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November 21, 2012 10:00 am November 20, 2012 11:00 am September 23, 2012 8:54 am July 24, 2012 10:15 pm

Calder is one of those artists whose ubiquity makes him both overlooked and over-exposed.  Tell me he wasn’t having a conversation with Miro and Picasso?

*Also, way to go on the Burgess Meredith narration.

10:10 pm April 23, 2012 9:36 pm

This is pretty amazing stuff.

January 25, 2012 10:36 am January 18, 2012 9:44 am January 8, 2012 12:53 pm

No medium is more dependent on “experience” than architecture.  To capture that in a static image is difficult, to describe that experience to viewers through a photograph and somehow transcend the experience itself, well…  More here.

December 16, 2011 2:14 pm

"Louis Vuitton’s Tambour employs complex mechanics to display one time while being able, upon request, to chime an alternative ‘home’ time. Hamdi Chatti, Louis Vuitton’s Vice President of Watch and Jewelry, explains: ‘No matter where you are, you always have two times. One of travel—often the one of business—and the one the watch guards for you. It’s romantic to think about ‘home time,’ because you’re always set to your own time and your own emotion.’"

Mesmerizing.

June 28, 2011 7:20 am

Florence goes to New Orleans and channels Buddy Holly.

March 19, 2011 10:17 am

Japan: the birthplace of eccentric cultural obsessions and oddities.  Let’s hope that much never changes.