The astounding problem of Andrew Novick

Andrew Novick

“The Astounding Problem of Andrew Novick features the overwhelming and unusual collections of an eccentric individual who does not consider himself an artist. In total, Andrew Novick estimates he has over a hundred collections: Barbie dolls of every variety, Chihuahua figurines, clown paintings, anything related to teeth or braces. The truth is he has far more things than will or can ever be organized into a “collection.” Inside his home and in his rented storage space he has stacks, piles and boxes of answering machine cassette tapes full of incoming phone messages, more answering machine cassette tapes with recordings of recording almost every conversation he has ever had with a telemarketer, jars ripe with formaldehyde-free dead animals, uncommon foods and more.

My Monsters

My Monsters
My Monsters

Mymo of My Monsters is an artist currently working in Berlin and New York.

 

From her about page:  ”Mymo’s works are conceived using methods of free association similar to Surrealistic procedures; that is to say, the figures have the closest possible relationship to their surroundings.”

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Stephen Eichhorn

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Susan Jamison


Susan Jamisons cryptic depictions of femininity incorporate references from medical and botany journals, domestic objects and, of course, Snow White.

Emilio @ Year of the Ox @ GR2

Heres a chance to meet renowned artist (and B/D fave) Emilio this saturday at Giant Robot2 as well as other great artsts at Giant Robot2 on Sawtelle. He will be presenting his latest works as part of the Year of the Ox show. 

 

Jessica Frelinghuysen


Jessica Frelinghuysens work is concerned with, as she puts it “…creating democratic spaces”. Devises that abet the assimilation (and sometimes alienate) the user in our new civilized constructs. Ponchos to enjoy grass in without having to actually touch grass, and big collapsable paper helmets to tell secrets in are a few concepts that blur the line between genius and funky-freshness.

Technology…

Did you just awake from a twenty year coma? Then youre probably wondering where you can pick up a current issue of .info, a magazine dedicated to Mac computers way back when they were called “Amigas. Sorry dude. The nerds are dead, we killed all of them. But hey, cheer up! You can still see some knee slappin’ episodes of .info magazines Bryce: one of the  first comic strips created digitally. 

Alvvino


Alvvino, Berlin based design/illustrator creates a style that seems long past. When i first peeked at his website I thought to myself “Classic!” Then I thought “no no, you’re just an intern here. You have no authority to make judgements like that” But the craftsmanship of these pieces are inevitable and their atmosphere is both pleasant and consuming.