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DRIES VAN NOTEN — SPRING 2019

During an Indian summer afternoon in Paris that carried a fresh, crisp undercurrent, Dries Van Noten presented his summer 2019 collection in a splash of natural light under the grand canopy of Palais de Tokyo. Optic white silhouettes of ladybirds with real feather hairdos revealed a gangling waist heighten by a squarish padded shoulder—yet the […]

HOMO FABER AT FONDAZIONE GIORGIO CINI

HOMO FABER—an extensive exhibition in sixteen discrete spaces celebrating European crafts(wo)menship—is on view through the end of the month. The show is presented by the Michelangelo Foundation, founded by Johann Rupert and Franco Cologni. HOMO FABER, through September 30. Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore, Lo Squero, Venice. All images courtesy of Homo Faber.

PARIS LA 16 — THE FASHION AND WRITING ISSUE — OUT NOW

The new print issue of PARIS LA—a tenth-anniversary special devoted to fashion and writing—is now available. PARIS LA 16 includes interviews with Hilton Als, Chris Kraus, Ines Kaag and Desiree Heiss of Bless, Tisa Bryant, Florence Müller, Malik Gaines, Q.M. Zhang, Commes des Garçons’ Adrian Joffe, Anelise Chen, and Bice Curiger and Jacqueline Burckhardt of Parkett. Massimiliano Mocchia di Coggiola contributed an […]

ANTONIO LOPEZ

“Antonio didn’t record—he rendered.” — Joan Juliet Buck ANTONIO LOPEZ 1970—SEX, FASHION & DISCO—an exquisite time capsule directed by James Crump—takes viewers back to the would-be golden age of the early 1970s for an exploration into the lives of artist Antonio Lopez (1943-1987) and his personal and creative partner Juan Ramos (1942-1995) as they navigated the art and […]

NEWTON IN NEW YORK

HELMUT NEWTON—PRIVATE PROPERTY—the inaugural gallery exhibition at the newly opened 10 Corso Como New York—comprises forty-five original prints from 1972 to 1983 that Newton himself selected as a series, and that he considered the most emblematic of his work at the time.   HELMUT NEWTON—PRIVATE PROPERTY Through November 4. 10 Corso Como, 1 Fulton Street, New York City. […]

SUSANNE BARTSCH ON TOP

“Bartsch picked up where Warhol left off.” — RuPaul History is made at night. In her capacity as party-throwing club-kid den mother and AIDS fundraiser par excellence, Susanne Bartsch provided a sanctuary of free expression for those pushed to society’s margins while engaging in what Ingrid Sischy called “the most serious political action of our […]

BILL CUNNINGHAM

“The only way to last is to never let anyone really know you, for society is only friendly to new faces, out of fear that you’re better than they… “One of the snags of high fashion is that it attracts the most ambitious social climbers: show-offs, snobs, bigots, and egoists. These women consider themselves as […]