I feel like if Harm van den Dorpel’s gave a seminar about his work that he would be completely deadpanned and really matter-of-fact about it. Even though some of them look like 20-minute photoshop exercises, I can’t help but be mystified.
With Thousands of visitors the Agenda show was a huge success despite the dismal economy. Thanks to all the buyers who stopped by the booth. Keep an eye out for B/D’s Spring season coming to a shop near you in March.
Human Empire is a multidisciplinary design collective that creates playful and iconic works. Beautiful/Decay recently interviewed them about how their collective was started, their influences, and recent projects.
Chris Millar’s paintings are an interesting mix between R. Crumb, Robert Williams, and your grandmothers nick nack collection. His work is dense with stories, vignettes, and bizarre scenes that wil l keep you staring at one piece for hours before walking off to the next. Take a look at his website by clicking the title link above for more examples of his bizarre world.
Samuel François’s site features a variety of art in various mediums. However my favorite part is his simple outdoor installs and alterations. Some of his alterations would stop you dead in your tracks while others will take years to discover.