I recently stumbled upon the work of illustrator/painter/designer/artist Beatrice Boyle, and I am somewhat captivated by it. Originally using images from magazines, but now also creating her own photographs from scratch, Boyle takes flawless fashion and destroys it with paint; but in doing so, creates a wholly new and beautiful image. Triptych I, II and … Continue reading
For one reason or another, sex and all the trappings that come with it – be that physical or emotional, good or bad – have been on my mind more than usual lately; so when I came across this blog yesterday I felt compelled to share it (I wasn’t just Googling ‘sex’ by the way). … Continue reading
I recently came across Brooklyn-based photographer Wayne Lawrence‘s work courtesy of my daily trawl of the Mail Online (I know, the shame), but lucky I did, because I think his work is pretty awesome. In his latest series and book, Orchard Beach: The Bronx Riviera, award-winning Lawrence documents the grim-yet-glamorous Orchard Beach, a man-made ‘retreat’ frequently referred … Continue reading
Painting from photographs, French-born artist Thomas Saliot spends his time between Paris and Morocco capturing all things sexy-cool in a document to popular culture… Taken from Schön! Magazine, issue 21 #HOT Read the rest of the issue online or buy it because it is beautiful, and you need to hold it in your hands.
A meander through the papery delights upon my bookshelf… Asking the question “Where were you last night?” musician, artist, photographer and serial party person Merlin Bronques allows unlimited access to NYC’s coolest get-togethers via his album, Lastnightsparty. A print copy of his blog lastnightsparty.com, this hard back is like a Where’s Wally of tits, arse and … Continue reading
Original Young British Artist, Damien Hirst gives this year’s BRIT Award a make-over… Following in the footsteps of fellow iconic British creatives Dame Viv and Sir Peter (Blake), Damien Hirst has revamped the famous music prize. Coating the acclaimed statue in white, with a spattering of his tell-tale multi-coloured polka-dots, there’s no mistaking Hirst’s re-imagining of the … Continue reading
Chanel’s Little Black Jacket exhibition comes to London… After touring the world, from Tokyo to New York, Chanel’s Little Black Jacket exhibition will make its way to London’s Saatchi Gallery this October. Beginning life as a coffee table book featuring ‘friends of the House’ (models, stylists, designers, musicians) wearing Chanel’s classic little black jacket and … Continue reading