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MOMA

:: MOMA (Revisited) ::

We recently revisited an oldie but goody, the Architecture and Design exhibit at The Museum of Modern Art (New York) - this one is definitely worth a second look.

From its inception, the collection has been built on the recognition that architecture and design are allied and interdependent arts, so that synthesis has been a founding premise of the collection. Including 28,000 works ranging from large-scale design objects to works on paper and architectural models, the Museum’s diverse Architecture and Design collection surveys major figures and movements from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.

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Misti (Ferdinand Miflienz)
(French, 1865-1923)
"Américan Crescent Cycles" (1900)
MoMa 2
Isamu Noguchi
(American, 1904-1988)
"Radio Nurse Speaker" (1937)

Starting with the reform ideology established by the Arts and Crafts movement, the collection covers major movements of the twentieth century and contemporary issues. The architecture collection documents buildings through models, drawings, and photographs, and includes the Mies van der Rohe Archive. The design collection comprises thousands of objects, ranging from appliances, furniture, and tableware to tools, textiles, sports cars—even a helicopter. The graphic design collection includes noteworthy examples of typography, posters, and other combinations of text and image.

MoMa 3
Herbert Bayer
(American, born Austria. 1900-1985)
"Our Allies Need Eggs" (1942)
MoMA 4
Gerrit Rietveld
(Dutch, 1888-1964)
"Hanging Lamp" (1920)
MoMa 5
Eero Saarinen
(American, born Finland. 1910-1961)
"Tulip Armchair" (1955-56)

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Posted by: Winton Sizemore

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Safe to say fashion week here in New York is pretty on the inside, but she be kinda busted on the outside......

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A model backstage at the Joanna Mastroianni 2008 + a sign hung by Fashion Week on 41st & 6th Ave.

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New York's 2008 Fashion Week color scheme provided by Wonder Bread.

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Set of an X-Files movie? or Fashion week?

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Don't forget water for the models, they can get mighty thirsty. "well where shall we put the 1,000 cases of Evian?" - "mmmm, over there will do, no one seems to be using that part of 41st street"

Posted by: Armin K.

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:: October Blog ::

Street Fashion

[Dunk Alert] A quick peak at a few Dunks from Nike's 2008 Sept-Oct Collections. Highlights: Dunk Low GS - Halloween (Ghosts), Gold Rail Dunk SB, Blazer SB Mid - Pacman + more...

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:: October Featured Artist ::

Raquel Meyers

Madrid, Spain

Here are a few stills from Raquel's glorious 8 Bit videos. You can see the videos in there entirety here at Blip TV.

2 POLICÍAS
Raquel Meyers
"2 POLICÍAS"
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Raquel Meyers
"FIN"

to see more of Raquel Meyers's art work ckick here

:: a bearded Kurt Russell ::

by Sandi Hemmerlein

Kurt

Tonight I found myself at a total nerdfest, surrounded by other isolated lost souls: the John Carpenter retrospective at BAM Rose Cinemas. More specifically, I wanted to check out his version of The Thing starring a very young and bearded Kurt Russell, of which I had somehow never heard til my coworker John mentioned the screaming blood scene last week. Since I was oblivious to it this whole time, I didn't realize what a cult following it had - one of solitary geekdom that I didn't expect to see come out in droves in Brooklyn tonight.

I'm not much of a film geek, but I found the idea of a Kurt Russell movie I'd never seen irresistible, especially if he was going to be sporting such a robust beard.

Posted by: Sandi Hemmerlein

:: Signs of the apocalypse ::

"Search Engine Rap Battle"
"Japanese McDonald's Insanity"

:: Wrestling Retrospective ::

george the animal steel

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Steele was known as an articulate, intelligent and brutal heel. Steele had many managers over the years including Freddie Blassie, Mr. Fuji, the Grand Wizard, and "Luscious" Johnny Valiant. In the mid-1980's, legendary manager Captain Lou Albano began managing Steele, turning him babyface after a long heel run. Steele became very popular in the 1980's, thanks to his green tongue and habit of eating turnbuckle stuffing.

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Steele was inducted into The WWF Hall of Fame in 1995.

Posted by: Winton Sizemore