SEX with PANTS: MARTINE ROSE Visits the 70s in Her AW16 Fashion Film

Behind a wall of glass tiles, a lone boy polishes his shoes in a VHS-soaked purple-pink living room. Shirtless, his muscles flex as he scuffs his polishing rag to the throbbing beat of a dark disco song. He is the star and co-star in a “pornography for one”: a man, some venetian blinds, and a…
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Sex is a Place: Leather by MELISSA TOFTON SS-16

At its core, this kind of sex is a feeling, the kind which makes you feel courageous without denying vulnerability. It's a dance between fantasy and reality, discreet yet strong. Clothes should feel sexy and sumptuous — not just look sexy.
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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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DAVID ROBILLIARD: The Poignancy of “Stuff”

The work of artist and poet DAVID ROBILLIARD (1952–1988) is currently on view at ICA, London. It is a survey of the often grimy, day-to-day observations of the young man whom Gilbert & George venerated as the "new master of the modern person."
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Magisterial, Precise, Unsettling: SIMON REYNOLDS on J.G. BALLARD

SIMON REYNOLDS is one of the most recognizable music critics around. Possessing a willingness to tackle pop music as an art form worthy of intellectual discourse rather than a fleeting moment of adolescent flash, Reynolds' recent work Rip It Up and Start Again is a timely excavation of post-punk: Cabaret Voltaire, PiL, Magazine, and so on. What’s more, J.G. BALLARD was a thread throughout …
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DAVID ADJAYE

The Idea Store is a very peculiar building; in fact it's nothing less than a new building type for London, a five storey block of libraries and classrooms, a crèche, a dance studio, and a cafe whose nearest relative might be Toyo Ito’s Mediatheque in Sendai, Japan. A portrait of British architect DAVID ADJAYE and the inauguration of his Whitechapel Idea Store in London. By Kodwo …
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