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June 2011 Blog Posts (298)

Photo Annual Now Online

by Rebecca Bedrossian

The winners of our 52nd Photography Competition are now online! As to what you’ll see, Leslie dela Vega, director of photography at Fast Company, says, “What I saw in two days [of judging]…

conceptual, more graphic, thought-provoking imagery.”

One hundred and sixty-five projects selected from 5,500 entries—no small feat for the judges. Photographer Mimi Haddon notes that during the judging, “There were many moments of strange…

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Archway’s Sing for Hope Piano Is… Cozier Than Most

At last Wednesday’s public performance on the DUMBO Archway’s pop-up Sing for Hope piano, both the instrument and the musician were outfitted in a crochet suit.

Prize-winning pianist Elaine Kwon (who lives on the Upper West Side but “loves” Brooklyn), gave a mid-morning performace under the Archway in head-to-toe crochet on the hard-to-miss piano designed by Olek, the South Slope-based Polish crochet artist.

The piano is one of 88 across the city — the same number of keys found…

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Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balms animated short

Burt’s Bees offers earth-friendly, natural personal care products in the US and nearly 20 markets worldwide. In this online campaign, Durham, North Carolina-based Baldwin& animated a 90-second, stop-motion, musical short (with original music) about tinted lip balms with shea butter using tinted lip balms with shea butter. Titled…

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Brooklynites Make Strong Showing at Cannes

By Marian Masone

Make no mistake: the Cannes Film Festival is the holy grail of festivals and film markets. Obtaining a spot in one of this festival’s sections is special indeed. Since many artists and media-makers reside in the borough, Brooklyn is always represented at Cannes, and this year was no exception.

In fact, the festival opened with Midnight in Paris by Brooklyn native Woody Allen. This was not the first time an Allen film opened the festival; his comedy…

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Webpick of the Day – POV | Herman Miller

This showcase couples exclusive interviews with five California architects and Juergen Nogai’s crisp imagery to create a source of inspiration and a celebration of great design.
Credits: %3C/a"">"">hellodesign.com

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Staatsgalerie Stuttgart: Open Stores #1: Anja Kirschner & David Panos



Anja Kirschner and David Panos, “The Empty Plan,” 2010.

Film Still.

© Anja Kirschner and David Panos.

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart

29 June–9 October 2011

In the series “Open Stores”, the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart invites artists to work with its collection. The series takes its starting points from…

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Art Agenda : Art Agenda reviews: Venice Biennale, Art Basel, based in Berlin, Ai Weiwei and more…



Roman Ondák, “Enter the Orbit,” 2011.

96 versions of Sputnik 1 made by the artist and his friends.

The last six weeks on Art Agenda have been busy. We have an array of reviews on the great summer art events—Quinn Latimer, Vivian Rehberg and J.J. Charlesworth on Art Basel; Michèle Faguet on “based in Berlin”; Adam…

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Artissima: Artissima 18

Running 4–6 November, Artissima 18 brings together under one roof an outstanding selection of cutting-edge contemporary art galleries and an experimental curatorial programme. For the second consecutive year, the fair takes place in one single venue: the impeccable Oval pavilion. Artissima’s traditional…

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Dulwich Picture Gallery: Twombly and Poussin: Arcadian Painters



Cy Twombly, “Hero and Leandro,” 1985.

202 x 254cm.*

29 June–25 September 2011

Dulwich Picture Gallery is proud to announce a revelatory exhibition of the work of Cy Twombly and Nicolas Poussin. Organised to celebrate the Bicentenary of the Gallery, this major show will explore, for the…

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News – 6/28/2011

A History of Modern Music.” We saw it on DesignTAXI. Nice.

What’s next? A restaurant projects food onto diners’ plates as part of an interactive ordering system.

AIGA’s Richard Grefe asks, “What’s the harm in…

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Something Worth Finishing

by Rory Kurtz

What’s one thing you wish you knew when you started your career? To quit being so bloody hard on my own work. Other people will do that for me.…

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Blanc packaging

Innovation, creativity, elegance and excellence are part of the DNA of the Blanc brand and Spain-based Neosbrand reflected on those qualities in the design of its new packaging. Blanc entered the luxury foods market with the launch of its Pearls of Aphrodite caviar; it recently extended its family of delicacies to include olive oil, cookies with edible gold leaf and champagne…

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Webpick of the Day – Cubo

Playing off of the geometry inherent in its name, this site combines cubes in various ways to present and relate the diverse content on this architecture firm’s Web site.
Credits: %3C/a"">"">www.hellomonday.net

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Daily Keemo. 6.28.11. I Look Up And Wonder

I Look Up And Wonder

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I stay up late and

wonder

when a solution will be

found.



There is a lesson 

in

sitting alone and finding…

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Raw Material Company: Ibrahima Kebe



Ibrahima Kébé, “Conseil de famille” (familly meeting), 2011.

Acrylic on canvas, 46x60cm.

Photo by Mamadou Gomis.

Courtesy the artist.

Raw Material Company

28 June–7 September 2011

Ibrahima Kébé fills the exhibition space at Raw Material Company with his first solo show in a decade. The…

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Martin Heidegger: The Silence of Existence I (Satis Shroff)

 

 

 (Wooden sculpture by Thomas Rees, Freiburg-Kappel on the way to Kammelenberg, above lovely Kappel)

 

The Silence of Existence I…

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The Power Plant: Rearview Mirror: New Art from Central and Eastern Europe



Anetta Mona Chi?a and Lucia Tká?ová, still from “Manifesto of the Futurist Woman (Let’s Conclude),” 2008.*

1 July–5 September 2011

The Power Plant is pleased to present Rearview Mirror, an exhibition that brings together the work of a new generation of artists from Central and Eastern…

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The Fundació Joan Miró / MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo / ArtAids Foundation: You Are Not Alone



Elmgreen & Dragset, “New Blood,” 2011.

Polyester resin and marble, dispensing system, artificial blood, 150 x 140 x 190 cm.

Copyright: Elmgreen & Dragset.

The Fundació Joan Miró, MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, and the ArtAids Foundation present You Are Not Alone, an…

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Witte de With: Melanchotopia

Witte de With

3 September–27 November 2011

From large-scale interventions to simple gestures, Melanchotopia supports a range of artistic practices that go beyond the classical approach to displaying art in public space. Working with the existing dynamics of the city, Witte de With’s intention is…

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