late capitalism

SEE // Jeff Koons Double Feature
Sola Agustsson |
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Superstar artist Jeff Koons currently has two simultaneous exhibitions up in New York.

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SEE // A Bar and a Chocolate Tower at New York's Latest Mega-Gallery // Dieter Roth
Jarrett Moran |
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What better artist to inaugurate Hauser & Wirth’s expansive new space than the sprawling and unwieldy Dieter Roth?

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SEE // Liberating Mona Lisa // Andrea Mary Marshall
Jarrett Moran |
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The Mona Lisa in a transparent dress and cat eye sunglasses.

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KNOW // The Artist Is Haggling // Martha Rosler
Allison Krier |
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The great American garage sale comes to MoMA.

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KNOW // A Street-Style Patron for Murals and Music
Lindsey Grothkopp |
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A free, state-of-the-art recording studio and support for street artists from San Francisco to Manchester.

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The Viral Music Video of Summer 2012
Jarrett Moran |
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“Gangnam Style” stays catchy while hitting the right tone of self-parody, like the K-Pop version of Justin Timberlake’s SNL career.

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Ca$hcats: Exploring the Power Dynamic Between Cats, Humans, and the Internet
Tiffany Jow |
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Mo’ money mo’ problems.

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What We Can Learn from the Most Expensive Artworks Sold at Auction
Jarrett Moran |

French journalist Jean Abbiateci has sorted through the 270 most expensive artworks sold at auction since 2008, and the resulting interactive infographic on visualizing.org reveals a lot about the art market, not all of it pretty.

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The Museum of Contemporary Art Is on Fire
Jarrett Moran |

The artists have officially abandoned LA MOCA, Los Angeles’s only museum devoted to contemporary art.

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An Oil Rig in Times Square
Tiffany Jow |
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Josephine Meckseper explains why she erected an oil rig in the middle of Times Square.

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A New App Helps You Sell iPhone Photos for Cash
Tiffany Jow |

Foap wants to pay you for your iPhone pictures.

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The Man Who Designed the Future
Spencer Nelson |
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One man in particular has shaped how we represent the future. At once immensely familiar and perfectly unknown, painter and engineer Syd Mead is an unavoidable part of American culture.

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