Nick Barclay’s Abstract Movie Posters

The graphic designer breaks down classic movies into simple circles

Sydney-based art director Nick Barclay branches outside his traditional covers and spreads for international magazines and political campaigns for something a little more playful. In his latest endeavor, the designer has re-imagined classic film posters, applying an interesting circular twist on regular artistry. The collection contains pieces—or perhaps better described as abstract representations—for films from “Reservoir Dogs” to “The Matrix” to “Pulp Fiction” and “Trainspotting” …

Monumenta 2012

Artist Daniel Buren plants a forest of candy-colored sunshades for "Exentrique(s), travail in situ" at the Grand Palais

Following the installation by Anish Kapoor in 2011, Monumenta 2012 invited famed French artist Daniel Buren for the fifth edition of the annual challenge to create an installation that will fill the soaring nave of Paris’ Grand Palais. Buren’s take on the site-specific concept is “Excentrique(s), travail in situ”. True to its name, what Buren has created can best be described as eccentric—a rainbow forest …