Thom Yorke for HUGE Magazine Feb 201230/12/2011
Japan's HUGE Magazine's is one of the best men's fashion magazines around, venturing outside of just fashion and into literature, art and architecture. With no shortage of Japanese influencers seen throughout each issue February 2012 see's Radiohead legend Thom Yorke feature throughout an exclusive look at Undercover's newest collection. One of our favourite editorials in sometime.
'7' by Richard Serra30/12/2011
Doha is the sight of Richard Serra's latest large scale sculpture. '7' is located on a 250ft area of man made pier outside of Qatar's Museum of Islamic Art, the host of the piece. 80ft in height, the seven steel plates are each 8ft wide, 4 inches thick and 24 meters high. The giant steel structure is already on its way to its oxidised state so well known of Serra's work.
Source - Forbes
Taxi Driver Sweded by Michel Gondry22/12/2011
Renowned director Michel Gondry has "sweded" Martin Scorsese's classic Taxi Driver, creating an inventive, witty and unexpectedly charming version of the dark film. Sweding simply means to remake or re-think something with what ever means or materials you can get your hands on. Gondry takes the lead by assuming the role of Travis Bickle himself.
Source - Huffington Post
Lele Saveri Interview
Incubi et Succubi
Italian born photographer Lele Saveri divides his time between Milan and New York, and I think this makes for a strong precedent in his work. Having just published a new book entitled Incubi et Succumbi, what better time would it be to sit down and fire some questions his way. Talking about his first experience of picking up a camera to his desire to stay on the move and the hope of shooting the Pope it was a real privilage to talk with a genuine talent like Lele.
Photographer - Lele Saveri | Portrait by Ari Marcopoulos
Branded to Kill21/12/2011
Criterion takes a look at Seijun Suzuki's 1967 film Branded to Kill, a carnival for the eyes which won him the Cinematography Incentive Award from the Art Directors Guild of Japan. The director explains his exclaimed spatial practices and illustration of a professional killer saying “I decided to pursue the coldness of that peculiar realm of society.
Source - Criterion
Steve Jobs Billion Dollar Hippy Documentary21/12/2011
Regarded as perhaps the visionary of a generation, Steve Jobs has changed our lives, simple as that. The invention and evolution of the Personal Computer has changed the way we all live, changed the way we do business, Apple has changed the way brands act, and much more. Steve Jobs, love him or loathe him is a true innovator. Since his untimely passing earlier this year, much has been said and told of the Apple co-founder, but this hour long documentary by the BBC is perhaps the most indepth look at how this hippy changed business forvever.
Ari Marcopoulos Interview
There are fewer photographers that embody such diversity and refinement at the same time. Ari Marcopoulos has become a key artistic documentarians since moving to New York working in multiples areas of the creative world from fashion to music to skate. Having shown his work in some of the most illustrious galleries around the world and having published some amazing books, his stock continues to grow.
James Oliver: What first inspired you to become a photographer?
Photographer - Ari Marcopoulos
Yuketen Paul Boots for LN-CC19/12/2011
Yuketen was founded in 1985 through Yuki Matsuda's love of vintage americana. Recent years have seen the footwear and luggage line become hugely popular amongst menswear enthusiasts, and for good reason. Each product is created by a group of artisan specialists who take their passion and skill and apply this to re-creating a classic product for today.
Source - LN-CC
Frank Lloyd Wright ‘Taliesin’ Film19/12/2011
Director, Bruce Beresford, who most famously won the Best Director Oscar for Driving Miss Daisy, has been named the man to take charge in a new film covering the life of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright. 'Taliesin' will delve into the life of the legendary character including the story of his mistress Martha “Mamah” Cheney, the tragic murder that took place in their Taliesin home in 1914. We'll have to stay tuned for more news and a pending release date.
Lola Montes Schnabel 'Love Before Intimacy'19/12/2011
Running through till February 4th, 2012 is Lola Schnabel's first solo painting exhibition in the United States. On show at Kathy Grayson's The Hole, these five works are the result of over a years work. Each painting depicts an episode in a narrative of androgenous youth encountering each other on a remote Greek island. They depict a time of love before sexuality, with the nude youths, occasionally shrouded in sheepskins, romping playfully about the teal and tan landscape.
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