The photographs are a selection from the oeuvre of an artist who has worked with both passion and professional dedication for twenty-five years but who has not had the conventional career easily summed up with a mid-term retrospective.
Manilla has a professional background as a boxer and butcher. He observes violence and cruelty pragmatic and objective and his jewellery often express a brutal rawness– beautiful punches that hit the viewer in solar plexus.
From the outset their intention was that Jeffery~West shoes would be imbued with all the craftsmanship, quality, and pedigree available in having shoes manufactured by Northampton factories with hundreds of years of experience.
On March 6th, the itinerant Hardhitta Gallery will open the first solo show by American photographer JAMEL SHABAZZ (*1960). The exhibition “Reflections from the 80’s” will showcase 18 photographs, taken over the course of a decade in the city of New York throughout the 1980s.
Creating fields of tension in form, idea, and material, she uses familiar symbols for love, protection, and handcrafts, as well as forms relating to forgotten traditions, proverbs, popular motifs, and themes from folklore.
Alfred Tarazi, who used to be Artist in Residence at the Krinzinger Projekte in 2011, is showing his first solo show at Galerie Krinzinger with the title THE SENSELESS REALM in the Galerie im Parterre.
Visitors will not only be able to explore the origins and evolution of this forty-year path of production, but they can also marvel at his sketches, the preparatory drawings which accompanied the artist during the various stages of conception, design and creation for his jewelry.
The “Graduates” prize is open to students of fashion schools who are completing a degree course at a fashion school in 2015. The three winners receive a 10,000 euro grant and an opportunity to work as part of the design team at an LVMH brand for one year.
M97 GALLERY is pleased to present “Leaves of Grass”, an exhibition of black-and-white gelatin silver Print s by Chengdu-based photographer Adou. This is Adou’s second solo exhibition at M97 Gallery. There will be a reception for the artist on Saturday January 24th from 4-6PM.
In occasion of the launch of his new collection, the King of Rap will star in a preview-event specifically designed for a select audience of experts to be held on Friday, January 16th in via Tortona 54.
Fashion Space Gallery is pleased to announce its latest exhibition Don’t Stop Now: Fashion Photography Next. A group exhibition curated by Magdalene Keaney will explore ideas and themes found in contemporary image-making and photography.
Pitti Italics is one of the projects featured within Pitti Immagine Uomo that develops the partnership between MINI and Pitti Immagine. In particular, MINI’s participation at Pitti Uomo will focus on projects dedicated to young up-and-coming brands and the most innovative trends in contemporary men’s fashion.
For this year’s exhibition Martin Spreng has created fascinating cufflinks combining silver and gold with lapislazuli or tiger eye. While at first sight they appear strictly geometrical, a second look reveals silver and gold surfaces with an inventive playfulness reminiscent of the flowing forms of Jugendstil.
Oliver launched Hood by Air in 2006. At that time, the brand’s offering was limited to t-shirts showing the word “hood” in big letters. Collections are mostly manufactured in Italy, except for certain pieces realized in California, New York and Canada.
Sepia EYE is honored to present Disturbing Beauty, a solo exhibition of photographs by Angelika Sher. The exhibition marks the release of the artist’s first monograph, Angelika Sher, Series, 2005–2012 (Kehrer Verlag, 2014) with an introductory essay by Elisabeth Biondi.
PUBLIC SCHOOL WINS 2014/2015 INAUGURAL MEN’S INTERNATIONAL WOOLMARK PRIZE
The International Woolmark Prize highlights the natural beauty of Merino wool at the hands of the world’s finest emerging designers. The menswear edition is the only competition at this level dedicated to emerging menswear designers and provides an exciting avenue to take wool into the future.
"We invite you to visit the exhibition to enjoy Winter and celebration feeling, and maybe to find amongst these jewellery pieces the special one, which would express – if only, if you ever new, what you mean to me…"
Where: Riga, Latvia
When: Until 14 February 2015
More information: http://putti.lv
Concerns about identity have risen to the forefront, as more and more people worry about privacy in the age of the Internet. Additionally, more and more people are constricted by racial and sexual classifications that no longer accommodate an evolving society.
"Our customers are individuals with a strong sense of identity. Adventurous and energetic. Free and active. Confident and capable, actively seeking new adventures. Cherishing and valuing their possessions, conscientious of their impact on the future".
This exhibition reveals how Paul Smith works and what influences him, through projections, audio and video clips of catwalk shows and behind the scenes footage and an overview of all the unique Paul Smith shops.
The artists' mutual interest in the beauty and wonder of nature’s grand design was the source of inspiration for this collaborative exhibition. With differing interpretations of this concept, each artist presents a series of work with uniquely individual aesthetics.
At the heart of the course there lies the complex method of artistically designing clothing collections, which based on the integration of such disciplines as costume design, constructional engineering of design objects, applied ergonomics and modeling.
