Forum Gallery will host the first New York solo exhibition for Toronto based artist, Cybèle Young. In this exhibition, she explores the life of everyday objects that are left behind or lost by their owners. Using abstract and familiar motifs she juxtaposes the “lost” sculptures against each other, to create a sense of dialogue between them, and animating their metamorphosis from ordinary objects into fantastical forms. The exhibition also features a stop motion film installation by the Artist, of a folding-table exploring its moving parts, its fictional history and its future possibilities. See more amazing paperwork below!
Sky Ferreira is working on “Masochism”, the follow-up LP to 2013′s “Night Time, My Time”. Recently she also announced another project: a film co-written with director and frequent collaborator Grant Singer. It’ll be out this summer, she said, and will be accompanied by a new song. In the meantime check the video for “Everything is embarassing” directed by Singer as well.
Yayoi Kusama’s new exhibition Give Me Love takes place at New York’s David Zwirner gallery, and features a collection of her enormous brightly coloured canvases, her bulging Pumpkin sculptures and the interactive installation The Obliteration Room. See more pictures after the jump!
Leta Sobierajski is a multidisciplinary designer and art director based in New York City combining traditional graphic design elements with photography, art, and styling to create utterly unique visuals. Her work is incredibly diverse, ranging from conventional identities to brilliantly bizarre compositions. She studied graphic design at Purchase College and has been working independently since 2013. She has been recognized by Print Magazine for its annual New Visual Artists Review, selecting 20 international designers under the age of 30. Her client list includes AIGA, Bloomberg Businessweek, Digg, Google, IBM, Kiehl’s, Refinery 29, and Renault, among many others.
“At the end of January 1980, on the streets of Paris, I followed a man whom I lost sight of a few minutes later in the crowd. That very evening, quite by chance, he was introduced to me at an opening. During the course of our conversation, he told me he was planning an imminent trip to Venice. I decided to follow him” —from Suite Vénitienne by Sophie Calle.
In Suite Vénitienne, Sophie Calle’s first artist’s book she notates, in diaristic, time-stamped entries, her surveillance of Henri B. in Venice. She also carefully observes her own emotions as she searches for, finds and follows him. This Siglio reissue is a completely new iteration of Suite Vénitienne, designed in collaboration with Calle, to be the definitive English-language edition. This new, beautiful edition allows readers to devour this compelling and crucial work. Hit Read more to have a closer look.
Following her self-titled debut in 2013, TORRES, the Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter otherwise known as Mackenzie Scott, released her new record titled “Sprinter”. The players on the album include Adrian Utley of Portishead, and Ian Olliver and Rob Ellis of PJ Harvey’s former band, and their viscous sonic approach is a perfect match for Scott’s tremendous voice.
Listen to the latest track pulled from “Sprinter” below.
A new book of Coco Chanel pictures – taken over just three weeks in 1962 by photographer Douglas Kirkland – shows a new side to the formidable and brilliant “Mademoiselle”. Kirkland, who spent 21 days with Chanel in her apartment in the Ritz, at the studio preparing for a catwalk show, and on a weekend trip to Versailles, revealed that he built a friendly relationship with the designer – but never saw her remove her signature hat. Kirkland – who has photographed stars including Angelina Jolie and Marilyn Monroe – is releasing 100 copies of a deluxe limited-edition version of the book, complete with a signed print, hurry up! Peek at some more pictures after the jump.
Nettie is a strikingly talented young artist living and working in London. Her work is predominantly pencil work with an acute eye for detail. She has been exhibiting in London since early 2013 and recently been 1 of 75 out of 3,000 shortlisted for the prestigious Jerwood Drawing Prize 2013 which was shown at Jerwood Visual Arts Space 2013, before touring to venues across the UK in 2014. Wakefield had her debut solo show at the Rook and Raven Gallery in Fitzroviain February 2014. Nettie also just recently gave works to the Groucho Club and Soho House permanent collections.
Patti Smith’s follow-up memoir to her award-winning account of life with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, “Just Kids”, will come out this fall. The new book, “M Train”, will present what her publisher has described as a journey through 18 “stations,” as she writes about various turning points in her life. The memoir, which is due out October 6th and is published by Knopf Publishing, will also contain black-and-white Polaroids that the singer-songwriter took herself. In the meantime you can see her perform her entire album “Horses” at Primavera Sound on May 29th.