Chuck Close Self-Portraits 1967-2005: SFMOMA Banners

BetterWall sells museum-approved limited editions of exhibition banners from all over the world. They are currently offering a limited edition of 55 unused vinyl banners from the Chuck Close: Self-Portraits 1967-2005 show at the SFMOMA (which ends on 28 February 2006). The banners are $745 and available from BetterWall Chuck Close previously on Cool Hunting

2005 in Review: Ami’s Favorites

Here are the 12 picks (one for each month) that caught my eye and came up in conversation in 2005. January: Arakimentari February: Mill City Museum: Minneapolis March: Chocolate-filled Eggshells by Bonnat April: Eva Zeisel: The Playful Search for Beauty May: Secret Wall Tattoos June: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah July: Absurdist Ammunition August: Outside-In September: PostSecret Book October: OZOcar November: Hulger Bluetooth PIP Phone …

Chuck Close: Self-portraits 1967-2005 at the SFMOMA

I meant to post this earlier this fall when this show (a collaboration between the SFMOMA and the Walker Art Center) opened in Minneapolis but by the time I got around to it the show was nearly over. Fortunately we all have a second chance now that this amazing retrospective is about to open at the SFMOMA. This was an important show for the Walker. …