pleases me to do What do you want to hear first: Good news or bad news?

Apartamento - an everyday life interiors magazine Featuring: Trix & Robert Haussmann, Omar Souleyman, Atsuki Kikuchi, Rose McGowan, Ken Done, Scott Ewalt, Sara Sachs & Frederik Jacobi, Scott Sternberg, Christoph Ruckhäberle, Chung Eun Mo, Aurélien Arbet & Jérémie Egry, Smiljan Radic, Piero Gandini, Jolanthe Kugler, Francesco Zanot, Genesis P-Orridge With Murray Moss’ collection of work by Enzo Mari and a comic by Andy Rementer and Margherita Urbani Le voyage créatif Let me take you with me on one of my afternoon strolls through the city. It takes time to get to know a new place, and I’m an eager explorer. So I use as much time as I can running between work and some classes to sniff out places I can call my own.

The T-Shirt-Issue The Muybridge installation is a study set out to capture temporal change in 3D. A three-step sequence of a bird spreading its wings is reconstructed and sculpted into T-Shirts. As the change in the wings' position is a function of time, each wing's plumage is reduced to polygonal form, modeled and rigged into successive arrangements to portray the spreading motion. This study leans on Eadweard Muybdridge's photography work in the late 1800s, with which he pioneered in the field of capturing animal and human locomotion. Challenged by a bet whether all four horse's hooves are off the ground at the same time during gallop, he conceived stop-motion photography and later on the Zoöpractiscope, which turned still photographs into dynamic projections.

CRUSHEVIL Colombian Gold Sunday, 23rd February, 2014 – 11:31 am Pectoral, 13th–16th century Colombia; Sonso Gold. [Link] this is not my work Every time I visit the Sveta Dresher blog I cannot help but smile. Sveta is the creator behind pip-squeak chapeau a line of clothing and brick and mortar shop in Brooklyn. She creates and sells quality hand made goods. Sveta says this about her work: Inspirations pastel world credits and source: L'esprit □ ro-to-no Valerio Mezzanotti for The New York TimesA gathered skirt in striped silk with a bustier at Christian Dior couture spring/summer 2013 in Paris. Six months ago, Raf Simons presented his first haute couture collection for Dior; he then followed with a hit ready-to-wear show that instantly restored prestige to the house’s tailoring. If people didn’t believe that Mr.

The Barstool Romantic I’m goin’ down to the bus station with a suitcase in my hand, yes I am.I’m goin’ down to the bus station with a suitcase in my hand.I’m gonna grab me an arm full of Greyhound and ride it just as far as I can. Sam Cooke, Somebody Have Mercy Traveler, there is no pathpaths are made by walking Antonio Machado Vincent Van Gogh, Skull with Burning Cigarette LRB blog ‘Injuries Incompatible with Life’ On Thursday, while Ukrainian government troops began an attempt to disarm, arrest and if it came to it kill the heavily armed pro-Russian fighters who have taken over government buildings in the Ukrainian town of Slavyansk, Russian government troops carried out an almost identical operation in the Russian town of Khasavyurt, in the Caucasus. Ukrainian troops killed between one and five anti-government fighters in the course of their operation.

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The International Dada Archive - The University of Iowa Founded in 1979 as part of the Dada Archive and Research Center, the International Dada Archive is a scholarly resource for the study of the historic Dada movement. The Archive has compiled a comprehensive collection of documentation and scholarship relating to Dada. The collection of the International Dada Archive is made up of works by and about the Dadaists including books, articles, microfilmed manuscript collections, videorecordings, sound recordings, and online resources. Primary access to the entire collection is through the International Online Bibliography of Dada, a catalog containing approximately 60,000 titles. This collection is housed in various departments of the University of Iowa Libraries; most of its holdings are in either the Main Library or the Art Library.

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