Monthly Archives: December 2011

In Conversation with Twin Sister

Although the Long Island-based quintet Twin Sister just released their first full-length album, In Heaven, this fall, the band has previously released two EPs (Color Your Life in 2010 and Vampires With Dreaming Kids in 2008), and they have enough unofficial material online to create at least two additional albums. The band’s five members—singer Andrea [...]

Music and Murals

Jess Rotter is an illustrator who lives in Brooklyn. Not only does she run a successful t-shirt line, producing shirts with her own illustrations based on vintage record covers, but she is also the head of publicity at the music label Mexican Summer. Through her job, she travels to shows and music festivals around the [...]

Miami Basel Highlight Wrap-Up

Above photo: Rick Ross signing a photograph of himself by Jonathan Mannion at AE Gallery Saturday, December 2 on South Beach saw the Phillips du Pury charity auction at The Webster benefiting the Playgrounds Around The World charity. Artworks by Ryan McGinley, Dan Colen and the late Dash Snow hung on the walls, the first time [...]

Jony

Tony Cederteg is undeniably all things creative. A publisher, editor, designer, art director, musician and a friend, to name a few. In the beginning of December he surfaced as Jony and released a 7-inch vinyl entitled Fartygets Fingrar in an edition of 100 white transparent copies. In keeping with the “more than meets the eye” spirit the first 50 [...]

The Cilo at The Grand Street Bakery

A welcome departure from the standard holiday festivities, The Grand Street Bakery marks the debut of The Cilo at The Bakery with tonight’s opening party. Situated in the back room of the bakery, which used to house a flour cilo, The Cilo expands The Bakery’s inspired mix of new and vintage clothing, homewares and trinkets [...]

In the Studio with Sage Vaughn

Owls with gangster tattoos. Children frolicking amidst an industrial landscape. Butterflies possessed by Dionysian fury. All of these unlikely subjects are recurring motifs in the phantasmagoric paintings of Los Angeles-based artist Sage Vaughn. His work continually tests the stability of the elusive boundary that separates the natural world from an urban sensibility—a complicated balance that [...]

Jim Hodges at Gladstone Gallery

The pieces in Jim Hodges’ show at Gladstone Gallery cast transient beams of light onto the walls and into your eyes. Each work considers and consists of bits of color and reflective materials (chips of mirrors, washes of metallic and spills of shine). Mirror Ball, on view at Gladstone’s 24 St. space, is the piece [...]

Fendi Craft Alchemy

At the entrance of Design Miami this year, onlookers gawked at the dreamscape installation – the latest in a series of design/artist collaborations spearheaded by Silvia Fendi. After three years of bold projects at the Fair, the design stalwart called upon Berlin-based design visionaries Sebastian Neeb and Elisa Strozyk this year to create “Craft Alchemy.” [...]

Tara Israel Self-Interview

These are questions I feel like these people might ask me, but instead I ask myself, just in their voice, because it’s a good exercise in processing an experience you recently had. Here is my intro for myself: I take pictures of many things. Recently it has been notorious genre-busting musician Hank Williams III aka [...]

Cop This Now

Dashwood Books has established itself as something of a mecca for anyone looking to add to their collection of photography books. Nestled in the ground floor of a historic building on Bond Street in New York, you’ll find the latest quality books on contemporary photography from the 1960s to the present day. From rare and [...]