Friday, November 14, 2014

... these are a few of my favorite things, October-November 2014

Some stuff I particularly enjoyed ...

Konstantin Kalynovych / The Alchemist.  I'm happy to own a print, meticulously done.  Artist's site:

Koralie (Metroplastique) / Mineral Talisman Earrings from "Collection Composite."  I had to get just to admire.  More here:

Catherine Prats & Kimihito Okuyama / Librairie Galerie MiniMa.  I've been dreaming of a shop exclusively for miniature art and books.  Edition L'atelier du lierre:

Subcultural Girl.  Ballpoint pen, 2014.

Shohei Otomo.  More here:  Artist's site:

Phlegm / Totems.  Artist's site:


I recommend his book of pen and ink drawings, which includes a nice poster of 'Civilisation':

Michel Leiris / Nights as Day, Days as Night (1988).  Original: Nuits sans nuit et quelques jours sans jour, Paris: Gallimard, 1961.

Another dream journal ... Georges Perec / La Boutique Obscure: 124 Dreams (2013).  Original: La boutique obscure. 124 rêves, Paris: Denoël/Gonthier, 1973.


And another of sorts ... Alfred Jarry / Days and Nights, various from Atlas Press.  Original: Les Jours et les nuits, roman d'un déserteur, Paris: Mercure de France, 1897.

I'm also looking forward to 2 upcoming releases from Taschen: Winsor McCay: The Complete Little Nemo and van Eyck: The Complete Works.

Kimika Warabe / とびだす! うごく! -たべもの, Tobidasu! Ugoku! Tabemono (2008).  My sister gave this mini pop-up book to my nephew, and he loved it.  I must say, it is a very cute book.

Panos Cosmatos / Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010).


Susan Sontag / Promised Lands (1974).

Asif Kapadia / The Warrior (2001).

John Coney / Space is the Place (1974).  I like to rewatch it from time to time.

These days, a lot of newly remastered Sun Ra.  More info:

La Femme / Psycho Tropical Berlin (2013).  More info:

Melt-Banana / Charlie (1998).  More info:

Pierre Schaeffer / L'œuvre musicale, various from INA/GRM/EMF.

The Lykes of Us / '7:30 Said' (1967).  More info: