2020 Dog Shaming Calendar Is Here!

From the blog that started it all, the Dog Shaming 2020 Wall Calendar features photo collages of the funniest and cutest pup-etrators with signs describing their transgressions. Anyone who has shared life with a dog can relate to the crazy antics and adorable-but-guilty expressions that make it hard to stay mad at these furry felons for long. With a variety of dog breeds and humor that’.


Amy Brener Brings ‘Omni-Kits’ to Jack Barrett Gallery

In Amy Brener’s “Omni-Kit” sculpture series, everyday objects and imagery are reprocessed into totem-like sculptures that speak to ritual and memory. These works are highlighted in a new show at Jack Barrett Gallery titled “Consolarium,” a word the artist created for the place where these objects and figures across time collide into these single objects. Materials include urethane resin and foam, silicone, pigment, and more. The show runs through Dec. 20.


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CROX designs aluminium-clad museum shaped like an instrument

Liyang Museum Floating Melodies by CROX

The curvaceous, aluminium-clad form of Liyang Museum in China, was designed by architecture practice CROX to recall the essence of a musical instrument.

Liyang Museum, sits in a landscape of undulating green hills alongside a lake in in Jiangsu Province.

Liyang Museum Floating Melodies by CROX

CROX wanted to translate the sound of an ancient Chinese instrument called the Guqin, a seven-stringed zither, into the shape of the building.

Thin strips of aluminium cladding in varying shades of brown recall the carved wood of the musical instrument. Continue reading