Berndnaut Smilde brings the outside in with this series of cloud installations. Created by carefully regulating both temperature and humidity, Smilde captures the clouds before their dissipation. Taking the art world by storm, quite literally.
The powerful works of Jean-Michel Basquiat presented at the Gagosian Gallery’s Chelsea location. Veering away from once erroneous descriptions of Basquiat’s work as ‘aggressive’ and 'primal’ and on to a more neo-contemporary approach. The result - a display of delicate and passive paintings that lit up Basquiat’s final days. Make sure to go check it out!
We love us a good vintage furniture showcase, especially when it is set in an architectural ruin in Berlin. Between the Time, a temporary exhibition by German interior architect Gisbert Poppler and vintage furniture dealer Erik Hofstetter takes place in a 19th century hardware store; featuring a sophisticated choreography of interior design, fine art and boutique home furnishings, with objects from 1900 to present day.
“We want to introduce interior design to Germany, because in America, England and France, it has a long history, but in Germany, you create your own home concepts.’" says Pöppler
Look who’s just moved in to the Lehmann Maupin Gallery. “Liu Wei is one of the most original and inventive contemporary artists working in China today,” exclaimed Jennifer Joy, Communications Director for Lehmann Maupin gallery. While Liu Wei says himself of his work “My [art] work does not have any specific meaning.” Indeed, the superb quality and shock value of his work are a journey for both the eyes and mind, Bon Voyage.
If you didn’t make it to the Met to check out Punk: Chaos to Couture for a little bit of 1970’s DIY everything, we’ve got you covered with a few sneaky little images. From McQueen to Yamamoto, the exhibition paid tribute to an ever-present part of our culture, delivered through the art of couture. Brilliance!
Ever wondered what it would be like to step inside designer Thom Browne’s Greenwich Village home? Well, the lovely people over at Architectural Digest have you covered and its all you imagined and more. 800 square feet of stylish sophistication from the 60s and 70s, men, do take note.
Its the first day of Spring today! And we are celebrating with photographer Parker Fitzgerald’s images of perfectly melted ice cream blended with pastel hues of Springs finest flowers designed by botanical maven Amy Merrick. Now bring on the warmer weather!
No Expectations: Donald Judd at David Zwirner in London On view through August 3, Donald Judd’s art is characterised by a lifelong struggle to evade categorisation and is typically associated with the minimalist movement of the 1960s. The David Zwirner Gallery, a white Georgian townhouse smack in the middle of Mayfair plays host to Judd’s raw, factory-constructed sculptures that are spread across two floors. We think this rare and historic opportunity to view Judd’s work outside of private collections is one not to be missed.
Winter cosies rejoice! Nike has launched their Tech Fleece collection for fall/holiday 2013, promising to modernise fleece. Jessica Laird, Nike Women’s Sportswear Apparel Design Director explains “It’s two layers of jersey with a mono-foam spacer that traps your body heat. It’s like you are wearing multiple layers of fabric without all that weight. We’re calling it warmth without weight.” The initial release of the collection will bring color-ways in grey and toward the holidays, red and green hues. A collection that is all about incorporating new fabric into classic sportswear silhouettes, its no doubt these wardrobe staples are going to be seen all over the city pavements in the coming weeks.
Nothing like a bit of color to get you in the mood on a Sunday. German installation artist Katharina Grosse captures a sense of childlike play through a combination of pigment and earth. Her exhibition, Katharina Grosse:Wunderblock runs through September 1, 2013 at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, TX.
Artist Jeff Koons and Dom Pérignon have just announced a new collaboration, unveiling theBalloon Venus for Dom Pérignon. But, be prepared to fork out a good $20,000 for the limited edition design which contains a bottle of Dom Pérignon Rosé Vintage 2003. Still, we think it’s a match made in heaven.
We always get a little excited when it comes to designer collaborations, but its safe to say Converse and Maison Martin Margiela have taken it to a whole other level. “The collection perfectly embodies each brand’s spirit of individuality and self-expression unifying Converse and Margiela’s conviction of unleashing creativity,” says Senior Converse Designer Matt Sleep. With MMM adding, “The Maison has always been obsessed with white; it is used as a layer to give an incognito feeling. A sort of poetry, with the passage of time, the shoe asserts itself.”
Maison Kitsune Spring/Summer 2014, inspired by the ‘new wave’ style of the Parisienne 90’s - lean silhouettes, plaid patterns, graphic prints and nautical stripes. Contemporary, timeless and dare we say, preppy?
Quentin Jones does it again in this stop motion film for House of Waris who has teamed up with e-tailer Mytheresa for the launch of the brands ‘Pink Plumage Necklace’. The 30-second clip is part of Jones’ ongoing collaboration with Waris Singh's jewelry line and we reckon she rocks it.