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SIMON DOONAN ON MUNDO MEZA

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​Simon Doonan—author and window-dresser-for-Barneys nonpareil—will be in Los Angeles this weekend to give a talk on the life and times of his friend, the late artist Mundo Meza (1955–1985), with whom Doonan collaborated on window displays at such West Hollywood boutiques as Maxfield Bleu. Doonan’s talk is part of the ongoing PST: LA/LA exhibition AXIS MUNDO: […]

IN MEMORIAM

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Printed Matter will remember Shannon Michael Cane, their Art Book Fair and editions curator, who passed away this month.   SHANNON MICHAEL CANE MEMORIAL GATHERING, Saturday, November 18, at 3 pm. MoMA PS1, 2nd floor, 2-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City. SHANNON MICHAEL CANE MEMORIAL CELEBRATION, Saturday, November 18, from 9 pm to midnight. JULIUS’ BAR, […]

THE STORY OF THE FACE

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The Face—the post-punk bible of British music and style—published its last issue in 2004, and although plans for a revival are afoot, now is now and then is not. In the meantime, we have THE STORY OF THE FACE, a new book by Paul Gorman. Join Gorman, Face founder and editor Nick Logan, and MagCulture’s Jeremy […]

FOUND IN TRANSLATION

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One of the pleasures of the FOUND IN TRANSLATION show at LACMA is the strong graphic design component in the Modernist section of the exhibition. Posters and drawings illustrate the design exchanges and dialogues between California and Mexico, and include the work of Xavier Viramontes, Yolanda M. López, Fred Ludekens, and many others. . FOUND IN […]

EDITIONS CONTEMPORAINE

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An exhibition at the Centre d’Edition Contemporaine celebrating their in-house work is now open in Geneva. Editions by Valentin Carron, Marc Camille Chaimowicz, François Curlet, Philippe Decrauzat,JasonDodge, Sylvie Fleury, Mathis Gasser, David Hominal, Tobias Kaspar, Jakob Kolding, Giuseppe Penone, Oscar Tuazon, Oriol Vilanova,  Jean-MichelWicker, Susanne M. Winterling, and Heimo Zobernig are featured, with a special focus […]

JIM WALROD

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“There’s this weird thing about liking what other people don’t like…. When someone says ‘That stuff is ugly,’ I am immediately drawn to it because it just means it’s challenging. “Take Memphis furniture and objects…. They were the scourge of the design world for the longest time, and I always found it to be the […]

FELIX BURRICHTER — EDITOR’S CHOICE

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“Tonight (September 21), Felix Burrichter, founding editor of PIN-UP, will present two of his favorite contemporary designers, who happen to be best friends: Katie Stout and Misha Khan. The designers will show their work, and Burrichter will moderate a discussion about their shared history and differing processes.”* KATIE STOUT and MISHA KHAN, Thursday, September 21, […]