Art & Culture


 

mainbocher_corsetMainbocher Corset (pink satin corset by Detolle), Paris, 1939. © Condé Nast:Horst EstateHorst P. Horst

‘Your photographs are sheer genius and delight my soul … each one is perfect by itself.’ Main Rousseaur Bocher (1890-1976)

These were the words expressed by the famous haute couture designer, decades after Horst P. Horst (1906-1999) produced his most acclaimed photograph Mainbocher Corset (1939). The picture, erotic and mysterious, reveals the photographer’s classical sculpture influences. Read More

Self Portraits by Jee Young Lee  JYL002-JeeYoungLEE-OPIOM-resurrection_120x96cm_Inkjet-print_2011

JeeYoung Lee creates highly stylized sceneries that demand a vast amount of patience and she uses absolutely no photo manipulation. During weeks, sometimes months, JeeYoung Lee works in her modest 360 x 410 x 240 cm studio building worlds that go against all logic. The artist places herself amongst her set, her works are always self-portraits. She finds inspiration in her personal life and old Korean fables. Read More...

The_Waiting_Wife_-_StudyRay Caesar

When I first encountered with Ray’s work a clear definition of art arose in me for the very first time. I was instantly seduced and trapped in the soul of the artist readily desiring to remain captive in his world, eternally in awe and forever wondering in the mystery it evoked. The word obsession loses its meaning when it comes to my passion for Ray’s art. Read More…

Moki Mioke Artmioke-hyper-realistic-surrealist-paintings-7

German / Japanese artist Moki Mioke works with various styles and techniques: Surreal paintings, comics, animation, and performance figures. Her acrylic paintings are inspired by Japanese anime of Hayao Miyazaki, as well as beautiful landscapes. Moki Mioke believes that nature itself is one of the most beautiful artistic creations we have. read more 

                                             Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album DennisHopper

Film Legend Dennis Hopper, who memorably played a demented Vietnam War photojournalist in Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now (1979) . The Naturally gifted photographer, was encouraged to take his photography seriously by James Dean when they worked together in Rebel without a Cause, 1955. Hopper became synonymous with the rebellious spirit of the 1960’s counterculture with his 1969 Easy Rider, read more…

bijou-karman-fashion-illustrations-3BK: Moody and Beatiful

Los Angeles based talented illustrator Bijou Karman leaves us wondering about the lives of her inspirational characters. The artist works for brands such as of Comme des GarconMarc Jacobs or Marni. Her unique stylish fashion illustrations send us into a world we long to discover, her girl characters wearing interesting outfits and posing with mysterious moods and attitudes; they are adventurous, dreamy and melancholic. Read more..

           JUCOJUCO

The duo Julia Galdo, and Gody Cloud, created the creative brand JUCO after meeting at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2002. Their collaboration started as University assignments while completing their studies. read more…

                                                                                    Isamaya FfrenchIsamaya-Ffrench-5

Make up Artist , Illustrator and New Beauty Editor of I-D Magazine has amazed us with her face an body art. The painterly attribute in her work exhibits smeared metallic shades, glossy lids and colour brows her style tends towards the incomplete. read more….

             Barbara Kruger 2      Barbara Kruger: Text Culture

“I shop therefore I am”  “Money can buy you Love”  “Your body is a battle ground”

Barbara Kruger, one of the most high profile artists of the 1980s with her provocative text based art investigates the power in popular culture the technological advances in communications, the excessive flow of information,  read more…

                       Artis Dina Lynnyk Dina-Lynnyk-fashion-collage-marni-02

Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safe, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary. – Cecil Beaton… read more… 

chanel-shopping-center-PFW-fw-14-6“Master of Craft” Etienne Russo for Chanel 

In this year’s Paris Fashion Week, Karl Lagerfeld amazed us with his Chanel Fall/Winter 2015/15 ready-to-wear collection. Chanel turned the Grand Palais into luxurious Shopping Center read more

        Jack Hughes “Classy and Modern” Mod Men 7
Richard Hamilton, (1922-2011) one of the most influential and celebrated British and international artists of the 20th Century is considered the founder and father of Pop Art, his definition in 1957 read more… 
Erwin Olaf : The Art of Photography erwin-olaf-berlin-07
“A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. It is, in a word, effective”. – Irving Penn Erwin Olaf Born was born in 1959 in Hilversum, he Netherlands. Olaf’s visually sophisticated and conceptually provocative style read more…
Greg-Kadel-Vogue-Italia-March-2014-9 Greg Kadel for Vogue Italia 
“Even though fixed in time, a photograph evokes as much feeling as that which comes from music or dance. Whatever the mode – from the snapshot to the decisive moment to multi-media montage – the intent and purpose of photography is to render in visual terms feelings read more 

 

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