The Greek tradition, which draws thousands of viewers and will dominate TV for the coming weeks with everything from shot-put to soccer to Jim Nantz speaking in comforting tones, apparently takes a Roman turn after the cameras turn off. ESPN unveils the orgiastic bacchanalia that is the Olympic Village at night.
Nowhereisland, an island nation, is being pulled around Britain by a tugboat, challenging normative conceptions of territory and state. The project, however lacks substance.
Forget The Dorchester. The best London city views are from high above Southbank Centre, which is precisely where artist Fiona Banner chose to erect a one-bedroom houseboat available to the public for one-night-only stays.
It’s been a busy year for Indo-British artist Anish Kapoor. This year alone, the sculptor, recognized for his unique use of form, structure, and pigmentation, exhibited at Frieze New York, held a solo show at both locations of Gladstone Gallery in Chelsea, and recently completed the official Olympic Tower for the London 2012 Games, designed with architect Cecil Balmond.