Category Archive: Featured

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The Library, Chicago

Posted on November 22nd, 2011

Anthony Bourdain, a man of many loud opinions, asserted on one episode of No Reservations, that there are only two real cities in the United States – New York and Chicago. We have to agree. Recently, in search of skyscrapers, culture and crowds, we ventured to the Manhattan of the Midwest and stayed at … (More →)

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s[edition]

Posted on November 22nd, 2011

Artist editions are hardly a new phenomenon. In fact, with the emergence of internet-based dealers, there has been a huge increase in the number of sites dedicated to making work by well-known contemporary artists available to the masses such as Jen Bekman’s 20×200 and Exhibition A. When we first heard about s[edition], a … (More →)

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Marché St. George

Posted on November 15th, 2011

There has been a recent proliferation of hipster-run, independent shops in Vancouver. You know the type – spaces with carefully ‘curated’ collections of objects and hardly any merchandise, where the staff think they are cooler than you and let you know it. Marché St. George, on the corner St. George’s Street and 28th, is definitely … (More →)

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Kurt Schwitters: Color and Collage

Posted on November 15th, 2011

Berkeley has always been, for us, synonymous with just one thing: Chez Panisse. We’ve eagerly made the pilgrimage across the Bay Bridge every time we are in San Francisco to dine there. This time, we decided to check out the Berkeley Art Museum to see “Kurt Schwitters: Color and Collage” – and it turned out … (More →)

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The Family Meal: Home Cooking with Ferran Adrià

Posted on November 15th, 2011

Phaidon, the venerable art publisher, has been producing cookbooks since 2006 with its English translation of the Italian classic, “The Silver Spoon.” Their recent offering, Ferran Adrià’s “The Family Meal” is a testament to their facility with images, and this cookbook provides simple and beautiful photos of all the ingredients and steps required to produce … (More →)