A Look-by-Look Recap of WHAT WE BELIEVE: 032c at Pitti Uomo

For the 93rd edition of the Florentine fashion fair Pitti Uomo, 032c was invited to present our debut menswear collection in the gilded halls of the Renaissance Palazzo Medici Riccardi. Here, we take you on a tour of the “What We Believe.” presentation, held on January 11th, 2018 for Pitti Uomo 93.
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032c FRANKFURT AM MAIN Shop

Last Thursday, 032c traveled to Frankfurt am Main on the occasion of the 032c FFM Shop hosted by Karina Rosen with music by Ignaz. See the pictures from the night here!
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The Montana Plains with Architect FRANK BARKOW

Architect Frank Barkow’s ranch retreat in Montana is a sprawling testament to the mindset of Big Sky Country. After a contemplative horse trek on the Montana Plains, Barkow tells us why outlaw country is filled with more than just prairie fantasies.
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032c Presents: BEST OF 2017

As 2017 winds down, let us leave you with the TOP 10 most popular stories published this year. From skate anarchy to teen fandom and fire selfies to hazy drones, this list is a journey on the road of our reader's fantasies, paved by the clicks they leave behind.
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TORBJØRN RØDLAND: How Powerful is a Face?

“How powerful is a face?” photographer Torbjørn Rødland asks when pressed about his newest book, The Model. Though comprised of pictures rather than poetry, his compilation very much mirrors Orpheus’s futile journey towards his immortality.
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Ascent of Bordertown: ALEX GARTENFELD on Revamping ICA MIAMI

Miami’s pastel Art Deco presence in the global imagination has been punctuated by the glittering glass of office towers and the concrete wash of reclaimed post-industrial spaces. Joining the ranks is the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, which recently opened the door to its permanent home in the Design District.
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STILE DUCATI: The Anatomy of a Speed Aesthetic

Surface-lust is very much the subject of Stile Ducati, a 240-page ode to the Bologna-based motorcycle manufacturer. With detailed photographs of 19 of the company’s iconic bikes, the book gently combs through a shiny and curved topology of polished and lacquered metal.
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The Lost Psychedelic PAPER ARCHITECTS of the Soviet Union

Paper Architecture was practiced by a group of young architects during the 1980s Soviet Union who designed lavish buildings meant for a fantastical world that only existed on paper. Learn more about these architectural insurgents who showed that a sketch could be a powerful weapon against the corrupt state.
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Sunrise Over Stussy with OG JULES GAYTON

Recently, the International Stussy Tribe descended upon Bali's Potato Head Beach Club and continued its spirit of bridging friendship and arts. The two-day soirée consisted of art-making classes and surf and skate sessions. Arthur Bray shares his Bali travel report with 032c here.
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Sex and Nothingness: SIBERIAN MODERNISM in the Great Eurasian Steppe

Although Stain established Novokuznetsk, the title-location of Nikolay Bakharev’s monograph, established the city as a coal-mining and industrial center, Bakharev asserts that its inhabitants retain the a-historical quality of nomads. “Nothing changes in their world,” the photographer once said about his subjects in a 1991 interview, “No matter how many years pass by, things never change.
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“Fellini of Fashion”: ALEXANDRE DE BETAK’s Fashion Show Revolution

Alexandre de Betak has come to be known as the “Fellini of Fashion,” transforming brand experiences into compact sensorial monuments. The art director's instinct for spectacle and purity of expression has carried Betak’s work across an entire industry, where it feels just as at home in the context of Victoria’s Secret as it does in Dior.
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Open House: A Look Into STUDIO OLAFUR ELIASSON

The title of Olafur Eliasson's latest book Open House suggests an invitation into the Danish-Icelandic artist's storied Berlin studio and delivers on this tantalizing proposition. But it also serves to float Eliasson’s own mythology as a frontiersman in the hazy boundaries between contemporary art-making and start-up culture.  
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CARSTEN HÖLLER: The Brutalist Kitchen Manifesto

“I’m very bad at killing, in general.” As an antidote to postmodern culinary mediocrity, artist Carsten Höller takes us to his concrete perch on the seaside of Ghana and guides us through the 11 points of his "Brutalist Kitchen Manifesto."
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Extremist Footwear: Examining the Spectrum of 2017’s Minimal and Maximal Running Shoes

Running footwear has experienced a cambrian explosion in the past 10 years, forming a widening spectrum that ranges from “minimal” to “maximal.” There are the “natural,” barefoot, running sandal evangelists. And there are supporters of tech-loaded, highly-cushioned tools made in service of marathoners. Here, we review three shoes that run across this spectrum.
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Why Don’t Umbrellas Grow in the Rain? 12 Proclamations by Architect CEDRIC PRICE

Cedric Price’s body of work is massive and slippery to pin down. The mammoth two-volume publication "Cedric Price Works 1952– 2003: A Forward-Minded Retrospective," which contains his compiled writings and projects, reads like two stone tablets on radical design. Here, we revisit 12 design maxims written by Price for a 1972 article in Pegasus.
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Documenting PALACE Skateboards and Southbank Riders Before the Craze

From the late 1990s to the mid 2000s, British photographer Leo Sharp shot skaters like Ollie Todd, Lucien Clarke, Andrew Brophy, Danny Brady, Chewy Cannon and Rory Milanes in their London habitat and on skate trips to Russia and China. Arthur Bray speaks to the photographer about the importance of the Southbank Undercroft.
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032c Peroxide Collection Love Story

To spill is to make a mistake, but it is also to tell the truth. With bleach splatters that schizophrenically evoke both psychedelia and punk, the 032c Peroxide Collection celebrates all reactions, whether they be emotional or chemical.
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MICHAEL SCHMIDT: THE GRAY ISLAND

In 032c Issue 32, Kolja Reichert explored how Michael Schmidt’s community workshops from 1976 until 1986 turned West Berlin into a cauldron of contemporary photography.
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Infinite Pokerface: Shades by Carrera and Jared Leto

Sunglasses are the signature garb for actors, an off-duty reprieve donned by those who make a living from channeling emotion through their faces. This cold-blooded allure is central to Carrera’s collaboration with musician and actor Jared Leto.
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“Duchamp Is My Lawyer” Virgil Abloh

From his fortress of irony, designer Virgil Abloh is set on turning fashion into the industrial arm of the art world. For 032c Issue 32, Abloh explains how streetwear is not just a fad, but a logic inspired by Dada and destined to dominate the digital age.
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“Action, Action, Action!” with Operndorf Afrika’s AINO LABERENZ

Many consider Operndorf Afrika, the nonprofit cultural program and arts village in Burkina Faso, to be experimental theater artist Christoph Schlingensief's final project. The foundation is now led by Aino Laberenz, who, on the occasion of the Operndorf Afrika Auction at König Galerie, spoke to 032c about the auction, the universe, and Germany’s upcoming elections.
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