1. AnOther Magazine has a compilation of playful optical illusions. We’re pretty tickled by Liu Bolin’s work. Bolin paints himself to blend into his surroundings, then takes a photo of it. 
2. Read this excerpt from the new Vivienne Westwood biography. Then go and get yourself a copy of the Vivienne Westwood memoir.
3. Speaking of books, photographer Pat Graham just released Modest Mouse: 1992-2010, a compilation of Polaroid and digital prints from the band’s decades of touring.

4. Listen to tUnE-yArDs and Laurie Anderson chat on the Talkhouse Podcast.
5. Beyoncé and Jay Z are reportedly working on a new super secret album together.

[Photo source: AnOther Magazine]