Horst: Photographer of Style

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 6th September 2014- 4th January 2015 ‘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…

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Dreamlike Self-portraits by JeeYoung Lee

JeeYoung Lee creates highly stylized sceneries that demand a vast amount of patience, 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.…

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Ray Ceaser Art

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…

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MOKI MIOKE’S Art

“Nature itself is art and is the most beautiful thing you can create.” Moki Mioke 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…

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Bijou Karman: Moody and Beautiful

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 Garcon, Marc 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…

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JUCO

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. After graduating they continued working together and since they have shot for Apple, Marie Clair, Nike, K Swiss and the New Yorker. They…

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Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album

Royal Academy of Arts, London,  26th June- 19th October 2014 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…

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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, and the realisation of…

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Isamaya Ffrench: The Art of Make Up

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. ‘Imperfections Evoke an Emotional response, that’s what I’m after that is what, art…

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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 and experiences that often elude the ability of…

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Erwin Olaf : The Art of Photography

“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 the Netherlands. Olaf’s visually sophisticated and conceptually provocative style is enduring and unique. His art…

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Jack Hughes “Classy and Modern”

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, established this international movement; in his words Pop Art should be “Popular, transient, expendable, low-cost, mass –produced, young, witty, sexy, gimmicky, glamorous and big…

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“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 a luxurious Shopping Center, with beautifully arranged custom branded products in an ethereal fashion. Seventy-nine models walked the runway through supermarket aisles at the fashion show; wearing trendy sneakers, shopping baskets…

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Artist Dina Lynnyk

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.  Experimentation is the key component to innovation. The visual artist, Dina Lynnyk, based in Kiev, Ukranine, used different elements from designer collections to…

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