Farewell, Anti-Apartheid Campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Activist and icon of the anti-apartheid movement, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has passed away at 81 years old. Married to Nelson Mandela for 38 years (and separated for 30 years because of his imprisonment), Madikizela-Mandela became an “international symbol of resistance to apartheid and a rallying point for poor, black township residents who demanded their freedom.” Later, however, her reputation was somewhat marred, thanks to rumors about …

The Story of Eames Furniture

Gaga's PSA, gadget style, Barbara Kruger in NYC and more in this week's web roundup

Designers and modern furniture fans alike will no doubt want to get their hands on The Story of Eames Furniture, a new book that documents the rise of the designers behind the most iconic and timeless furniture pieces in our history.

Barbara Kruger Downtown New York

Gaga's PSA, gadget style, Barbara Kruger in NYC and more in this week's web roundup

In anticipation of the Whitney’s new location in Manhattan’s Meatpacking district, the museum commissioned three artists to create installations on the site. Currently Barbara Kruger’s trademark black-and-white text delivers striking messages to passersby on the Highline.