At sunset in the Agafay desert, a subversive ode to Yves Saint Laurent evolved into a spectacular symbiosis of fashion, technology, and mother nature’s wild beauty.
Issue No.23 documents Marni creative director Francesco Risso’s boundless imagination, with a playful yet profound view of materiality, nature and the human spirit. Across its pages, visual portfolios created in Los Angeles, London, Milan, New York and beyond emphasise a celebration of individuality with a child-like yearning to explore.
The acclaimed Belgian architect’s monograph is an invitation to visit spaces of material depth and raw distinction. In an online exclusive, his collaborator Raf Simons shares insight into their creative partnership over the years.
Entitled Rhapsody In The Street, A#22 responds to the tradition of Black poetry, literature and portrait photography of the 20th century, featuring a curation of archival portfolios and other historical ephemera, as well as newly commissioned essays, poems, paintings and portraits.
A#20 curator Pierpaolo Piccioli incited a monumental artistic dialogue for the Valentino Haute Couture AW2021-22 collection, inviting 15 artists to create garments directly linked with works of contemporary art.
In a new site-specific work for the multi-hyphenate cultural space, the British artist brings the Ancient Roman art of trompe l’oeil fresco hurtling into the 21st century with his singular approach to contemporary painting practice.
The British writer Charlie Porter investigates a recent history of contemporary artists through their wardrobes, dissecting the practical and stylistic nuances of clothing as an extension of an artist’s aesthetic and philosophy.
A cardboard labyrinth demarcates Fujiwara’s exploration of the Sun bear, an immaterial character born from the artist’s questioning of the consumerism, ownership and authenticity of image.
Curated by Jay Ezra Nayssan, the four-person show ‘Technologies of the Self’ at Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, is a catacomb of sorts — a room ‘decorated’ with coffins or chrysalises, depending on one’s perspective.
Milan-based Japanese artist Keisuke Otobe reinterprets a series of images from inside (and outside) the 2021 limited edition reprint of A Magazine Curated By Maison Martin Margiela.
In Tokyo, Comme Des Garçons’ Junya Watanabe staged a faux rock concert for his Autumn Winter 2021-22 women’s collection, collaborating with Versace on archive rococo prints.
A further look at the methodology of styling itself, in a visual portfolio by Paris-based stylist Imruh Asha photographed by long-time collaborator Carlijn Jacobs.
By unearthing the all but forgotten works of the American artist and writer Joe Brainard, Jonathan Anderson presents a trio of insightful dialogues ft. Jim Jarmusch, Paul Auster and more, complementing Loewe’s Autumn Winter 2021-22 men’s collection with nostalgic memories from the New York School.
Detached from traditional purpose, everyday objects find new meaning in the hands of artists and designers. Discover their subtle takeover of a Milanese apartment curated by Italian artist Davide Stucchi.
Up close and personal with Silvia Venturini Fendi’s latest partner in crime.
12 faces for 24 hours: a cast of Shanghai youth chart new horizons in an otherworldly portrait series for Cartier by Leslie Zhang 张家诚.
Reporting from Tokyo, Noam Levinger and Arieh Rosen visit Comme Des Garçons HQ for an intimate audience with Rei Kawakubo’s ‘Homme Plus’ collection for Autumn Winter 2021-22.
On the occasion of the Dior Men Winter 2021-22 collection designed by Kim Jones, we revisit the designer’s A Magazine alphabet with the letter ‘O’ for ornithology, a birdwatching story featuring the Scottish painter Peter Doig.