Ryan McGinley and Stanley Whitney are both artists represented by TEAM Gallery. Their work was recently presented together in Team’s booth at Art Basel Miami and both Stanley and Ryan will have solo shows at the gallery in 2010. The artists interviewed each other via email for FutureClaw.
PATTI SMITH is a national treasure. Though best known for her contributions as a musician, Patti is also a distinguished visual artist, poet, and social activist whose efforts have had a profound influence on contemporary American culture. In 1996 she met photographer Steven Sebring at a shoot and Steven proposed documenting Patti’s tour with Bob Dylan set to begin that same year. Patti agreed and the two began a collaboration that would eventually evolve into an intense examination and celebration of Patti’s exceptional life through film.
Syd Mead has created many distinct visions of the future over the course of his career. Few have been able to string together superb draftsmanship, plausibility, zany artistry, and engineering prowess to create such comprehensive and enthralling conceptions of what tomorrow will look like. Syd’s iconic designs have transformed movies like Blade Runner and Tron into cult classics, and his unwavering forward movement has inspired several generations of creatives to be ambitious when it comes to dreaming.