The Foundation Louis Vuitton is known for its high profile exhibitions that have collaborated with other major worldwide museums. The gallery has announced that in 2020 it will be showing the art collection from the early 20th century Russian philanthropist brothers Mikhail and Ivan Morozov. Their collection included works from Cézanne, Van Gogh, Derain, Bonnard and Picasso which have been borrowed from the collections of the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts and State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow.
In 1903 Ivan Morozov had begun buying works from Parisian dealers which resulted in the purchase of his first Picasso painting, The Two Saltimbanques. He housed this piece in his villa in Moscow. Through the years the brothers collected works from major global artists of the era like Van Gogh, and Russian artists like Mikhail Larionov and Natalia Goncharova. After the October Revolution ...
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HUGO by Hugo Boss has enlisted a crew of eleven creatives to feature in the AW17 collection campaign. HUGO is currently showcasing rapper M.I.A, male model Tony Ward, actor Jamie Campbell Bower, social media starlets Lisa and Lena. As well as seasoned models like Paul Hameline, Manami Kinoshita and Jamie Bochert. These famous faces were shot by none other then photographer Harley Weir.
The setting for the campaign was shot at an old fairground in California and the collection selection and styling by Vanessa Reid drew inspiration from David Lynch’s twisted ideas of America from the likes of Crazy Clown Time, Twin Peaks and Wild at Heart. In addition to photography, the creatives were featured in short videos either getting into character like Tony Ward acting as a circus performer or showing their personalities like M.I.A explaining why she adores the colour orange. The photos and videos have been teased on HUGO by Hugo Boss’ o...
In the 1950’s, Swiss-born Karlheinz Weinberger was introduced to the youth rockers parading the streets of Zurich. As a photographer for the local gay magazines, Weinberger invited the American influenced rockers into his studio to capture their portraits. These blonde headed rockers embodied the ideals of American rock and wore layered looks of denim, hardware and leather jackets with their band names painted on their backs. They construed the ideals of 1950’s fashion by replacing pant zippers with chains, screws, or belt buckles with Elvis’s head. As any rocker does, a political statement was made by wearing horseshoe symbols as a sign of rejection of the authority. Karlheinz Weinberger knew how to capture these subjects and their mission as youth, showcasing their extreme fashions and attitudes toward social norms.
Although Karlheinz Weinberger had been a snapping photos his whole life, he was only discovered in 2011 after h...
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The National Portrait Gallery’s newest exhibition displays the simplicity and intimacy of the Old Master drawings from the Renaissance and Baroque eras.