The Provocateurs

Nau's portrait series of brand ambassadors from film, food, design and more

Advertorial content: Identifying 12 people that truly represent the Nau spirit, the Portland-based brand created ten compelling profiles of subjects spanning writers to butchers. As part of their ongoing project called “Portraits of our Friends,” Nau’s Provocateurs live by codes in keeping with the Nau ethos and serving as a benchmark for the type of people for which they design their products. To capture the …

Incognito: The Hidden Self-Portrait

Photographers reveal themselves in shadows, reflections and silhouettes for subliminal self portraits

Experimenting with indirect ways to reveal themselves in the eye of the camera, the artists currently on display in “Incognito: The Hidden Self-Portrait” at NYC’s Yancey Richardson Gallery play with shadows, reflections and silhouettes for a subliminal self portrait like Lisa Kereszi’s above. The images range from the autobiographical to the conceptual, with each artist conveying their own perception of themselves in a different way. …

One Minute Portraits

Melbourne-based graphic designer offers original art in a minute or less

Perhaps Warhol was the first to open up the art world to the idea of fast art, smashing the notion that the quality of art is parallel to the time spent creating it. Granting more than just a nod to Warhol’s ideology is UK artist, Benjamin Hammond. After years of sketching his colleagues during weekly work meetings, the now Melbourne-based graphic designer began getting requests …