Category Archives: art & design
I’m so excited to announce a new organization I am forming in Los Angeles: The Institute for Art and Olfaction. The IAO aims to instigate greater engagement with the art and science of perfumery. We will do this through a public education program, by building an archive of contemporary perfume releases, by creating an accessible […]
Two photos of Los Angeles-based artist Marcos Lutyens’ mind-bending ‘Reflection Room’ at dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel Germany.
Made this. Love him. Here’s a link to his website.
Part of the art collaborative Mr. and Mrs. Hahn, the ‘Stories’ project is an ongoing series of true short stories, told on camera by fascinating people around the world. You can watch all of Season 1 here on the Vimeo channel, or link to them from below. Season 2 is now underway! Season 1 (2010/2011) […]
And now for something even more awesome: ‘Los Angeles: A Love Poem‘, by Dylan King (featuring a poem by Sandra Beasley)
Zoot-suiters in Los Angeles, and the girls who loved them. Sources: a. http://pic40.picturetrail.com/VOL272/8157143/15269508/231094190.jpg b. http://www.flickr.com/photos/80643375@N00/356743212 c. http://i.ytimg.com/vi/HCcB7IDJQ6Q/0.jpg
Visual Editions, started in 2009 in London, publishes books that are very aware of their materiality. As they put it “books should be as visually interesting as the stories they tell”. On Nov 15th they will publish their second book, Tree of Codes by acclaimed author Jonathan Safran Foer. This book was generated not from […]
Stemming from San Francisco’s now-defunct ‘Suicide Club‘, The Cacophony Society is “a randomly gathered network of individuals united in the pursuit of experiences beyond the pale of mainstream society through subversion, pranks, art, fringe explorations and meaningless madness.” They claim to be the original impetus for Burning Man, and they also started such important urban […]