WORDS BY MARINA ROMITI
CURATED BY ALESSANDRA CONTI
The 15th edition of Frieze and the 5th of Frieze Masters (6-9 October 2016), opened in a very different atmosphere than in the past few years. Brexit or not, in the opening days the art fair was able to bring us news, make us dream, relive the spirit and for the luckiest even relive their wallets (also thanks to Locanda Locatelli's refreshment spot of culinary delights). Read More.
ARAKI FOR SUPREME
Nobuyoshi Araki is a Japanese photographer born in Tokyo in 1940. Araki started his career as a commercial photographer before turning to diary-like documentation which included subjects ranging from the mundanity of everyday life to Japan’s underground sex industry. Read more.
STÜSSY FALL/WINTER 2016 BY TYRONE LEBON
In the latest installment of Stüssy’s World Tour photo series, photographer Tyrone Lebon and Tom Guinness explore Paris for the Fall ‘16 campaign, referencing the classics while playing with boundaries between high art and street culture. Read More.
Hide and Seek / Covert ss16
COVERT is Mauro Grifoni’s new project, he’s leading a team of young creatives sharing his aesthetic and taste for the contemporary sobriety. Read More.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY ILARIA D'ATRI
STYLING BY MARCELLO PASQUALE FRANCO
Issue 10: Compulsory Party / Passive Aggressive
PHOTOGRAPHY GIASCO BERTOLI
STYLING MORENO GALATÀ
1981 Spring Summer 2016
For Spring Summer 2016, 1981 went back to re-examining its philosophy by revisiting the brand’s Ghanaian/ African heritage. Focus and emphasis was placed on the traditional Ghanaian style, which was re-interpreted to create something new in combination with a modern aesthetic. Traditional garments and traditional way of wearing clothes prior to the arrival of the Europeans to the African continent were examined and reimagined in a contemporary context. Read more.
David Sims for Supreme
Supreme have worked with photographer David Sims on an exclusive project documenting their team riders Tyshawn Jones, Sage Elsesser, Sean Pablo and Aidan Mackey, and will be releasing this as a hardcover book. Shot in New York, the images take in a range of set-ups, both on location and in the studio, steering away from typical skate photography to offer a unique take on American youth. Read more.
56th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, All the World’s Futures
Words by Marina Romiti
The Biennale is offering his audience, that involves industry specialists and not, the opportunity to explore what is going on in the world through a vast collection of artists coming from five different continents, both in the different Pavilions, dedicated to various countries, as well as in the explorative exhibition that branches out from the Gardens to the Corderie of the Arsenale. Read more.
Thom Browne at Bon Marché Rive Gauche
Paris, Bon Marché Rive Gauche
Thom Brown, New York fashion designer renowned for his unique silhouettes and theatrical collections, is taking over Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche, an iconic Parisian department, with a site-specific art installation and pop-up store. Read more.
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Verses After Dusk
Words by Carlotta Annunziata
London, Serpentine Gallery
The Serpentine Gallery is currently showcasing the work of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. The ‘Verses After Dusk’ exhibition reveals the artist relationship with the figures that exist in her imagination, which come to life on large canvases throughout delicate strokes of paint. Read more.
Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World
Words by Carlotta Annunziata
London, Tate Britain
Barbara Hepworth, born in Yorkshire in 1903, emerged in the late 1920s as a leading member of a new generation of sculptors carving in stone and wood. Her work became increasingly abstract and, in the 1930s, she started to make sculpture in terms of her experience of landscape. Read more.
We Want More
Words by Patrice Winn
London, The Photographers' Gallery
Across two floors in The Photographers Gallery, go and immerse yourself in asking what is contemporary music photography? Curated by Diane Smyth, this summer exhibition examines the importance of photography and image making in 21st century music culture across advancing digital technologies, and the relationship between the photographer, the musicians and the fans. Read more.
Peir Wu Spring/Summer 2016
Peir Wu continues to develop her streamlined, effortless state of dressing for Spring/Summer 2016. The brand’s trademark aesthetic, defined as ‘Casual Futurism,’ reflects the potential in the brand’s specially engineered clothing to adapt to mens’ increasingly active lifestyles. Read more.