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BERLIN
GERMANY
CONTEMPORARY ART
PRINT PUBLICATIONS
ART GUIDES
ART MAGAZINES
Inside Berlin's Sleek Magazine
There are plenty of reasons to pick up a print magazine: visually stunning pages, thoughtful long-form reporting, that transformative experience of dedicating yourself to something that's become a less common experience for most nowadays. Berlin...
DESIGN
INNOVATION
DESIGNERS
CADILLAC
COMPETITION
CH25
EMERGING TALENT
CH25: Final Call for Nominations
Time is running out to play your part in shaping the future of innovation, as Sunday, 31 May marks the final day for CH25 nominations, our search for emerging talent in partnership with Cadillac. If you or somebody you know is changing the face of...
ART
LONDON
ARTISTS
STUDIO VISITS
SCREENPRINTING
ART SPACES
PECKHAM PRINT STUDIO
Peckham Print Studio
A stone’s throw from the overground train line that now connects Peckham Rye in South London to the eastern parts of the city, you’ll find art gallery The Sunday Painter. The sign can actually be seen from the station, and the gallery’s rooftop has...
LONDON
SOUTH AFRICA
DESIGNERS
DESIGN INDABA
FASHION DESIGN
DURBAN
AFRICAN DESIGNERS
Studio Visit: Sindiso Khumalo McCann
Sindiso Khumalo McCann's studio space in her light, spacious London flat is filled with things that inspire the fashion and textile designer. A David Bowie LP shares space with family photos, a book on Julie Verhoeven, African art and plenty of other...
PHOTOGRAPHY
COMPETITIONS
MAGAZINES
EMERGING TALENT
PHOTO CONTESTS
SURFACE MAGAZINE
2015 Avant Guardian Photography Contest
The 15th edition of the Avant Guardian photography competition, hosted by Surface magazine, continues its annual search for new and emerging US-based talent, whether they shoot still-life, fashion or anything in between. The 10 winning submissions...
LONDON
PHOTOGRAPHY
STUDIO VISITS
PHOTOGRAPHERS
HACKNEY
CREATIVES
PHOTO ESSAYS
Jenny Lewis’ Hackney Studio Project
Photographer Jenny Lewis has a knack for shooting people in their own environments, capturing her subjects when they are truly at ease in front of her camera. The skill is evident in her book “One Day Young,” which features mothers with their newborn...
LONDON
PHOTOGRAPHY
EXHIBITIONS
BRITISH
ENGLAND
EXHIBITS
PHOTOGRAPHY FAIRS
The Very First Edition of Photo London
How, one might wonder, has a city as large and culturally important as London not had a proper photography fair before? After all, Paris Photo—both in its original city and in Los Angeles—is a huge success, and the interest in photography as an art...
ART
HOTELS
PUBLIC ART
MOROCCO
ART EXHIBITIONS
SCULPTURES
MARRAKECH
JULIEN MARINETTI
Modern, Colorful Sculptures of La Mamounia, Marrakech
Very few hotels around the world carry a reputation like Marrakech, Morocco's La Mamounia. Opened in 1923, the magnificent venue has played host to some of the world's most acclaimed figures—be that politicians or celebrities—and its storied 200-year...
ITALY
VENICE
INSTALLATIONS
ART FAIRS
ECONOMICS
VENICE BIENNALE
LED TECHNOLOGY
LA BIENNALE
VENICE BIENNALE 2015
Venice Biennale 2015: Order and Chaos
Okwui Enwezor—the curator of the 56th Venice Biennale, themed as "All the World’s Futures"—has accomplished a very difficult task in selecting artists for this year's event. Famous names are exhibited alongside emerging artists in a colorful, bold...
GALLERIES
EXHIBITIONS
NYC
ART FAIRS
EXHIBITS
BEACON
FRIEZE NEW YORK
SELECT CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR
2015 SELECT Contemporary Art Fair, NYC
by Jeffrey Keefe Now in its fourth year, SELECT Contemporary Art Fair (on now through 17 May 2015) is one of the fastest growing events to emerge amidst NYC's widely praised Frieze Week. Since its inception, SELECT has provided a platform for galleries...
MUSIC
LIVE
JAZZ
VIDEOS
FUNK
SOUL
MELBOURNE
HIATUS KAIYOTE
MOLASSES
Premiere: Hiatus Kaiyote's "Molasses" Live in Paris
In a time when hyper-manufactured hits created in multimillion dollar studios dominate the airwaves, Melbourne-based quartet Hiatus Kaiyote have been stoking a different kind of fire with their DIY approach built on raw energy, creativity and most...
ART
SKATEBOARDING
EXHIBITIONS
CALIFORNIA
LOS ANGELES
LA
OAKLEY
CREATIVE INSPIRATION
SKATE
Oakley In Residence: Los Angeles
by Sasha Barkans Oakley is a relatively new player in the skateboard scene, but they seem to be on a mission to let the skateboard world know that they’re here to stay. Their pro skate roster boasts some of the biggest names in skateboarding—including...
PAINTING
MAPS
STUDIO VISITS
LANDSCAPES
SKI
LANDSCAPE ART
SLOPES
TRAILS
Studio Visit: Trail Map Artist James Niehues
If you’ve ever grabbed one of the colorful trail maps stocked in ski lodges, or affixed to the chairlift bar, there’s a good chance you’ve seen—and used—the work of landscape artist James Niehues. Niehues (who goes by Jim) is one of just a handful...
