The doyenne of fashion, art and design Michèle Lamy reflects upon Franz West’s show at David Zwirner in Paris, expressing a decades-long fascination and kinship with the artist’s work.
Picasso on Mushrooms — Love Letters & Light
Sublimating the height of Picasso’s Surrealist period, a collection of candles and a new exhibition in Paris curated by Diana W. Picasso unveil an unlikely exploration of fragrance, femininity and mycology.
Sunnei’s Unexpected ‘Oggetti’
The Milanese duo have spent years honing their colourful design language – one that transfers with ease from ready-to-wear and accessories into the artisanal realm of object design.
Embodying Pasolini, Tilda Swinton & Olivier Saillard
Embodying Pasolini at the Festival D’Automne in Paris is the latest performance in a succession of quiet triumphs by the British actress and French curator, a spellbinding show that takes the costumes of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s films by Danilo Donati as the vehicles for a singular exploration of Cinecittà history.
Patrick Carroll in Fujiyoshida, Japan
American textile artist Patrick Carroll has created an otherworld synthesising queer poetry, philosophy and knitting at his first exhibition for Fuji Textile Week 2022.
‘Recycling Beauty’ at Fondazione Prada, Milan
Recycling Beauty, a new exhibition at the Fondazione Prada in the southern reaches of Milan, conjures inertia and posits its contents as a contemporary cipher with which to decode the wonders of a distant past.
Saint Laurent in Morocco: Anthony Vaccarello’s ode to The Sheltering Sky
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.
Simone Rocha curates ‘Girls Girls Girls’ at Lismore Castle Arts, Ireland
An audience with Irish fashion designer and A#18 curator Simone Rocha, as she delves into the assemblage of female artists participating in her group show, currently on exhibition at a 10th century castle in the Irish countryside.
In Paris and at the Venice Biennale, the sex-positive universe of Tom of Finland
Diesel and The Community present the first international public exhibition of the legendary figure’s permanent collection, charting the evolution of an infamous career in homoerotic art and the free-wheeling liberty of generations of his successors.
Harland Miller’s “French Letter Paintings”
An audience with Harland Miller at his latest exhibition in the new White Cube viewing rooms in Paris. The artist discusses his new works, his experiences at school in York, England, and life in Paris in the 1990s.
‘Interior (Evening)’ by Christopher Page at Blue Mountain School, London
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.
‘What Artists Wear’: Clothes as Tools of Expression
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.
At Fendi, Noel Fielding’s Art Brut Rainbow
Up close and personal with Silvia Venturini Fendi’s latest partner in crime.
FRESQUE ft. (La)Horde, Marseille
Inspired by Italian frescos and riviera sunsets, Francois Quillacq and Axell Katomba paint a moving portrait of the avant-garde dancers of the National Ballet of Marseille.
India on strike, as seen by Bharat Sikka
Across India, 250 million people are protesting for farmers rights. Indian photographer Bharat Sikka shares his story on the ground from this historical event.
Gus Van Sant’s Gucci odyssey
A#16 curator Alessandro Michele and American director Gus Van Sant discuss their 7-part series ‘Ouverture Of Something That Never Ended’ before the premiere of GucciFest, a landmark online film festival created by Gucci debuting November 16 – 22, 2020.
Jackie Nickerson’s ‘Field Test’ (2020)
A first look inside a new monograph by American-born British artist Jackie Nickerson which delves into subjects of isolation, mass production and waste in contemporary society and their effects on the human psyche. Read an exclusive excerpt from the book’s opening interview here.
‘L’Amour’ SS 2021 by Simon Porte Jacquemus
An intimate look at the Jacquemus SS 2021 runway collection, photographed by Julien Boudet in Us, Val d’Oise, France.