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DIETER RAMS

A retrospective of the work of the great mid-twentieth-century designer Dieter Rams is now on view in Philadelphia. Long revered for his furniture designs for Vitsœ and household appliances for Braun, this month Rams will receive the 2018 Collab Design Excellence Award. Rams is also the subject of a documentary by Gary Hustwit. DIETER RAMS—PRINCIPLED […]

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KAHLIL JOSEPH’S FLY PAPER

Kahlil Joseph’s FLY PAPER—now on view at MOCA/PDC in West Hollywood—is a companion piece to ONE DAY AT A TIME—MANNY FARBER AND TERMITE ART downtown. ONE DAY AT A TIME—KAHLIL JOSEPH’S FLY PAPER Through February 24. MOCA Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood. Kahlil Joseph, Fly Paper, 2017, featuring Ben Vereen. Images courtesy the artist […]

LEE CHANG-DONG’S BURNING

Lee Chang-dong was in town last month for celebratory, sold-out screenings of BURNING, his trenchant epic of dislocation and revenge—and the writer-director’s first film in eight years. Greatly expanding on his original source material—Haruki Murakami’s ambiguous short story “Barn Burning”—Lee told an enthusiastic American Cinematheque crowd that “no matter what your age, race, class, or gender, […]

JILL JOHNSTON DANCING

In 1963 and 1964, Andy Warhol captured dancer-choreographers Lucinda Childs, Yvonne Rainer, and Freddy Herko, and Village Voice dance critic Jill Johnston with his Bolex—performing in lofts, on rooftops, and at Judson. These cinematic time capsules will be screened this weekend and next at the Whitney. The films include Jill Johnston Dancing, Freddy Herko, Jill and […]

SIMONE FORTI IN CONVERSATION

To celebrate the publication of THE BEAR IN THE MIRROR—her collection of stories, prose-poems, drawings, photos, letters, notes, and memories—Simone Forti will join Luke Johnson in conversation this weekend at Artbook.   SIMONE FORTI THE BEAR IN THE MIRROR book launch Saturday, November 17, at 2 pm. Artbook, Hauser & Wirth, 917 East 3rd Street, downtown […]