Larry Johnson is The Purrtraitist
‘Deep Blue’ is a 20-foot long, 50-year old pregnant Great White shark who’s just waiting to eat you. New footage of the blimp-like predator mom was released by shark researcher Mauricio Hoyos Padilla a couple days ago to bring media focus onto the protection and conservation efforts surrounding the great whites as they come to Mexico’s Guadalupe Island to feed on the large population of elephant seals. Sounds great and all but, who’s saving the elephant seals? We gotta love each creature the same, right?
A shirtless man on meth and covered in mud was recently found screaming and swinging through trees inside a bird exhibit at the Santa Ana Zoo. Here’s the 911 call.
In the rivers, not in the piazzas.
by Daniel Rozin
“Penguins Mirror” is an installation scattered on the floor and comprised of 450 motorized stuffed animals. Reductive in palette, yet baroque in behavior, it performs an absurdly homogeneous system of movement. Playing with the compositional possibilities of black and white, each penguin turns from side to side and responds to the presence of an audience. As they perform, the penguins’ collective intelligence is puzzling, yet somehow familiar, as the plush toys enact a precise choreography rooted in geometry.
On view at bitforms gallery through July 1, 2015
Good Worth & Co.’s Flamingo Ashtray for the tropical inhaler.
A seagull joins the Red Arrows, who are the UK’s answer to the Blue Angels or something.
Contenders for “trio of the year” were recently arrested after police executing a search warrant found “meth, heroin, firearms, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a large amount of cash” in their Indiana residence. The squirrel in question was eating out of a cat food bag, running around the house, and the ginseng was out-of-season.