Weekend Art Digest: Vol. 16

Hand-picked content from the world of art for your weekend reading and viewing.

Art + Design -

Head over to Aeon Video for a six-minute profile of Etsuro Sotoo, the Japanese sculptor who - for 40 years now - has made finishing Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece Sagrafa Familia his life’s work.  


As the United States Post Office issues new stamps featuring the wire sculptures of Ruth Asawa, ARTnews traces the fascinating story of this artist and educator.  


In a timely piece in Psyche this week, a look at why the constant pursuit of greater efficiency is dangerous and how slowing down makes life better.


A delightful piece of macro filmmaking, Zea won the Jury Prize in the 1981 Cannes Film Festival’s Short Films competition. Head over to Aeon for a look at this pocket-size classic. 


Five new poems by poet, cultural theorist and curator Ranjit Hoskote, out now on The Punch Magazine.



Image via Wikimedia Commons


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