Archive for December 2010


In her fourth solo show A Stack of Black Pants at Cherry and Martin, one cannot help but sense Amanda Ross-Ho’s oeuvre as improvisational, where the works in the gallery space are subject to revision and revision.  Pencil markings discreetly written at random on the walls at odd heights and angles invite the attentive viewer [...]

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The Microsoft Courier might be one of the best designs that will never hit the marketplace.  A literal Ipad on Acid, the Courier is a tablet designed to function like a virtual notebook complete with a handy stylus that doubles as a mouse and a nifty pen to jot down ideas.  From the demo video [...]

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If you’re a Mac user, it’s likely you have had experienced some form of technological misbehavior and then a sequence of overwhelming feelings of dread, anger, disgust, self -loathing, and utter helplessness.  It takes every fiber of your being NOT to smash the computer to the floor and end the misery right then and there. [...]

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A show featuring the photographic works of Israeli artist Michal Chelbin and California-based photographer Hugh Holland present disparate visions of childhood, athleticism, and homosocial experiences. In “Locals Only” Holland’s color photographs document skateboarding culture in the mid-seventies, specifically the days of Dogtown in Venice, California where skateboarding was an extension of surfing and not yet [...]

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