Friday, October 15, 2010



Moondoggies "Empress of the North" from Tidelands (out this week on Hardly Art). Video by Pacific Standard favorite Drew Christie – see much more of Drew's work at his blog Democracy for the Cartoons.

Dries Does It Again

So fresh, so easy, so sophisticated, so timeless. So exactly what I want to be wearing now.

Dries Van Noten Spring 2011

Your Weekly Mr. Littlejeans

Usually when we go away for a weekend (or longer) Jeans is super pissed and sulks around the house for a few days to punish us. Last Sunday when we got back from a few days in Idaho, he just wanted to snug.

This is seriously like 20 minutes after we got home.

Logging On


The Innernette by Tim and Eric

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Best Foot Forward

I am obsessed with these:

Karen high-heel platform sandal, $775 at Gucci.
Also available in black.

In the Bag

40 oz. by Chris Crites. Photo by Dan Thornton

Tonight at Vermillion, Seattle's Canoe Social Club launches its inaugural issue of BrownBagMag – "a semi-quarterly celebration of arts, culture, and science, interested in the interrelationships of the arts, of art to science and the artist to society" with contributions from Rick Araluce, Maxfield Chandler, Chris Crites, Tom Dougherty, Jed Dunkerley, Charles Leggett, Jessica Levey, Sarah Lippek, Darby McDevitt, Linden Ontjes, Arne Pihl, Robert Rousseau, Erin Shafkind.
Other than that, I know very little, but as I get somewhat ridiculously worked up about new publications, I am quite excited to check it out. Get more info here; the launch party is tonight from 7PM on at Vermillion.

Powers of Ten


Charles & Ray Eames Powers of Ten (1977, Distributed by IBM)

In case anyone missed it (say, I don't know, because you were caught up in football, or stuck in traffic behind a rockslide on Snoqualmie Pass on the way back from Idaho),
Sunday was 10/10/10 – and with that in mind, New York design network Core77 is inviting videographers to create 2-minute video responses to Powers of Ten, to be judged by a panel of six judges including MoMA Design & Architecture Curator Paola Antonelli, filmmaker Gary Hustwit, and Eames Office director Eames Demetrios. The winner gets $2,000 cash, an Eames Molded Plywood Lounge Chair, and a bunch of other cool stuff. The competition opens October 18th and all entries are due by January 9th – click here for details.

Image of the Day

Javier Piñón, The Cave of Knowledge, 2010 (Collage, 12 x 9 inches) from O Babalon, a show of the Cuban-born artist's work at ZieherSmith Gallery in New York.
Javier Piñón’s 2010 exhibition of collages is built around depictions of the highly charged image of the earth goddess Babalon, her attendants, priestesses and their mystical terrain unfolding in a narrative of liberation, sensuality, death and rejuvenation. Together the female players act as warrior protectorates and elusive guards of mysterious natural rites, often in what appears to be an acts of sacrifice or sensual oblation. The densely rendered surroundings are a culmination of the singularly meticulous technical approach of the artist, carving and sculpting his original two dimensional source materials into optically accurate, air-tight backdrops that seem to heave and breathe with expectation.
O Babalon runs today through November 13. Click here for more images and info.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Anything Is Possible


Trailer for William Kentridge: Anything is Possible, which is screening this Friday night, 7–8:30PM, at The Henry.

Here are some photos of Kentridge works at MoMA when I was there in April:

Visit for more info on William Kentridge: Anything is Possible and for info on Friday night's screening.

Ready Steady Go


Stuck in my head for some reason.

Image of the Day

The chic of Araby in 1976, a photo by David Bailey from Walter Albini and His Times: All Power to the Imagination (Marsilio), a new book by Maria Luisa Frisa and Stefano Tonchi. Albini, a contemporary of Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent, reached great critical acclaim but died young in 1983 and has since been largely forgotten. From a recent post at The Moment:
Not long before he died, Albini had announced that fashion was dead, "that it was only about styling now," Tonchi says. To make his point, Albini presented a "non-collection" of bits and pieces borrowed from journalists, photographers and designers, assembling them into static looks hung on a wall with plaster masks of his face.
Visit The Moment to read the post and to see more images; Walter Albini and His Times is published by Marsilio and available from Powell's and elsewhere.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Image of the Day

Emily at her family's farm in Avon, Idaho, last weekend.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Image of the Day

. We went to Idaho this past weekend to see Emily's parents and picked up some quail eggs at the Moscow farmers' market.

Ain't That


I Love America by Hedi Slimane