Link List #58: Unicorns of the sea, an art museum on the moon, and Leonard Cohen's final interview - Friends of Friends / Freunde von Freunden (FvF)

Link List #58: Unicorns of the sea, an art museum on the moon, and Leonard Cohen’s final interview


We’ve plumbed the depths of our web histories to bring you this week’s link list. Scientific meditations on narwhal vision, how Andy Warhol went to space, and a conversation with Leonard Cohen on how the light gets in.

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    • 1 From the sad, to the scathing and the openly satirical (we’re looking at you Trump Whoopee Cushion), It’s Nice That have documented the best creative commentary on the 2016 US Presidential Election.
    • 2 In 1969 a collective of artists including Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg and Robert Rauschenberg, were part of a guerrilla project that sent their work into outer space. Artsy tells us more about the Micro Art Museum that exists on the Moon.
    • 3 The New York Times explain echolocation and the tusked whale, the process by which the mystical narwhals of the Arctic see using sound.
    • 4 Brooklyn-based artist and designer Eric Timothy Carlson, is the hand responsible for the artwork of Bon Iver’s new album, 22, a Million. He discusses this interrogative and complex mashup of symbols, appropriated images and light with Emmet Byrne from the Walker Art Center.
    • 5 Just months before his passing, Leonard Cohen invited David Remnick from the New Yorker to his home in Los Angeles. In this podcast of his final interview they discuss his career, influences, and how the light gets in.

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Text: Rosie Flanagan