Dating, murder, and DIS Magazine were all under one roof this last week for the 10th Frieze London, the annual art fair held this year in the Regents Park area. With the works of over 1,000 artists on display from 175 galleries from around the world, this was the most global-reaching year in the event’s history. It was also the busiest, and walking through the exhibition space, it wasn’t hard to see why.
A young man and woman embracing in the back of a car. Figures passed out on a Chelsea Hotel bed.
“I liked the rather crazy mix that the city had to offer,” responds Martin Parr when asked about his first trip to Georgia’s state capital. And what a mix it is. Where else can you find Baptist churches, white wine-swilling society folk, and Coca-Cola flip-flops
In 1971, William Burroughs asked Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, “How do you short-circuit control?” “To me, that meant how do you locate control? Where is it?” Breyer P-Orridge explains from a Lower East Side apartment on the morning of—what else?—the apocalypse: a day this past spring the world was predicted to end. “At first it was about economics and power, but there had to be a deeper level of control, and finally Jaye and I decided it was DNA.” Genesis, who insists on the gender-blended pronouns “s/he” and “h/er,” is speaking of Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge, the partner with whom the Pandrogeny project was conceived.
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Bringing a wide array of exclusive brands and unique collections together under one roof, WOAW is a new pop-up eyewear store conceptualized by Kevin Poon. Recognizing a growing need for luxury eyewear, the temporary retail space houses labels such as Garrett Leight, Karen Walker, Illesteva, Theirry Lasry, COLAB, Benjamin Eyewear, Han Kjobenhavn, Andy Wolf, EFFECTOR, Graz, Subcrew by mikli and more.
This past weekend represented the opening of artist Barbara Kruger’s latest exhibition at the L & M Arts . Taking place in her hometown of Los Angeles, the event was the first of its kind in over 10 years with several pieces of her signature style seen in the West Gallery, paired with a multi-channel video installation titled “The Globe Shrinks” from 2010 in the East Gallery. Kruger’s bold commentary on society has become highly influential, factoring into several key aspects of pop culture including the influence in Supreme’s now infamous box logo
Naveen: Over at BornRich, we have seen some of the most radically designed, alluring and luxurious speakers to date, including the sexiest spherical speakers you’d look on to hear long. The latest entrant to the ever-growing family of luxury speakers is the single-pod Figaro from the house of SW Speakers, who earlier gave us the high-end four-pod Magic Flute speakers. The new Figaro speakers, featuring Seas coaxial driver, boast a sexy carbon fiber enclosure that’s paired with a beautiful Mahogany wood stand
Following up last year’s Remember Now film by Karl Lagerfeld, the fashion icon returns with The Tale of a Fairy . Much like the previous film, this new one also documents the annual Chanel Cruise, featuring models Amanda Harlech, Kristen McMenamy, Freja Beha, Bianca Balti, Baptiste Giabiconi, Brad Koening, Jake Davies, Mark Vanderloo, Oriol Elcacho, Sebastien Jondeau, Seth Kuhlmann and the film’s star – Anna Mouglalis.
In this new video, Mike Giant of REBEL8 speaks of his hand-illustrated map of the Mission District in San Francisco for The Mission Map Project. Amongst others things, Mike explains the reasoning behind the project and why it fits in with the makeup of San Francisco as a city. Enjoy!