Politics as Usual: More blowback from the Olympic ceremony uniforms—this time from politicians “outraged” that Ralph Lauren’s making the duds in China. [Washington Post]
A Little Bit Country: A breakdown of Loro Piano’s mastery of the “citified casual” look. [Die Workwear]
Guy Behind the Guy:The Atlanticreveals the faces behind some of television’s most important faceless characters. [The Atlantic]
Hustle and Flow: NPR has a handy flowchart to help you decide, once and for all, whether you live in a “real city” or not. (Those living in places that begin with an “M” and end in “anhattan” need not apply.) [NPR]
In general, we’re not sure what all this art stuff is about…but we’re pretty sure nudity has a lot to do with it.
So we were understandably impressed by Miru Kim, an artist who specializes in naked urban photography: specifically pictures of her own nude body in various scenes of urban decay. We’re not sure what the message is—Has she gone feral? Is this a window into a clothing-optional post-industrial society?—but we can’t deny she knows her way around a lens.