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Latest Entries Wednesday, November 25th 2015

Barnes Foundation announced that the Barnes will offer free general admission on weekdays to all students. This expanded access was made possible by a $1 Million Match Opportunity, provided by an anonymous donor, which matches funds raised through increases in annual memberships and new memberships to the Barnes.


Twin Limb are type of nouveau Americana, enlisting all the roots-y singing and strings their part of the world has been known for since its inception, but stacking all the types of production tricks we’ve learned over the decades, bringing us to 2015.


The indie rock quintet Come Wind has debuted another track today from their upcoming full-length album Move in Place.

Jacqueline de Ribes in Christian Dior, 1959. Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photograph by Roloff Beny, Roloff Beny Estate

The Costume Institute’s Fall 2015 exhibition, Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style, will focus on the internationally renowned style icon Countess Jacqueline de Ribes, whose originality and elegance established her as one of the most celebrated fashion personas of the 20th century.

Studio Installation view of "Human Plurality Mode" with "My Avatar Lover 3015", 2015

Garis & Hahn will present the gallery’s first solo exhibition of Berlin based artist, Christopher Winter. Virtual Being will debut 14 new works including mixed media paintings and one sculpture from the artist’s “Speculative Realism” series that raises questions of alternate dimensions and the nature of reality.

Peter Hristroff Teaser

From November 2015 through June 2016, the visual artist and educator Peter Hristoff—a 2015-16 artist in residence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art—will engage with Museum visitors in a series of creative, multi-faceted public programs that demonstrate the vibrancy, diversity, and beauty of contemporary Islamic culture within the context of the Met’s collection.


The film was made as a spontaneous declaration of love for the city of Los Angeles and its recent Renaissance. It starts with the narrative pretext of a storyline conceived around the idea of someone sending a letter from LA and it progresses into a more kaleidoscopic stream of consciousness of two young men living, working and dreaming in LA.


Directed by Elba Berganza, “The Devil’s Shelter” features guest vocals by Alex Maas of The Black Angels.

Cornelia Parker / Image courtesy of Frith Street Gallery

British artist Cornelia Parker has been selected to create a site-specific installation atop the Met’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. The installation will be on view from May through October 2016, and will be the fourth in a series of site-specific commissions for the outdoor space.

Maria Hassabi. PLASTIC. Installation view, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, January 31 – March 1, 2015. Photo by Thomas Poravas.

A major exhibition focusing on Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas’s (1834–1917) extraordinary and rarely seen monotypes and their impact on his wider practice, on view March 26 through July 24, 2016.

Shomei Tomatsu (Japanese, 1930-2012). Hibakusha Tomitarō Shimotani, Nagasaki. 1961.

The years surrounding World War II posed a creative and existential crisis, as artists struggled to respond to human, social, and cultural conditions in the wake of the horrors of combat, images of concentration camps, and the aftermath of the atomic bomb.


Hal Lasko, better known as Grandpa, worked as a graphic artist back when everything was done by hand. His family introduced him to the computer and Microsoft Paint long after he retired.

Rubens Cantuni, Tokyo Candies.

Italian illustrator Rubens Cantuni takes us on a trip of a lifetime, into the world of Tokyo Candies.

Zuzanna Bijoch for Atelier Versace

Paris based fashion illustrator Caroline Andrieu publishes a new series entitled ‘Spring 2013 Couture’ illustrating the familiar faces off the Spring 2013 Couture runway shows including Lindsey Wixson, Ruby Jean Wilson and Roberta Narciso for Prada as well as many others.

Charles Garoian, Drill Team: Homecoming Parade, 1974; powerpoint, performances with students at Los Altos High School; dimensions variable; Collection of the artist; © Charles GaroianCharles Garoian, Drill Team: Homecoming Parade, 1974; powerpoint, performances with students at Los Altos High School; dimensions variable; Collection of the artist; © Charles Garoian

SFMOMA will present an off-site exhibition throughout the downtown commercial core of Los Altos, a town located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Featured artists include Jeremy Blake, Spencer Finch, Charles Garoian, Christian Jankowski, Chris Johanson, Mike Mills, Kateřina Ŝedá, Alec Soth, and Jessica Stockholder.


The icons of the New York Skyline will soon have a new companion. Located on Park Avenue between 56th and 57th streets, 432 Park Avenue will be the tallest residential tower in the Western Hempishere upon its completion in 2015.


Directed by filmmaker Dan Sully – who also created the video for the first album’s single ‘Come Closer’– this cinematic love letter to Liverpool offers a series of emotionally resonant vignettes shot in classic black and white.


Founded in Connecticut in 1975, Ghurka has served as a symbol of superior American leather craftsmanship for almost forty years.

Ryan Yoon, Editor in Chief of The GROUND

A young, creative and very intelligent business-oriented gentleman. Founder & Editor-in-Chief of The GROUND Ryan Yoon discusses new and upcoming projects as he shares his personal views on the state of print media, life and inspiration.


We all knew her in high school.. the girl who seemed to be on the wrong side of the tracks. A rebel. The “wild child.” She skipped class often, but when she was there we couldn’t take our eyes off of her.


Boston-based music blog Big Old Big One produces and releases monthly music videos of national musical acts playing unplugged in various and unique locations.


The highly anticipated opening of Rehs Contemporary Galleries’ exhibit, “The BIG Gamble,” was beyond imagination.


In less than a week Rehs Contemporary Galleries will open its doors to premiere “THE BIG GAMBLE”, a gallery exhibition featuring talents from the Ani Art Academies.


Art as practiced by M/M (Paris) is a cumulative affair, spreading from medium to medium in a process of endless expansion.


In the past twenty years, design has branched out in new directions, galvanizing young practitioners, sparking novel business models, and attracting worldwide attention.