On this week’s roundup I discovered dresses that are made for cats, Pruned gave their plans for a 2118 Chicago winter Olympics, and I found Chicago Gangsters’ badass album cover for Gangsterlove. If you haven’t checked it out yet go see Philip von Zweck: The Fortieth Anniversary of the First Anniversary in May ’68 at Threewalls before it closes this Saturday. Have a good weekend.
Chicago Gangsters = Badass album cover.
Design Council Image Database “was formed to educate the British public about good design” We need one of these.
Plural Blog has some previews for the latest issue of Lumpen.
Cat Fashion | http://bit.ly/2blYUQ
RT @threewalls Philip von Zweck: The Fortieth Anniversary of the First Anniversary in May ’68 (in September)..ending this Saturday!!!
Potentially Boring | “Between the Folds” a documentary on origami.
I don’t feel so good about the full Kirsten Dunst, Murakami thing.
Just received an email from my mom. She just got the latest J Crew catalog in the mail and asked “Where are the female artists.” Good point.
IDLM has some cool work and an interview with Shin Murayama. Sort of Hannibal Lecter meets Sports Chalet.
I haven’t purchased a Taschen book in a while but am thinking of picking this up.
Alan Moore has a new journal out called Dodgem Logic.
Friday’s Links Roundup is now becoming Friday’s Twitter Roundup. It just makes more sense. On this week’s short roundup we have drunk people in yoga positions (ouch!), The Renaissance Society posts a video with director Susanne Ghez, and I reveal that I was in a steel drum band in high school. Have a great weekend everyone.
Drunk People Yoga Positions. Entertaining in a sad way.
Oxymoron of the day: custom Channel motorcycle.
Watching a demo of the Augmented Reality app on Plural Blog.
Did anyone check out MP3 II: Curtis Mann, John Opera, Stacia Yeapanis at the MoCP this weekend?
I was in a steel drum band in high school. This brings back memories. (via TWBE)
Yes! Newberry Book Fair starts tomorrow. Be sure to check it out before it ends this Sunday
Zaha Hadid’s delayed Burnham Plan Centennial pavilion in Millennium Park might still open in early August.
On this weekly roundup we check out Robogeisha, a surprisingly versatile robot, half a Century of Nuclear Explosions, and Brooklyn is burning. Actually this sounds like a rather apocalyptic roundup for Independence Day.
Buckminster Fuller closes This Sunday July 5th at the MCA Chicago.
Scientists tour Creationism Museum: “And there was a feeling of unhappiness, too, about the extent to which mainstream scientists and evolutionists are demonized — that if you don’t accept the Answers in Genesis vision of the history of Earth and life, you’re contributing to the ills of society and of the church.” via Boing Boing
Plural Blog has a video of Half a Century of Nuclear Explosions. 2053 atomic explosions have occurred. frightening and yet strangle hypnotic.
The Museum of Forgotten Art Supplies.
Glasstire breaks down the reasons why Jerry Saltz should have a blog.
Fan made Persepolis 2.0 documenting the post elections in Iran.
Brooklyn is Burning…”the one-night event takes gender bending to whole new heights, featuring the work of emerging artists interested in expanding the boundaries of sex, sexuality, the body and whatever is left in between.” via Cool Hunting
Art Fag City speaks with casting director, Nick Gilhool of Bavo’s new art reality show.