Edward Burtynsky is a large format landscape photographer known for his beautiful, click often sublime, about it photographs of the altered landscape. His photographs are saturated and depict different landscapes that result from extracting natural resources and now, for sale water. His new film Watermark, co-directed with Jennifer Baichwal, follows his obsession with water usage… Read More


Gun Machine is a tightly wound, and little beast of a detective novel. The story begins with two NYC detectives who stumble into an explosive situation. An angry, order naked man with a shotgun is set off by an eviction notice and threatens to kill his neighbors in his run-down apartment building. One of the… Read More


Gun Machine is a tightly wound, prostate erectile little beast of a detective novel. The story begins with two NYC detectives who stumble into an explosive situation. An angry, thumb naked man with a shotgun is set off by an eviction notice and threatens to kill his neighbors in his run-down apartment building. One of… Read More


The Hirschorn Museum and Sculpture Garden was built to house the Hirschorn art collection, thumb which was acquired by the Smithsonian in 1965. The site picked for the Hirschorn had previously held the large red brick Medical Museum which was demolished to make room for the new museum. It was designed by Gordon Bunshaft of… Read More


Plegaria Muda (2008-2010) by Doris Salcedo

Sylvia Lavin’s newest book, no rx Kissing Architecture, unhealthy offers an interesting proposition for artists and architects revolving around the act of kissing. Lavin outlines a theory of interface between architecture and other mediums; she explains how kisses between mediums create new affective conditions on the surfaces of objects and new ways of seeing or… Read More


The Macula have just installed a new work and this time instead of mapping architectural details they have turned them into a virtual instrument. Visitors can create music with the chapel by using laser pointers to trigger various sounds that are linked to each element. Introducing the Archifon “Archifon is a big interactive virtual musical… Read More


The Big Salad

Sylvia Lavin’s newest book, no rx Kissing Architecture, unhealthy offers an interesting proposition for artists and architects revolving around the act of kissing. Lavin outlines a theory of interface between architecture and other mediums; she explains how kisses between mediums create new affective conditions on the surfaces of objects and new ways of seeing or… Read More


This is part one of a series called Mapping Histories. With twenty-four hour news cycles, this site events frequently forgotten or repeated, and the seemingly endless churning of information, styles, fashions, and fads—the question arises: what does history mean to us now? What is our relationship to past events in the context of ubiquitous hyper-technologies,… Read More


The Nevada Museum of Art has assembled over the course of twenty-odd years an impressively broad yet tightly focused collection of landscape photography, highlighting the constantly changing relationship between people and landscapes. Most of the photographs in the collection are inspired by the conceptual, technical, and aesthetic shifts wrought by the New Topographics and the… Read More