Apple’s [AR]T Walk Showcases the Potential of a New Medium

Featuring work from eight artists, the augmented reality project places pieces in their stores and beyond

Augmented reality (AR), the less enveloping sibling of virtual reality, infuses the real world with imaginative additions. Often viewed through wearable lenses or through the screen of a smartphone, AR pits fantastical scenes alongside actual passersby and preexisting structures. This technological art form has become the medium of choice for Apple‘s newest experiential initiative, [AR]T Walk (curated by the New Museum‘s Lisa Phillips and Massimiliano …

Nick Cave’s Nature Boy Board

In an alternative Aussie collaboration, musician Nick Cave has teamed up with Melbourne-based skateboard brand Fast Times for a limited edition board. They then tapped San Francisco-based artist Chuck Sperry to design a deck inspired by lyrics from Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds’ 2004 tune “Nature Boy,” which depicts a dame set in a psychedelic bed of flowers. And while you probably won’t see …