1981 Fall Winter 2016

The new collection Fall Winter 16/17 of 1981 is an extension of the themes developed in the previous season. The traditional Afro-Ghana style, land of origin of the designer, is reinterpreted to create something new, added to a modern aesthetic context that will wear throughout the upcoming season. Read More.

 

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.

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.