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The Powerful Femininity Of Fashion Photographer Charlotte Wales

Following her graduation from Central Saint Martins back in 2008, Charlotte Wales began working for celebrated fashion photographer Daniel Jackson, taking on the role of his studio manager. Astutely leveraging her introduction into the fashion industry, Wales quickly established herself as a photographer in her own right, working on a number of independent jobs. 💃…

Remembering New York’s Seminal Artist-Run Restaurant FOOD

A collaborative project conceived by artists Gordon Matta-Clark, Tina Girouard and Carol Goodden in 1971, during its relatively short lifespan, FOOD established itself as a seminal moment in New York art history. The restaurant-come-relational-artwork occupied the corner of Prince and Wooster Streets, neighbouring 112 Greene Street, the longstanding and instrumental art space. It is perhaps…

What To Expect From AFROPUNK’s Brixton Takeover

From 1-8 September, AFROPUNK, presently helmed by Matthew Morgan and Jocelyn Cooper, will take over a number of south London’s arts and culture venues, drawing on the area’s rich and diverse history. Thoughtful curation sees a busy programme of art exhibitions, talks, live music, DJs, film screenings and more hosted across The Ritzy, Pop Brixton,…

Inside ‘Eckhaus Latta: Possessed’ At The Whitney

Nearly two decades since New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art hosted its last fashion focussed exhibition, the institution has opened its ground-floor John R. Eckel, Jr. Gallery to Eckhaus Latta: Possessed, an immersive installation by fashion designers Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta. On view until 8 October, the duo’s first solo exhibition explores themes of desire,…

Interviews

Interview: Bridget Donahue On Her Eponymous Gallery, NYCR...

Back in 2015, Bridget Donahue launched her eponymous gallery on the second floor of 99 Bowery. The New York-based curator, who studied anthropology followed by a masters in textiles, was previously the director of downtown gallery Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, where she honed her artist-focussed approach to running a space. Rather than becoming absorbed with a…

Exhibitions Manager Antonia Jolles On Yves Klein At Blenheim...

This week, Blenheim Art Foundation launched Yves Klein at Blenheim Palace, a solo exhibition by the visionary French artist, running until 7 October 2018. The exhibition, which is presented in collaboration with the Yves Klein Estate, coincides with what would have been the artist’s ninetieth birthday year. It explores concepts of beauty, sensibility and the…

Interview: In The Studio With Victor BarragĂĄn

Victor BarragĂĄn, the 26-year old self-taught fashion designer, relocated from Mexico City to set-up his eponymous label in New York back in 2015. Disregarding gender confines, BarragĂĄn invents new silhouettes from old ones, removing and re-attaching elements to create his idiosyncratic aesthetic. Originally making custom printed t-shirts born from Internet culture while a student in…

 

The Best Restaurant Openings In New York This August

Something Curated highlights the most exciting new and recently launched restaurants and dining events to try in New York this August, taking a closer look at the founders and proprietors behind the promising food offerings.   West Village, Manhattan Llamita || Erik Ramirez What’s beef ? Beef is when…. You’re slanging OG Peruvian street food…

Austrian Medi-Spa Lanserhof Comes To Mayfair’s The Arts Club

Austrian medi-spa Lanserhof, a leader in regenerative and preventive medicine in Europe, will soon arrive in the UK to launch an outpost in the former Dover Street Market building located directly opposite The Arts Club, with plans to open in early 2019. Dr Christian Harisch, CEO of the Lanserhof group commented: “Lanserhof has a long-standing…

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