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July 2011 Blog Posts (250)

What’s in Your Bucket?

by Ernie Schenck

What about advertising people? What would be on our professional bucket list? How would we want to use our talents? Would we put them to other uses?…

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CAKE Bound Away book

San Francisco-based BANDmade Books recently collaborated with the band CAKE to create Bound Away, a handmade book based on a track from CAKE’s most recent album, Showroom of Compassion. The song tells the story of vocations that regularly take people away from home. Comprised of 24 illustrated pages, the book was hand printed using linoleum blocks (hand-carved by…

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Webpick of the Day – Jam3

This redesign includes some unique design features, a 3-D engine to complement the studio’s portfolio and a Toys section where designers and developers can create and display original work.…

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Gwangju Biennale: 2012 Artistic Directors

The Gwangju Biennale Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Sunjung Kim, Mami Kataoka, Carol Yinghua Lu, Nancy Adajania, Wassan Al-Khudhairi, and Alia Swastika as Joint Artistic Directors of the 9th Gwangju Biennale 2012. For the first time, the Biennale has appointed a group of six young Asian women…

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The Fruitmarket Gallery: Ingrid Calame at The Fruitmarket Gallery



Ingrid Calame, “From #258 Drawing” (Tracings from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the L.A. River) (detail), 2007.

Enamel paint on aluminium, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Carmen and Mark Holeman Contemporary Fund, 2008.3.

The Fruitmarket Gallery is delighted to present the first solo exhibition in Scotland…

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Fundación Botín : Shaping a Collection. An interpretation of the Fundacion Botin Collection

Five major Spanish artists and six international ones confront each other in curator Carmen Giménez’s interpretation of the Botín Foundation’s Art Collection in the summer exhibition at the Foundation’s venue in the centre of Santander, Spain.

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Istanbul Design Biennial: Theme: Imperfection



Birgit Lohmann, designboom editor-in-chief at Istanbul Design Symposium titled “Why Design? Why Biennial?” (2–3 December 2010), a pre-event of the Design Biennial.

The Istanbul Foundation for Culture and the Arts (?KSV), will present the first Istanbul Design Biennial, which will take place from October 13 to December…

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News – 7/27/2011

Bluesuburbia. Interactive animated poetry. By Nathalie Lawhead.

From the New York Times: “3 Ways to Keep Your Data With You At All Times.”

A long legal battle ends with seemingly divisive resolution, “Lucas loses Star Wars…

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Productivity, a reminder

by Rebecca Bedrossian

Presently, we’re getting the Design Annual out the door, reading finals and bluelines; the advertising judging just took place, and soon winners will be notified; features for the November/December Advertising Annual are heading to production; and I’m getting ready to interview a photographer for our January/February 2012 (gasp!) Typography Annual. In publishing, time flies fast and multitasking is the norm. (That said, with two small girls, it’s the norm at home…

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Busy at Groundswell

For more than a decade, Brooklyn’s Groundswell Community Mural Project has united artists, young people and community organizations to make art that advocates for social change. Based in Gowanus on President Street, their reach extends widely across the city.

This summer their in-progress murals are varied. One mural is underway at the Brooklyn Detention Complex on State Street in Downtown. The lead artist, Chris Soria, has previously led other Groundswell mural projects, including…

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Maestro Vincent La Selva and New York Grand Opera Present La Boheme in Central Park

A review by Nino Pantano

Special to Brooklyn Daily Eagle

NEW YORK — On July 20, on a warm summer’s evening, a very large audience of several thousand opera lovers happily chose to freeze in a garret in Paris with Rodolfo, Mimi, Musetta and their fellow Bohemians and celebrate Christmas at the Café Momus with Giacomo Puccini’s music tugging at their heartstrings. Was there ever a cause for joy greater than joining fellow opera lovers in this story of ill-fated young…

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Family Advocacy Center “Broken Record” PSA

Dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence, Family Advocacy Center is literally located just around the corner from Albuquerque, New Mexico-based Esparza Advertising. Despite being amazed by what they do to help victims, the creative team was even more amazed that it had never heard of the organization. Centered around one truth—that domestic violence is rarely an…

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Webpick of the Day – Foundation Rwanda

With a design that showcases the photography of co-founder Jonathan Torgovnik this site tells the stories of Rwanda’s victims of violence and facilitates donations through social media tools.
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GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst: Christian Haake’s White Elephant



Christian Haake, “Passage”, 2011.

Photo by Tobias Hübel.

GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst

21 May–18 September 2011

How do we construct reality? What role do individual and collective memories play in its formation? To what extent can reality and memory be rendered in imagery? These questions…

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DAAD: Cyprien Gaillard presented by DAAD’s Berliner Kunstlerprogramm

Cyprien Gaillard’s art refers to precarious, urban situations that record and formulate the contradictions of our post-industrial society architecturally. The dislocation and relocation of the monument are central to his work, which switches back and forth between ancient and modern, as it explores the conservation,…

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SH CONTEMPORARY: SH CONTEMPORARY 2011



Lu Xinjian, CITY DNA – SHANGHAI, 2010.

Courtesy of Art Labor Gallery, Shanghai.

From September 7th to the 10th Shanghai is the place where all art lovers should be as SH Contemporary—Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair—discloses the world’s most compelling choice of Chinese and Asian contemporary art alongside a…

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SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum: Seeks to hire Museum Director

Skmu Sørlandets Kunstmuseum

Are you interested in becoming the director of the regional art museum in southern Norway? As one of Norway’s newest regional art museums, SKMU aims to be a leader in conveying contemporary art to the public. We are looking for a director who wants to take us to be one of the best…

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News – 7/26/2011

Topsy, a better way to search Twitter.

Designer Sylvia Harris has passed away.

The Old Spice guy throwdown continues: Mano a Mano in El Baño. Today. 12:00pm EST.

In recent Skittles news… “…

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Memories from Childhood

by Mark Todd

Which illustrator (or fine artist) do you most admire? Just one? Impossible to say. I admire a lot of artists not only for their work but also for their character, artists who seem to push themselves to explore and grow.…

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The Tender Box “Reverence” packaging

Los Angeles band The Tender Box commissioned London- and Los Angeles-based Binary & The Brain to design and illustrate their Reverence EP. Focusing on their sound, a cross between organic and digital, the creative includes a photographic collage in tandem with some hard edged digital design. The concept focuses around the illuminati’s all-seeing eye crossed with military…

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