Beastie Boys: The Cover Art

Beastie Boys' cover art, 1927 London on film, the $325,000 burger and more in our weekly look at the web

Transcending genres and decades, the Beasties’ impact on music and culture cannot be overstated. With the passing of beloved musician, filmmaker and activist Adam Yauch (aka MCA), many have reflected on the band’s history. In this short video, the artists behind the group’s album covers discuss their artwork, each revealing a unique period in their own history as well as American culture at large. The …

Cue the Hue

Beastie Boys' cover art, 1927 London on film, the $325,000 burger and more in our weekly look at the web

The tech lighting system and corresponding app from Philips that links your lights to your wireless devices is taking its connectedness to a new level. Partnering with web-works-for-you startup IFTTT, users can create “recipes” for their web and lighting systems. For example, your Hue bulbs may blink blue if it’s going to rain while geofencing technology means your lights turn on before you open the …

Garry Winogrand at SFMOMA

The iconic American photographer's first retrospective in 25 years

Garry Winogrand‘s first retrospective in 25 years at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is also the first exhibition to examine the renowned photographer’s unfinished work. Dying suddenly at the age of 56, he left behind some 250,000 undeveloped negatives, as well as proof sheets that had been marked, but never printed. “Garry Winogrand,” as the show is aptly titled, includes over 300 images, …