BY Lan Truong in Crafty on Jul 27, 2012 |
Trying to find a way to stay cool in this hot weather? Why not throw an ice cream party? And what's a party without some fun invites? Grab our printable party invites here (note: the invites are ... Read More
BY Lan Truong in Artsy on Jun 11, 2012 |
Two years ago, performance artist Marina Abramović had a much-buzzed-about retrospective, “The Artist is Present,” at the the Museum of Modern Art, and it’s the subject (and title) of a new HBO documentary by Matthew Akers and Jeff Dupre. For the retrospective, Abramović sat in a chair (without making a peep or getting up for anything--not even to use the bathroom) for three months. Between March and May 2010, from the time the MoMA ... Read More
BY Lan Truong in Artsy on May 21, 2012 |
Gratuitous Type / No. 2 is a snazzy, zine-like "pamphlet of typographic smut" that'll make designerds a little weak in the knees. It's the brainchild of Brooklyn-based graphic designer/art director Elana Schlenker and is filled with great work and interviews from creatives who love letters, including calligrapher Kathryn Murray and graphic designer Astrid Stavro.
Kathryn Murray's calligraphy in Gratuitous Type / No. ... Read More
BY Lan Truong in Music Stuff on May 21, 2012 |
Rachael Sage performs at her album release party at Joe's Pub
Songstress Rachael Sage had a release show for her latest album, Haunted by You, this past weekend, and it was pretty great. In addition to the kazoo and chair dancing, feather boas and tap dancing were also present. Sage probably throws one hell of a house party.
Sage performed several songs off Haunted, hopping between piano and guitar throughout the show (her latest album is filled ... Read More
BY Lan Truong in Artsy on May 09, 2012 |
The New Museum's (235 Bowery, New York, NY) women-dominated Spring Exhibitions opened this past week, and you should definitely mosey on over there and check it out. With five exhibitions on five floors, make sure you have a couple hours free to take everything in. Here's a peek at two of my favorite exhibitions.A few of Djurberg's sculptures in The Parade, made from metal, clay, foam, fabric, adhesive, silicone, acrylic paint, varnish, wood, ... Read More