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GLAZED EYES

For your consideration, Cabinet Books’ Notes on Glaze: 18 Photographic Investigations by poet and critic Wayne Koestenbaum.
Notes on Glaze collects Koestebaum’s “Legends” columns for Cabinet. From 2010-2015, he wrote captions for photographs selected by the magazine’s editors, provided he was not acquainted with the image beforehand.
What results resembles a sophisticated Pictionary, in which the caption [...]

Propelled

Here’s why those Californian canvas shoes seemed so strangely appealing all these years, strangely appealing even to those who might have never touched Canadian maple in their sorry lives. Thanks, Greg Hunt.

BLOWING UP

Boston Bun “Time Bomb” from Lisa Paclet on Vimeo.
Hormonic fumbling and almost-missed connections punctuate the beats of Boston Bun’s “Time Bomb” in this luscious video. Director Lisa Paclet’s résumé includes Chanel, Dior, Kenzo, Y.S.L., so it’s not surprising that the film is all high style. Each shot is immaculately designed, from the crisp sporty outfits [...]

MONO.KULTUR EXCERPTS #01: MANFRED EICHER

Every now and then and when we feel like it, let us post here excerpts from previous issues of mono.kultur, as they are always worth going back to. For the grey and rainy transition from autumn to winter, no issue is more appropriate than mono.kultur #26 on the melancholy and stark music label ECM and [...]