K.R.M. Mooney at Miguel Abreu Gallery | Orchard Street

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K.R.M. Mooney’s first exhibition with this gallery (and in New York) features a selection of suggestively deformed equipment, from architectural and industrial materials to nearly figurative compositions. Take the wall-mounted assemblage Housing (c.) ii (all works 2022), with its bent, expensive-looking, copper-colored sheet. This aspect nearly resolves into something that […]

FUTURA2000 Unveils ‘Pointman – River Warrior’ Sculpture At Potato Head Bali

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In collaboration with Potato Head, New York City graffiti artist FUTURA2000 has created a sculpture titled ‘Pointman – River Warrior,’ unveiled in Bali Friday, 9 December. Created using waste collected across the island of Bali, Pointman speaks to Potato Head’s ideation that sustainability can be beautiful.  FUTURA2000, a well-known and respected graffiti […]

Mhairi Killin at Reid Gallery, Glasgow School of Art

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In August 2018, the carcasses of nearly 120 deep-diving beaked whales washed up along the coastlines of Iceland, Ireland, the Faroe Islands, and Scotland’s Hebrides archipelago. Scientists concluded they were victims of the sonar signals from naval exercises, which can confuse the echolocation systems the animals use to survive. Mhairi […]

Who We Were When We Were Here : Open Space

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Un-Disclosure We were teaching on the reservation when, overnight, the campus closed. We were working remotely, seeing students in person only when shopping at Fred Meyer. The tribe took care of us, valuing science over the bottom-line. There were challenges for students — finding Wi-Fi in Starbucks parking lots, dealing […]

Thomas Nast and the Santa Claus We Know Today

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Share: by Cynthia Close Santa’s Portrait (above), a color illustration by the noted German born American political cartoonist Thomas Nast, appeared in an 1881 edition of Harper’s Magazine. It is credited with being the first image to establish all the visual elements we associate with America’s version of Santa Claus we […]