Photo by Alessandro Lui
June 4th, 6pm
Museo del Novecento
Milano, Palazzo dellâArengario
Via Marconi 1
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YEAR is an annual magazine published by Komplot and David Evrard with the designers Pierre Huyghebaert and Uberknackig.
Year Magazine is published by Komplot (Brussels).
A small batch of 45’s from the collection of our friend Luis.
The two color printing led the unknown designers to think their hardest and work creatively with the typography â to awesome results.
And incidentally, the songs are beautiful too.
This record reminds me an old Buick.
The progenitor of throw-ups.
The Milan Review is a semi-annual litmag which is vaguely thematic and definitely in English. It is distributed pretty much all over the world but conceived and printed in Italy. It includes only short stories and hand-made artworks, such as paintings, drawings, collages and the like. Every issue is radically different from the others in size, form, concept, shape, color and taste. It is almost certainly the best Italian-American literary journal in the world.
The Milan Review Of The Universe is the second issue of The Milan Review. 224 color pages inside a dark blue cover. Divided in twelve chapters, each named after a sign of the zodiac, each containing a short story and a portfolio by a different artist. The artists and the authors were paired arbitrarily.
The writers: Iphgenia Baal, Amie Barrodale, Chiara Barzini, Blake Butler, Matthias âWolfboyâ Connor, Seth Fried, Amelia Gray, Shane Jones, Robert Lopez, Clancy Martin, Francesco Pacifico, Lynne Tillman.
The artists: Massimiliano Bomba, Carola Bonfili, Milano Chow, TJ Cowgill, Joe DeNardo, Francesco de Figueiredo, Roope Eronen, FrĂŠdĂŠric Fleury, Christy Karacas, Taylor McKimens, Brenna Murphy, Toony Navok.
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The first exhibition of GRAPHIC #20 Poster Issue holds until February 24, 2012 at GRAPHIC shop, PajuBookCity, Gyeonggi-do, Korea.
Each graphic designer and artist designed a poster that expresses personal social agenda. This project reviews the social function of posters. The actual issue of GRAPHIC consists of 22 folded posters and designers’ short commentaries.
Ă bĂ¤ke, Alex DeArmond, Anthony Burrill, Bart de Baets & Sandra Kassenaar, Bureau Mirko Borsche, Experimental Jetset, Jin Dallae & Park Woohyuk, Jin Jung, Kimm Kijo, Lawrence Weiner, Mark Owens, Metahaven, Moon Seungyoung, Paul Elliman, Paul Sahre, Pierre Bernard, Richard Niessen & Esther de Vries, Rumors, Scott King, Sulki & Min, Sung JaeHyouk, Workroom Press
The strive for perfection can make one reach for the stars, but prevent from getting the space suit on. This dilemma inspired a perfectionist designer to set herself a cosmic goal: trying to work without falling in ‘perfectioning’ things. This is a journey to a perfectionist mind, producing a free idea world in different mediums and in different levels of completeness. Simple ideas on complicated thoughtsâand vice versa.
What is this thing with perfection? If you missed the exhibition, you’ll find more thoughts on the 350 book pages of research. Take a look!
MA thesis project on visual communication by Suvi HĂ¤ring.
Secret Societies (France, Bordeaux)
CAPC BORDEAUX until February 26, 2012
As a fervent supporter of the existence of reptilian humanoids, conspiracy theories of varying sophistication and â to finish it off â as a citizen of a country where the unique subject by the name of âmafiaâ controls one third of the real economy, I can only but agree with the assumptions around which the exhibition âSecret Societiesâ was developed: man is fascinated by secret societies, and they have existed forever, or at least since the beginning of society âs existence. Curated by Cristina Ricupero and Alexis Vaillant, the exhibition analyzes the general theme of the secret society observed from a novel prospective, that of contemporary art and its artists. Because of their habitual way of working, balanced on a thread of knowledge and the unknown, artists are perhaps the most well-equipped subjects in the exploration of the ideological limits of âtransparencyâ, especially in a era inflated by constant ârevelationsâ.