Kim Gordon has been making music for thirty years. Still, when she blesses hordes of ecstatic young people in a Berlin gay bar with the neck of an electric guitar (almost taking out the chandelier in the process) – it is easy to understand why so many people… Read More >
Features tagged with "New York"
Observing Michele Abeles working laboriously on her staged photographs, her future gallerist, Oliver Newton, asked her why she did not use photo-editing software. “I can’t get to grips with it,” came the pragmatic answer. And even though the amount of digital post-production in the New York artist’s most recent works has… Read More >
Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999) was not only a revolutionary film director, he was a truly visionary artist. His movies are uniquely intense, always intelligently and aesthetically shot. Kubrick movies push boundaries, Kubrick movies think. His final work Eyes Wide Shut (1999), is movie of exceptional direction and represents one of his strongest… Read More >
In the series Darkened Cities by French photographer Thierry Cohen, two impossibilities are presented to us: That we might see the night sky in such detail from our grand kingdoms of light is the initial response. In the lower half of the picture a ‘darker’ and equally improbable scenario: that entire cities might ever stand totally unilluminated at night, more soulless than lifeless. These are pictures of beauty and of… Read More >
Night and Day comprises one hundred and ten iconic Kodachromes from David Armstrong’s archive of late 70s and early 80s photography. A pictorial manifestation of the period’s art and literary scene in New York: A sundry of bohemians, artists and ultimately flaneurs, captured by Armstrong in their hedonistic and carefree lives, surrounded by sex, drugs and rock n’ roll that so epitomise this era. More—
Peter Cain was my friend. We were close for about five years before he died suddenly, at a very young age. We were the same age, so he must’ve been in his mid-thirties, because it was about ten years ago, I think. I’m not good with death days or birthdays. He died in the fall—