Tag Archives: Art and design

Fibs behind the pictures of 2015: January to March

The people in the images of its first year including a free-climbing firstly and Peter Grestes release from an Egyptian jail A free-climbing first: Kevin Jorgeson reaches the summit of El Capitans Dawn Wall, Yosemite, California, 14 January I started to obsess about El Capitan in 2009, after watching footage of climbers on it. This … Read More

Marcus Engman:’ I answer emails with a single word, like Steve Jobs did’

The head of design at Ikea on 12 -hour working days, falling asleep anywhere, and his love of dangerous sports Sleep It’s lost time when you’re asleep; epoch you can’t apply. I sleep when I need to: six to seven hours a darknes. I’ve learned to fall asleep anywhere. Light is no longer an nuisance. … Read More

Burned, frozen, winched, dangled and hit by a gondola: the stunning extreme prowes of Guido van der Werve

From sweeping the Baltic on sea frost to preparing his own organization ablaze, the Dutchman goes to amazing spans to cause mind-boggling artworks. And now hes thoughts for Britain When I called the artist Guido van der Werve last year to format a fit, Pauline Portrait, his studio administrator, “ve told me” he was healing … Read More

Wes Anderson and the world of miniature artistry

Artist Mar Cerd forms highly designed miniature macrocosms and the work of The Darjeeling Limited director was the perfect template for one of her recent projects Its like a kind of reflection, suggests Spanish creator Mar Cerd of her painstakingly labour-intensive dioramas. I lose myself in the decrease and the details, then I forget to … Read More

‘He was a sex outlaw’: my love affair with Robert Mapplethorpe

The dungeons and diamonds, the penthouses and pillow talk Jack Fritscher relives his love affair with Robert Mapplethorpe the hustler with a Hasselblad whose sexually explosive photograph stimulated and frightened America One hundred daylights after Robert Mapplethorpes celebrity-studded funeral, the gun-loving republican politician Jesse Helms stood on the flooring of the US senate and curved … Read More

The billion-dollar palaces of Apple, Facebook and Google

How the tech monstrous are employing top designers to construct stunning epitomizes of their gigantic world-wide power We know by now that the internet is a monstrou playpen, a landscape of dolls, distractions and instant gratification, of chirps and creaks and bright, glossy things plus, rest assured, ugly, hideous beasties lurking in all the softness … Read More

Taylor Wessing prize: who is the man in the photograph?

Amadou Sumaila demonstrates granted permission to share character in which he explains how and why he left Mali and arrived in Sicily Amadou Sumaila are members of 118 parties rescued from an inflatable ship drifting 20 miles off the Libyan coast on a clearly defined, calm morning in August last year. The kind of daytime … Read More

French creator living inside a stone surrounded by excrement: ‘I appear wholly at ease’

Abraham Poincheval is attempting to survive inside a 12 -tonne boulder inside a Paris art museum for a week An artist entombed inside a 12 -tonne rock for nearly three days has described its own experience as like tripping, holding he would stick it out for a week. Speaking through a rift in the limestone … Read More

American art museums cautiously hug Pokemon Go

Institutions including MoMA in New York are seizing the possibility of being get gamers through the doors, though some museumgoers are unimpressed Summer is a tough time to get paying museumgoers through the doors but this year, theres an extra motivation. Art museums like the Whitney and the Museum of Modern Art in New York … Read More

Naked entertainment: art and sad fibs in Modigliani’s Paris

As Tate Modern readies a brand-new exhibit of his operate, including 12 of his famous nudes, Louise Roddon researches the artists haunts around Montmartre and Montparnasse Poor Amedeo Modigliani, what a tough life he passed. I’m thinking this as I climb the steps to his last studio in Montparnasse. It’s a classic artist’s garret with … Read More

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