*Η τέχνη ως απειλή… Μέρος Α΄

  Μαΐου 22, 2012 από mariayiayiannou   Η τέχνη ως απειλή & οι μεταμορφώσεις της εικονομαχίας   Μέρος Α΄   (Δημοσιεύτηκε στην Αξία,  19.05.12)    Μέσα στο 2011 σημειώθηκαν δύο κατά σειρά επιθέσεις στην Εθνική Πινακοθήκη της Ουάσινγκτον από το ίδιο πρόσωπο. Μια μεσήλικη γυναίκα (Σούζαν Μπερνς), αρχικά προσπάθησε να απομακρύνει έναν πίνακα του Γκωγκέν και […]

A ROUGH RECAP FROM FRIEZE NEW YORK 2012

This past weekend Frieze mounted their inaugural New York fair on Randall’s Island in an extensive, 180 gallery showcase of contemporary art. With large financial backers like the Financial Times, BMW, and Deutsche Bank, it seemed the big concern on everyone’s mind regarded the state of the contemporary market as well as whether a new […]

Lines of Thoughts

The exhibition Lines of Thought explores the work of 15 contemporary artists, whose practice has focused in particular on using line in creatively challenging ways. With works representing different generations, it is remarkable to observe how the meaning and use of line varies from one artist to another. Simply the running on of a point, […]

Jesper Kouthoofd: IKEA KNAPPA Cardboard Digital Camera

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZTQ60EBRDo

The IKEA PS (post scriptum) collection is the Swedish brand’s carefully curated, design-centric line of products created in collaboration with various independent designers, only once every several years. For the 2012 PS furniture, lighting and accessories collection, IKEA continues to reaffirm the importance of real design in real homes, but in a manner that is genuine, environmentally friendly and affordable. Like the cardboard digital camera, from designer Jesper Kouthoofd, who believes the camera is a true link between that real design, and the inspiration of its end-user. The USB-accessed camera holds up to 40 photos, and uses only two AAA batteries set into its ingeniously flat-packed cardboard body. The PS collection is available now, at IKEA stores worldwide.