Masterpieces on iPhone

Even from a few feet away, you can see the bold strokes that Sao Paulo artist Roberto Lautert applies to his portraits of iconic art figures, but step closer and you’ll notice that brush lines are strangely missing. That’s because there were no brushes—these works are enlarged versions of the portraits Lautert “paints” by fingertip on his iPhone 3G, using the


Young UK designers strike out on their own with color, humor and innovation

One menswear collection stood out among all the others at A/W 2012 London Fashion Week in March. Bright, bold and bearing no resemblance to anything seen before, Agi & Sam hit the headlines for their seemingly effortless fusion of color and style. Launched in 2011 by Agape Mdumulla and Sam Cotton, two 26-year-old UK designers who cut their teeth working at Alexander McQueen, Karl Lagerfeld, …

Off the Wall

Bizarre sculpture abounds at NADA's first NYC art fair

In our second look at NADA’s first annual art fair in New York City, we take a step back from the white gallery wall and focus on some of the more colorful, sculptural showings. Materials like hair, blood, crystals, broccoli and fake fur had us and everyone else gawking. Here, a selection of three-dimensional standouts. Among the 60 galleries occupying the four floors of NADA …