Month: September 2011

Coffee & Contemporary Art

posted by – 09/26/11 @ 9:26am










Massachusetts: Designer Emily Jerome shows off her newest fashion designs @ the MassMOCA. The lookbook was shot in the North Adams, MA space.

New York: A piano growing out of a tree? Check out the Brooklyn Musem’s current “Sweet Funk” exhibit (until January 8th).

Ohio: Nashville artist Anabel Hopkins takes her work to the Phi Gallery at the Hotel Indigo. Right now Ron Arnold showcases photos made into paintings at his “Photo to Art” exhibit at the hotel. Get the full scoop here.

Chicago: Chocolate Around the World exhibit at the Chicago Field Museum. Need we say more?

Nashville: The Coop Collective is currently hosting their newest exhibit — My mind is telling me know but my body is telling me yes. (At the Vanderbilt E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center until October 7th). Also of note: Imagine By Hand exhibit.

Washington D.C.: The nation’s capital premieres its first flash art “collective.” Check out all the photos.

New York: Andy Warhol…but not the one you’re thinking of.

In Focus: Just Hanging Out

posted by – 09/22/11 @ 7:18pm

We love this black  & white photo of Pete Townshend monkeying around, or a pseudo-serious shot of mustache clad Warhol. When we see rockstars, celebrities, and the beautiful people just “hanging out,” we can’t help but feel as though we’re friends with them. Jonathan Postal–“The Man Who Shot Rock”–thinks so, too.

What musical megamind do you want to throw back a brew (or two) with? Let us know in the comments section.

Coffee & Contemporary Art

posted by – 09/19/11 @ 9:29am

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It’s Monday morning–what’s going on in the world of contemporary art, or right in our backyard? Click through the newest and newsworthy.

Boston: The Hahhvard Yahhd is adding contemporary art to its resume. The trailblazer? Boston’s Institute for Contemporary Art.

Nashville: One of Nashville’s many universities curates African & African American in the aptly-titled  exhibit Other People Other Places: Fisk Collects the World.

London: For the laziest of the lazy–you can now lie down on a padded floor at the Victoria & Albert thanks to the Bourouellec brother’s “Textile Field.”

Worldwide: What’s the real inspiration behind the Google Art Project? Check out this blogger’s interview with the project head to find out.

The Middle East: Photographer Spencer Tunick staged a controversial photoshoot this past weekend–hint: it involves nudity & the Dead Sea.

Nashville: Estel Gallery gives Elvis Presley the religious treatment in its ongoing exhibition. Think The King portrayed as though in a Byzantine cathedral.