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The Enduring Legacy Of Irving Penn

Irving Penn, along with Richard Avedon, is ascribed with devising many of the key ideas that have moulded the landscape of modern fashion photography as we know it. Many of the industry’s most prominent contemporary practitioners, from Steven Meisel and Patrick Demarchelier, to Sølve Sundsbø and Nick Knight, have made their admiration for the late…

FOOD New York Announces Their New Radio Series ‘OFFICE HOURS’

New York-based architecture and design practice FOOD, helmed by Dong-Ping Wong, have announced the launch of their new project Food Radio – the first season of the initiative is entitled OFFICE HOURS. From 26 October, live-streamed interviews and workshops with a series of artists, architects, chefs and musicians will take place out of a storefront…

The New David Kohn-Designed V&A Photography Centre Opens Its Doors

The newly opened Photography Centre forms part of the V&A’s ambitious FuturePlan development programme to revitalise the museum’s public spaces through contemporary design and the restoration of original features. London-based practice David Kohn Architects was appointed to design the new galleries in 2016 following an invited design competition. DKA’s design celebrates the grandeur of three…

Interviews

Interview: In The Studio With Artist George Henry Longly

In his on-going series of tablet works, London-based artist George Henry Longly embeds ready-made objects into marble slabs, simultaneously reflecting on our fascination with lifestyle, as well as the implications of creative labour. Earlier this year, Longly exhibited at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, offering a contemporary perspective on historical Japanese objects, with an installation that…

Interview: Liat Rosenthal, Tate Lates Curator

Hosted at the Tate Modern, Uniqlo Tate Lates is a series of special nights held on the last Friday of every month, offering an opportunity to see the latest exhibitions and displays, hear music from up-and-coming talents, watch rarely-seen artists’ films, and join in with interactive events. Among those regularly involved, London’s NTS Radio programme…

Interview: In The Studio With Artist Faye Wei Wei

Within a few short years of graduating, British-Chinese painter Faye Wei Wei has made a distinct mark on London’s art scene, exhibiting her dreamy and alluring portraits of lovers dancing hand in hand beside bewitching mythical creatures. After a successful solo show at The Cob Gallery in London, she is now ready to head to…

 

Interview: In The Studio With Artist George Henry Longly

In his on-going series of tablet works, London-based artist George Henry Longly embeds ready-made objects into marble slabs, simultaneously reflecting on our fascination with lifestyle, as well as the implications of creative labour. Earlier this year, Longly exhibited at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, offering a contemporary perspective on historical Japanese objects, with an installation that…

The Evolution Of The Virtual Influencer

The presence of virtual avatars in celebrity culture and advertising is nothing new, with creations like British musical group the Gorillaz gaining mainstream popularity and endorsing products from the late 90s. During the last ten years though, the fashion industry has become more attune with the concept. In 2013, Louis Vuitton’s then creative director Marc…

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