I Met The Walrus

Around the time of Lennon's 1969 "bed-in" phase a 14 year-old Beatles fanatic named Jerry Levitan snuck into John Lennon's Toronto hotel room for a little chat. Thirty-five years later Josh Raskin has woven a visual narrative of this event by marrying the traditional pen sketches of James Braithwaite with digital illustration by Alex Kurina in a spell-binding animated short, showcasing Lennon's boundless wit and …

The Rumor Mill’s Christmas on Clinton St.

The Rumor Mill, an audio production company, recently released The Rumor Mill’s Christmas on Clinton St. The album features the usual holiday standards, though they are sung under the “dark and stormy” influence of a potentially globally-warmed planet. Produced by J. Ralph and Arthur Pingrey, the album features up and coming artists like Megan Wyler (she’s the voice behind the Johnny Cash cover of “Walk …

Robin Rhode

The work of Berlin-based South African artist Robin Rhode really caught my eye at one of the Art Basel events in Miami last week. Art Positions features 22 shipping containers next to the beach, which galleries use to show their wares. Some opted to approximate their permanent spaces, while others were slowly filled with sand (Aaron Young's installation in the container of Harris Lieberman, above …