Screenshot 2014-09-22 at 6.16.28 PMRafaël Rozendaal is a multimedia artist who creates all kinds of interesting works. some of my favorites are his (sometimes) interactive, dedicated webpages like you see above. (if no yes, 2013. collection of Benjamine Palmer & Elizabeth Valleau). i guess i just like the idea of it’s accessibility and permanence… two things that are all too uncommon if not unheard of in art.

 

super-looper music appput on the headphones and get lost for a day or two with the SUPER-LOOPER music making app from uk based Univers Labs. awesomeness.

making life better (and a life hack video finally worth posting). thanks Tripp and Tyler!

 

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sexy ass on a fixie bike

there’s plenty more where that came from… enjoy your weekend!

 

presenting the Eye-Fi Mobi. take a picture or video with a real camera, and have it instantly transferred to any wifi device.

letterer, illustrator, and self-proclaimed “crazy cat lady“,  Jessica Hische‘s  Certificate of Awesomeness.

Better Off Dead, (1985), an instant classic and one of my favorites. enjoy!

image_currentissueSan Francisco Arts Quarterly issue 17 is out now and always free to read. be sure not to miss WHO’S AFRAID OF THE NEW ABSTRACTION? Alex Bacon in conversation with Jarrett Earnest which argues Jerry Saltz & Co. cynical and shallow stance of “everything looks the same because that’s what sells“, and is the best damn piece of art criticism i have read in years.

Miranda July's Somebody app, via Miranda July

“Artist Miranda July has announced a unique new app design, titled Somebody, which uses active participants and users to deliver messages to other users rather than receive a standard text-based message or email.”

 

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created by perfume designer Geza Schoen, with packaging by Karl Lagerfeld, Paper Passion will leave you smelling like the pages of your favorite book. (well, that or an old librarian).

 

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buenos aires-born director Clara Cullen explores the provocative subject of plastic surgery in Beauty Is A Form of Genius.

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following her first tumblrCecilia Azcarate has created another great one where she identifies common Ikea items represented in classical paintings created before 1650. now that’s fun and functional.

 

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Olafur Eliasson got his hands a little dirty and installed an icelandic riverbed in a danish museum. i just feel bad for whomever has to clean it up.

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the Fitbit Flex. a pedometer, sleep monitor, silent alarm and personal trainer to make sure you reach your daily fitness goals. no matter if they’re ten, twenty or sixty thousand steps a day.

five ceramic masters, (Lee Hyuang-Gu, Kim Seong-Tae, You Yong-Chul, Choi In-Gyu, Yo Se-Yeon), from Icheon Ceramics Village in South Korea, skillfully practice their craft.

 

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a new one by meThe Passing of Time, Found Timber, Filler and Gold Paint 32.5 x 6 x 6 inches.

After Dark is an amazing installation at Tate Britain where robots roam the darkened halls of the museum and are controlled remotely by YOU. happening live in 2 hours…

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at work…

Art Everywhere is a cool little project we stole from the brits, and i gotta say, besides the piss-poor choices and circa 1990’s website, it sure has turned out great. perhaps most importantly, instead of the commercial propaganda and social refuse typically displayed, art really is everywhere! please feel free to share your images in the comments section below.

and at home.

 

“So says Amy Poehler, and she isn’t alone in thinking Cheers is pretty much perfect. On the thirtieth anniversary of the show’s premiere, GQ sat down with just about everyone who made it and asked them about creating Sam and Diane, the birth of Norm!, Woody Harrelson’s one-night stands, and many other secrets of what became TV’s funniest guy show of all time”.

read more here.

“This summer, Haptic Lab has partnered with the Museum of Modern Art’s Design Store to create a special meta-ship: a Sailing Ship Kite that resembles a old-timey schooner. Like the rest of our fleet, this ship really flies in a strong breeze and can be displayed decoratively indoors as a playful mobile. Tri-color Sailing Ship Kites are available exclusively from the MoMA Design Store.”  only $40.

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