The Deep: The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss

The Deep: The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss is a new book by Claire Nouvian, who was so inspired by what she saw in the deep ocean that she wanted to help raise awareness for all that we don't know about the vast number of species living there (scientists say there are probably around 20 million undiscovered species). She worked with a range of research …

It’s all about the Smallthings

Teresa Robinson is a Portland, OR-based artist who makes jewelry from silver and glass by hand. Her designs feature organic forms and nature images such as birds and bees. They include rings, necklaces and ear rings. Our favorite is the skull, and you can get it in 10 different colors to suit any mood. Smallthings is available online and at several retail stores.

Brian Jungen at the New Museum of Contemporary Art

This is the Vancouver based artist's first show in North America, and it brings together much of his work over the last ten years. Brian's work is probably familiar to many of you, especially his recently completed Prototypes for New Understanding 1998-2005, a series of 23 Northwest Coast Aboroginal masks made from Nike Air Jordans. Another compelling series is the three large hanging whale skeletons, …