Industrial Materials and Rugged Topographies Converge in Jacqueline Surdell’s Knotted Tapestries

JULY 29, 2021 GRACE EBERT Chicago-based artist Jacqueline Surdell sutures lengths of rope, fabric, and silky ribbons into sprawling abstract tapestries that hang from walls and standalone armatures in textured, colorful masses. Swelling clusters of knots and ties, loose weaves, braided tunnels, and dangling strands compose her three-dimensional compositions that are disrupted by sporadically used items like… More Industrial Materials and Rugged Topographies Converge in Jacqueline Surdell’s Knotted Tapestries

A Colorful Macro Photo of Beach Sand Reveals Infinitesimal Fragments of Coral, Quartz, Shells, and Plastic

JULY 29, 2021 GRACE EBERT A stunning macro image by Ole Bielfeldt lays out the individual elements that comprise a dusting of sand from a Mallorca beach, revealing a piece of microplastic embedded within the colorful composition. “Although to the naked eye this looks like very clean natural sand, pieces of microplastic, as seen in the… More A Colorful Macro Photo of Beach Sand Reveals Infinitesimal Fragments of Coral, Quartz, Shells, and Plastic

Posed Women Rendered in Vibrant Gradients by Hanna Lee Joshi Embody Loss and Acceptance

JULY 28, 2021 GRACE EBERT Twisting into subtle backbends or hunching into a cross-legged crouch, the faceless women that find themselves at the center of Hanna Lee Joshi’s practice all personify an aspect of the artist herself. Conveyed through vibrant gradients in gouache and colored pencil, the figures shown here are companions to those the Korean-Canadian… More Posed Women Rendered in Vibrant Gradients by Hanna Lee Joshi Embody Loss and Acceptance

Interlocking Cable Ties Form Undulating Water and Biomorphic Sculptures by Sui Park

JULY 28, 2021 GRACE EBERT Artist Sui Park (previously) zips together simple nylon cable ties to create sprawling biomorphic sculptures and site-specific installations that resemble heaving nighttime seas, prickly moss, and vibrant amorphous creatures. Park, who was born in Seoul and currently lives in New York, started hand-dying the uniform fasteners a few years ago to deepen… More Interlocking Cable Ties Form Undulating Water and Biomorphic Sculptures by Sui Park

Rebecca Cochran

Rebecca Cochran’s final major project is about female inequality in the gaming industry. “Although women make up almost half of all gamers in the world, there is still a gender divide,” the designer notes. “This is through sexualisation, harassment, under-representation and unbalance in workplaces.” Glitch Awards is an annual gaming ceremony, focused on equality, inclusivity,… More Rebecca Cochran

Woodstock ’99 and the Rise of Toxic Masculinity

A new documentary examines what went horribly wrong at the music festival. By Amanda PetrusichJuly 30, 2021 “Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage,” the first installment in a series of music documentaries for HBO created by Bill Simmons, begins with a disclaimer from the film’s director, Garret Price. “It would have been really easy to structure… More Woodstock ’99 and the Rise of Toxic Masculinity

Emma Stone se sumaría a Scarlett Johansson; considera demandar a Disney

Stone reclamaría exactamente lo mismo de “Cruella”, como lo hizo Johansson con “Black Widow” Por: Redacción Digital . 30 de julio de 2021 – 13:33 hs Aparentemente Scarlett Johansson ha iniciado con una polémica en contra de Disney, pues ahora es Emma Stone quien conideraría demandar a la compañía debido a que estrenó “Cruella” en Disney+ en lugar de dejar la exclusividad… More Emma Stone se sumaría a Scarlett Johansson; considera demandar a Disney

Anne Hathaway celebra 20 años de «Diario de una princesa»

Hathaway comparte una serie de fotografías junto a un mensaje para celebrar el cumpleaños de la película que «lanzó sus sueños» Por: Redacción Digital . 30 de julio de 2021 – 12:24 hs A través de redes sociales, Anne Hathaway celebró los 20 años de “Diario de una princesa”, filme que la llevó a debutar en el cine… More Anne Hathaway celebra 20 años de «Diario de una princesa»

Daisy Grange

Daisy Grange’s project revolves around our primal need as humans: for physical touch. The artist investigated why we crave or despise touch, and how to suggest someone’s imprint on an object. Grange explores why there are certain materials and objects we want to touch, and others we don’t. Is this due to texture or shape,… More Daisy Grange

WHAT A MOVEMENT LOOKS LIKE

By Conor WilliamsPlus IconJuly 30, 2021 10:28am Sarah Schulman’s Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP New York, 1987–1993 documents one of the most daring and important activist organizations in US history. It is meticulously, thoughtfully, and lovingly compiled. Schulman has dedicated much of her life to recording ACT UP’s impact. Her book Gentrification of the… More WHAT A MOVEMENT LOOKS LIKE

Phillip King, Influential British Sculptor, Has Died at 87

BY ALEX GREENBERGERPlus Icon July 30, 2021 1:03pm Phillip King, a sculptor who was an integral member of the British art scene’s New Generation during the 1960s, has died at 87. His gallery, Thomas Dane, confirmed his passing on Thursday. In a statement, Thomas Dane wrote, “We were blessed to have worked with Phillip in the… More Phillip King, Influential British Sculptor, Has Died at 87