Tuesday, September 16, 2014 “The images that Hurrell constructed were designed to create an impossibly perfect ideal, elevating these actors and actresses into the realm of gods and goddess,” says Charlotte Rey, curator of George Hurrell: Legends in Light , the inaugural exhibition at MATE—the Museo Mario Testino—in Lima, with the man who is thought to have single-handedly invented the Hollywood glamour portrait. “This is an aesthetic that far outreaches the confines of the silver screen.” He initially signed up to join a Seminary in his native Chicago to train as a priest before discovering his artistic path. The Church’s loss was the film industry’s gain as Hurrell was introduced to the maelstrom that was MGM Studios and became renowned for his iconic portraits of Golden Era’s leading lights including Clark Gable and Greta Garbo
Plus: an emotional new show from Mickalene Thomas, an arts fest in the Catskills and Bryan Voltaggio’s dinner for a great cause.
The London Zoo hosts a new installation by the unruly artist Cerith Wyn Evans.
Interview has teamed up with our pals at art and design non-profit BOFFO to support ❤ Like , a project conducted entirely through BOFFO’s Instagram (and ours).
Here’s our compendium of pop-culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend.
Monday, September 15, 2014 Two American outlaws speed through the Californian desert in a dusty 1960s Pontiac GTO with a manifest poise and stylish swagger that could only be embodied by the world’s foremost musical couple: Beyoncé and Jay Z. Directed by the New York-based filmmaker and photographer Dikayl Rimmasch, Bang Bang is a trilogy of short films starring Mr and Mrs Carter’s filmic alter egos, appearing throughout their two-and-a-half month long tour, On the Run, which celebrated its finale on Saturday at Stade de France in Paris.
Monday, September 15, 2014 For James Russell and Hannah Plumb, the husband-and-wife team behind the subversive London design studio, James Plumb, inspiration comes in unexpected forms. Most recently, it took the shape of a destroyed, 19th-century leather Chesterfield sofa, whose beautiful patina and history gave way to a limited-edition collection and exhibition entitled, Burnished Indigo.
The flow don’t lie and Skert speaks the truth with this wild silver pen handstyle.
Sunday, September 14, 2014 Surf culture’s eighty-year-old founding father John Severson is still making waves. As a young painter, Severson captured the spirit of surf with pieces that range from the thrillingly vivid to the profoundly serene.
Recently Wane, Steel, Risk, Dmote, Atom and Sever made their yearly gathering in San Francisco to discuss upcoming art projects with Montana Spray Paint and used their extra time in the city to paint a wall.
Saturday, September 13, 2014 Husband-and-wife photographers Inez & Vinoodh have lent their shape-shifting vision to the fashion world’s leading editors at Vogue , W and Self Service . After over 25 years of service, the image-makers have translated their fluency by guest-editing the fall issue of photography institution, Aperture . “I was interested in the history of fashion photography,” says editor Michael Famighetti of handing over the reigns to the Dutch couple for the quarterly’s first fashion issue in 20 years
The Northern Irish designer, who shows his spring/summer 2015 collection at London Fashion Week tomorrow, shares with T his photographs and words about his favorite things at his home.
Like the art historian himself, his Connecticut estate is grand, refined and a bit naughty.
The model shares her five favorite hometown hangouts, where she’s likely to spend downtime between the spring/summer 2015 shows there.
“It’s not hard to like Eddie,” says artist Barry McGee, of fellow artist Eddie Martinez.
We’re excited to premiere the video for “Imaginary Plane”—a bluesy, dark rock ‘n’ roll jam reminiscent of Tom Petty and Eric Clapton portrayed through gorgeous vignettes, some of which take place in the old Interview Magazine archives.
The director and artist talks T through some of his works on view this weekend in Philadelphia.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be partnering with the Civilians, its first theatrical group in residence, to collaborate on a series of several new works throughout the galleries.
The actor Jack O’Connell is raw, uncensored and trying to keep it together long enough to live up to Hollywood’s expectations.
As a touring musician since the age of 10, Stacy King is an artist by order of pedigree.