Unless you somehow know everything there is to know about John Baldessari or don’t like Tom Waits, both of which seem unlikely, you have no reason not to watch the video below. It was made by the people who made the movie Catfish last year. Read More
Yesterday the organizers of the Frieze fair took a page from our book and told everyone how to get to Randall’s Island. Albeit, their explanation was a video and ours was a piece of reportage-cum-travelogue—details.
The result is below. Many people are asked if they know where Randall’s Island is. Generally, they don’t. Martin Read More
It’s Friday afternoon, so why not watch this video? It’s artists Jon Kessler and Fia Backstrom interviewing Grayson Cox about his show, “The Water’s Fine,” at Gasser and Grunert. Read More
The latest edition of the Afterall journal is out, and it includes an essay by the British-born, New York-based artist Liam Gillick called “Robert Kelly and Robert McNamara: Extended Narrative versus Data Mining.” We’re happy that the Robert Kelly being discussed is, indeed, the R&B superstar better known as R. Kelly. Read More
California band the Red Hot Chili Peppers just released their latest video, for the song “Monarchy of Roses,” and it looks a lot like the drawings of California artist Raymond Pettibon. Plenty of Mr. Pettibon’s trademark images are there, all drawn in brushy ink, including a locomotive billowing smoke, a gigantic tidal wave, mushroom clouds, J. Edgar Hoover and more. Read More
The band MGMT recently sat down for a bloody mary and some wacky self-directed interview questions in a video promoting their upcoming shows at the Guggenheim. Read More
Kids writer and general LES darling Harmony Korine has made a video for Proenza Schouler that feature two hipster Indian women being seduced by a self-described “good ‘ole boy” with crooked eyes and birthday candle fingers. Read More