AC/DC: Back in Black

Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit the classic rock staple from a band who rebounded from tragedy to record one of the biggest albums ever made.

New Wave, 90s rave, and an homage to Keith Flint at Versace SS20

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It’s Saturday night at the men’s edition of Milan Fashion Week which can only mean one thing: it’s time for Donatella to present her vision for SS20 at Versace (that’s Ver-sah-chay, not Ver-sah-chee, remember?). Didn’t bag a seat on the frow? Don’t panic: we’ve got you covered. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Realistic Ceramic Sculptures of Decadent Desserts Examine Our Culturally Complex Relationship With Food

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This summer in Limoges, France, the Fondation Bernardaud presents a feast of cakes, pies, ice cream, and other life-like treats made by a group of 14 ceramic sculptors from around the world. Titled Céramiques Gourmandes and curated by Olivier Castaing, the exhibition explores the sometimes unsavory topics of mass consumption, desire, and cultural identity.

The sculptures in the exhibition are visually and conceptually packed with detail—from seemingly forkable slices of moist pecan pie by Shayna Leib (previously) to uncut and unreal fruit by Kaori Kurihara (previously). An impossibly tall overflowing sundae by Anna Barlow‘s impossibly tall sundae overflows with sweet ingredients,  and a 168 doughnut array by Jae Yong Kim (previously) pays homage to artists like Andy Warhol, Yayoi Kusama, and Jackson Pollock.

“No food is as powerful as dessert or gets as tied up in our issues of guilt, longing, abstinence, and turn,” said Leib in a press release for the exhibition. “We celebrate birthdays with it. Grandparents spoil children with it. It’s the first to get cut from a diet and the first some turn to for comfort.”

Céramiques Gourmandes opens on June 21 and runs through March 28, 2020. To learn more about the exhibition and the featured artists, visit the Fondation Bernardaud website.

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Jessica Stoller

Jessica Stoller

Kaori Kurihara

Kaori Kurihara

Susan Nemeth

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Jae Yong Kim

Shayna Leib

Shayna Leib

Your fave reality TV fights are now ASMR

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In the extremely niche and often weird world of ASMR, you can come across videos that see everything from fake nuns caring for you (a Bubonic plague victim), 13-year-old YouTube sensation Life With MaK – who recently announced she would be…

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The Textile Armor of Sandra de Groot

Sandra de Groot crafts soft armor and ornate headpieces in her macramé “kNOTs” series. When the works adorn models, they are activated in a way that appears both regal and fantastical. Each piece feels independent of any one place or time.

Berlin’s Club der Visionaere has been ‘almost completely burned out’

Fire at Berlin’s Club Der Visionaere

Early this morning (June 15) a fire broke out at Berlin’s Club der Visionaere and the city’s fire department reports that the venue is now “almost completely burned out”. Luckily, it doesn’t seem like there were any casualties, though the emergency services also report three injuries.

Of course, the loss will be a blow for Berlin’s clubbing community. The canalside club – with a…

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The Twin Peaks high school is being demolished

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There’s certain imagery in David Lynch’s Twin Peaks that will stay with you forever: the cherry pie and cups of good hot black coffee, the mysterious owl cave insignia, the cherry stem Audrey ties with her tongue, and the zigzag decorations on the walls of Twin Peaks High School.

Sadly, though, the latter are going to be no more as of next month. The high school officially closed its doors yesterday (June 14) and…

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There’s a new Sleater-Kinney album on the way, produced by St. Vincent

Sleater-Kinney with St. Vincent in the studio

The post-riot grrrl punk trio Sleater-Kinney have been teasing new music for a while now, posting cryptic lyrics on Twitter and NYC billboards, and then revealing a Miranda July-directed iPhone music video titled “Hurry On Home”.

The biggest teaser, though, was an Instagram read more »