Ant Farm: The Dissident Architecture Collective That Challenged The Values Of 70s America

A San Francisco-based collective of architects and artists practicing together from 1968 to 1978, Ant Farm’s activity was distinctly interdisciplinary, uniting architecture, performance, media, happenings, sculpture, and graphic design. Kidnapping Buckminster Fuller, crashing a Cadillac through a wall of burning television sets and restaging JFK’s assassination in Dallas were some of the more provoking actions…

The Aesthete’s Wish List: 10 Of The Best Things You Can Buy This October

Covering October’s new drops, restocks, and promising auctions, Something Curated has compiled a list of ten of the most coveted items available for purchase this month, spanning art, fashion, home and more. Art Primavera Fish, 1929-1930 || Ercole Barovier In 1929 Ercole Barovier, then-artistic director of his family’s glassmaking firm Vetreria Artistica Barovier, invented Primavera…

The Best Of Frieze London 2019

Running until 6 October 2019, Frieze London brings together more than 160 galleries from 35 countries, representing the fair’s most international edition since its launch. Under the direction of Victoria Siddall, this year’s fair introduces new curators and sections showcasing performance, emerging artists and the contemporary significance of complex art genealogies. Exploring all on offer…

The Instagram Account Celebrating The Magnificence Of Retro Interiors

Archiving the spectacular and kitsch, @retronothetero collates the most compelling interior design and architecture of the recent past. Spanning a breadth of aesthetic styles, the page, run by NYC-based musician Sophie Strauss, oscillates from images of Valentine Schlegel’s living room to lighting fixtures at the iconic San Luis Obispo motel, The Madonna Inn. With a…

5 Creatives Blurring The Line Between Sculpture & Furniture Design

Rejecting established definitions of art and design, these multifaceted creatives approach making with a decidedly fluid outlook. From industry pioneers to emerging talents, Something Curated highlights five creatives blurring the lines between sculpture and furniture design with their functional works of art.    Romain Coppin One half of collaborative duo Messgewand, the hybrid design-research practice…

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