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'Lissa Rivera - Beautiful Boy' at ClampArt

ClampArt is pleased to announce “Lissa Rivera: Beautiful Boy”—the artist’s first solo show with the gallery.

Lissa Rivera’s “Beautiful Boy” portraits revel in gender as a repertoire.
—Stephen Vider, social and cultural historian

On the subway one evening, Lissa Rivera’s new friend BJ shared that throughout college he had almost exclusively worn women’s clothing. However, after taking a professional job, he felt much less free to explore gender. Lissa, having struggled through her own fraught relationship with the demands of proscribed femininity, suggested to BJ that perhaps photographs might help create a space for him to explore his identity outside isolation.

Lissa writes: “Taking the first pictures was an emotional experience. I connected with my friend’s vulnerability. I wanted to make sure that the images were not a compromise for either of us, and we engaged in many discussions.”

Eventually, Lissa and BJ found themselves falling in love. Now romantic partners, the two are collaborators who have sought to “perform and reshape gender individually and as...
 

BARBARA PROBST 12 MOMENTS 28.4. –10.6.2017 at kuckei-kuckei.de

Kuckei + Kuckei is pleased to announce an exhibition of recent works by New York based German artist Barbara Probst. Barbara Probst studied sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, and photography with Bernd Becher at the Düsseldorf Art Academy. She began her career with sculptural works, then moved on to three-dimensional installations that included photography, and finally, since the year 2000, to the multi-part photographic works, the “Exposures”, which brought her international renown. Her “Exposures” are always composed by a group of photographs. At first glance they appear mysteriously connected, yet without revealing their secret. Closer observation reveals that they all portray the same scene and have been taken in the same second, but from very different angles.

For Probst this fragmentation of the instant into a series of images is the tool for exploring the many ambiguities inherent to the photographic image. In her work the relationship of the photographic instant to reality is intensified in two distinct ways, whereby the captured moment acquires an almost...
 

GUESS kids Spring 2017 Campaign Preview on GoSee

The kids are back! With another GUESS kids Campaign featuring the S/S ’17 Collection, photographed by Rus ANSON c/o ALYSSA PIZER MGMT. Discover the collection at guess.eu/en
 

beloved me

Since January 2017 the photo columne "Beloved Me" appears in the STERN magazine. (Photos: Frank Lübke - interviews: Alexandros Stefanidis). The column is based on the "Me, Myself and I" photo project, on which Frank Lübke has been working since 2010. Over 50 personalities have been portrayed for the project so far. In the pictures people meet their other ego.
"Love is the beginning of a lifelong romance". (Oscar Wilde)
 

UPDATE 1 7 - coming soon !

Save the date : 06 October 2017, Berlin. We hope to see you there !
 

An Exclusive Tour of Faye Toogood’s New Studio - Felix ODELL c/o CAMERALINK for WSJ

IN AN OLD PHOTO of Faye Toogood from 2012, she is gazing rather sternly into the camera, sporting platinum-blond hair and a leopard-print minidress. She had just collaborated with Opening Ceremony, creating furniture and interiors for the fashion brand’s London pop-up. Some five years later, Toogood is sitting in a chair of her own design, on the second floor of her new atelier, a Victorian townhouse in London’s Shoreditch neighborhood, wearing shades of beige: tan, flat-soled boots, sturdy cream trousers and a cream felt coat. Her hair is now its natural brown, and her expressions are softer. “I’ve created many identities,” says Toogood, who turned 40 this January. “There have been multiple haircuts, multiple wardrobes and multiple versions of me. I tend to step into whatever world it is that I am making at the time, and I very much inhabit that construct.”...Photos by Felix Odell for WSJ MAG
 

Nicolas Party 'Three Seasons' / Xavier Hufkens Gallery, 19 May—15 July 2017

For his inaugural exhibition at the gallery, Swiss artist Nicolas Party has executed two site-specific murals that transform the interior while creating a singular environment for a recent group of large-scale pictures and bronze sculptures. Working exclusively in vivid, highly-pigmented chalk pastels – either directly on the walls or primed canvases – Party invites us to rediscover this once popular but now often neglected medium. Respectful of the traditions that precede him on the one hand, but radically extending them on the other, the artist’s handling of the medium is anything but academic. Here, all associations with drawing, delicacy and fragility have been supplanted by a fresh, graphic sensibility and a technique more akin to painting. Unlike paint, however, pastels are blended directly upon the support: a task that requires great exactitude and foresight.

While the popularity of pastels has waxed and waned over the centuries, their physical properties remain unchanged. From a seventeenth-century portrait to an Impressionist landscape, up to and including Party’s...
 

More and more bikes have reflective element

Discreet, simple to use and especially very practical, the bike transport strap offers the cyclist who wear safety vest the opportunity to easily carry his two-wheeler by hand. To be fixed on the frame, it is ideal for those who circulate in town since it makes it possible to quickly approach a staircase or its arrival in the metro for example. Made of leather, the strap is both comfortable and durable. Not to mention that it will bring a little retro touch to the bike!
How do you carry your business with style when you're cycling? Using the pair of Red Portland bicycle panniers! A double space of 24 to 29 liters proves very convenient to store files, computer and even his lunch in safety. It is also possible to use only one satchel according to the days and needs since the pair is divisible.
Made of water-repellent cotton, the Portland double bag has a sober and elegant appearance. Its red color and nude straps offer a vintage style to the bike while the reflective tape present on the sides ensures better visibility on the road. To be easily secured with hooks on the rear...