If ever there was a time for artists to draw inspiration from the blurred lines between reality and artifice in everyday settings – it's now. Mary Henderson's new show, Public Views, at the Lyons Wier Gallery in New York does just that, addressing themes of group identity and the contrast between the public and private self. It shows large collections of people in a variety of settings – exhibitions, political rallies, festivals, sporting events, protests, etc. – but without
Ever since Bompas & Parr demolished the boundaries between architecture and food by emulating the most emblematic part of London's skyline in jellied format, the pairing of the two disciplines has been accepted as a joyfully welcome phenomenon. That pairing has just taken a leap into the future in the manifestation of Dinara Kasko – a Ukrainian pastry chef whose sweet creations would be as much at home in a design museum as they would in the window of a (high-end) pâtisserie.