ART
EXHIBITIONS
ARTISTS
NYC
SCULPTURES
EXHIBITION OPENINGS
MICHAEL ZELEHOKSI
MIKE WEISS GALLERY
OPTICAL ILLUSIONS
Michael Zelehoski's New Order
by Janine Stankus In the converted garage space of his Beacon, NY studio, artist Michael Zelehoski and his brother guide a 9'x5' plywood slab through a table saw, carefully slicing the bottom edge. The plywood is actually pieced together around fragments...
DOCUMENTARIES
CARS
FILMS
AUTO
CAR RACING
PAUL NEWMAN
Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman
Paul Newman appeared in 62 films and spent 50+ years as a respected and renowned actor, but his true joy was car racing. Newman the racer (and owner) is the subject of Adam Carolla's new documentary "Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman," a film...
ART
ITALY
EXHIBITIONS
MILAN
ITALIAN
ARTISTS
MOVIES
WES ANDERSON
EXHIBITS
PRADA
EXHIBITION OPENINGS
The New Fondazione Prada, Milan
With over 100 years of history, Prada has long been respected for originality and subtle contradictions—and finding a visually striking balance between dichotomies is what makes the fashion house unique. Milan's Fondazione Prada complex maintains the...
ART
THAILAND
VIDEO
MODERN
INSTALLATION
STUDIO VISIT
CHV
CONSUMPTION
Artist Nino Sarabutra
During our recent venture to Bangkok, we stopped by the home and latest exhibition of Thai artist Nino Sarabutra. Sarabutra showed us her portfolio of work, mostly consisting of porcelain sculptures, that lives throughout her house and garden. Sarabutra...
ONLINE
NEW MEDIA
MOBILE
GIFS
DIGITAL ART
NET ART
INTERNET ART
WIDGET ART GALLERY
"Flashcrash Unlimited" at the Widget Art Gallery
The Widget Art Gallery (WAG) was created in 2009 by Rome-based new media artist Chiara Passa as a space to show art without any logistical restrictions: any time, anywhere, and for free. All you need to enter the virtual room is a mobile device and...
TRAVEL
FOOD
SUSTAINABILITY
ENVIRONMENT
TOURISM
EXPOSITIONS
EXPO MILANO
EXPO MILANO 2015
Seven Highlights at World Exposition Milan 2015
This year's theme at World Exposition Milan is “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life.” Each one of the 140+ participating countries is aiming to show their nation's present state of agriculture and advances in technology regarding transformation and...
DISCUSSIONS
DIGITAL STORYTELLING
CHARLIE MELCHER
FUTURE OF STORYTELLING
SUMMITS
Future of StoryTelling 2015 Summit
There is a reawakening in storytelling and Charlie Melcher has been observing it for years. Melcher, founder of the Future of StoryTelling (FoST) summit and content platform, gathers some of the greatest minds in media, technology and communication...
SKULLS
DOCUMENTARIES
MEXICO
CRAFTSMANSHIP
KICKSTARTER
PENCILS
SCULPTURES
ARTISANS
OAXACA
Telling the Stories of Oaxaca
Sofia, Bulgaria-born and NYC-based artist Snejina Latev escaped to Oaxaca at the end of last year, leaving the city (and its mental baggage) for a few months to create work in a new environment. After falling in love with the city of Mexican artisans...
PHOTOGRAPHY
CALIFORNIA
LOS ANGELES
ART FAIRS
NUDES
NSFW
PARIS PHOTO LA
COPPER PLATES
GUY BOURDIN
RALPH GIBSON
The Sexy and the Unseen: Highlights from Paris Photo LA 2015
by The World's Best Ever History and nudes: two of the many things that photography is known for. From Guy Bourdin's vintage Polaroids culled from his personal collection, to Ralph Gibson's black and white compositions, this year's Paris Photo LA...
ART
EXHIBITIONS
PAPER
GALLERY OPENINGS
B. WURTZ
DIEU DONNé
HANDMADE PAPER
Handmade Paper Artworks by B. Wurtz
To best understand New York artist B. Wurtz's latest exhibition "Works in Handmade Paper," attendees should first consider its venue: Dieu Donné. The gallery happens to be the premiere facility for "collaborative creation of contemporary art using...
DESIGN
TRAVEL
ARCHITECTURE
VINTAGE
HOTELS
INTERIOR DESIGN
BELGRADE
SERBIA
URBAN REVITALIZATION
ISAY WEINFELD
Square Nine Hotel, Belgrade
In a city known for repurposing abandoned buildings and transforming them from crumbling caterpillars into bright shining butterflies of contemporary style, it is unsurprising that what is now regarded as the chicest hotel in Belgrade was—until recently...
ART
AUSTRALIA
MAGAZINES
ZINES
MELBOURNE
ART BOOKS
BOOK FAIRS
ART BOOK FAIRS
NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA
NGV Art Book Fair 2015: Highlights
by Sinead Stubbins Melbourne, Australia is a city bursting at the seams with independent publishers, arts organizations and zine-makers, so it was only a matter of time that it hosted its own Art Book Fair. Orchestrated by the National Gallery of...
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