Bauhaus: Art as Life23/04/2012
Barbican presents Bauhaus: Art as Life, the biggest Bauhaus exhibition in the UK in over 40 years. A selection of painting, sculpture, design, architecture, film, photography, textiles, ceramics, theatre and installation from this famous art school will be on show from masters such as Josef and Anni Albers, Marianne Brandt, Marcel Breuer, Walter Gropius, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Oskar Schlemmer, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and more.
// Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS
Source - Manystuff
Go Mae West, Young Man21/04/2012
Rene Ricard makes his west coast debut with Go Mae West, Young Man, curated by Vito Schnabel. Following their previous projects together which have included a 2008 exhibition at London's Scream Gallery and the 2011 show Sonnets from the Portuguese in New York. Go Mae West, Young Man runs through to May 27th.
// 458 Melrose Place, Los Angeles, CA 90069
Francis Upritchard Interview20/04/2012
Francis Upritchard is a New Zealand born artist now living in London who has been exhibiting internationally for more than ten years. July will see a solo exhibition for Upritchard at Nottingham Contemporary. It’s also recently been announced that she’s among the participants in ‘Britain Creates 2012’ at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum.
AB: You’ve said that the work you do is all that you could be doing … tell me some of the little moments that make you happy you do what you do.
Transmission LA: AV Club19/04/2012
Tomorrow night see's the launch of Transmission LA, the second in a series of events initiated by Mercedes Benz off the back of their Avant Garde program. Launched last year with Transmission Berlin and curated by Raf Simons, tomorrow see's the Beastie Boys Mike D take the helm as curator using LA's wonderful MOCA as its home. The theme of Transmission LA, 'AV CLUB'.
Justin R. Saunders Recipe19/04/2012
Justin R. Saunders is a curator, not a curator in the traditional sense, but as the founder and eye behind jjjjound.com he is the new face of how we view content and imagery, how we are inspired and what inspires us. A simple idea, but something that not just anyone could do...this isn't Tumblr or pinterest, this is jjjjound.com. We know Justin has taste so we asked him what he likes to taste for our latest recipe.
Preparation time: 30 min
Cooking time: 15 min
Photographer - Post New
Dustin Yellin "Investigations of a Dog"18/04/2012
It is your last chance to catch New York based artist Dustin Yellin's latest sculpture exhibition Investigations of a Dog, the title referring to the famous short story by Franz Kafka. The pieces set out to capture "a stalled moment in real time, presenting hallucinatory vignettes of bygone days that have yet to transpire." Investigations of a Dog closes on April 22nd at Half Gallery.
// Half Gallery, 208 Forsyth Street, NYC
Source - Half Gallery
Kenzo Spring/Summer 2012 Collection Video18/04/2012
Kate Foley, Kyleigh Kuhn, Derek Blasberg, Olivia Kim, Jen Brill, Andre Saraiva, Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Mariko Munro and Carlos Quirarte star in Kenzo's latest Spring/Summer 2012 collection video, The Window. As you would expect from the team under the directorship of Humberto Leon and Carol Lim the video is fun, refreshing and takes the piss of our text and meme culture.
"Transmission: New Remote Earth Views" by Dan Holdsworth17/04/2012
Artist Dan Holdsworth presents a new exhibition entitled Transmission: New Remote Earth Views at Brancolini Grimaldi. This latest series sees Holdsworth appropriate topographical data in order to document spaces such as the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Mount Shasta, Mount St. Helens, Salt Lake City and Park City, selected due to being ideologically and politically loaded spaces.
// Brancolini Grimaldi, 43 - 44 Albemarle Street, First Floor, London W1S 4JJ United Kingdom
Todd Snyder Interview
Past, Present, Future
Since beginning his own label in 2008, Todd Snyder has defined himself by the refined. The Iowa native spent time working at J.Crew before making the timely decision to step away independently and has not looked back, having been able to reach new heights. With the current Todd Snyder Spring/Summer 2012 collection one to really appreciate, I caught up with Snyder to talk about all things past, present, future.
James Oliver: Can you please tell me about your philosophy of design?
The Artists' Postcard Show14/04/2012
The Artists' Postcard Show presents a body of works that explore the postcard as inartistic medium from the mid-twentieth century to present day. Running through to June 17th at Spike Island Bristol, this exhibition is a fascinating study of miniature artworks designed for a specific social purpose.
// Spike Island, 133 Cumberland Road, Bristol BS1 6UX