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.
MAKEUP OZZY SALVATIERRA (STREETERS) HAIR TAMARA MCNAUGHTON (THE COLLECTIVE SHIFT) MODELS MARIE PIOVESAN (MARILYN), NICK STARKINS (NEXT LA), ROSALIE GILFORD, TIERNEY FINSTAR, RYA KLEINPETER MANICURE STEPHANIE STONE FOR NAILING HOLLYWOOD SET DESIGN HEATH MATTIOLI (FRANK REPS) MASKS SCOTT EDWARD STEVENSON PHOTO ASSISTANTS DAN GEORGE, BRIAN EMRICH, RAPHAËL CHATELAIN STYLIST ASSISTANTS OLIVIA KOZLOWSKI, NICOLA ALDERSON, VIRGINIA FONTAINE, PAIGE BASHAM MAKEUP ASSISTANT KARINA SANCHEZ HAIR ASSISTANT NICK MANELOS SET DESIGN ASSISTANT DAVE SPACONE PRODUCTION WES OLSON (CONNECT THE DOTS INC.) PRODUCTION COORDINATOR MEGHAN GALLAGHER PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS TAYLOR KENT AND BARTON BRONSTEIN MOTOR HOME ALCHEMY VANLINES EQUIPMENT RENTAL SIREN STUDIOS, LOS ANGELES FILM PROCESSING THE ICON L.A. SPECIAL THANKS NANCY RIGOLI (SOURCES LOCATIONS), CAST PARTNER, EASTSIDE RENTALS, JOSSI BIEBER, TONI MAIER (ON LOCATION)
If you’re heading out of town this weekend, you have a few hours left to run by 12 Mercer Street to grab these and other abnormally chic pool accessories designed exclusively for VFILES by the artist Chuck Price.
MAKEUP FRANK B. (THE WALL GROUP) HAIR DUFFY (TIM HOWARD MANAGEMENT) MODELS MARTE MEI VAN HAASTER, ZEN SEVASTYANOVA, FRANZI MUELLER, ELZA LUIJENDIJK (IMG), IRINA NIKOLAEVA (WOMEN), LAURA KAMPMAN (NEW YORK MODELS) MANICURE OLYA TITOVA FOR SEPHORA BY OPI (JUDY CASEY, INC.) SET DESIGN KATE MCCOLLOUGH (TOTAL WORLD MANAGEMENT) DIGITAL TECHNICIAN LEONARD FONG (MILK DIGITAL) PHOTO ASSISTANTS NICHOLAS ONG, ALEX LOCKETT, MATT ELLIS STYLIST ASSISTANTS OLIVIA KOZLOWSKI AND BEN PERREIRA MAKEUP ASSISTANTS ANNE KOHLHAGEN AND YINNA WANG HAIR ASSISTANT NEIL GRUPP SET DESIGN ASSISTANTS FLETCHER CHANCEY AND SCOTT KUZIO PRODUCTION KATIE YU (TOTAL WORLD MANAGEMENT) PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS LORENA CAMPILLO AND SHAINA TRAVIS LOCATION FAST ASHLEYS STUDIO, BROOKLYN SPECIAL THANKS PRIMARY
Kehinde Wiley, who has been exhibiting his paintings since 2008, has been a well-known figure in the art world for his vibrant and referential portraits of African, African-American and Israeli men. Now he veers into a new direction, focusing his most recent series of works—which make up his solo exhibition, An Economy of Grace at Sean Kelly Gallery—solely on African-American women from New York
One of my favorite Facebook pages is the mouthpiece Downwit DeSlant. It is written so eloquently and personally that I originally thought there was an actual person in the world named Downwit
“LIFE SHOULD BE LARGER THAN LIFE. SIZE IS IMPORTANT TO ESCAPE NORMALIZATION.” – KARL LAGERFELD Visionaire 61 LARGER THAN LIFE is here! Today, we unveil the cover to the issue, which broke the Guinness World Record for largest magazine issue—TWICE.
Saturday saw the opening of “The World of Muriel Brandolini” at Phillips de Pury & Company, an auction celebrating the life and work of the renowned decorator, known for her eclecticism and collection of fine art. The sale includes works from her collection of decorative and fine arts, pieces of unique design, and rare pieces from her signature furniture line. Works by the likes of Yves Klein and Ross Bleckner will sit alongside pieces by the likes of Max Snow and Oberto Gili.
Makeup Charlotte Tilbury (Art Partner) Hair Marc Lopez (ArtList) Model Aymeline Valade (WOMEN-DIRECT NY) Manicure Lorraine Griffin using Chanel A/W 2011 Set design Max Bellhouse (The Magnet Agency) Digital capture Christian Hogstedt (R&D) Photo assistants Eddie Wrey, Benjamin Tietge, Oliver Holms Stylist assistants Anna Schiffel, Audrey Taillée, Michaela Dosamantes Makeup assistant Ninni Nummela Hair assistant Oliver Waqued de Almeida Production Jemima Hobson and Michelle Lu On-set production Gawain Rainey and Araminta Markes (10-4 Inc) Production assistant Sam Irons Video Look Films Location Snap Studios, London Retouching R&D Special thanks John Gayner, Maysa Marques, Pietro Birindelli
“He has made the most radical performances in the world, and nobody has done it longer or better than he has,” says Marina Abramovic of her hero, Tehching Hsieh. “Because of the speed of life, young audiences have been trained to have a minimal attention span