Visual Arts

Wanted: The LomoKino from Lomography

Wanted: The LomoKino from Lomography

Moving pictures with 35mm still film? In a word: yes. Lomography just announced the LomoKino, a film camera that creates motion pictures on 35mm still film with a total of 144 frames.

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Dirty Baby

Dirty Baby

Artist Ed Ruscha, musician Nels Cline, and poet David Breskin combine creative disciplines in Dirty Baby, an art book that’s also a multimedia work of art.

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Lun*na Menoh

Lun*na Menoh

Drawing on clothing design as inspiration, Japanese-born artist Lun*na Menoh’s playful creations subtly reveal sobering themes of alienation, loss, and decay.

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Coined Consumerism

Coined Consumerism

A compilation of images, interviews, and essays, Christopher D. Salyers’ Vending Machines: Coined Consumerism provides an engaging survey of a modern-day mechanical phenomenon.

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Montréal presents ‘The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier’

Montréal presents ‘The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier’

Jean Paul Gaultier is the designer behind some of fashion’s most memorable looks, from Madonna’s cone bras to 1980s kilt-inspired man-skirts. But the legendary French couturier has not only made clothes for the concert stage and the runway; he has also designed for the big screen, creating costumes for films like Peter Greenaway’s The Cook,(…)

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It’s…Funnyman!

It’s…Funnyman!

After the success of their first creation, Superman, writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster tried to recreate the magic with Funnyman, the “first Jewish superhero.”

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The Art of John Lurie

The Art of John Lurie

Musician, indie-film star, and the man behind the TV series Fishing With John, John Lurie is a provocative visual artist, as well. Reminiscent of cave paintings, Lurie’s emotionally charged works are paired with clever and engaging narrative titles.

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Speaking with John

Speaking with John

John Lurie has starred in a string of Jim Jarmusch films in the ’80s, wrote and directed the cult-hit TV series Fishing With John, and composed dozens of albums and film scores.

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The Vader Project

The Vader Project

Paul Frank, Tim Biskup, and Ron English are among the 100 artists and designers who customized replicas of the Darth Vader helmet for The Vader Project, transforming the mask of the menacing villain into individual works of art.

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Accomplice: Save the Life of a Celebrity!

Accomplice: Save the Life of a Celebrity!

Co-produced by Neil Patrick Harris and Tom Salamon, Accomplice: Hollywood sends teams of intrepid folks along Hollywood Boulevard in a race to save the life of troubled faux-celebrity Nikki Desmond.

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