Even if you don’t know the names Peter Fischli and David Weiss, you’ve probably seen some of their work. Their short film “The Way Things Go,” in which everyday objects collide with each other in an apparently seamless chain reaction, is considered “the Citizen Kane of do-it-yourself cinema,” according to the New Yorker....more
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A new exhibit at the Guggenheim Museum mixes visual art with writing:
“Storylines” is about the resurgence of narrative in the visual arts, but it is also about how writers still love to write about the things artists make. In a moment of inspiration, the exhibition’s curators got thirty novelists and poets, from John Ashbery to Jeanette Winterson, to write creative responses to the works in the show.
The New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium is a weekly forum for discussing the tradition and future of text/image work. Open to the public, it meets Tuesday nights 7-9 p.m. EST in New York City....more
“People were gathered in the entryway looking at something, and when we stepped forward we saw what: a couple laying on the floor, kissing and embracing in slow motion.”...more
Three parts rave, two parts bourgeois museum gathering and one part carnival....more