The Ubiquitous Gaze of the Wallflower // The Paintings of Ariana Papademetropoulos

‘It’s about creating a gateway where a seemingly traditional environment is liquified; revealing it’s organic and interpretive forms that bare similar effects to a Rorschach inkblot test,’ says Ariana Papademetropoulos, a portrait of beauty herself, perched amidst a sea of plants suspended above painted interiors embellishing the walls of her light-drenched downtown studio. Through inventive pictorial strategies, […]

EXCLUSIVE WORK VIDEO AND COLLABORATION // HALFBLUUD + BESPOKEN

Our next issue, set to print this winter!,  is based on the concept of COLLABORATION. Between now and our launch, we will be giving you bits of what’s to come. Here we have a collaboration on many levels: music, fine art, and fashion. Harley Cortez and Sammy Fayed are band members, friends, and creative partners. […]

MANA CONTEMPORARY X MARINA ABRAMOVIC INSTITUTE // NEW YORK CITY

Hot off the heels of her 512 Hours performance in London, Marina Abramović is partnering with Mana Contemporary to bring her Marina Abramović Institute (MAI) method to the U.S. for the first time. Open to the public, the workshop will continue for 72 consecutive hours and will include her famed exercises designed to explore the […]

WORKAHOLIC // JARED FRANK

Jared Frank’s work looks effortless. And if I didn’t know him better I’d think that he just naturally threw impeccable visual experiences together. But I do know him well, and even though the results look fluid and easy, I’ve learned that they come from the constant grinding thought of a curious, knowledgeable, hard working guy. […]