Written by Guest Blogger Madeline Rudin Every so often, animal activists disregard a controversial deer head mounted on the wall, or look past a lady with a fox fur coat. “Orson, I’m Home” a limited edition 5-part series of taxidermy tables by Armin Blasbichler, makes turning a blind eye nearly impossible.
A Room with a view: Wythe Hotel and accompanying restaurant Reynard are the chicest Brooklyn destination, period. All Williamsburg skeptics will be put to shame after one visit to this revamped historic hotel. Turn of the century original masonry, arched windows, cast iron columns, and original wood flooring are only a few of the
Artist Chris Maynard must be the owner of the deftest, tiniest hands. That’s the only way one can picture someone taking the standard eye surgery scissors, forceps, and scalpels, and cutting out full forms and settings out of something as small and delicate as a feather.
It’s always nice when a young artist transforms something old into something new. It shows they are looking at something other than peers and the latest releases for inspiration. Such is the case of Chad Wys‘s beautifully done American Tapestry series.
Dutch beauty Milou van Groesen plays in “Someone Else’s Life” for the Spring 2012 issue of Purple Fashion shot by Nathaniel Goldberg, styled by Naomi Itkes. You may recognize the large installations by Carsten Höller, on view earlier this year in a record breaking show at the New Museum.
When fashion and illustrations join forces, it’s a joy that’s indescribable, really. Our latest discovery, Greek-Cypriot illustrator Orestis Lazouras, has a great psychedelic point of view on fashion.
There is something so unsettling about these installations from artist David DiMichele. Working on a gigantic scale, these tremendous installations overwhelm the viewer, with a sense of being trapped in the wreckage after an earthquake, where objects can become aggressively suggestive of violence.