July 2012

Moment to Moment

Levi's Made & Crafted

Jung Kim Interview

Capturing Daniel Johnston

Bryan Schutmaat Interview

Grays the Mountain Sends

Louis Vuitton: "Word" & "Dream" with Yasiin Bey

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Louis Vuitton: "Word" & "Dream" with Yasiin Bey

31/07/2012

Louis Vuitton continue to be inspired by the greatest boxer to ever grace the ring, Muhammed Ali. In a series of two short films entitled 'Word' and 'Dream', Yasiin Bey, known to many as the rapper, Mos Def, moves inside the ring, embodied by the spirit of Ali as he recites famous words first uttered by the boxer in his prime. Directed by Stuart A. McIntyre for Steam Films, the films also feature Dutch artist, Niels Shoe Meulman.

 

Jack Smylie

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Ethan Greenbaum

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Ethan Greenbaum

Studio Visit

Today we visit the studio space of Brooklyn-based Ethan Greenbaum, where the artist is working on a number of pieces for his upcoming shows. Known for his sculptural work, Ethan has been exploring new mediums with prints that provide a meeting place for conventional and non-conventional materials.

 

POST NEW: Where is your studio based?

Ethan Greenbaum: I'm located in the murky space between Gowanus and Sunset Park in Brooklyn. A realtor could give you a better answer.

 

Jack Smylie

Photographer - Clément Pascal




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Cyriaco Lopes: Crimes Against Love.

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Cyriaco Lopes: Crimes Against Love.

30/07/2012

Held at the President’s Gallery, NYC, and curated by Claudia Calirman, Lisa Farrington and Thalia Vrachopolous, Crimes Against Love is an exhibition of ten artworks by Cyriaco Lopes that memorialize victims of homophobic murders in Brazil. Brazil has sanctioned same-sex civil unions throughout its territory and hosts the largest Gay Pride parade in the world. At the same time, the country has one of the highest rates of violence against homosexuals. Crimes Against Love memorializes some of these victims of intolerance.

// Cyriaco Lopes: Crimes Against Love @ President's Gallery, June 13 – September 7, 2012

Jack Smylie

Zaha Hadid Olympic Window at Dover Street Market

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Zaha Hadid Olympic Window at Dover Street Market

30/07/2012

Dover Street Market have commissioned internationally recognised architect and designer Zaha Hadid to design the DSM Olympic window. Named “Aqua”, the concept makes reference to her work at the London Olympic Aquatics Centre, and has been created to compliment the centre’s undulating roof. The renowned designer said of the project, “Designing for Dover Street Market is an exciting opportunity to install a piece inspired by the fluid geometries of the Olympic Aquatics Centre: a wave of liquid, frozen in time, in the heart of London”.

Jack Smylie

Travess Smalley

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Travess Smalley

Studio Visit

This week, POST NEW is visiting artists at their studios around the New York area. Today, we are welcomed into the psychedelic world of Travess Smalley, as he introduces us to his workspace in Jersey City, and to some of the work that he creates there.

 

POST NEW: Where is your studio based?

Jack Smylie

Photographer - Clément Pascal




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Art Handling In Oblivion

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Art Handling In Oblivion

28/07/2012

Originally conceived by Rob van Leijsen as a graduation project at the Master Design Spaces & Communication at Head Genève, Art Handling in Oblivion is a catalogue about conspiracy, theft, possession and heritage. Exploring one of most hidden and underestimated objectives of war - the seizure of art, this project presents five art collections that were stolen during wartime by regimes or organized individuals. 

 

arthandlinginoblivion.com

 

Source - Manystuff

Megan Christiansen

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Suzy Poling | Interview

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Suzy Poling Interview

All Material Connects In Some Way

Oakland based artist Suzy Poling is currently interested in exploring material dissolution and the architecture of spaces, as well as the ways in which ecology and people act upon, and change each other. Forging this investigation with as many mediums as she can get her hands on, Suzy renders her curiosity for the recondite macrocosm into striking works that stir up their own questions. 

 

Clementine Widdowson - de Pressigny: How did you end up making art?

Clementine Widdowson - de Pressigny





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POST-OP at MIXED GREENS

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POST-OP at MIXED GREENS

27/07/2012

New York gallery Mixed Greens presents Post-Op, a group exhibition that explores the influence of Op Art within contemporary visual art practice.

// POST-OP at MIXED GREENS: July 12–August 17, 2012

Source - MIXED GREENS

Jack Smylie

HTM Flyknit

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HTM Flyknit

26/07/2012

To celebrate the start of the 2012 Olympics, Nike will release its third installment of the HTM Flyknit collection. HTM, the ongoing collaboration between style leader and Fragment Design Founder Hiroshi Fujiwara, Nike design legend Tinker Hatfield and Nike Inc. CEO and designer Mark Parker, celebrates the groundbreaking performance attributes of a new technology that changes the way footwear is constructed.

 

Jack Smylie

Saturdays NYC | Interview

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Saturdays NYC Interview

Surfing, Living and Working In New York

When it comes to making a positive impact from a cultural perspective it is hard to look beyond SATURDAYS. Since opening their doors in the summer of 2009 the retailer has developed into an established name far beyond its initial outlook. With surfing, living and working the cornerstone of the full fledged label, it is not hard to see how SATURDAYS have opened a new space in Tokyo with great success. No matter what your perception is of SATURDAYS, you can only appreciate their vision and values which make them a refreshing entity.

James Oliver

Photographer - Clement Pascal





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