Good Reads
Archive Sunday, January 22nd 2017

As part of Olafur Eliasson: Little Sun at Tate Modern, to be launched on 28 July 2012, visitors will be invited to look at works of art in the dark using only the light of Eliasson’s Little Sunsolar-powered lamps.

Korean artist Sung Hwan Kim presents the first specially commissioned installation to be unveiled in The Tanks, Tate Modern’s new galleries permanently dedicated to performance and film. The exhibition is supported by Sotheby’s and runs from 18 July to 28 October.

The model strutted for Burberry Prorsum’s Fall/Winter 12 catwalk show. It was the first time she’d graced the stage and she was petrified something would go wrong.

Every fall, the Rag & Bone MO is patchwork layering. This latest from David Neville and Marcus Wainwright is no different on that stance, but the zeal and kinetic energy of their clothes appeared somewhat stifled by a drab color scheme.

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli have really locked in on the princess dream dress at Valentino. There’s something regal about their clothes. Their diffusion line Red Valentino still fits into the princess motif, but this girl is all good times and frivolity.

Jason Wu waits for Fall to translate his almost fairy tale-like wonderment with the opulence of foreign lands. Last Fall he exorcised Robert Polidori’s ‘Parcours Museologique Revisite’ – a three volume set on the 25 year restoration of Versailles – into an utterly successful collection that cemented Wu’s place as a stalwart in the New York fashion mainstream (If his Obama associations hadn’t done so already).

A stunning, relaxed and very summery collection of images, shot by photographer Taryll. The photographs are soft, romantic and strong as a set.

The name Renee Yohe may be familiar to you from all the support work the non-profit organization, To Write Love on Her Arms has done in her honor.

The thirteen double-sided drawings represent a wide range of Darger’s practices, and have been carefully selected from the remaining body of exceptionally important work still held by his estate.

The budding supermodel credited the dance form with teaching her discipline and body awareness, which has helped her career immensely.

Having recently photographed the former Spice Girl for French Elle, the sartorial artist also praised her modelesque physique.

The iconic designer is set to visit famous department store Selfridges on July 24 to launch a pop-up shop selling his sports-themed Team Karl collection amongst other concessions, British Vogue reports.

Metallica has announced that is “has decided to go old school” and will release its current digital EP, Beyond Magnetic, on CD worldwide at retail on January 30th and on January 31st in North America.

Danny De Munter, a Belgian architect specialized in high-end interior design and restoration, and Wim Gyselinck, have been designated to build the new city palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

We have become absolutely obsessed with Bite Beauty. Anything they do with lips, not only do we want it, but we need it.

A single finger wave opposite the part strongly gave a chic effect to the total look. Diane Kendal used MAC backstage, producing a multishade red lip layering MAC Cherry Red lip pencil all over the lip, outlining the lip with Vino Lip Pencil.

Lara Stone continues to dazzle as the face of Calvin Klein in the label’s fall campaign.

When was the last time the house of Balenciaga showcased a floor-length gown? The only instance that comes to mind was over a year ago when Cate Blanchett hit the Costume Institute Met Gala’s red carpet in a stunning gold goddess gown, arm in arm with the designer, Nicolas Ghesquiere.

Miuccia Prada held court and staged a coup in Milan with her latest for menswear.

A “modern medieval” princess stalked the runway this season at Rodarte, adventurously taking inspiration from the fantasies of role playing games to create an image of the ultimate warrior.

Carolina Thaler was still removing glue from her face two days after Chanel stuck gems to her eyebrows for a show.

Louis Vuitton’s latest collaborator artist Yayoi Kusama is happy that the label “appreciates” her art.

Simon’s project A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters locates the photographic medium’s capacity to at once probe complex narratives in contemporary politics and to organize this material in classification processes characteristic of the archive, a system that connects identity, lineage, history, and memory.

This exhibition, covering the period from 1910 to today, offers a critical reassessment of photography’s role in the avant-garde and neo-avant-garde movements—with a special emphasis on the medium’s relation to Dada, Bauhaus, Surrealism, Constructivism, New Objectivity, Conceptual, and post-Conceptual art—and in the development of contemporary artistic practices.

Using forward-looking technology to look back on a phenomenal year, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) presents Story of a Year, a newly designed iPad app that documents and celebrates the 2011 fiscal year at the museum.