I was lucky enough to get to see a Futuro House the last time I went to Los Angeles. This beauty is located in the Hollywood Hills and is one of approximately 60 (of the original 100 constructed) Futuro homes still around today. Futuro homes were originally built in Finland in the late 60s / […]
I went to Cambodia in September as a side trip while visiting Thailand. Here are some images from my first few days in Siem Reap, exploring the ancient temples, Ta Prohm and Angkor Wat, and the surrounding villages. See more on my official photo website here.
More out of town exhibitions! Joël Tettamanti, Compass Points February 15 – August 31, 2013, MIT Museum, Cambridge, MA More information on the show here. See Joël’s website here. And read Cheap & Plastique‘s interview from issue 8 with Joël here. Review of the show on The Boston Globe here. From the series COLS ALPINS […]
Excited for this Cyprien Gaillard show coming to PS1 this month! I think/hope this will make up for the mediocre/terrible exhibitions that PS1 have been putting on for the past 6 months (minus the Art Book Fair!) Cyprien Gaillard at PS1 January 20 — March 18, 2013 Still from Cities of Gold and Mirrors Stills […]
It’s Gordon Matta-Clark night at Chez Violette! Gordon Matta-Clark–Conical Intersect (1975) Gordon Matta-Clark–Fresh Kill (1972)
A friend of mine posted this fabulous video on Facebook this morning. I have always had a thing for futuristic design from the 60’s…. I wish there were more public sculptures here is the US like the ones Raquel Welch and her spaceboys are dancing around. These statues were constructed for the 1968 Olympic Games, […]
My favorite design partner in crime, Marc Rabinowitz (aka Robotowitz), has created a lovely video for this exhibition in LA. If you are in LA check out the show! CAR-FREE MANIFESTO from Rethink/LA on Vimeo. Los Angeles is the personification of our suburban nation, and this archetype is both celebrated and condemned for how it […]
Another aging gentleman that I would like to hug, Jacque Fresco. Excited for this film! Maybe I should have become an architect/engineer, it is too bad that my brain hates Math! I wonder if he had anything to do with Archigram? More info on Future by Design film here. From Netflix: Oscar-nominated filmmaker William Gazecki […]