Art Basel 2013: Light and Fire

This year's Swiss edition illuminates vibrant sculptures of filtered glass, mirrors and more

Like moths to flame, light art—and its use within, and as a complement to, sculpture—attracted the attention of many visitors at this year’s 44th edition of Art Basel. Lamp-like orbs and rods, shadow art and even live fire mesmerized spectators. The use of light isn’t new to the art world, but the following artists utilized it with vibrance; morphing shape, perspective and color. Once again, …

BOFFO Fire Island Art Camp

NYC's arts-focused nonprofit opens a summer residency and programming at the beach

By claiming public spaces for artistic enrichment, New York City’s non-profit arts organization BOFFO continues to create ambitious participatory art projects. Their mission encourages engagement with works stemming from collaborations between communities and artists, both emerging and established. And, to top if off, all of their projects are free and open to the public. For the second time, BOFFO will be summering at the Fire …

Power in Your Pocket

Stay charged on-the-go with these iPhone battery bolstering devices

For all the access and entertainment an iPhone 5 provides, battery issues still plague ever-active, on-the-go users. But there are several alternatives to carrying around cords and scoping the scene for an outlet. As the summer season hits and holidays filled with innumerable power-sucking Instagram moments or weekend music festivals keep you outside for hours on end, investing in one of these extra battery packs …