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barthélémy toguo’s human bust stamp sculptures create an urban requiem

sited on tall steel ladders are a diverse collection of iroko wooden stamps, each bearing a different message engraved into their surface: phrases like ‘children are people too’, ‘je suis charlie’, ‘ferguson is everywhere’, and ‘don’t shoot’.

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korean pavilion at venice art biennale 2015 by moon kyungwon & jeon joonho

the site-specific work is a continuation of the artists’ ongoing investigation into trying to ‘make sense of what they perceive as a fundamental function of art in the increasingly uncertain and precarious environment we are collectively facing’.

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New Art In My Home: Gray Malin Photography

It’s official: I’m addicted to art. The strongest part of my addiction lies in photographic prints, which is why I was super excited to add two of Gray Malin’s photographs to the walls of my apartment. Gray and I met in person while I was in Los Angeles last month (check out his incredible office!) and the passion he has for his work shone through so strongly. We

Design spotting: Five things that caught our eye this week

Yes, another round-up of design that attracted our attention in the last week or so. Midcentury-inspired bird houses by KoolBird at Etsy If you look admiringly at the midcentury modern properties we feature on the site, but (like us) struggle to afford one, you can always go for something smaller. Like one of these bird […]