Art Week Miami Beach – Part II

Art Basel, Miami Beach – Part II The global art tribe’s ritualistic week of showboating, schmoozing, boozing, sublimating and copulating was an unpredictable storm of awesomeness. With seemingly endless fairs, jam-packed jamborees and an infinitude off-site installations to gawk at, Miami Art Week has been an awesome, all-over-the-place, sprawling shindig of form, function, art, beauty,…

Art Basel, Miami – 2017

Art Basel, Miami – 2017 VIVISXN attends the swankiest, sexiest art soiree of the year. Welcome to Art Basel, Miami 2017 — Part I! It is the world’s glammest and gutsiest contemporary art bazaar featuring works from established master blasters, semi-famous rogues, underground up-starts and everything in-between. Art Basel, Miami kicked-off today (for the press,…

Hugh Hefner – Hegemon, Hedonist…Our Fucking Hero!

Obituary – Hugh Hefner (1926-2017) Icon, iconoclast, dream weaver and cultural achiever, Hef died at the age of 91. He was a gentleman hedonist and real-deal feminist! “Women have traditionally been either put on pedestals or damned as the source of all sexual temptation and sin. These are two sides of the same coin, since…

‘War Dogs’ – Slick visuals and smart stats on the global arms biz

Contemplating the Global Military Industrial Complex We ponder the global arms trade with a few slick visuals and some smart stats.  The below visuals and density functions depict the global weapons trade of late. Created by savvy data scientist Hai Nguyen Mau, each relationship plots the value of the arms business between the respective countries…