The Electric State: Simon Stålenhag Comes A New Narrative Artbook About A Girl And Her Robot Traveling West In An Alternate 90s USA
“In late 1997, a runaway teenager and her yellow toy robot travel west through a strange USA, where the ruins of gigantic battle drones litter the countryside heaped together with the discarded trash of a high tech consumerist society in decline. As their car approaches the edge of the continent, the world outside the window seems to be unraveling ever faster as if somewhere beyond the horizon, the hollow core of civilization has finally caved in.” Continue reading »
Body and interior parts of a disassembled 2015 Ford Mustang ride multiple elevators en route to the observation deck of the Empire State Building. The Mustang was reassembled on the building’s observation deck as part of a publicity stunt commemorating the muscle car’s original release at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York. (Photo by Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times)
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State-shaped cast iron pans once a limited edition art piece, soon to become a national product line… launching with New York! Under the creation by FeLion Studios, a design/build sculpture studio in Madison Wisconsin, specializing in iron casting and fine wood working techniques to achieve unique and custom pieces of art for homes and commercial spaces.
After a year long regional pilot project producing Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota skillets, they’ve decided the next state-shaped skillet to be commercially produced is NEW YORK.