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TI DATE: Nicolas Provost: PLOT POINT TRILOGY: Q+A: FILM SOCIETY LINCOLN CENTER 9:15PM: 04: 23: 14

Plot Point (2007) dramatizes the NYPD’s movements in Times Square.Plot Point (2007) dramatizes the NYPD’s movements in Times Square.

Nicolas Provost’s work studies the similarities between the narrative conventions of movies and the recording of the everyday, and looks for the cinematic everywhere but the cinema. In his Plot Point Trilogy, three short videos created over six years, Provost filmed iconic public spaces with a hidden camera, weaving the footage into dramatic arcs using narrative editing devices. Plot Point (2007) dramatizes the NYPD’s movements in Times Square. Stardust (2010) transforms the ugly foyers of Las Vegas into a crime story featuring real Hollywood stars. And Tokyo Giants (2012) follows an actor playing a serial killer through the Japanese metropolis [Images courtesy of Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium].

Current Viewing: Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster : euqinimod & costumes : 303Gallery (NYC): Until May 31

Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster lives and works in Paris and Rio de Janeiro.Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster lives and works in Paris and Rio de Janeiro.

For her first exhibition at 303 and in a New York gallery, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster will present a new typology of works by revealing an unusual part of her personal archives from the mid-sixties until now, both intimate and social, both fetishistic and symptomatic: her personal clothing and textiles.

Walter Cessna: Non- Stop

Taylor Miranda & Erin Elizabeth wears vintage minks over Scooter LaForge t-shirts. Styling & photographs by Walt Cessna SF 13Taylor Miranda & Erin Elizabeth wears vintage minks over Scooter LaForge t-shirts. Styling & photographs by Walt Cessna SF 13

I'm kinda glad that infamous Downtown wunder-kind, Walter Cessna is Tumblring aplenty .

TI DATE: Afternoon reading: Francine Prose: 'Lovers at the Chameleon Club': BookMarc (NY) 04: 23: 13

A richly imagined and inventive literary masterpiece of love, art, and betrayal, set in Paris.A richly imagined and inventive literary masterpiece of love, art, and betrayal, set in Paris.

Expatriates in Paris...they're the ones who venerate the myth. As Francine Prose's seductive new novel testifies.
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TI IS MAD FOR : CHRISTIAN JOY COSTUMES

There's a subversive elegance sleeping in that that willful madness. Kordan LP cover styled by Christian JoyThere's a subversive elegance sleeping in that that willful madness. Kordan LP cover styled by Christian Joy

Euphoria. That's what Christian Joy gives you, in an explosion of tones and stones , colors, textures, themes, dreams, sea urchins even ( see above) ; oftentimes hinged to just one outfit.

TI Is Mad For: Chaumet's Double Je

Marine Vacth Photographed by Mario Sorrenti for Chaumet.Marine Vacth Photographed by Mario Sorrenti for Chaumet.

Current Viewing: Paintings Without Borders: Ned Vena at Real Fine Arts (New York) : Until April 19th

TI  for one,  appreciates the procedural honesty of a capital letter G in Collegiate Black font.TI for one, appreciates the procedural honesty of a capital letter G in Collegiate Black font.

What was that thing you were saying about too much of the art in New York being...decorative. As in "McMansion living room ready"? As in "made by a committee of well traveled art directors". Don't be so jaded. Gorge on the ironies. Capital G. Ned Vena's show at Real Fine Arts ( you can't allege that these kids don't have a deadpan sense of humor) does not duck the ironies flying everywhere. Ned Vena ran a business as a vinyl sign maker so he decided to repurpose images created by clients of his sign business in the form of these shaped canvasses. As the press release explicates,

Marine Vacth: The Next #Everything

Directional American editors might want to start practicing the pronunciation of Ma-rine in just the right way.Directional American editors might want to start practicing the pronunciation of Ma-rine in just the right way.

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