Siedentopf’s video is a lol-fest. He piles all sorts of virtual furnishings inside the stoic Tate, as he hijacks the institution’s tony art sensibilities with budget Swedish modern furniture. But if you watch long enough, some of the pieces feel perfectly at home. I found myself asking, is it really that odd to see a sole Scandinavian table in the middle of an otherwise empty concrete room? (Not really!) Is this catalog item actually art? … [Read more...] about If you sneak Ikea furniture into a museum, is it art?
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Directed by Anjali Nayar, it’s a departure from the wide open spaces we’ve become accustomed to seeing in Patagonia’s growing catalog of activist branded content. The middle of Los Angeles feels distinctly different than protecting a surf break and Chilean fishing village in 2015’s The Fisherman’s Son or last year’s take on offshore, penned fish farms in Artifishal. And it is hundreds of miles from Missoula, Montana, where earlier this month the brand premiered its new feature-length documentary Public Trust, about America’s system of public lands and the fight to protect them. … [Read more...] about Patagonia’s new film celebrates activists fighting urban oil drilling in L.A.