5 Of The Most Covetable Titles From TASCHEN’s 2020 Warehouse Sale

Running from 30 January – 2 February 2020, TASCHEN’s anticipated annual warehouse book sale offers reductions of up to 75% across the celebrated publisher’s collection. Ahead of the event’s launch, Something Curated selects five must-have titles on offer. The beautiful volumes available span the worlds of Modernist architecture, the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch, the provocative…

The Instagram Account Archiving Style Icons Of Vintage Nollywood

Cinema first made an impact in Nigeria during the early twentieth century as a colonial import but by the 70s, the Nigerian military head of state, Yakubu Gowon, ordered the transferal of some 300 film theatres from their foreign owners to Nigerians. This would mark the beginning of Nigerians defining and expressing themselves on screen….

The Aesthete’s Wish List: 10 Of The Best Things You Can Buy This January

Covering January’s new drops, restocks, and promising auctions, Something Curated has compiled a list of ten of the most coveted items available for purchase this month, spanning art, fashion, home and more. Art Untitled (Abstracted Landscape with Horse and Rider), 1960-1963 || Martín Ramírez Martín Ramírez was a self-taught Mexican artist whose intricate drawings melded…

The Instagram Account Celebrating The Diverse Beauty Of South Asia

Conceived by Los Angeles-based creative Sanam Sindhi, South Asia Archive is a research and education platform, sharing traditions of beauty, adornment, identity, fashion, and queerness in the Indian subcontinent. The digital archive catalogues imagery of diverse South Asian beauty from jewellery and makeup, to hair and tattoos, under the Instagram handle @southasiaarchive. Scouring the internet,…

A History Of Art Through Drinks & Their Consumption

The social history of drinking over the past 500 years encompasses pleasure and distress, tradition and innovation as well as extraordinary creativity in the arts. The fundamental act has stimulated a rich material culture over the centuries. Specific situations and drinks require particular vessels, from stoneware beer mugs to jade cups, silver goblets and glass…

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