Deanna Templeton's "What She Said..."
in the May 2016 issue, we featured Deanna Templeton's upcoming book, The Swimming Pool, out soon through Um Yeah Arts. Just in time for that book release, Deanna is showing What she said at Little Big Man Gallery in Los Angeles, opening June 25, 2016.June 08, 2016
Turquoise Suspension: Deanna Templeton’s "The Swimming Pool"
There is something about the power of quietude. Not the silence, but the way an image or movement can capture graceful tranquility and create an impact without words. Deanna Templeton’s The Swimming Pool series is not only a testament to the power of restraint, but to the beauty of human form and space.April 14, 2016
Van Gogh's Ear as a Swimming Pool
If you are going to make an interesting public art statement, place it close to where they film the "Today Show" every morning. Elmgreen & Dragset have created and placed a sculputre of a swimming pool shaped like van Gogh's ear in NYC's famed Rockefeller Center.April 14, 2016
Preview: Inside Banksy's "Dismaland" @ Tropicana, Weston-super-Mare
Well, we had to keep a secret a little longer than we wanted to, but finally today, we have been able to announce our exclusive interview and cover story with Banksy, but also get to be on the ground to preview his newest and largest project to date, Dismaland. Set inside an old public swimming pool facility in the English coastal city of Weston-super-Mare, Banksy told us that is situated for the perfect art audience. Let's take a look inside...August 20, 2015
The Photography of Vivian Fu
Vivian Fu is a San Francisco based photographer dealing primarily with the topics of Asian femininity and fetishization. Growing up in the San Fernando Valley, the porn capital of the United States, Fu was surrounded by, in her words, “beachy beautiful valley girls, white skater boys with Asian fetishizes doing skateboard tricks into their swimming pools.” IAugust 03, 2015
Cliffside Living on the Aegean Sea
Or perhaps we should say "conceptual" cliffside living on the Aegean Sea by OPA. "Casa Brutale" by OPA (Open Platform for Architecture)is an insane concept of how to build a living space on a cliff, with amazing staircase ideas, swimming pool, glazed facade and other just fantastic details and minimal looks that would make the dude from Ex Machina jealous.July 02, 2015
Nirvana "Nevermind" outtakes by Kirk Weddle
In October 28, 1991, just as Nirvana were tearing up the rock'n'roll rule book with their major label debut Nevermind, Austin photographer Kirk Weddle was commissioned to shoot the band for photos to promote the impending blitz. His idea? Toss the band into a swimming pool to mimic the album's infamous naked baby cover image he’d shot a few months earlier.May 15, 2015
Ed Ruscha's Nine Swimming Pools and a Broken Glass
Ed Ruscha is best known for his painted works, but has produced a number of well received photo books as well. Nine Swimming Pools and a Broken Glass, his eighth book and the first in color, is indicative of his background in pop art with it's bold, graphic photographs on swimming pools in Los Angeles.October 24, 2014