Best of 2019: Arts, Fashion, Cinema and Photography

A journey that passes through Venice Biennale, fashion shows, South-East Asia, the California Desert and then goes back to Italy.

Interview with Jimmie Durham, the Lion

A Golden Lion winner for lifetime achievement at the International Art Exhibition in Venice, the American artist residing in Berlin spoke to us about identity, animals and poetry.

Leave or remain: Martin Parr pictures Britain in the wake of Brexit

“Only Human: Martin Parr” – between civic committment and unforgiving irony, a new solo show by Martin Parr opens at National Portrait Gallery in London.

Parasite: the movie of the year uses architecture to talk to everyone

A story of social classes in balance between voids and solids, between design and its absence, where everything that matters is told through space.

Fake Paris rooftops in Chanel’s fashion show

At Paris Fashion Week, the French maison recreated a hyper-real rooftop scenario as a backdrop for its Spring/Summer 2020 catwalk.

Unearthed Underground: is there still space for subculture?

Liz Glynn has uprooted a metaphorical sewer system and transplanted it onto the rooftop of a multi-storey car park in south London.

Giacometti the sadist: the unknown side of a great sculptor

The Giacometti Institute exhibits little-known diary drawings and sculptures of the Swiss artist, revealing his controversial passion for Marquis de Sade.  

Capturing Shangai’s disappearing streets

Blending Chinese traditional style and colonial art deco, the typical Shikumen lane houses are drastically disappearing. Cody Ellingham preserves their memory in neon night fragments.

“My father, who has always been in my heart, returns through my art”: an interview with Michelangelo Pistoletto

“Padre e Figlio (Father and Son)”, is a multi-venue exhibition which brings together the art of Michelangelo Pistoletto and that of his father Ettore.

The grotesque side of tourism in Venice

A series of photographs tells the story of the relationship between the phenomenon of high water and the millions of tourists who visit Venice.

Camp: Notes on Fashion

The Met’s exhibition unpacks the etymology and history of camp, and defines the elusive term to offer viewers a contextual apparatus for examining it in relation to high fashion.

Farewell to Michael Wolf, photographer of urban densities and astral lightness

The German photographer renowed for his “Architecture of Density” series passed away at the age of 64 in his home in Cheung Chau.

The curious case of Mark Rothko and why chemistry is at the core of iconic design

Rothko’s story at the Four Seasons becomes food for thought to talk about the relationship between companies and creatives today, as a shared goal underlies successful collaborations.

19 site-specific installations in the California desert

20 contemporary artists from all over the world have been called to tell the Coachella Valley desert in the sign of interactivity and new media.

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