Sola Agustsson

Sola is a writer and a graduate student at Brooklyn College. She graduated from UC Berkeley in 2010.

Posts written by Sola Agustsson

KNOW // Csilla Klenyanszki
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Hungarian artist Csilla Klenyanszki cleverly plays with common objects, exposing the absurdity inherent in everyday life.

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KNOW // Mark Maggiori
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A perverse take on the American West.

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KNOW // Housewives on Acid
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Miles Aldridges’ photographs are a window into a vivid and terrifying future, or an acid flashback.

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KNOW // Bodies of Normandy
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The 9,000 silhouettes stenciled onto the beach by the artists and volunteers, entitled The Fallen, is an ephemeral reminder of the atrocities of war.

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KNOW // Eikoh Hosoe's Abstract Nudes
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Japanese photographer Eikoh Hosoe utilize the contours of the human body to create abstract, expressionistic black-and-white compositions.

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SEE // The Ultimate Glass Party House
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If you escape New York City this fall, Philip Johnson’s Glass House in New Canaan is a perfect destination.

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SEE // You Are Standing in an Open Field
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Jon Rafman’s You Are Standing in an Open Field will make you want to smash your laptop.

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KNOW // Nino Sarabutra's Porcelain Catacombs
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What will you leave behind?

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BUY // NY Art Book Fair at PS1!
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Attention bookworms, art lovers and people who just like to browse through photo books looking at glossy, pretty pictures: Printed Matter’s eighth annual Art Book Fair is happening this weekend!

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SEE // Didier Massard's Supernatural Photography
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Massard’s fabricated photographs transport you into mythical worlds and disappearing ecosystems, lucidly capturing the arctic circle and the Tower of Babel as though you were there yourself, of course without an onslaught of tourists these sights would inevitably attract.

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SEE // Salinger's Letters to an Aspiring Writer
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Ever wonder what advice J.D. Salinger would give you about writing? The Morgan Library has the documentation.

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SEE // Josef Breitenbach
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Josef Breitenbach’s ghostly expressionistic photographs in many ways reflect the isolation the artist felt in his own life.

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