Rei of Light
In anticipation of the Comme des Garçons retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the accompanying, Vogue-sponsored Met Gala, designer Rei Kawakubo gave a rare interview to the magazine. In it, we learn what makes her laugh—“Nothing.”
They’re not just for Instagram. One of Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Rooms has turned up in the annual Peeps diorama contest (once the work of the Washington Post, now overseen by a local paper). Other winners include a rendition of “The Peeple v. O.J. Simpson.”
[The Washington City Paper]
A new paper argues that, despite all evidence on Twitter to the contrary, social media is not contributing to political polarization.
[The New York Times]
Body of Work
Pioneering performance artist Carolee Schneemann has won the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at this year’s Venice Biennale.
For $1.395 million, a virtually untouched Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home could be yours.
[Town and Country]