Bits: 04.30.09

From Anna Skladmann's "Little Adults," a series of portraits of children of Russia's nouveau riche. Via Conscientious

• The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum just announced the winners of the 10th National Design Awards. A local winner: the Walker Art Center gets the Corporate Achievement Award. (Runner up was Dwell Magazine, creative directed by former Walker graphic designer Kyle Blue.)

• Video: Andy Warhol creates a digital painting of Debby Harry on a Commodore Amiga in 1985.

• Faber & Faber is republishing Samuel Beckett's works with a great series of type-only covers.

Animal mummies at the Brooklyn Museum. Is this one?

"Buddha with 1000 Hands," performed by the China Disabled Peoples Performance Art Troupe. [via]

• "Don't judge people according to their appearance."

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