Part starchitect, part hermit, Ricardo Bofill is one of the most disruptive architects of his generation. “Architecture is the victory of man over the irrational: the construction of a familiar, domestic, human space,” he wrote in 1989, musing on his practice, which now spans over 56 years. He and his diversely disciplined collective, Bofill Taller de Arquitectura, who continue to work today, are infamous for the fascinating… read more » View Gallery (13 images)
Who? “Now for some news: I’m taking photographs,” wrote Florence Henri in 1927, then a painter at the Bauhaus Dessau
SEXNESS is a new monthly column exploring the shape of 21st-century desire from Lucy Kumara Moore, d irector of Claire de Rouen bookshop . A drive from the deep, a contested ground, a spur to our true identity, desire is manifold
Yesterday, the sun began its annual journey through Aries , the first astrological sign of the Zodiac.
In Paris, what is today Comme des Garçons’ dedicated perfume shop on Place du Marché Saint-Honoré was once, in the late 80s, an outpost selling the brand’s furniture . From 1983 to 1993, Rei Kawakubo designed pieces to sit alongside the collections in Comme des Garçons stores, “to create a complete environmental setting for the clothes”.
Today, the V&A has announced its upcoming exhibition Tim Walker: Wonderful Things . Arriving at the London museum this September, it will be the biggest-ever exhibition of the British photographer’s work, featuring over 150 images inspired by the V&A’s permanent collection. Known for his fantastical photography, the exhibition will encompass 100 existing images, ten new photographic projects, props,… read more » View Gallery (14 images)
Photographer Susan Meiselas has dedicated her life to capturing complex, sometimes horrifying, experiences, using her camera as a means of “mediation” between herself and her subjects. She doesn’t try and provide answers to the scenes unfolding before her, but instead poses questions and explores new perspectives.
Today, JW Anderson officially announces the launch of a (spoof) teleshopping channel. Riffing on the likes of QVC and Ideal World, JWA-TV sees co-hosts Sandie Stone (played by Tony-nominated cabaret performer and performance artist Mx Justin Vivian Bond) and Joyce Nawman (Jill Pangolla, an NYC-based multidisciplinary performer), singing the praises of the British brand’s latest S/S19 accessory: the… read more »
California-based artist Sterling Ruby has announced this morning that he will be launching a ready-to-wear collection, set to debut in June this year. Entitled S.R.