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29 7 2014

Thieves “R” Us: The New Kenzo Fall 2014 Experience

The new Kenzo Fall 2014 online experience is uncanny, a mystery that turns theft into ownership, heist into art, and power into amusement. Created by directors Partel Oliva and web/3D designers Kim Boutin and David Broner, the project is an abstract-noir starring models Grace Bol and Sang Woo Kim.
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Gloved Hands & Digitized Countertops: A Meditation on Homecare Aesthetics

Archival Aesthetics: Environment and Object is an image-based investigative project by Reese Riley. Envisioned as a twelve-part series, each epoch consists of a categorical Facebook group that aims to disentangle a sphere of meaning in order to find all that is intrinsic to it. Along with Riley, Gərgő Kovács, David Marinos, and Kyle Joseph have put together a special commission of images for …
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Why HANS FEURER Is Still the Master of Outdoor Fashion Photography

#032cBOOKCLUB: A traveler, hunter, and fisherman, HANS FEURER (Swiss, b. 1939) likes to capture anything that moves: models (mostly women) who “smell, are warm, and alive,” scarves moulded to bodies by strong wind, sweat moving down skin, dust stirred by horses and a shepherd staff, melting glaciers, tassels dangling over the groin, or toothpaste frothing from the mouth.
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The CHERMAYEFF Century

For the newest wave of cultural observers, the name CHERMAYEFF may not mean much. But to flip through the hidebound epic of their collective lives, is to realize the depths of their influence in the world of architecture and design. Their tale has been spinning out for more than a century.
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“So, what if there’s no tomorrow? There wasn’t one today”: Calvin Klein Jeans and mytheresa.com Reissue 90s Classics

Calvin Klein Jeans and luxury e-commerce site mytheresa.com have relaunched the brand’s 1990s classics, including T-shirts, overalls, sweatshirts, and jean jackets. These were more than just standard casual-wear pieces—they characterised the visual universe created by photographer Herb Ritts and starring Kate Moss and Mark Wahlberg. They epitomised both heroine-chic minimalism and sporty …
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Artist TOBIAS REHBERGER Dazzles War History on the River Thames

Artist TOBIAS REHBERGER often explores whether a work must be seen in order to exist, and how possible it is to see at all when all our senses are over-stimulated. Earlier this week, Rehberger, who’s worked regularly with WWI dazzle naval camouflage, presented his make-over of England’s HMS President (1918) at Victoria Embankment, London.
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