Daniel Arsham at the opening of his exhibition Reach Ruin at the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia. Connecting the lines between art, architecture, dance, and theater, Arsham mines everyday experience for opportunities to confuse and confound our expectations of space and form. Arsham is known for subverting existing architectural structures in unconventional, playful ways: façades appear to billow in the wind, figures seem wrapped beneath the wall’s surface. His cross-disciplinary practice, historical inquiry, and satirical wit combine into an ongoing interrogation of the real and the imagined. Reach Ruin will be on view until Mid-March 2013, at Fabric Workshop and Museum. photograph by OHWOW
Swedish duo The Knife announce new album Shaking The Habitual, to be released in April 2013. Sign up to receive news about the new album by email here.
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Kenneth Anger, James Franco and Brian Butler at their performance of Aleister Crowley’s Bartzabel Working at the opening of The Martian Chronicles exhibit, honoring the work of sci-fi author Ray Bradbury, on view until January 5, 2013 at L&M Arts, 660 Venice Boulevard, Venice, CA
Legendary and iconic filmmaker Bruce LaBruce started filming his new film called Gerontophilia, about an 18 year old boy who discovers he has a fetish for the aged gets a job in a nursing home and develops an intimate relationship with one particular old man, and needs funding to complete the film. Learn about the film and make a donation here.
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“What strip mining is to nature the art market has become to culture.” Robert Hughes
This is the quote I was turning around in my mind as I flew towards Miami. Your virtuous young narrator had a lot of preconceived ideas about this colossal, annual art happening. More specifically, I was expecting a total shit show, with a who’s-booth-screams-louder mentality and corporate tie-in’s down to the toilet paper level – all in the [CLICK HERE...]
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Art and design space Grey Area will host their Christmas show entitled Ornamental at Coates Wyllie featuring artists André Saraiva, Vadis Turner, John Gordon, and more. Ornamental will be on view from December 15 to December 22 at Coates Wyllie, 12 West 29th St, New York, NY
Last chance to see artist Lin Tianmiao’s Badges, an installation of over sixty hanging, embroidered hoops emblazoned with American and Chinese slang words for women—such as Diva, Cougar, Dyke, Ho, Gold Digger, and Beauty Queen—accompanied by a soundtrack of the same terms, will be the centerpiece of artist Tianmiao’s first solo exhibition. The exhibition coincides with Lin’s first major solo exhibition in the U.S., Bound Unbound at the Asia Society Museum in New York, on view until January 27, 2013. Badges will be on view until December 15, 2012 at Galerie Lelong, 528 West 26th Street, New York, NY