Propagator of the “Superflat” movement, Takashi Murakami treads past his infamous reputation for creating superficial work in his new show at Gagosian in New York. > Read More


Junya Ishigami architect

JUNYA ISHIGAMI

KAREN WONG
IWAN BAAN
November 17, 2014

When other architects speak about Junya Ishigami, they use words like charming, ephemeral, poetic, fragile, and magical. They are not wrong. But that’s only half the story.
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Benedict dos Remedios

BENEDICT DOS REMEDIOS' WAVE PAINTINGS

 
KATE WHITE
November 14, 2014

It was in the midst of Australia’s financial crisis back in 2008 that artist Benedict dos Remedios decided to make the move from Sydney to New York in search of new beginnings.

With a degree in fine arts from Australia’s National Art School and a collection of work already under his belt, dos Remedios was excited to begin the next chapter of his life. That isn’t to say he wanted to disconnect with his past, but rather to begin exploring a new body of work inspired by the rush of the metropolis.
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Pedro del Hierro

PEDRO DEL HIERRO

ALEXANDRA SARABIA
MACIEK KOBIELSKI
November 13, 2014

“I believe in a dialogue between past and present,” explains Carmen March, the creative director of Pedro del Hierro. “It gives an intellectual tension to the collections that feels, somehow, timeless.”

This exchange is evident in the collections helmed by March ever since she joined the Cortefiel Group in 2012, marking a new era for the popular Spanish label.
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David Armstrong Boyd Holbrook

DAVID ARMSTRONG, 1954-2014

 
KEVIN GREENBERG
November 12, 2014

The ultimate goal of the portrait photographer’s art is intimacy: the ability to convey, through light and composition alone, a look into the subject’s soul. The photographer David Armstrong, who died in Los Angeles on October 26th after a battle with liver cancer, possessed a rare ability to imbue his portraits with an unusual subtlety and quiet dignity. The silence of his photographs spoke volumes about those upon whom he trained his lens.
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