Rashid Rana

Things are not as they appear in this Pakistani artist's pixelated works

Working across mediums—sculpture, video installation and large-scale photography among them—Pakistani artist Rashid Rana explores the singular issue of South Asia’s struggle between tradition and modernity. Typically he uses a pixelated aesthetic to express how globalization and the media impact the region’s identity. This approach separates out and reassigns associations between the part and whole as a way of challenging stereotypes. His work—on view at London’s …

The Cemetery of Reason

Skateboarding, sexuality and suburbs in artist Ed Templeton's expansive new book

Owner and art director of Toy Machine Skateboards, Ed Templeton’s work has been most widely-seen on boards under the feet of thousands of skateboarders around the world. For fans of his skateboard graphics or those already familiar with his art, the new book “The Cemetery of Reason“—a compliment to his 2010 solo exhibition of the same name—binds together images of over 260 pieces in a …