Debbie Han, Food and Sensuality, Starting 2005 via Art Radar
Posted: April 26th, 2013 | Author: Kate | Filed under: Body | Tags: Art Radar, body, Debbie Han, Korea, South Korea, South Korean, Sushi | No Comments »
From Flesh Love by Haruhiko Kawaguchi via Art 21′s Pinterest
In Flesh Love couples are vacuum sealed together while Japanese photographer Haruhiko Kawaguchi quickly snaps photos. Read more about it on Huffington Post and Feature Shoot. If you can handle it, here a video of the process.
Posted: April 7th, 2013 | Author: Kate | Filed under: Art Review, Body, Visual and Critical Studies | Tags: Art21, body, Feature Shoot, Huffington Post, Japan, Japanese, Love, Pinterest, vacuum sealed | No Comments »
via Design Boom
Images taken by David Oliete of the Human Tower Competition in Tarragona, Spain.
Posted: April 6th, 2013 | Author: Kate | Filed under: Art Review, Body, Visual and Critical Studies | Tags: body, David Oliete, Design Boom, DesignBoom, human tower competition, piles of bodies, Spain, Tarragona | No Comments »
Duane Michals, Paradise Regained, 1968
I was flipping through one of the textbooks I use to prepare Art History lectures and came across this set of prints. Among many things, I was immediately struck by the almost immediate nakedness of the woman compared to the man. I wonder what a 2013 version of this print would be?
Posted: April 5th, 2013 | Author: Kate | Filed under: Art Review, Body, Visual and Critical Studies | Tags: Adam and Eve, Duane Michals, female, feminine, Forest, gender, gender difference, male, mascualine, naked, nude, Paradise Regained, sex, sexuality, womens rights | No Comments »
Do you love dissections of Barbie’s as much as I do? Above see Jason Freeny’s ”Choice Cuts: New Sculptural Work” at 101/exhibit via ArtDaily. Below Huffington Post exposes Barbie un-made. Writing this post made me curious about Barbie today. She’s still going strong–check her out here.
via Huffington Post
Posted: April 2nd, 2013 | Author: Kate | Filed under: Body, Visual and Critical Studies | Tags: Artdaily, Barbie, body, braces, childhood, deconstruction, dolls, guts, Huffington Post, inside, Make-up, nostalgia, skin, VCS | No Comments »
GERMANY on POLAND: I’d like to go see Twisted Entities at Museum Morsbroich in Germany. E-flux says, “bodies are dissected, squeezed, deformed, duplicated and over-wound.” Sign me up!
UNITED KINGDOM: Charming for the Revolution A Congress for Gender Talents and Wildness a collaboration with the Tate Modern and Electra. E-flux says, “Charming for the Revolution is an experimental congress of artists, activists and thinkers who seek to unpick underpinning, pressing questions of contemporary sexual and gender politics; exploring strategies that divert and destabilise normative gender and its representations.”
NEPAL: There is now a third gender option for those procuring a citizenship certificate in Nepal. Huffington Post says, “activists hailed the decision, saying it was an achievement for gay and transgender rights.”
UNITED NATIONS: Did you know that there is a UN Gender Equality New Feed?
Posted: January 27th, 2013 | Author: Kate | Filed under: Art Review, Body, Sunday Morning Coffee | Tags: architecture, body, Design Boom, DesignBoom, e-flux, Electra Productions, gender, gender bender, Germany, his and hers, Museum Morsbroich, Poland, Tate Modern, UK, United Kingdom, United Nations | No Comments »
Earthenware by Ronit Baranga
via Design Boom
Posted: January 9th, 2013 | Author: Kate | Filed under: Art Review, Body | Tags: body, ceramics, Design Boom, DesignBoom, earthenware, Israel, Mouth, Ronit Baranga, visceral | No Comments »
via Lil Mol’
Maud Lavin write about the “Bad Barbies” Gang for Slate Magazine.
Irina Ionesco pays her daughter Eva Ionesco for the explicit photos the mother published of her daughter when she was a young girl via Art Daily.
Gwangju Design Biennale appoints Young Hye Lee to be director for the 2013 Biennale via e-flux.
South Korea nominated their first female president on Wednesday, Park Guen-hye. She is the daughter of former president Park Chung-hee who is responsible for both an economic turn around and a dictatorship-like reign. Some hope that a female president in South Korea will help break down traditional Confucian social boundaries.
Posted: December 23rd, 2012 | Author: Kate | Filed under: Art Review, Body, Sunday Morning Coffee, Visual and Critical Studies | Tags: Art Daily, Bad Barbies, Barbie, biennale, Eva Ionesco, gangs, Gwangju, Gwangju Design Biennale, Irina Ionesco, Maud Lavin, Park Chung-hee, Park Guen-hye, Playboy, South Korea | No Comments »