MIMA Museum Opening: Swoon, Faile, MOMO and Maya Hayuk
We are thrilled that the Millenium Iconoclast Museum of Art opened today in Brussels, Belgium. The first museum of its kind, dedicated to contemporary artwork and partly fueled by the curators at Alice Gallery, it's a revolutionary space with massive potential, and the inaugural exhibition sets a powerful tone.April 15, 2016
A Temple Ice-Cube for your Whiskey?
We all remember the classic scene in Sofia Coppola's "Lost In Translation" where Bill Murray's character is on set for the Suntory Whiskey commercial. "For relaxing times, make it Suntory time." Well, in real life, Suntory is trying to make your relaxing time a little more arty. The Japanese company, according to designboom has begun to create 3D ice cubes for their newest ad campaign.April 09, 2015
In the Magazine: Guy Bourdin's Son Sets the Record Straight
Guy Bourdin was a painter and legendary fashion photographer whose style has been pervasively appropriated in pop culture. Mentored by Man Ray, he avoided the limelight, focusing strictly on the creation of arresting pictures. Despite staging surreal mise en scènes for high-end brands like Vogue, fashion was the last thing on his mind. On the occasion of a current retrospective of Bourdin’s work, his son, Samuel, revealed the truth about his father, an artist who is legitimately known as one of the twentieth century’s best fashion photographers.March 12, 2015
A General History of Timeless Landscapes
Drawing inspiration from the melding of past and present, British photographer Ross Paxton set out to photograph the familiar guided tour buses that frequented historical destinations in his native England. Using a large format camera, Paxton used the visited sites as back drops and the tourists on the tour as the foreground, creating a new take on the scenic landscape.December 10, 2014
“The Public Library: A Photographic Essay”
In the visual survey tradition made famous by Bernd and Hilla Becher with their water towers, photographer Robert Dawson set out to photograph some of America’s most intriguing public libraries. In his book titled “The Public Library: A Photographic Essay”, Dawson travelled across the country to find the most unique and eccentric public libraries he could find.August 20, 2014
Peter Adamyan's Pop Culture Critiques
Born Thanksgiving eve 1987, Peter Adamyan grew up in Southern California, and blames his ignorance on the education he received from the Los Angeles Unified School District. Television was his father, his mother a constantly running generator, working harder and harder to keep the television set on. His favorite toy growing up was paper and pencil, which he used to draw his favorite cartoon characters and super heroes...April 18, 2014
Grant Orchard: 'Yeah Just There'
Not exactly explicit but certainly suggestive, Grant Orchard's one minute animated short 'Yeah Just There' serves a colorful assortment of pseudo-sex organs in motion set to a provocative soundtrack. Orchard, an Academy-nominated and BAFTA-winning animator, created the piece to celebrate onedotzero's 15th birthday and the release of their specially commissioned Granimator Packs app with ustwo.March 28, 2014