Wes Lang "Here Comes Sunshine"10/05/2012
Half Gallery has released the first details of a new solo show by New York based artist Wes Lang, entitled Here Comes Sunshine. Opening May 17th and running through to June 22nd, we will bring you more details as it comes to hand.
// Half Gallery, 208 Forsyth Street, New York
Dustin Yellin Studio Visit
An Art Colony
Dustin Yellin is a busy man. He is one half of Kid Yellin Gallery in Brooklyn, founder of Intercourse Magazine, is currently working on his first documentary film, oh and he makes art, lots of art, big art.
Clementine Widdowson - de Pressigny
Photographer - Clément Pascal
Words - Clementine Widdowson - de Pressigny
Opening Ceremony Book09/05/2012
Opening Ceremony celebrates their 10th anniversary with the printing of a new book with Rizzoli, presenting treats from their archive such their first business plans written on napkins through to incredible imagery from events, collections, and collaborations. Ryan McGinley, Alexander Wang, Sally Singer, M.I.A., Terence Koh, Marcel Dzama, Rodarte, Proenza Schouler and Jason Schwartzman are among some of the friend that have contributed, with Spike and Chloë making special zine inserts and Terry Richardson shooting an exclusive series of portraits for the book.
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Ryan McGinley “Animals” at Team Gallery08/05/2012
A few weeks ago we brought you early details about New York-based artist Ryan McGinley's new show Animals which is now open at Team Gallery. The exhibition presents color portraits of live animals and nude models, with McGinley visiting sanctuaries, zoos, and rescue establishments across the United States. The artist set up mobile studios and enlisted the help of various pre-eminent animal trainers to ensure the animals were not treated as props but as the crucial subjects of the photographs.
// Team Gallery, 83 Grand Street or 47 Wooster Street, New York 10013
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A Post New Film
With their roots pegged in innovation its easy to forget there is a simplistic past to Nike's running heritage. The Night Track is a symbol of the brands history and influence in running. We live our lives at 100 miles an hour now, always hustling, but we need to get that run in, we need to 'Make it Count'. For a lot of us the only way to do this is late in the evening.
Moving Picture Show by Jürg Lehni07/05/2012
Across the globe, analogue projections are being given up in favor of digital movie projections in cinemas, a move which is making the 35mm film format and the equipment used to produce and screen this film more and more obsolete. Moving Picture Show which is part of the International Poster and Graphic Design Festival, "re-appropriates a process normally used by the film industry to etch subtitles into the emulsion layer of 35mm film using a high-powered precision laser. By etching away the emulsion, only the clear base of the film remains.
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Dana Lee Interview
Going beyond the conventions of typical fashion, Dana Lee has a unique vision for "authentic beauty" that she has built her label on and thrived from in recent years. Lee's journey began in Vancouver and has seen her cut samples and work on Christmas Day and internships in London and Helsinki, but these are all valuable lessons that all paid off for the now New York based designer. So often in the past menswear has complimented womenswear but that is not how Lee sees it, one of a new generation of women menswear designers changing the way us men dress.
Photographer - Images from Dana Lee F/W 2012
Mark Borthwick "Fountains of Ardor"04/05/2012
Coinciding with the Berlin biennial, Mark Borthwick has produced a small installation occupying the back of the new Comme des Garçons store, entitled Fountains of Ardor. The installation collages together Borthwick's photographs and polaroids, with flowers, drawings and poems. Fountains of Ardor runs through to May 24th.
// Comme des Garçons, Linienstrasse 115, 10178 Berlin
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Dior "Secret Garden - Versailles' Film04/05/2012
Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin bring life to Dior's fall 2012 collection in Secret Garden - Versailles, their latest fashion film. Models Daria Strokous, Melissa Stasiuk and Xiao Wen Ju explore a deserted Versailles, leading you through its halls and out into Dior's enchanting 'secret garden.'
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Julian Schnabel "Deus Ex Machina"03/05/2012
The CFA presents painter and director Julian Schnabel's first comprehensive solo show in Germany Deus Ex Machina. Synthetic painting backgrounds are used in this new series of works, using enlarged images such as Indian deities or historical paintings and even Schnbel himself. The artist uses the history as a reference point, then counterpointing with painterly gestures. Deus Ex Machina runs through to 28th July.
// Contemporary Fine Arts, Am Kupfergraben 10, 10117 Berlin Mitte
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