I am currently attempting to plan a trip to LA then Japan in June 2013!!! CAN’T WAIT
“Aitken designed the table, which can be played like a xylophone.”
The house is the world’s first temple to “Acid Modernism,” the aesthetic the California-born Aitken conceived for himself and Gemma Ponsa, his companion of the last six years. “The goal was to create a warm, organic modernism that’s also perceptual and hallucinatory,” he said of the design. “We thought that would be a wonderful environment to live in.” (NYT)
Inbox, 2007. Amanda Ross-Ho (US, born 1975). Fiberglass and cat litter.
Amanda Ross-Ho’s work utilizes the residue of everyday life and the poetry of things overlooked. As she explains, “I’ve come to think of everything in the studio - from art materials, tools and source material, to trash and cat toys - as if it were organic material. I’m collaborating with things that have their own charge.” Inbox plays with popular culture and language as well as the traditions of appropriation and assemblage.
(I saw this at LACMA in LA)
A UFO crashed into one of the cages in the Old LA Zoo part of Griffith Park, Los Angeles, California.
located in Los Feliz, an affluent, hilly neighborhood in the Hollywood district of Los Angeles, California, by Techentin Buckingham Architecture
My dream bookshelves!