Exclusive Cindy Sherman “Film Stills” Tray

Sundance Institute collaborates with the iconic photographer for a limited edition piece, featuring one of her most elusive images

Cindy Sherman is decidedly one of the greatest American photographers, with her repertoire including some of the most expensive photographs ever sold. So it is no surprise that the Sundance Institute, with its mission to support great achievements in film and storytelling, would find a way to recognize Sherman as an icon of incredible merit. In turn, Sherman honors the Institute by becoming one of …

Paris 1969

A never-before-released audio recording of Thelonious Monk’s late-career concert at Paris’ Salle Pleyel is finally available from Blue Note Records. Monk, a self-taught musician, was 52 years old at the time but balanced the quartet with two new young members—17-year-old drummer Paris Wright, and student bassist from Berklee, Nate Hygelund—for a fresh performance. Listen out for Monk’s attraction to dissonant harmonies and unusual rhythms that …

Cactus Coat Stand

The original Cactus coat stand was designed by Guido Drocco and Franco Mello for legendary Italian furniture manufacturer Gufram. An iconic object born out of rebellion to the austere modernism of the 1960s, the playful sculpture holds as much relevance today as it did then. This version is number 738 from a limited edition of 2,000 released in 1986, and will make a supremely noteworthy …