DAILY PIC (Venice Biennale Edition): At Francois Pinault’s Palazzo Grassi museum, Rudolf Stingel has covered every inch of every floor and wall of its palatial spaces with industrial wall-to-wall printed with blow-ups of classic Eastern carpets.
Damien Hirst is one of my favourite artists. I love how a piece like this is so abstract yet peaceful at the same time. One would think an exhibition of a load of deceased animals wouldn't be art yet the beauty Damien has captured is not morbid but rather
Adam Gopnik, "Finding the Self in a Selfie," The New Yorker October Is the selfie merely a genre of informal self-portraiture, or is it visual crabgrass, crowding out deeper investigation of who we are?