THE FUTURE IS NOW! presents MMCA’s New Media Art collection with the aim of reflecting on the “futures” by analyzing New Media Art ever since it was founded in 1987 to the present day. The exhibition does not just include works from the museum collections, but also a vast range of audiovisual materials.
Tailored and precise cuts, precious fabrics and dark color range face oversized volumes, layers, raw materials, waxed effects, grunge finishings and electric hues, to create new harmony and contemporary outfits out of modern male contradictions.
The International Festival of Fashion Photography is open to all fashion photographers in all countries. Participation by photographers in the International Festival of Fashion Photography is free of charge and no participation fees are requested.
Through production and reproduction she investigates the industrially manufactured and its potential applications in craft. The repetitive making process, which refers to the mechanized production of goods, offers the opportunity to produce series of work as well as to make unique pieces.
At seven years old, photojournalist Diana Markosian moved from Moscow to California with her mother and brother. Her father was left behind. Markosian’s early memories of her father were limited, but as she adjusted to her new life in the United States, she never lost hope that she would see him again.
"Our vision is one of self-expression in a post- industrial society and a belief in our belonging to a post-human age. This project is an opportunity to express the brand mood, culturally, artistically and socially, with an acute emphasis on sound and space".
Each participant has produced a piece that expresses both the positive and the negative feelings the collection elicits - of abandonment and belonging, uniformity and individuality, the loss of identity and the chance for a new life.
The Media Wall presents Seamless Transitions, a new commission by London based artist, writer and technologist James Bridle. His work engages with the invisible yet pervasive technologies that we encounter every day.
"MARYLAND TO MURANO": Neckpieces and Sculptures by Joyce J. Scott
Organized by MAD's Chief Curator Lowery Stokes Sims and curatorial assistant Sophia Merkin, the exhibition features 34 of Scott’s neckpieces, including a collaboration with noted jeweler Art Smith, 3 beaded wall hangings, and 13 glass sculptures, most of which were created since 2009.
TBW Books is proud to announce the release of its newest publication Assignment No. 2. Assignment No. 2 is a visual document inspired by the writing of Michael Nelson, an inmate serving a 25 to life sentence in San Quentin Prison.
In this body of work, the artist emphasizes on the duality between tension and flexibility, illusion (cultural hierarchy) and reality, particularly the existing conceptual idea of constructed cultural object and a new conceptual idea of the work.
Carolyn Dew is a contemporary photographer, who has studied photography at undergraduate and postgraduate levels at the Victorian College for the Arts. Her work has been exhibited in group and solo exhibitions in Melbourne and central Victoria.
You can enjoy also other new exhibition "All That Glitters". To celebrate 35 years of collecting fine metalwork, the Metal Museum reflects on the diversity of its permanent collection with "All That Glitters".
Structured thematically, each of the six chapters is dedicated to the discussion of one major issue, from recycling and repurposing to labor practices and the treatment of animals. This book is the first to situate today's eco-fashion movement in its multifaceted historical context.
"DRIFTING" - NEW BODY OF WORK OF OLIVIER VALSECCHI
French photographer Olivier Valsecchi's new Drifting series is a journey through art history where each picture merges the tradition of the reclining nude with the still life painting genre from Flanders.
ANDREA WAGNER: "… AND THE ARCHITECT IS STILL FACING HIS JARDIN INTÉRIEUR"
"These series begun after far too much house hopping and embodies the exuberant joyfulness of my at last getting my dream home. It ended an obsessive yearning for stability whilst living in instability".
LOS VLADIMIROVICH MENSWEAR COLLECTIVE MAKES U.S. DEBUT IN LOS ANGELES
The LVM&Y.MC design ethos is based on modern functionality, comfort, simplicity, quality and detail. Their "Ur Heroes Are Ghosts"is a 22-piece collection inspired by the narrative of a modern man’s life, transitioning from the countryside to the metropolis.
The publication “Daniel Kruger: Between Nature and Artifice, Jewellery 1974 – 2014” accompanies the exhibition that is already set to be shown in other museums such as Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim, Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus and Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosch.
This year, Pernod Ricard gave carte blanche to Australian photographer Vee Speers. The artist has been living in Paris since the 1990’s after taking her first steps in Sydney. Her series “Birthday Party”¸ “Immortal”, and “Bullet Proof” have earned her worldwide recognition.
MARQUES ‘ ALMEIDA WINNER EMERGING WOMENSWEAR AWARD 2014
Cutting their teeth at Vivienne Westwood and Preen respectively, Marques and Almeida took the natural course of combining talents while on the MA at Central Saint Martins– hitting the mark between impulse and consideration.
Noovo Editions is an independent editorial and cultural project with online and paper editions. First of its kind in Spain from an unique and contemporary perspective on the international panorama,
Noovo seeks not only to be an aesthetic arbiter but also a cultural mediator at the juncture between Fashion, Photography & Jewellery.
A platform to show the highest level of creativity from around the world in these fields.