Fan Ho, remixed.

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Do you remember my original post about Fan Ho, the legendary 80 year old photographer who shot amazing photos of Hong Kong in the 50's and 60's? Well, inspired by his own body of work, Ho revisited his archive of unused negatives and created new work by layering them and then scanning them, using very little photoshop at the end to finish them off. Called 'Hong Kong Memoirs’ the series plays on … [Read more...]

DESIGN | Concrete Jungle.

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I was perusing photographer Douglas Friedman AKA The Facinator's portfolio, which is fabulous and totally worth a look, or two, or three, when I came across this "facinating" place. I know Concrete Jungle is a cheesy title, but LOOK, it's literally a concrete jungle! No idea where or what this is, other than it's badass, looks like a 70's porn set placed in the jungle and I want … [Read more...]

Ryan McGinley, YEARBOOK.

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If you don't like seeing naked people, you can just back away from this post right now. Ryan McGinley's new show: Yearbook at Team Gallery is a single artwork that consists of over 500 nude portraits that Ryan has been shooting since 2008! The portraits, all nude, on candy colored backdrops, are printed on vinyl and the posters are wallpapered over the entire gallery. Since his first book "The … [Read more...]

Backstage | Rosie Assoulin Spring 2015.

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Every season my dear friend Rosie Assoulin invites me backstage at her presentations to shoot around behind the scenes. Oh my, is it heaven! I say this every single time, but the clothes are amazing. Cool, sophisticated, comfortable. The New American Woman, by way of Paris. They are fancy clothes for people who don't care to be fancy. This collection featured ridiculously cool raffia hats and bags … [Read more...]

The Life We Could Have Had.

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Ever wonder what your life would be like if you married someone else? Well Czech photographer Dita Pepe visualized those thoughts in her series "Self Portraits with Men." For each portrait, she imagined who she would be in another life. She blended. She camouflaged. She explores how relationships are transformative. Ideally, we should all be tapped into our inner selves enough so that no one in … [Read more...]

‘Mystère À Brooklyn’ Adriana Lima..

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Peter Lindbergh photographs model, Adriana Lima, dressed in Hassidic garb in Williamsburg, Brooklyn for M Le Monde September 2014 issue. This makes me wonder why you don't see more Adriana Lima in high end fashion spreads. But also makes me realize, this is why burkas exist! She still smolders even completely covered up. As a semi-authority on the matter, I must say they got the snood, skirt … [Read more...]