A bulletpointed list of things we’ve been noticing:
The “Nobel Prize of Architecture,” the Pritzker Prize, just named its newest winner: Brazil’s Paulo Mendes da Rocha. “Architecture is a human endeavor inspired by the nature all around us,” he’s said. “We must transform nature; fuse science, art and technology into a sublime statement of human dignity.”
Painter, assemblage artist, and inventor of the Happening, Allan Kaprow died at his home in Encinitas, California on April 5. He was 78.
Online footage of Yoko Ono’s 1965 performance of Cut Piece.
A member of Muzak’s marketing department, quoted in a New Yorker profile of the company: “Our biggest competitor is silence.”
Italian porn star (and former collaborator with then-husband Jeff Koons) has an offer for Osama bin Laden: “[H]e can have me in exchange for an end to his tyranny. My breasts have only ever helped people while Bin Laden has killed thousands of innocent victims.”
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