Apple’s [AR]T Walk Showcases the Potential of a New Medium

Featuring work from eight artists, the augmented reality project places pieces in their stores and beyond

Augmented reality (AR), the less enveloping sibling of virtual reality, infuses the real world with imaginative additions. Often viewed through wearable lenses or through the screen of a smartphone, AR pits fantastical scenes alongside actual passersby and preexisting structures. This technological art form has become the medium of choice for Apple‘s newest experiential initiative, [AR]T Walk (curated by the New Museum‘s Lisa Phillips and Massimiliano …

Canyon Castator and the Brooklyn Night Bazaar

A featured artist talks music, food, fashion and skateboarding

by Frank Galland Founded by Aaron Broudo, Brooklyn Night Bazaar brings the inspirational energy and madness of Southeast Asian night markets to a 40,000 square foot former carpet warehouse on the Williamsburg waterfront 15-17 December 2011. Broudo partnered with Ken Farmer, creative director of Nuit Blanche New York, to bring their Brooklyn audience a few evenings of beer, music, artists’ wares and skateboarding with the …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Giant sensory-deprivation tanks at New Museum, Canon's impressive $20k rig, Moby Dick in pictures and more in this week's look at the web

1. Carsten Höller: Experience Turning the New Museum into a high-design amusement park, “Carsten Höller: Experience” immerses art fans in interactive play with the artist’s work. Among the attractions are the “Mirror Carousel,” the sensory-deprivation “Giant Psycho Tank” and a multi-story slide, all currently showing at the New Museum in NYC. 2. Zaha Hadid for Chanel Spring 2012 was a collection certainly deserving of a …