Art+Culture, Fashion

Quentin De Wilspelaere in a Unique Look Behind the Scenes of Fashion Shows

When photographer Quentin De Wispelaere speaks about the entrancing textures of fashion week, he isn’t referring to the clothes. Rather, it’s the reflective surfaces, anonymous figures and luminous technology behind the scenes that prove his most seductive subject. These details, the Belgium-born 27-year-old maintains, hold the locus for disorientating the viewer; where the fashion show spectacle is […]

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Art+Culture, Fashion, Interview, News, Photograhy

Inside the wildest bar in 1970s New York

For a decade Max’s Kansas City ruled New York, becoming the premier spot to eat, drink, dance, party, and frolic. Proprietor Mickey Ruskin opened the nightclub and restaurant in 1965, drawing top talents like Allen Ginsberg. William S. Burroughs, and Robert Rauschenberg. But when Andy Warhol and his entourage started hanging out in the back […]

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Art+Culture, Fashion, Photograhy

Rare photos of Warhol

In the early 1960s, the shadow of the post-war boom cast a dark shadow upon streets across the United States as the illusion of The American Dream was shattered by the truth of how it came to be. Amid the fight for human rights, Andy Warhol emerged with a body of work that celebrated the […]

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Art+Culture

Alexander McQueen S/S99, the Magnificent Impact

While Alexander McQueen moved many to tears with his extraordinary London shows – shows that included Bellmer La Poupee, Joan and The Overlook – he himself would regularly claim that he wasn’t sure what all the fuss was about. No. 13, he said, was “the only one that actually made me cry”. It was staged, […]

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Art+Culture, Painting

The Painting of Adam Hall: Taking in the Horizon

Adam Hall happened upon landscapes. When tornados struck Tennessee, in 2016, Hall, along with a number of his friends, took it upon themselves to clear trees from an area in Gallatin. Eventually, they found themselves on the property of David Wright, an artist himself. Unhappy with the process and prospects of the portraits he was […]

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Art+Culture, Music, News, Video

Viviane Sassen is behind M.I.A’s latest song

Fresh from curating the Southbank Centre’s Meltdown festival last week, MIA is back with a new music video – which agency WeFolk today announced was directed by Dutch photographer Viviane Sassen. Set amid a starkly beautiful backdrop of sand dunes and a sea circled by mountains, the stripped-back video for MIA’s latest track Finally features […]

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Art+Culture, Fashion

Eight Ways to Wear Red and Pink Together

A distinct 1980s influence has been palpable on the runway for several seasons now. It began to creep back into recent shows with J.W. Anderson’s A/W15 New Wave-inspired collection and has continued to be seen in the likes of Hedi Slimane’s A/W16 swan song at Saint Laurent, with the decade also readily embraced by successor […]

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Art+Culture

Why Egon Schiele is one of art’s greatest provocateurs?

From art school drop out to seminal psychosexual provocateur, here’s everything you need to know about the 20th-century Austrian Expressionist who inspired Francis Bacon and David Bowie It’s been ninety-nine-years since his death and 20th-century artist Egon Schiele is still as radical and prolific as he ever was. Now regarded as a leading figure in Austrian […]

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Art+Culture

Christian Louboutin’s Collection Photographed by Peter Lippmann

Considered amongst the most prestigious shoes a woman can slide her feet into, the creations of Christian Louboutin are, for many, the epitome of stylish and luxurious footwear. For the past six years, the brand has created its campaigns in collaboration with American photographer Peter Lippmann, a celebrated still-life photographer known for his painterly and […]

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Art+Culture

Five Centuries of Fashion at Chatsworth Curated by Hamish Bowles

Glamour, elegance and historical significance are all on display at House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion at Chatsworth, an elaborate exhibition which is gracing the storied halls and gilded ballrooms of Chatsworth House, until October the 22nd, 2017. Curated by American Vogue magazine’s International Editor-at-Large Hamish Bowles, under the creative direction and design by Patrick […]

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Art+Culture, Design, Photograhy

Ana Rita Ramos Bring Us Closer to Nature

Beautiful illustrations come to life in the animated images of multi-talented Portuguese designer Ana Rita Ramos. Originally trained as an interior designer, Ana Rita completed some very attractive projects in design and illustration over the years, and has even taught interior-design classes at the ESAD College of Art and Design in her hometown of Porto. […]

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Art+Culture

A lavish hotel in motion by MUZA Lab

A “lavish hotel in motion” could be what best describes South America‘s first ever, luxury sleeper train, the Belmond Andean Explorer in Peru, which was designed by Inge Moore and Nathan Hitchins of London-based design firm, MUZA Lab. Its inaugural launch journey in May 2017 welcomed its passenger-guests with an elegance and exclusivity also romantically […]

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Art+Culture, Design

Concrete Photobook by Gábor Kasza

One is not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but this new photography book by Hungarian photographer Gábor Kasza quite literally exposes its content with an unusual case made of real concrete. Kasza’s new book is titled “Concrete Passages About Closeness and Coldness… and a Couple of Songs”, and contains a photography series […]

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Art+Culture, Design, Fashion

A Journey with Artist Tom Sachs

The artist has collaborated with Nike to create Space Camp – an immersive installation on New York’s Governor’s Island that will leave its visitors transformed There aren’t many multi-national sportswear corporations who would team up with an artist like Tom Sachs, the space-obsessed American sculptor best known for his DIY approach to immersive installations, to […]

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Art+Culture

ART EN LUBERON – Chapitre 3 – Atelier Christine Jouval – Marcel

 Text by Julie-Chloe Mougeolle Il faut remonter dans la Chine ancienne pour retrouver les premières terres mêlées et marbrées, sous la dynastie Tang. Plusieurs siècles après, la terre Mêlée refait son apparition en Angleterre avec Josiah wedgwood (1730/1795), on la retrouve à Apt vraisemblablement quelques années après ainsi que dans d’autres centres français et européens, mais […]

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Art+Culture, Design, Fashion

The Art of the In-Between: Rei Kawakubo’s Work at the Met

The Met’s Costume Institute Benefit is arguably best known as the Met Gala. It’s probably true that not both names carry the same meaning. The Met Gala sounds more like something that easily travels across publications and broadcasts, transcending audiences and becoming part of the popular culture and its celebrity ambassadors. The Met’s Costume Institute […]

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Architecture, Art+Culture

ART EN LUBERON – Chapitre 1 – Lustres Divins     

          Text by Julie-Chloe Mougeolle  Au cœur du Luberon, sur la route des Ocres à Gargas près d’Apt, les Ateliers Mathieu Lustrerie restaurent, rééditent et créent des lustres d’exception pour les lieux les plus prestigieux du monde.  Régis Mathieu
 et une vingtaine de compagnons ont développé des techniques uniques afin que chaque […]

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