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Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

From the museum that brought visitors the very first interactive multimedia gallery tour back in 2001 comes a new way to explore modern and contemporary art.

The return of Jil Sander to her eponymous line after an eight year high-fashion hiatus is one of the industry’s most noted, talked about stories.

It hasn’t been that long since we last featured Neringa Rekasiut, that was during an interview our Arts & Culture Editor Julija Kaselyte had hosted back in June of 2012 which now seems forever ago.

CHANEL present a retrospective of the most important events in the history of the legendary fragrance, N°5.

The Balenciaga fashion house and Nicolas Ghesquière have announced their joint decision to end their working relationship as of 30 November 2012. Nicolas Ghesquière has been the Creative Director of Balenciaga since 1997.

The hair and makeup was something resembling inspiration from his own collection in New York; a fresh twist on 60’s mod revealed ladylike beehive updos topped with delicate satin ribbon wrapped around the hair.

The designer will launch the collection for Spring/Summer 13 called DVF loves ROXY. The collaboration between the high end fashion favorite and the surf and snow lifestyle brand will be made up of 35 pieces which will all be limited-edition.

The designer is launching a lower-priced collection Miss Wu with department store Nordstrom in January. He has described the ways it will differ from his high-end line.

It was refreshing to finally see an original beauty moment at Ivana Helsinki; faces were beautifully sophisticated with a pleasant twist. Titled “Mourning Sun Motel,” the collection was based on a film about guests at an old motel shot in Finland in the summer of 2012.

The Chanel frontman has discussed the special connection he has with his cat Choupette. Karl is surprised by how much he adores his precious kitty and admits there is no room in his heart for anyone else.

The collection of images were photographed by Sabine Zschaubitz and styled by Nicole Mahrenholz. The whole series of photographs carry a clear narrative, shot on location, Zur Gruenen Aue.

The first retrospective in 25 years of work by artist Garry Winogrand—renowned photographer of New York City and of American life from the 1950s through the early 1980s —will debut at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) in spring of 2013.

From November 3, 2012 through February 3, 2013, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will present Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective, the most comprehensive exhibition to date of the Bay Area artist Jay DeFeo (1929–1989).

Ethereal faces were simple, but made a statement; makeup artist Lucia Pieroni took up the challenge of transforming Kane’s creations into something strange and elegant. Pieroni prepped the skin with NARSskin Optimal Brightening Concentrate, Pre Prime Skin Prep, and the new Radiant Creamy Concealer for a glow that was otherworldly.

Veteran model Cameron Russell did something quite refreshing, and almost unheard of, during her ten-minute talk at the TEDxMidAtlantic: BE FEARLESS event: she told the truth and gave honest answers to the questions she is most frequently asked.

It was the strongest season in recent memory. Even those brands who faired well in the summer collections uped their game for fall, making for one nonstop month of grade-A capital-F Fashion.

Christopher Bailey’s “The Gentlemen”, his Fall 2012 menswear collection, gives way to his feminine exploration of the ultimate English sartorial crossroads – the haute interminglings at the corner of “Town and Field”.

Givenchy S/S 2012 Cosmetics Collection

Artists across the centuries have depicted the landscape around them in a multitude of ways, from detailed close ups of nature to distant views framed by trees or soaring bird’s-eye perspectives.

Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language is a group exhibition that brings together 12 contemporary artists and artists’ groups working in all mediums including painting, sculpture, film, video, audio, and design, all of whom concentrate on the material qualities of language—visual, aural, and beyond.

Working dexterously from sources inspired by literature, Old Master paintings, and photographs in popular magazines, Wulff makes paintings inflected by wide-ranging references and in the process builds a surreal universe that moves across time periods.

An urban, high fashion editorial, photographed by Henryk Lobaczewski and starring the beautiful Jess Bush. Featuring bold and colorful fashion styling by Karolina Karolinka.

To celebrate the release of their first monograph, M to M from M/M (Paris), Mathias Augustyniak took a moment to discuss his new book, his career with Michael, and more.

The milliner is the mastermind behind the big hat creations seen on Marc Jacobs’ models this season.