On May 17 in one of MoMA’s prestigious sixth-floor galleries opened Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960–1971. This exhibition is a major event of the museum’s summer season and surveys the decisive decade that led up to Ono’s unauthorized exhibition at MoMA in 1971, bringing together approximately 125 of her early objects, works on paper, installations, performances, audio recordings, and films, alongside rarely seen archival materials. Get more info about lectures and related events clicking the link 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.