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Occupy

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Occupy comes with 19 new prints in their shop. Amongst them there are 5 beautiful prints from Kirsty Whiten. ‘Kirsty Whiten is one of the rising stars of the Scottish art world. She has exhibited internationally and been involved with numerous projects over the… [ Continue reading ]

Nieves

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Nieves Zines made a little app for you iphone and ipad to download and collect your favorite zines, carefully edited and adapted for the multi-touch screen. Leaf through each Zine from front to back, identical to the original and save your favorite pages as… [ Continue reading ]

50 Metres Distance

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A beautiful new book by Roma Publications: 50 Metres Distance or More (Notes on Representation Volume 4) by Irene Kopelman. A collection of drawings and texts by Irene Kopelman, gathered during a journey to the Antarctic from January 6-26th 2010, aboard the expedition sailboat… [ Continue reading ]

Kultur-Natur

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Love this work by German conceptual artist Lothar Baumgarten. (Via Elastic Novice)… [ Continue reading ]

Peter Sekaer

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I love the work of Danish-American photographer Peter Sekaer (1901 – 1950). Resently Steidl published his first monograph called Signs of Life by Peter Sekaer. ‘Sekaer’s early work combines dispassionate images with others that show his concern and intuitive grasp of the human condition. [ Continue reading ]

Anaesthetics

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Spring Projects will host a show with these fantastic new works by Hussein Chalayan. The work by Chalayan, called Anaesthetics, is an ‘almost hijab-shaped white cotton veil over a traditional Japanese Geisha’s wig, placed within a minimalist white box creates an unsettling ambience where… [ Continue reading ]

Into the unconscious

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A new issue of Nomenus Quarterly just went online. Definitely my favorite in this issue is the series pictures by Lovisa Ringborg. ” The journey into the unconscious is an art that few artists master without falling into exhibitionism or over-determined symbolism. Lovisa Ringborg… [ Continue reading ]

On a Sailors Grave

Jacob Dahlstrup Jensen is a Danish illustrator. His work is predominantly inspired by the art of tattooing. One of his latest works is ‘On a Sailors Grave No Roses Grow’ were he shows the beautiful effect of the tattoo iron on paper. (Thank you Agenda Inc… [ Continue reading ]

The Book of Paper

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Oliver Helfrich, a German designer and book editor working and living in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, started a project called The Book Of… as a series of books to explore and elevate the aesthetic value of seemingly everyday materials such as paper. wood, glass and stone. The… [ Continue reading ]

Waking From A Coma

Jesse Kanda, director, designer and visual artist based in London, made this beautiful and bizarre short animation movie using multiple animation techniques ranging from traditional frame by frame to 3D expressions. Feeling a little bit like this after my short stay in the hospital last week the title fits perfectly… [ Continue reading ]

The Paper Engineer

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I found Benja Harney, a self-taught Paper Engineer living and working in Sydney, Australia, because he started following me on Twitter. For over the past 6 years he worked as a ‘Paper Engineer’ for clients form all over the world, making incredibly beautiful pop-up books and… [ Continue reading ]

In Giacometti’s Studio

I love visiting artists ateliers and studio's because it often tells a lot more than just their work. The cluttered spaces, packed with treasures and paraphernalia, finished and unfinished pieces of art. End of november Yale University Press will published the book ‘In Giacometti’s Studio’ by Michael Peppiatt. A beautiful insight in one of the most evocative and influential spaces in 20th-century art. [ Continue reading ]

Agent Gallery Chicago

Today we visited Casper Reijnders, the man behind the famous Amsterdam club Jimmy Woo, in his house for our upcoming Journal de Nîmes. His house is like a 'wunderkammer', packed with the most unique and bizarre objects. It reminded me on Agent Gallery Chicago, a shop and gallery packed with strange curiosities, beautiful prints and vintage objects. This is probably one of my favorites: A collage by Christopher Ilth. It would fit Casper's house without a doubt... [ Continue reading ]

Sophie

Dutch artist Anouk Griffioen and photographer Annemarieke van Drimmelen worked together on a project called Sophie. Transparent and fragile images, collages in black and white, an exploration between the parallels of photography and illustration resulted in Sophie, a beautiful series of portraits. The images will be exhibited in Magazijn 153 (Oudezijds Voorburgwal 153, Amsterdam, the Netherlands) the 27th and 28th of November. Together with the exhibition a special cassette with signed prints will be available in a limited edition of 50. More images after the click > [ Continue reading ]

Arise, Shine, Fall

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Too bad it’s gone already, but TTC Gallery in Copenhagen did a fantastic show with the latest work of the Danish artist Daniel Milan called “Arise, Shine, Fall” last month. Over one Year Daniel Milan has worked on a series of drawings… [ Continue reading ]

Close up and Private

Our friend Sergei Sviatchenko from Close up and Private is rocking big time. He collaborated with media artist Noriko Okaku (resulting in this lovely animated collage movie), was announced the Best Dressed Man of Denmark and did a wonderful collaboration London based writer, stylist and creative director Jason Jules, the man behind the blog Garmsville. [ Continue reading ]

The Shop

Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam launched The Shop, a curated selection of art, design, clothing, literature, craft, concepts and crap from all over the world. Celebrating this event they will host a show by Paris-based artist Julien Langendorff at the W+K gallery starting the… [ Continue reading ]

Lernert & Sander & Selfridges

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Bryony from Blinkart shared this fantastic piece with us. A striking sculptural window installations by our friends Lernert & Sander at Selfridges, London, to celebrate the opening of the new shoe department. It’s up until October 20th and definitely worth a visit. [ Continue reading ]

Harland Miller

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Harland Miller will open his new show today at Gallery Alex Daniels, Reflex Amsterdam. Inspired by the famous Penguin book covers of classic works by Hemmingway, Fitzgerald, Edgar Allen Poe and others he creates poster sized works of art where the titles are replaced… [ Continue reading ]

100 Days

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Every day, for the next 100 days, Vivienne Westwood and Lee Jeans will publish one image of active resistance online. Active Resistance is a project of positive thoughts, active changes, speaking up and being heard. And you can be part of thatli. The images… [ Continue reading ]

Unnatural Order

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This week Gallery Gabriel Rolt will open an exhibition with some beautiful new paintings, watercolors and three dimensional works by the British artist James Aldridge called Unnatural Order. ‘James Aldridge takes on themes of nature, landscape and mortality in works that are simultaneously beautiful and disturbing,… [ Continue reading ]

Betty Goodwin

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Again a really inspiring find by Walter Manning/Old Chum: The work of Betty Goodwin (1923 – 2008). ‘Attracted by the materiality of found objects and sites, Goodwin made visible their histories and innate characteristics.’ ‘The soft-ground technique adopted by Betty Goodwin creates the… [ Continue reading ]