HER RAVE CARICATURES A THING OF THE PAST, ARTIST MARIKO MORI FOCUSES ON CREATING NEW ECO-FRIENDLY INSTALLATIONS TO BE ENJOYED BY GENERATIONS TO COME Photography Susanna Howe Text Kevin McGarry Over the past twenty years, connectedness has been a driving theme in Mariko Mori’s art, one sparked by our ever-mounting technological frenzy. Born in Tokyo, Mori was a fashion student and runway model in the 1980s before she moved to London and then New York.
People in the know recognize the ongoing sibling connection—and sometimes rivalry—between art and film, as being one creative ‘scene’ and ‘movement’ that inspires the other.
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Still from Thinspiration by Seychelle Allah and Rhett LaRue This year’s program for the seventh traveling, bi-annual Aboveground Animation show includes a wide array of works by twenty-five international artists working in animation and related media. With an evening event of back to back screenings followed by a live performance by Mirror Mirror at Ramiken Crucible on Friday, and a subsequent online exhibition presented by DIS , Aboveground Animation permeates through the new, quirky and sometimes sinuous directions in hand-made animation and three-dimensional rendering. While a return to the human body and meditations on figurative forms—along with a tendency towards electronic music in favor of dialogue—is prevalent throughout many of the works on view, the lack of conceptual continuity for this grouping of videos is actually rather refreshing.
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“Japonisme,” a not-for-sale exhibition at Wartski, the London jeweler, intricately displays how the 19th century saw the influence of Japan reaching to everything from hair combs to silver tea pots.
Click here to view the embedded video. Tumi Japan take the Tumi Tumi Tag case to the streets of Tokyo. David Guarino of Zillion worked over the video
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A new show currently at Gagosian Gallery includes an astonishing array of paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures of Picasso’s muse, Marie-Therese Walter.