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.
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
People in the know recognize the ongoing sibling connection—and sometimes rivalry—between art and film, as being one creative ‘scene’ and ‘movement’ that inspires the other.
A woman hovers above a crowd, strung amidst telephone wires. A car burns on a highway, a victim at its feet.
Saturday night marked the opening of a promising new art and project space in the Lower East Side, the aptly named 1:1, located at 121 Essex. Founded by (above, from left) Alex Sloane, Whitney Vangrin, Leigha Mason, and Jarrett Earnest, the space premiered with a dual exhibition by Mason and artist/filmmaker Marie Losier, known of late for her impactful documentary on Genesis and Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge, The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye (now in theaters). This Thursday night, Breyer P-Orridge will christen the space with a special performance.
Makeup James Kaliardos Hair Oribe for Oribe Salon Miami Beach Models Adriana Lima (Marilyn), Doutzen Kroes (DNA), Rob Evans (NEXT) All beauty on Doutzen, L’Oréal Paris All beauty on Adriana, Victoria’s Secret Beauty Manicure April Foreman (The Wall Group) Prop stylist Bill Doig Tailor M’Lynn Hass Digital technician Christian Hogstedt (R&D) Photo assistants Aaron Thomas and Benjamin Tietge Stylist assistant Brandon Maxwell and Sophia Phonsavahn Makeup assistant William Kahn Hair assistant Judy Erickson Hair colorist Anthony Palermo ( anthonyleonardsalon.com ) Production Jemima Hobson and Michelle Lu On-set production Erick Jussen (GE Projects) Production assistant Alexandra Nataf Videographer Keith Kendall (The Magnet Agency) Video Look Films Location Milk Studios, Los Angeles Catering Love Catering Retouching R&D Special thanks John Gayner, Maysa Marques, Pietro Birindelli, Charlotte Draycott, Shaun Murdock
Both images: Mike Kelley Deodorized Central Mass with Satellites , 1992-99 Independent curator and V art writer Courtney Malick shares her favorite pieces from Miami Basel.
“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.
Makeup Linda Cantello (Joe Management) Hair Oribe using Oribe Hair Care (Oribe Agency) Model Carolyn Murphy (IMG) Manicure Gina Viviano using Orly (Artists by Timothy Priano) Set design Bill Doig Digital capture Christian Hogstedt (R&D) Photo assistants Eddie Wrey, Benjamin Tietge, Shaun Hartas Stylist assistants Anna Schiffel, Audrey Taillée, Michaela Dosamantes Makeup assistant Cedric Jolivet Hair assistant Judy Erickson Production Jemima Hobson and Michelle Lu On-set production Björn Frederic Gerling (Production Berlin) Production assistant Vincent Lacrocq Video Look Films Location Pierre Hotel, New York Retouching R&D Special thanks Alexandra Helou, Nora Walsh, John Gayner, Maysa Marques, Pietro Birindelli
From now through October 14, Visionaire presents FIVE SENSES , a limited edition sale of five Visionaire back issues: 33 TOUCH , 42 SCENT , 47 TASTE , 53 SOUND , and 56 SOLAR . Each classic issue is currently on display at the Visionaire Gallery at 11 Mercer Street in New York City