Food Inc., For Dummies

Food Inc., For Dummies

Food, Inc., by director Robert Kenner, made me feel stupid. It reminded me of every reason why I loved  Our Daily Bread, of 2006. Our Daily Bread exercised subtly and restraint, with very still, bleak vignettes of the monstrous places that produce the food we eat...
Imperfect Articles Kicks off 12 Days, 12 Shirts

Imperfect Articles Kicks off 12 Days, 12 Shirts

Mike Andrews and Noah Singer of the Chicago-based art t-shirt company Imperfect Articles just let us know that for the next twelve days, they’ll be adding a new t-shirt to their website store every day. Previously, these shirts were only available at art fairs...
Julius Shulman, 1910-2009

Julius Shulman, 1910-2009

I am so sorry to report, via The Los Angeles Times, that legendary architectural photographer Julius Shulman has died. From his obituary: “Julius Shulman, whose luminous photographs of homes and buildings brought fame to a number of mid-20th century Modernist...
Top 5! 7/17-7/19

Top 5! 7/17-7/19

1. Allison Yasukawa & Nicholas Peterson at Second Bedroom/Medicine Cabinet – The combination of the two shows on display at Second Bedroom/Medicine Cabinet make this a top choice if you can make it to the south side. Allison Yasukawa’s work in the Second...

Wednesday Clips 7/15/2009

Short and sweet, here’s what’s caught my eye this week: *The Art Newspaper interviews Bruce Naumann after he won the Golden Lion at Venice. (via Art Observed). *Artnet analyzes the art stimulus package. *Bloggers, take note: now you can filter Google image...
Facebook, the new face of…everything?

Facebook, the new face of…everything?

An interesting piece up today on ReadWriteWeb on the growth and development of Facebook and how it’s changing the world. Some scary Godzilla/Hal/Ceylon overtones to blog writer Marshall Kirkpatrick’s characterizations, prompted by Facebook’s...