From now until 6th March you can catch the Keeping it Real: Act 3 exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery. The exhibition features a single installation by Mona Hatoum called Current Disturbance. This is the first time that Current Disturbance has been show in London and it's presence is amplified by the sound of electric current feeding the flashing lightbulbs trapped in a grid of metal cages guarenteeing an interesting art experience for any visitor. Keeping it Real is part of the Gallery’s ongoing programme opening up important public and private art collections to wider audiences and Act 4 is still to come on 18th March.
Below is a selection of jewellery from designer, Jordan Askill which is now on sale exclusively at Dover Street Market. Jordan Askill is an Australian designer who previously worked for Ksubi and Dior Homme and has won many awards for his interesting designs which take references from the nostalgia of youth, fine jewellery methods of the past, and the world around us. Jordan Askill is avaliable from Liberty and Matches.
If this doesn't keep them busy we don't know what will. The Flaming Lips have announced that they are planning to release a new song every month for the rest of the year. The band are due to start recording of the new material later this month with producer Dave Fridmann. Front man Wayne Coyne also revealed during an interview with Rolling Stone that they will be looking for new and interesting ways to release the material including in cereal boxes, with childrens toys and on vinyl. Keep an eye on their website, www.flaminglips.com, for more details.
The art work for the Klaxons' album Surfing The Void has one the prize for Best Art Vinyl 2010. The cover image of a cat in a space suit beat off competition from the likes of MGMT, Caribou, Arcade Fire and Goldfrapp to win the prize. The award was started by Art Vinyl, a company that promotes record covers as art, six years ago and in previous years Muse, Fleet Foxes, Thom Yorke and the Cribs have all won. They said that the cover showed 'the power a bit of humour can have when added to the music design mix.' Check out the winning cover below...
A list of the best dressed men of 2010 has been released and it includes everyone from the Princes to Romeo Beckham. The list which is compiled by GQ magazine also includes David Walliams, Robert Pattinson, Matt Smith and David Cameron with Kick Ass actor Aaron Johnson topping the poll at number 1. A surprise entry came from eight-year-old Romeo Beckham coming in at 26th on the list, praise came for his style from David Walker-Smith, menswear director at Selfridges, who told the magazine: 'He's experimental, quirky and fun, and his style has nothing mini-me about it. It's me-me!'