Ryan McGinley is a photographer who lives and works in New York. Recognized internationally for nearly fifteen year, the artist has built a dreamlike and colorful photographic universe that reveals men and women in an absolutely splendid way.
American artist Robert Wechsler is the author of sculptures in coins such as “Money” (commissioned by The New Yorker), “The Mendicant” and “Penny Molecule”. He cuts his pieces thanks to a saw for jewels and composes geometric shapes in squares or circles looking like atoms. He has been exhibited on Cointemporary : the first online gallery where we can buy artworks with bitcoins.
For spring 2015, the brand Bloomingdale has reached several fashion designers to imagine dresses made of colors pencils Crayola. Nanette Lepore, Rebecca Taylor, Clover Canyon, Rebecca Minkoff, Torn by Ronny Kobo and Parker have worked on different spring dresses by sharing, in their own ways, their signatures, colors and inspirations.
Imagined by Shani Ha, “Table for Two” is a ground-breaking concept of bistro table split between the interior and exterior of a New-York restaurant. This smart interactive installation remind us the art piece of Edward Hopper, “Nighthawks” and leads us to re-examine the question of social interaction in cities. Find out more in the gallery and on Shani’s website.
Artist, architect, dancer and yoga teacher, Anja Humljan thought the Urban Yoga project from an ambition : inviting people to experiment with their bodies what they feel, touch, smell, hear and taste in the city. She started series of photos in Paris, Madrid, New York and Ljubljana to change the way she feels and moves in the city. According to her, the city must not be felt as a disturbing space but more like a vital source of energy.
Young American photographer Johnny Joo, from Caters News agency, released a series of pictures of an abandoned and mysterious hospital, located in Perrysburg, in the West of New York. This ruined clinic received tuberculosis patients. We can see now the walls falling apart, filled by mold, broken windows, and rubble everywhere.
For the clip of Color War and their song “Shapeshifting”, from their latest album “It Could Only Be This Way”, videomaker Crystal Moselle (represented by Sibling Rivalry Studio) has directed a video staging 3 young ballerinas in the heart of New York : they make little steps in Times Square, their stretchings in Manhattan and turn around a man, on tip-toe, in subway passages.
Photographer Swopes shares on her Instagram account surrealistic pictures of the two cities she visits : New York City and Chicago. We see the horizon drowned in the obscurity of the night and the clarity of a giant moon, skyscrapers pouring the ocean or the water flooding the Big Apple. Find out more in our images’ selection.
Studio Spin Ceramics!, founded in 2002, inspires their work with Chinese porcelains’ design by adding their own “spin”. Already owners of stores in Beijing, Changsha and Singapore, they recently have opened one in New York City. A selection of their products is available in the gallery.