Doug Aitken: Still Life

The Los Angeles artist freezes moments in time to explore landscape, light and movement

The white walls of Doug Aitken’s new show “Still Life” at LA’s Regen Projects appear to have been ravaged by an earthquake or some other natural disaster. The multimedia artist created his sculptural works with vivid photographs, LED lights, gleaming mirrors, graphic texts, cast resin, painted aluminum and powder-coated steel. Filling the gallery with gleaming explorations of the centuries-old still life tradition in a modern-day …

Doug Aitken’s Patterns & Repetitions: James Murphy

Rapha rides for Japan, Maeda on craft, dry-transfer Field Notes and more in this week's online snapshot

In a recent installment of artist Doug Aitken’s video series (bringing conversations on “nothing less than the future of art itself” to the NYT), LCD Soundsystem James Murphy keeps it down-to-earth, opening up about the mundane sounds like refrigerator hums and snowbanks that inspire his music.

Best of CH 2019: Link About It

Scientific breakthroughs, surprising design collaborations and beyond

As we publish our own original articles throughout the year, we also share insightful stories and videos from publications we respect. Crucial for our growth as writers, these pieces inform us as readers, listeners and learners. From the inspiring and interesting to the challenging and counterpointing, we promote these stories in our ever-growing Link About It section. There, they spotlight significant changes in our world, …