For two years, The Record has spun the Nasher Museum right around. The exhibition is currently winding down at the final venue, the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle, where it’s on view through October 6. We are enjoying every last revolution on the turntable, including a new review of the catalogue edited by curator Trevor Schoonmaker, in Scratched Vinyl.
In last Sunday’s The New York Times, artist Ryan Trecartin talks up his 1999 minivan in a really cute story. Well, we have a 1999 minivan, too, and worthy of a really cute post to this blog.
The photo album of our famous visitors to “The Record” may seem pretty impressive. Even more exciting: the wonderful conversations and ideas they brought, and the notion that they went back out into the world and told lots of people about the Nasher Museum and “The Record.”
When New York-based writer and DJ Dave Tompkins was in town for the opening of “The Record,” he stopped by WXDU, Duke’s student-run radio station.
Download and listen to the two-hour interview with DJ Viva Cohen and DJs Max and Nate, including goodies from Dave’s record collection, a few animal tangents, the big bog burp scene from the movie Dark Crystal and a special memory of the late hip-hop and graffiti pioneer Rammellzee.
Hundreds turned out for the Opening Event and DJ party on Wednesday night for “The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl.” Visitors had the chance to meet artists William Cordova, Harrison Haynes, Taiyo Kimura, Tim Lee, David McConnell, Mingering Mike, Fatimah Tuggar and Lyota Yagi.
The August issue of Wax Poetics — the record collectors’ bible — is hitting stands now. Inside is a six-page spread on the upcoming exhibition, “The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl” in which five artists from the show write about one of their favorite records.