#CLOSERLOOK: JONATHAN MONK’S RESTAURANT DRAWINGS

The Restaurant Drawings series began in 2015 when Jonathan Monk and his family relocated temporarily from Berlin to Rome. In Italy, receipts are often elaborate, with hand-scrawled notes and numbers that bear the mark of a server’s hand. “It’s not done on a computer—it’s a written receipt that the waiters add up and plonk on […]

WHO IS KAYE DONACHIE’S HEROINE?

Katherine Mansfield is New Zealand’s most internationally famous author. She was a writer of short stories, poetry, letters, journals and reviews, and changed the way the short story was written in the English language.

FAYE TOOGOOD

Faye Toogood has embraced many disciplines in her career, ranging from art to interior and product design through publishing and fashion .

ART JET TO SOUTH AMERICA: CALDER INVENTS THE SKY PAINTING

Mobile means “Alexander Calder”. In the 70s the artist has taken art in motion one step higher, to art aloft: an airplane painting. His work is filled with humor, it has all kinds of amusing details; and even when you’re sitting inside the plane, you look out and you can notice brilliant forms like moving […]

#CLOSERLOOK: TOM SACHS & LE CORBUSIER

Untitled – Modular man with syringe, 2002 by Tom Sachs is made out of synthetic polymer paint on canvas. The artworks, as the title suggests, shows a synringe and a “Modular Man”, a clear reference to Le Corbusier’s Modulor.   The Modulor is an anthropometric scale of proportions devised by architect Le Corbusier. He developed […]

#ARTISTHOUSE: CASA CORBERO

Nestled in the suburb of Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, we can discover Xavier Corberó’s 32 square kilometer terrain. With a summary of nine buildings, the estate is a labyrinthine cabinet of curiosities concealed by a heavy medieval stone fence. Xavier Corberó has been considered by many to be the most significant Catalan artist since Gaudí.

#RHYTHMOFART: CHRIS CUNNINGHAM

Described by some as “the greatest disturbed talent videomusic has ever had”, Chris Cunnigham is known for his disquieting, funny and disturbing settings. Cunnigham has worked with several electronic musicians of the 1990s creating some of the most iconic music videos.