The French photographer discusses his muses – both past and present
Gisele Bündchen. Kate Winslet. Christy Turlington. Looking at Gilles Bensimon's photographs, there is a clear theme present amongst his subjects: beauty.
But the French photographer proclaims: "I have no favorite." At the opening of his new exhibition, Elles by Gilles Bensimon, on display ... More
For Kingston-born art-world star Nicola Vassell, there’s no place like home.
Nicola Vassell left Jamaica in 1996, but Jamaica never really left her. "You can't truly cut the cord that connects you to a place like Jamaica," says Vassell, a model-turned-gallerist. As a high schooler in Kingston, she'd been "discovered" by a model scout during a trip to the movies; by ... More
As contemporary designers show their fall 2013 collections in Paris, New York City is preoccupied with the city of lights
For some, the ability to view many of the world’s most famed Impressionists under one roof would be enough. But the pièce de résistance of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new exhibit, Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity, is the 14 dresses accompanying the paintings.
A portrait of Madame Louis Joachim Gaudibert by Claude Monet from ... More
Tag along to the most exclusive fashion events with these intimate black-and-white images
With a laidback attitude and personal style that errs on the side of practicality and non-indulgence, Sharon Socol doesn’t have the obvious fashion photographer “look.” But, that’s all part of her appeal – and her success. “I’ve been taking photographs for over 35 years, and what I saw at these ... More
Freja Beha Erichsen and Theophilus London like you’ve never seen them before
Designer and muse. The inexplicable, limitless bond between creator and flesh-and-bone inspiration is important to most designers, but few express their appreciation with the same grandeur – and innovation – as Karl Lagerfeld. In a new Saint Moritz, Switzerland exhibit at Galerie Gmurzynska, Lagerfeld pays homage to three ... More
Nathan Sawaya talks about his new exhibition, how he's built a career out of bricks and his strangest commission
Meet Nathan Sawaya, a guy who left his job as a lawyer to pursue an unlikely passion…creating sculptures out of Legos. Lucky for Sawaya, the risk paid off. Today he's a respected contemporary artist, based in New York and Los Angeles, who has a huge cult following and shows his work ... More
An image archive of icons like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Aretha Franklin and Muhammad Ali is now available to the public
“A story. A memory. A moment sealed in time.” That is how Linda Johnson Rice, chairman of Johnson Publishing Company—publisher of EBONY and JET magazines—describes the EBONY Collection, a new collection of historical photos that span the past seven decades. Johnson Rice herself helped choose over 2,000 images from the ... More
An exhibit of Leonard Lauder's collection of rare postcards opens at Boston's MFA
Some captains of industry collect planes, some amass fine art, and others snatch up small islands to turn into their personal playgrounds. Not Leonard Lauder, chairman emeritus and former CEO of The Estee Lauder Companies, the beauty giant founded by his legendary mother in 1946. He collects postcards. More
Where’d all the gallerists go? For a few days every fall, the contemporary art scene shifts to London for the Frieze art fair. The 10th edition of that city’s fair—a Frieze is also held in New York in the spring—took place ...
Where'd all the gallerists go? For a few days every fall, the contemporary art scene shifts to London for the Frieze art fair. The 10th edition of that city's fair—a Frieze is also held in New York in the spring—took place in Regent's Park from Oct. 11-14; ... More