“the city’s denizens remain submerged in a pristine cityscape characterized by transparency, honesty and efficiency. in playtime, the modern ideal appears at its logical end. everything is modular, as the city appears composed by a series of standardized units; there is seemingly complete equality in daily life.” – matt fajkus

04/06/2012 § 1 Comment

film still: jacques tati, playtime (1967)

 

more glass.  more people.  less reflections.

the latest issue of pastelgram was recently released.  above an image and excerpt from one of the features written by matt fajkus.  austinites can get pastelgrams at domy books and champion contemporary.  houstonites can find it at domy books and art palace.  fort worthians – buy it at the modern art museum.  marfans can get a copy of pastelgrams at the marfa book company.  or just have a copy mailed to you.  i don’t care how you get it.  just read it!

 

worktime

a young hare

 

 

notes:

[title + image]     to read more of matt fajkus’s musing on playtime and get a glimpse of the latest issue, visit pastelgram’s website.

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