David Foster Wallace was a hyper-anxious chronicler of the minute details of a certain kind of upper-middle-class American life. In his hands, it took on sometimes luminous, sometimes jaundiced qualities.
Paradise Row is pleased to present History Is Not Mine, the first UK solo exhibition of works by Mounir Fatmi.
Frank G. Carpenter, journalist, author, photographer, and world traveler, was born in Mansfield, Ohio in 1855. Following his graduation from the University of Wooster in Ohio in 1877, Carpenter began working for the Cleveland Leader and in 1882 he became the Washington, D.C. correspondent for that newspaper and had a regular column entitled “Carp’s Washington.”
The buzz surrounding American author Jonathan Franzen is not all in day’s work for most writers, especially on this scale.
People often ask me, what are your favorite cities in the world. I undoubtedly answer with two cities you rarely hear mentioned as “favorites” – Athens, Greece and Los Angeles, California.
Marie-Margaux Tsakiri-Scanatovits is a freelance illustrator and animator based in North London and graduate from the Royal College of Art. She is also part of Moth, a collective set up by Daniel Chester, David Prosser and herself.
Arrrgh! Monstres de Mode is the first international fashion exhibition of monstrous, radical or grotesque creations inspired by the ‘character design’ phenomenon. The exhibition presents 58 fashion designers and artists with over 80 costumes and installations as one entity, one piece of art.
Nikki McClure of Olympia, Washington is known for her painstakingly intricate and beautiful paper cuts.
Mayeul Akpovi is a motion time-lapse photographer and short film creator from Benin and currently living in Besançon, France. In a recent series entitled Paris in Motion, Akpovi took over 6,500 photos to create two incredible timelapse, stopmotion films (shown below).
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2013 to Pierre Deligne Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, USA “for seminal contributions to algebraic geometry and for their transformative impacton number theory, representation theory, and related fields”. Geometric objects such as lines, circles and spheres can bedescribed by simple algebraic equations.
“Hell As Pavilion” is an exhibition that examines the question of “being contemporary” within a culture in crisis, hosted by The Palais de Tokyo contemporary art centre in Paris, curated by Nadja Argyropoulou, and realized, with the collaboration of architect Yorgos Tzirtzilakis (February 25 and April 4, 2013).