I love this story from Dezeen – The Broad imposes 30-second “selfie rule” at Yayoi Kusama exhibition. I sort of loathe selfies, personally, but it’s the worst when people take them in front of artworks you’d like to see. I don’t believe the paintings were intended to be background imagery for portraits, and I think you kind of completely miss the point when you turn away from the artwork to document your own face too. Waiting for folks to hurry up and finish their narcissism so you can finally view the artwork in quest is extra tedious too. I’m getting old, obviously. On the other hand, I suppose that peoples’ need to take selfies in front of famous artwork at least helps to get more bodies into art galleries, which is arguably a win for everyone?
Somehow, I almost missed this release, which is odd to me, because I’m a fan of artist Kevin Lyons‘ work, and of Star Wars, and I’m also a fan of Uniqlo. My buddy was wearing this t-shirt yesterday and otherwise I would have missed this drop entirely. This is one of several graphic tees by Kevin, and they are part of a larger Star Wars Artist Collection, including designs by James Jarvis and Geoff McFettridge.
Check out the latest mural in LA by San Jose-based artist Sam Rodriguez. Located at corner of Commonwealth Av. & 6th Street in Koreatown, it’s entitled “Xochitl” – the word for “flower” in the Nahuatl or “Aztec” language. Looking forward to checking this one out!
The good people at East Los Musubi food pop-up have teamed up with the Los Angeles lettering legend Chaz Bojorquez for this latest logo of theirs, and it doesn’t disappoint. Available in their online store.