Reisig and Taylor, "LACMA Lamps," 2014, part of our current auction benefitting LAAA
July 18th, 2014
Our Duchampian approach to collaging the week’s fascinating, bizarre and banal tidbits turns in on itself this week. We’re finding art in everything — the sky, the changing room, even the toilet flush. Art sales are shifting in every way possible, too. Between the odd future of online auctions, a Kardashian’s kounterfeit and a household name blocking his own sales, everything’s coming up crazy. Get all this — and a peek at Los Angeles’ architectural Achilles heel — in this week’s Found Objects:
The future of hellish air travel looks a lot like a modern-day M.C. Escher.
“To me it’s odd that in this supercharming, unusual place we have an asphalt parking lot.” A wry observation about the mall or The Guggenheim Helsinki?.
Pencils down, paddles up: Washington Post employees are getting first crack at the newspaper’s famed art collection.
This Japanese exhibit about human waste — yes, you read that right — is executed surprisingly well.