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THE STORY OF THE FACE

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The Face—the post-punk bible of British music and style—published its last issue in 2004, and although plans for a revival are afoot, now is now and then is not. In the meantime, we have THE STORY OF THE FACE, a new book by Paul Gorman. Join Gorman, Face founder and editor Nick Logan, and MagCulture’s Jeremy […]

CLUB 57 AT MOMA — OPENING NIGHT

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Eric Marciano—director of The Age of Insects and four other films in MoMA’s collection—reports from the opening night of the museum’s new exhibition CLUB 57: FILM, PERFORMANCE, AND ART IN THE EAST VILLAGE, 1978–1983:  “The reception at MoMA was stunning! I know that we will never again see that group of people together in one place at one […]

KWAME BRATHWAITE AT APERTURE GALA

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Join co-hosts Edward Enninful and Hari Nef (among others) in honoring Kwame Brathwaite, Zackary Drucker, Inez Van Lamsweerde, and Vinoodh Matadin at APERTURE’s 65-anniversary gala. Justin Vivian Bond and St. Beauty will perform, and the evening will feature a video by Inez and Vinoodh, with a soundtrack by Anohni.   ELEMENTS OF STYLE—2017 APERTURE GALA, Monday, October […]

PURPLE — 25 YEARS

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PURPLE—the magazine Elein Fleiss and Olivier Zahm started twenty-five years ago in Paris—celebrates its anniversary this fall with a “25 Years 25 Covers” edition. In the beginning there were several Purples—Purple Fiction, Purple Fashion, Purple Sexe, which eventually came together in one quarterly edition—but in 2004, PURPLE truly split in two, with Fleiss editing Purple […]

PIERRE BERGÉ

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Pierre Bergé—publisher, opera impressario, former president of Arcad SIDA, patron of the arts, and life and business partner of Yves Saint Laurent—died today in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. He is survived by his husband Madison Cox, the landscape architect and director of the Fondation Jardin Majorelle. See Hamish Bowles: vogue.com/article/pierre-berge-hamish-bowles-remembrance Loulou de la Falaise, Pierre Bergé, and Yves Saint […]

NO SESSO AT 356 MISSION

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Join OOGA BOOGA and 356 Mission tonight, September 2, for the NO SESSO Fall/Winter 2017-18 runway show, and the unveiling of a special NO SESSO installation in Twooga Booga. Free, everyone welcome. NO SESSO FASHION SHOW, Saturday, September 2, at 7 pm. 356 and TWOOGA BOOGA are both at 356 South Mission Road, Los Angeles. nosesso.net 356mission.com From […]

THE BEAUTIFUL AND DAMNED

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Back in Berlin after a recent L.A. sojourn, Vaginal Davis sent us this photo taken during the 2017 Paris collections, featuring a headdress by Rick Owens, which Davis calls “Aleister Crowley-esque.” Vaginal Davis. Photograph by Luke Mayes.