Sometimes an image tells the entire story. This one does. Hundreds of tiny ice sculptures of faceless men figurines sit quietly together, next one another, on stairs all around the world. It’s the work of Brazilian street artist Nele Azevedo .
Cube courthouse — Shinichi Ogawa & Associates I always loved the idea of posting one image per day, just to make at the end of year a great booklet with 365 striking, inspirational, emotional images that caught my attention, one way or another. I’m sure it will be a great compilation, a personal selection, a curated album that underneath the images reflects trends that live in contemporary culture. In my The Squid Stories blog I have such a section, and once in a while I do use it, but not enough and certainly not enough to achieve my ‘booklet’ idea…. So, is the end of a year not thé moment to set yourself some goals, and keep them in the following year?
When you read this blog regularly, you know that I adore the Paris museum Palais de Tokyo with all my heart. The ever-evolving Palais de Tokyo is an exciting 22.000 m2 anti-museum par excellence that hosts since 2002 the most fabulous exhibitions of contemporary art in Europe.
Two weeks ago an incredibly beautiful tribute to Vincent van Gogh was inaugurated In Eindhoven, The Netherlands (Van Gogh’s birth country): an illuminated bike path that glows in the dark. Just look at the images first, to start imagine the magic of this project.