The back cover of the recent spring 2012 issue of +81, the Tokyo-based Japanese-English design magazine, is a clever graphic representation of the relationship between artists and audience. The spring edition of the magazine is devoted to how the visual identities (VI) and branding was developed for various art museums
We haven’t been fans of the Gap. We don’t shop there (though we here recall we bought some socks and undies at the Gap when we lost our luggage during a trip to LA in the early 2000s, but that’s neither here not there.) We do like this Gap billboard
Fresh artwork by the artist Dain outside Untitled, an art gallery on Orchard Street in the Lower East Side of New York City. [ Traduction française ci-dessous. | Deutsch Übersetzung unten. | Traducción al español está por debajo de | 以下の日本語訳。] Œuvres d’art frais par l’artiste en dehors Dain Sans
The view out a small circle window from the Studio 231 gallery at the New Museum in New York City. The view is of passersby and traffic at the intersection of Prince Street and the Bowery in the Nolita / Lower East Side / SoHo border area.
Screenshot of the BNE Water website below. The site is, among other things, devoted to bringing clean water to a small, remote village in Uganda,
Some pix below of British artist Phyllida Barlow‘s massive sculptural installation at the New Museum in New York City. Great stuff. [ Traduction française ci-dessous. | Deutsch Übersetzung unten. | Traducción al español está por debajo de | 以下の日本語訳。] Quelques photos ci-dessous de l’artiste britannique Phyllida Barlow installation sculpturale massive
A couple of blocks away from Global Graphica’s temporary Tokyo HQ is Daikanyama T-Site, a beautifully manicured and smart new architectural concept for a community-scale urban shopping complex. While in Tokyo, we’ve been taking some coffee breaks at T-Site, where among the handful of shops is a massive Tsutaya bookstore,
While part of the Global Graphica team is temporarily in Tokyo, back in here in New York City, we’ve been seeing some cool stuff on the video-projection front. We’ve put together a short clip from some footage Van shot of the recent MoMA video projection event above the Deitch Wall