photograph by Brad Elterman
photograph by Adarsha Benjamin
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“An abandoned western gold rush town sets the stage for a photographic fantasy of three beautiful young women.” An online exhibition of German (New York based) photographer Stephan Würth’s photographic series entitled Ghost Town, which follows three beautiful women through an abandoned “Old West” city in Nevada, is currently on view at the online gallery Hauser & Hauser until November 30th. The book “Ghost Town” published by Damiani also features an epilogue by fashion and culture critic Lesley M. M. Blume.
To the question “What do you wear to bed?” Marilyn responded, “CHANEL N°5.” What inspired Marilyn’s world-famous reply? Discover the answer in Chapter 2 of Inside CHANEL, with the new film titled “Marilyn and N°5.”
New York based artist Skye Nicolas is to release a limited edition t-shirt called ‘Lick’ which is a play on people’s perceptions and personal prejudices as a result of overexposure to a hyper-media culture that uses female objectification and sexually charged imagery in contemporary advertising. The pretty girl in the shirt graphic is simply eating an ice cream cone. But due to the way the photo is cropped, distorts how people evaluate the image. Only 100 t-shirts will be available starting on November 17, but you can pre-order now.
The InstaPaper is the first in a series of edits looking to celebrate this unique moment in time and mark the beginning of a new era in “Instant” photography. Its aim is to document this “instant” visual movement by turning it into a collectable, desirable physical presence – in essence turning the transient and ephemeral into something more permanent. In a limited edition of 150 stencil printed copies, edited by Francisco Salvado, The Instapaper includes artists Pierre Debusschere, Marcelo Burlon, Pandoras Jukebox and more.
As part of Paris Photo 2012, cult director David Lynch was put in charge of choosing 99 photographs for the catalogue which can be purchased here. Paris Photo 2012 is currently on view until November 18, at the Grand Palais, 21 Avenue Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 75008 Paris, France.
Artist Shelter Serra (nephew of sculptor Richard Serra) stands in front of one his “Engine Blocks” installations at the Helmut Lang store in Los Angeles as part of his collaboration with the fashion label and online shop and gallery Grey Area. Serra’s Engine Blocks along with other gift items curated by Grey Area will available a various Helmut Lang stores until January 17. photograph by F. Duke