Electric Objects’ Pop-Up Shop, SoHo

Getting hands-on with a frame that opens a window into digital art

Anyone who strolls galleries each Thursday or participates in the art fair circuit, is well aware of digital art’s expanding presence. As for how many people actually envision digital pieces in their home, that’s a different story. When one sees GIF art on an LCD screen or a looping experimental film, presentation becomes a fundamental question: are you buying the work within, or the work …

ListenUp

Strings-only Björk, Vulfpeck's funky jams, James Blake covers Simon & Garfunkel and more in this week's musical round-up

Björk: Lionsong (Vulnicura Strings Version) Though Björk just released the final installment of remixes for her heartbreak album Vulnicura, she’s not done yet reworking the dense layers of material. The Icelandic heroine will be releasing an “acoustic” version of the full LP, featuring new sonic point-of-views, violin solos and a unique instrument called the Viola Organista (an instrument designed by Leonardo da Vinci but built …

Björk: A MoMA Retrospective

An emotional sonic journey through the singular Icelandic artist's solo career

Between releasing her new “complete heartbreak” album Vulnicura (which describes the end of a 13-year relationship with artist Matthew Barney) and performing at New York venues from Carnegie Hall to Governors Ball this spring, the singular Icelandic artist Björk is offering something else for fans: a large-scale retrospective opening this Sunday at the Museum of Modern Arts. Simply titled “Björk,” this exhibition—which encompasses her work …