Monthly Archives: February 2010

Lego My Photo

Because its Sunday and Sundays are for taking it easy: Mike Stimpson recreates classic moments in photography, with legos. More after the jump.

Twin Shadow Tonight at Tribeca Grand

Opening: Jonathan LeVine’s Five-Year Anniversary Show

Last night, at the preview of The Jonathan LeVine Gallery’s Five Year Show, I found the proverbial kitchen — that peaceful place for sampling the party’s offerings — in Sales Director Darcie Vukovich’s office. Photorealistic clubbers clamored in a Dan Witz oil painting, wide-eyed bunnies perched atop the tentacles of an Adam Wallacavage chandelier, and [...]

Glenn Branca @ Le Poisson Rouge Saturday (Preview)

Glenn Branca and his new ensemble will perform Ascension: The Sequel tomorrow (Saturday February 27th) at Le Poisson Rouge in Greenwich Village. Branca, the avant-garde king of the late 70’s/early 80’s No Wave movement, has a reputation for indulgence that nearly proceeds the primal, hypnotic and terrifying tsunami of drone that’s since become his signature. [...]

If You “Built” it, They Will Come

Our buddy John Sofio, head honcho of Built Inc., leaked us a couple of early peeks at The Trousdale, a new LA hot spot smack dab in the middle of the Sunset Strip across the street from Boa. More images after the jump.

Karen Knorr’s “Fables-Photographies” at the Musée Carnavalet in Paris

In a stroke of pure genius, photographer Karen Knorr has combined two of the world’s best things—ornate French interiors and taxidermy wildlife—to create a photo series that is part fairytale, part nightmare, part chateau party. In other words, it doesn’t get much better than this. Running between February 10 and May 30 at Paris’ Musée [...]

Miranda July Makes Buttons

The ever-interesting Miranda July takes us on a tour of a button-making factory. Video after the jump.

Irving Penn: Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery, London

After much determined negotiation, London’s National Portrait Gallery has managed to secure over one hundred of Irving Penn’s portraits from the closely guarded Penn archive and other collections around the world. Simply presented, these luminous, silvery black-and-white prints make for an unsurpassed body of portraiture which celebrate Penn’s astounding career.

Missed Connection

Maybe we can help these two kids find love. They have that on Craigslist now, right?

Zach Galifianakis Interviews John Wray

In what may be the best book trailer ever, Zach Galifianakis interview John Wray about his book, Lowboy. Video after the jump.