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Mishkin’s: Salt Beef and Sours

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via nowness.com | Photo © Ben Murphy
 

A Hanukkah Celebration That Riffs On the New Eatery’s Menu

Marking the festival of lights, Ben Murphy’s still lifes of schmaltzed radishes, bagels and half-sour pickles set amid rarefied tableware are inspired by English restaurateur Russell Norman’s newest endeavor, Mishkin’s. A charming homage to the vanishing world of London’s east end cafes of the 30s and 40s, Norman’s “kind-of Jewish deli with cocktails” mixes in themes from New York’s Lower East Side.
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The Art of Flying

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via theglassmagazine.com | Michail Pirgelis, Bateleur 2011
 

German-born, Cologne-based Greek artist Michail Pirgelis creates his sculptures out of decommissioned airplane parts. Even before knowing that fact, his first solo exhibition at Spruth Magers London consumes the viewer nonetheless – there is a striking visual quality in these weighty and simple objects.
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Logomo café by Tobias Rehberger

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via designws.com | photo by Bo Stranden
 

German artist Tobias Rehberger has created in collaboration with Artek a comprehensive art installation called Nothing happens for a reason at the Logomo café. This is not the first cooperation by Rehberger and Artek.
In 2009, Tobias Rehberger was awarded with a Golden Lion for Best Artist at the Venice Biennale for the permanent installation he created for Palazzo delle Esposizioni in cooperation with Artek.
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Lawrence Weiner @ Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

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North Gallery installation view @ Marian Goodman Gallery
 
a quote we like:
“People, buying my stuff, can take it wherever they go and can rebuild it if they choose. If they keep it in their heads, that’s fine too. They don’t have to buy it to have it – they can have it just by knowing it. Anyone making a reproduction of my art is making art just as valid as art as if I had made it.”

Through January 21, 2011