Tag Archives: French

Olivier Zahm O.Z. Diary

Purple Haze – Olivier Zahm

A 700-page “Diary” of carefully selected and highly fashionable photos from Olivier’s natural habitat; the art and fashion worlds in New York, Tokyo and Paris. Celebs and a few beaches. Olivier Zahm is the founder and editor of the fashion magazine Purple. Olivier Zahm: O.Z. Diary Editor:    Gianni Oprandi Text by:    Glenn O’Brien, Jeff Rian […]

Margot Wallard: My Brother Guillaume and Sonia

Immediate Family – Margot Wallard: My Brother Guillaume and Sonia

Almost at the opposite end of Søndergaard “Stasis”, we find French photographer Margot Wallard’s gripping series about her now deceased brother Guillaume, his life as an alcoholic and his partner Sonia. > MORE Margot Wallard: My Brother Guillaume and Sonia  Text by:    Margot Wallard ISBN:    9789198125306 Publisher:    Journal Publ. year:    2013 Language:    English Pages:    116 […]

Balthus: Cats and Girls

Paintings & Provocations: Cats and Girls by Balthus

A new Balthus exhibition just opened at the Met in New York, focusing on his infatuations for contemplative adolescent models (read girls) and cats. Beautiful and provocative, with a disturbing 20th-century male gaze.   > MORE Cats and Girls by Balthus Author:    Sabine Rewald ISBN:    9780300197013 Publisher:    Metropolitan Museum of Art Publ. year:    2013 Language:    English […]

Jean Patou: A Fashionable Life

Jean Patou: A Fashionable Life

Jean Patou has been overshadowed by his contemporaries like Chanel. Elegant and sophisticated lines in combination with exquisite craftsmanship. Learn more about his glamorous contribution to fashion. > MORE Jean Patou: A Fashionable Life Author:    Emmanuelle Polle ISBN:    9782080201522 Publisher:    Flammarion Publ. year:    2013 Language:    English Pages:    280 Illustrations:    250 colour

Greenhouse Studies by Philippe Weisbecker

Another kind of beauty: Greenhouse Studies by Philippe Weisbecker

Only a very accomplished artist can produce artwork like a child. Wonderfully distorted proportions and non-existing perspectives transform Victorian greenhouses to two-dimensional woodsheds. Juxtaposing photocopied source photographs with his own interpretations, Philippe Weisberker’s ”Greenhouse Studies”, is perfectly endearing. The book is from 2012 and there’re not many copies left. Don’t miss it! Born in 1942, […]

Brasilia by Lucien Clergue and Oscar Niemeyer

Utopia: Brasilia by Lucien Clergue and Oscar Niemeyer

The meeting of two aesthetic geniuses. Lucien Clergue’s photographs of Oscar Niemeyer’s Brasilia is seductively beautiful. It’s a body of work that until recently believed to be lost.    > MORE . Brasilia by Lucien Clergue and Oscar Niemeyer Designed by:    Ingo Scheffler Text by:    Paul Andreu Foreword by:    Lucien Clergue Publisher:    Hatje Cantz Publ. year:   […]