Archive for October, 2008

This Weekend: Domino Bazaar

Andy sets them straight.

Think design, deals and Domino Saturday and Sunday—if you’re in L.A., of course. At the cavernous H. D. Buttercup building in Culver City, Domino mag is holding its first L.A.

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Andy Gabs Green on TreeHugger

Andy Speaks

Will green design retailers survive the recession? TreeHugger contributor Rachel Sarnoff raises this question in today's Design+Architecture column of the environmental site. And my Andy replies with a few suggestions on how designers, manufacturers and consumers are responding as we head into the holidays.

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Hubby’s CoTour 2008

Artist Bettina Hubby

From the opening a capella number involving bird masks against the crisp backdrop of the Hollywood Hills to the charged exotic dancer writhing on the bus’s stripper pole and the folksy act inside Chinatown’s oldest bar, conceptual artist Bettina Hubby’s latest work was truly a tour de force.

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RIP: Lensman William Claxton

Steve McQueen and Peggy Moffitt by William Claxton

One of the architects of the birth of cool will point and shoot no more.
William Claxton, whose photographs of jazz artists Chet Baker and Charlie Parker, stars Steve McQueen and Frank Sinatra and muse and wife Peggy Moffitt defined an unabashed style, died early Saturday.

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