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The Secret Exhibit of the Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art

At first, visitors to Shanghai’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) may find themselves slackjawed in amazement, without words, staggered, even laughing – almost – as they meander through the gallery’s two floors. Almost laughing, mind you, for its current exhibit, COUPLES, seems to sink below the realm of quality so far that it nearly (but […]

Good Luck China

Totally Awesome Picture of the Week 36 Asia is a pagoda made of Samsung television sets. Personified within this architectural beast’s tapered walls and flashing postmodernist programs is every repressed, suppressed, depressed or otherwise pressed living being – man, animal, and plant – of recent Asian country-itude just waiting for their own opportunity to feed […]

Traces of Progress: Public Art

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Example of a Good Pomelo Rind Room

Totally Awesome Picture of the Week 26 Almost every shop on the streets around our house, including – but not limited to – the welders, prosticutters, printers, auto refurbisher, glass cutter, water supplier, plaster distributor, florescent bulb makers, and restaurants operate out of these vertical pull door storage units: garages, wide-open all day to the […]