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Nephew - “Descendants of King Canute”

For their 2009 album DanmarkDenmark, Nephew and film director Michael Noer picked 12 visual artists to interpret one song each. The artists were granted complete artistic freedom. Members of the band appear in some of the videos.

Ricky John Molloy was born 1972 in Cheltenham/England.

Photojournalist by education, since 2001 working freelance. He has moved away from the journalistic report towards an in-depth antropological study of humans and their everyday life.

The video shows images from three series: “Strandbilleder”, “Marathon”, and “Good Morning”. The latter catches people minutes after they wake up.

http://www.rickymolloy.com

Gladstone Hotel - Toronto, Canada

Internationally recognized as Canada’s favourite Boutique Art Hotel, the Gladstone uniquely blends historical Victorian architecture with contemporary luxury, downtown culture and whole lot of art.

Supporting 37 artist designed hotel rooms, over 70 art exhibitions a year, 4 diverse event venue spaces and 2 restaurants.

First Image (415 - Snapshot Room) : Artist Christina Zeidler

Second Image (401 - Sugarbrush Room): Artist Heidi Earnshaw

Third Image (306 - Urban Voyageur Room): Artist Paul Fortin of Koma Designs

For full list of artist designed rooms: http://www.gladstonehotel.com/

Sarah Jessica Parker InStyle UK May 2014

Not really the biggest fan of Ms Parker. However, I do like this fashion spread featuring paintings by Pierre Mornet and murals by Gabriel Specter.

UNDER THE SKIN

Scarlett Johansson. Directed by Jonathan Grazer.

Under the Skin is a film based on the surrealist novel by Michel Faber. Set in northern Scotland, it traces an extraterrestrial who, manifesting in human form, drives around the Scottish countryside picking up male hitchhikers whom she drugs and delivers to her home planet.

This is a stunning mastery of new forms of film making that make it a visually spectacular experience. I highly recommend watching this film, although with a warning. It’s not for the faint of heart.

The Australian Ballet Instagram

Ballet is another medium and outlet for beautiful costume design. The Australian Ballet creates some outstanding costumes for its numerous shows over a season.

instagram.com/ausballet

behindballet.com

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre opened in 1996 and was created by Denton Corker Marshall, a Melbourne architectural firm responsible for many of Melbourne’s larger buildings through the early 1990s, and features their characteristic “blade” entrance.

In 1993, the iconic building was awarded the Sir Zelman Cowen Award for public architecture. It was designed by joint architects Woods Bagot and NH Architecture.

Gareth Pugh’s Labyrinth

Photography by Jackie Nickerson

Styling by Katie Shillingford

Full Article from Dazed Digital

Burberry Prorsum Collection

Autumn / Winter 2014 - 2015

Vogue UK Cover May 1918

Illustration by Porter Woodruff

Emporium Melbourne

Let’s get this straight, although I am fascinated with fashion, it’s history and the processes involved in creating it, I am not a fan of shopping. At least not the hum-drum day to day type and definitely not with a lot of people around. 

Having worked in retail for years while studying at university, believe me, I have stories about shopping. Best time to go? When the stores open. No one is around and you have a better chance of tracking down an assistant.

Emporium Melbourne opened up a couple of months ago and it is a beautiful location. When I went, I must have been one of the few people not shopping but instead looking at the interior design… Seriously, creatively designed retail spaces within the luxury industry are amazing and I’ll be featuring more locations in future.

Architect: The Buchan Group Australia

Food Court Design: Rockwell New York

Mall Interior Design: Wonderwall Japan

For anyone who loves fantastically designed graffiti, this video is worth checking out. Graffiti artist Sofles, whose work can be seen all over Melbourne, covers an abandoned area with all kinds of work, captured in a series of continuous moving time-lapses.

Incredibly filmed and edited.

Check out his work at Sofles 

Filming and Editing by Selina Miles

Nephew - “007 Is Also Gonna Die”

Video directed by SImon Kvamm

Filmed by Michael Christensen / Gaucho Film

Check out the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY9eTihrKM0

"Young Idea Goes West" British Vogue 1962

Jean Shrimpton photographed by David Bailey

They were both barely known in England when they left for New York in January 1962, but arrived as long-awaited celebrities by Diana Vreeland “But they are adorable,” said Vreeland. “England. Has. Arrived.” 

When it was later published in April the same year, the 14 page spread was a major success making them both stars. They had travelled with no hair or makeup artist, and were instructed to shoot mid-priced British fashions against the cityscape. Instead, Bailey and Shrimpton, armed with just a camera and an old teddy bear, proweled Manhattan’s grittier side, and morphed raw street photography with fashion and high art.

The result is both legendary and long lasting. I have always been transfixed by the Sixties Mod Culture and the image of Jean Shrimpton at her height is a lasting one for me. These images are ones I continually returning to for inspiration.

Fogo Island Inn - Newfoundland, Canada

Canadian Architect Todd Saunders

This strikingly designed hotel on the tiny island of Fogo really captures the mood, atmosphere and landscape of one of the most beautiful corners of Canada.

http://www.fogoislandinn.ca/fii/

Also featured in a fashion spread for Conde Nast Traveller (second image). Styled by Fiona Lintott and photographed by Bettina Lewin.

For full spread:

http://www.fionalintott.com/fashion/fogo-island-inn-canada

Art Walk - W Magazine June / July 2014

LA Art is the perfect backdrop for fall fashion

From top right:

1 Marc Jacobs and Jacob Hashimoto’s Gas Giant, 2014, at MOCA Pacific Design Centre.

2 Construction of philanthropist Eli and Edythe Broad’s new museum of contemporary art, The Board, with Calvin Klein ensemble.

3 Louis Vuitton photographed next to Jean-Jacques Henner’s Portrait of Madame Pail Duchesne-Fournet, 1879, LACMA.

4 Yohji Yamamoto ensemble in front of Chris Burden’s Urban Light, 2008, a public art sculpture at LACMA.

5 Graffiti wall by Retna, 2011, across from the MOCA Pacific Design Centre, model wears Marni and Celine.

6 Michael Kors photographed outside the Board.

7 Fendi, Celine, Proenza Schouler photographed in front of Nancy Rubins’s Chas’ Stainless Steel,  Mark Thompson’s Airplane Parts, About 1000 Pounds of Stainless Stee Wire, Gagosian’s Beverly Hills Space, 2001-2002, in the Sculpture Plaza at MOCA Grand Avenue.

8 J.W. Anderson photographed next to Ugo Rondinone’s Wisdom? Peace? Blank? All of this?, 2007, at the Ovitz Family Collection.

Photographed by Willy Vanderperre, styled by Edward Enninful, model Raquel Zimmerman.

Full story : http://www.wmagazine.com/fashion/2014/06/la-art-scene-fashion-photography/photos/slide/1

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