In 1967, the Velvet Underground released an album that would change the trajectory of rock 'n' roll forever. Decades later, it's still inspiring: This time with lessons on decision making, self-awareness, and productivity.
"Pharma," an exhibition of pharmaceutical-focused graphic design that opened at the Herb Lubalin Study Center at Cooper Union on November 1, traces this evolution of visual trends using more than 60 pieces, some from as far back as 1898 and as recent as this year. But the bulk of the material comes from the fertile period of experimentation (in design, not drugs) between 1940s and 1960s.
Actor and artist Dennis Hopper died of complications related to prostate cancer on Saturday. He was 74. We recently covered his debut at MOCA under new curator Jeffrey Deitch. Here is that report revisited.
The world's favorite plastic party girl and the furniture industry's favorite plastic purveyor have teamed up in a brilliant collaboration to celebrate their respective birthdays at the big furniture fair in Milan.
Long before Andy Warhol and his soup cans or Damien Hirst and his one-man auction show, art and commerce
were intimate bedfellows. This Getty show reminds us just how long,
with 23 drawings done by Renaissance and Baroque artists to prep for
stained glass, sculpture, jewelry, and tapestries commissioned by
wealthy patrons. The mock-ups, like Jean-Louis Prieur's 1775 Drawing for a Wall Light
— displayed with the finished product — are remarkably detailed. That