Monthly Archives: January 2009

From the Library

Swedish curator and publisher Tony Cederteg celebrates the launch his new publishing house, Libraryman Co., Ltd, with the release of Graupunkt, a collection of Norwegian landscape portraits by the photography duo Frode & Marcus and an essay by Dossier editor Julie Cirelli. A reception will be held tonight, at Our Legacy in Stockholm from 7-9 pm.

Hood By Air Launch Party at Oak Showroom

Hood By Air/Classics launched at Oak last week with music by Kingdom and a performance by Kid Cudi. Photography by Natasha Poetre. For more party photos, click:

Perfect Days at Galerie Plume in Paris

Today, Dossier creative director Skye Parrott’s Perfect Days exhibition opens at Galerie Plume in Paris. Parrott’s soft-focus cinemascapes framed as dreamy recollections blur the line between archive and memory. Perfect Days invites us to draw from our own past, remember those days that felt like they might never end, and realize that in some way, they never did.  Copies of the [...]

Dirty Projector’s Knotty Pine

  Stripped of the brume that kept Dave Longstreth’s Dirty Projectors from being heard as the pop band they have always been, ‘Knotty Pine,’ their new collaboration with David Byrne for the charity compilation Dark Was the Night, is the first real step towards renouncing that opacity  and taking that leap — ever so slight [...]

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Keith Haring’s Ten Commandments at Deitch Studios

Deitch Studios in Long Island City has resurrected one of Keith Haring’s most prolific series of paintings: The Ten Commandments. The installation was originally painted for Haring’s first solo museum show in Bordeaux in 1985, but this will be the first time the commandments have shown in the U.S. Haring’s interpretations of the commandments are [...]

Proud to be an American, at last

Here are a few of the millions of people who came out on a freezing cold day to witness Barack Hussein Obama place his hand on the Lincoln Bible and become the 44th President of The United States of America. A-maz-ing. Click here for more:


It is not often I hear a record I wish I had recorded myself, but when I first heard Wavves’ self-titled debut late last year, I was immediately jealous. It’s not even that Wavves are something truly spectacular or unique; indeed, what makes Wavves so enjoyable is not all that different from what makes Panda [...]

212box Designs Christian Louboutin Showroom

New York City design partnership 212box is anything but orthodox. Its stated intent to produce “works of architectural rigor and impact” drives an exhaustive methodology which, when combined with an eye for overlooked design opportunities, has made 212box a force behind revolutionary design research. Another innovator—famed French shoe designer Christian Louboutin—recently tapped 212box to design [...]

The Inauguration — and American, the Adjective

There’s no doubt that we’re passing through a historical moment in this nation’s existence, and it may all be traced in the evolving meaning of a single word. For far too long—since our entanglement in Vietnam, perhaps, or a few years earlier with the assassination of John F. Kennedy—the connotations of the adjective American have [...]

About Time

President Bush and Dick Cheney going away… finally.