Gregory Euclide is an artist who makes stunning landscape dioramas and paintings that I find to be endlessly inviting and immersive. (Last year, I was honored to contribute my brief thoughts on Euclide to a gorgeous monograph of his work.) Euclide is perhaps best known for creating the cover art for indie folk band Bon Iver's eponymous album and single. If the image above looks like a white board, that's because it is. While teaching high school in Minnesota, Euclide would do whiteboard drawings during his half-hour lunch break. Over at Hi-Fructose, you can catch a glimpse of the series, titled "Laid Down & Wiped Away." And the David B. Smith Gallery has released those drawings as a series of limited prints.
You’d be forgiven for thinking the videocassette format long-dead, but it turns out that Betamax is still around. Sony is finally going to withdraw tapes from sale, bringing a 40-year story to an end. The last recorders were sold in 2002. ベータビデオカセットおよびマイクロMVカセットテープ出荷終了のお知らせ [Sony; via The Verge]
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