Objectified is the new film by Gary Hustwit, maker of Helvetica. In this one he looks at the job of industrial designers, the people responsible for creating every manufactured item in the world – from computers and cars to toothpicks and gardening shears. Featuring interviews with top design stars and exploration of key issues such [...]
There’s a new season of the PBS art show Art:21, saw an episode featuring abstract painter Mary Heilmann. Heilmann views her works as icons that can lead to transformative states of thought. Her paintings use intense, jeweled colors and self-referential marks such as the “post-modern drip”. Beautiful, fun, and thoughtful paintings. http://www.pbs.org/art21/artists/mary-heilmann
Time for the annual Gowanus studio tour, info at http://www.agastbrooklyn.com/. I also put together a special post listing artists that have been featured on http://www.artinbrooklyn.com and are participating in the tour.
Interview with the founders of CreatureBox, the great illustration team of Dave Guertin and Greg Baldwin, who also work at Insomniac Games. http://area.autodesk.com/inhouse/bts/creaturebox_full_of_monsters_spacemen_and_storytelling