“Earth, Wind and Fire” by Francesco Vezzola

The Italian fashion photographer diverges from his roots for his first solo show on nature and man

by Ike Onyewuenyi Fashion portraiture in the vein of street style has typified Francesco Vezzola‘s creative oeuvre for the last five years, with his PIMPUMPAM work being coveted by the likes of Vogue Italia, Marie Claire, and L’Officiel Russia, just to name a few. However, with”Earth, Wind and Fire,” Vezzola’s first solo exhibit, the Italian photographer took a somewhat Elysian departure from fashion to reflect …

ARTLANTIC: Atlantic City’s Public Art Spaces

A park, a playground and outdoor exhibition on Jersey's casino island

A city forever changing, dotted with many historic attributes: A resort location starting in the mid-1850s near enough to New York City and Philadelphia, the longest continuous boardwalk in the world, the East Coast’s original gambling capital, further popularized by television culture. Of all that it can boast about, Atlantic City, New Jersey has generally been lacking one type of scene—the arts. In an effort …

“Estrada: Sailing Through Design”

An influential Spanish designer brings finished projects and the sketches that started them to NYC

The AIGA National Design Center welcomes its newest exhibit Estrada: Sailing Through Design, by celebrated Spanish graphic designer Manuel Estrada, with a gigantic clock-like image on its glass windows. The spinning dial is not a typical clock hand though, but rather a rust-colored European ship that rotates constantly to match the exhibit’s title. Immediately, visitors can sense this isn’t a typical design exhibition. Finished books …