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Dawn

Last week I came across this beautiful project by Japanese photographer Yu Yamauchi. For almost five months straight – four years in a row – 600 days, Yamauchi lived in a hut near the summit of Mr Fuji at 3000 meter above sea level. Every morning he… [ Continue reading ]

Diana Scherer

At the in retrospect seen successful Unseen photo fair, we discovered another series of photographs we really like. Dutch photographer Diana Scherer documented an archive of wild flowers, which she grew herself, in her series Nurture Studies which were on display at the stand of the Seelevel Gallery. In the spring of 2010 Scherer decided to fill her balcony with garden soil and planted wild flowers in vases within it. When the flowers were full-grown after six months the photographer removed them from the soil and broke the vases away, exposing the roots that retain the shape as an evocation of the now absent vase. [ Continue reading ]

Peter Granser at Unseen

This wednesday, during the opening of Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam, we've met the German photographer Peter Granser. Intrigued by a story of a little town Gruorn in the Swabian Albs - east of Germany, which was forcibly evacuated between 1937 and 1939 to make room for a military training ground, he made a series of black and white landscape images accompanied by these wonderful stills of old and left behind tank ammunition, projectiles and shells. The pieces are staged as sculptural objects and curated in an almost romantic way. [ Continue reading ]

Unseen

A new photo fair in Amsterdam named Unseen will have it's grande opening for selected guests next wednesday the 19th of September 2012. The following day the fair will be open for public as well. The ambitious project, a joint operation of FOAM, Platform A and Vandejong and directed by Marloes Krijnen, who is also the director of FOAM, has the vision of revolutionizing the photo fair. Unseen intends to give new photography a platform it deserves, the fair ideally aspires to be: "a meeting place for young photographic talent, for known photographers with new works to show, for galleries that focus on new developments, and for an audience interested in discovering unknown and groundbreaking work." In this world of new talent there is also a place for new buyers and collectors. The fair has it's focus on this group as well: "we enable potential collectors to take the first step to buying work. With a special programme, we guide ‘first-time buyers’ in the world of photography and coach them in collecting." [ Continue reading ]

Leslie Williamson

One of the tabs on my browser that is active for weeks, if it isn't months, is the website of the Californian photographer Leslie Williamson. The use of color, the beautiful capture of light, and the amazing places she visits are so inspiring and I can't get enough of it. The interiors of the Mid-Century American artists and designers like Wharton Esherick, Kay Sekimachi, George Nakashima, J.B.Blunk and others breath such a calm atmosphere and the wood tones all make it feels warm and welcome. [ Continue reading ]

Wythe Hotel

After a lovely post by Daniel Benning of The 189 about photographer Brian W Ferry, we found out about this lovely Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg Brooklyn, shot by Brian W Ferry for Brooklyn Magazine. The hotel is a result of nearly five years of planning and renovating initiated by the three masterminds behind it, Peter Lawrence, an Australian hotelier, real estate developer Jed Walentas  and Andrew Tarlow of Diner (that lovely diner down Brooklyn Bridge and the well known food magazine). It truly looks amazing, all made with a great eye for detail and some lovely art pieces all made by local artist. This will definitely be our place when in NYC. [ Continue reading ]

Suit Up or Die

There's a new magazine, and this time not a paper one, but a beautifully designed online publication. Please welcome the first issue of the Swedish online magazine Suit Up or Die. A magazine dedicated to style, sharing 'a look at how fashion, art and aesthetics are being transformed by the online revolution'. A magazine sharing new impressions and ideas, visual, intellectual and spiritual for the ones who knows that to relieve boredom you have to love what you do or do what you love... We like that very much! [ Continue reading ]

Leica Edition Hermès

Yesterday Leica presented their new limited edition sets created in collaboration with Hermès. The exclusive M9-P “Edition Hermès” and the M9-P “Edition Hermès – Série Limitée Jean-Louis Dumas incorporate “Veau Swift” calfskin leather in “ocre,” supplied by Hermès for the leathering of the silver-chromed version of the… [ Continue reading ]

Snowdon Blue

Today Acne will release its latest collaboration, an ode to the blue shirt, a book with sixty portraits by London born photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones, better known as Lord Snowdon. It will be a beautiful collection of blue shirts inspired by those worn by the famous people in Snowdon’s portraits, including Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Irons, Emma Thompson, Graham Greene, Sidney Nolan, Manolo Blahnik, Agatha Christie, Tony Blair, David Bowie, and the Prince and Princess of Wales, to mention a few. [ Continue reading ]

Baron Magazine

Blommers & Schumm shot this lovely series of images for a new magazine from London, called Baron. Baron is a so-called ‘Erotic Paperback Magazine for gentlemen and ladies who enjoy a cocktail, chit chatting about modern art, fine dressing and when the lights faint and the… [ Continue reading ]

Alvar Aalto

Last year the Paris based photographer Estelle Hanania made a beautiful series of images of the house of Finland’s most celebrated aesthete, Alvar Aalto for NOWNESS. ‘Today preserved as an atmospheric museum, the Alvar Aalto house, which was the architect’s domicile and… [ Continue reading ]

Tenth Cranial Nerve

The London based set designers duo Anna Fulmine and Victoria Shahrokh, better known as Lightning & Kinglyface, created this stunning installation, the Tenth Cranial Nerve, for Nomad for a series of events, in the Old Vic tunnels. Inspired by the woodcuts of animal dissections by the Greek physician… [ Continue reading ]

Lukas Schaller

When I saw the pictures lukkalk on Instagram, I knew he did more then just making snapshots with his phone. I couldn’t find more than a blog without a name and contact information so decided to contact him via Instagram. Lukkalk is the pseudonym… [ Continue reading ]

Good Mother and Father

We just received the new book by Sacha Maric called ‘Good Mother and Father’. We saw the work of Sacha before at Libertine-Libertine and Won Hundred, but this is different. The personal photography project resulting in an independently published book showcases… [ Continue reading ]

Rewilding

Later this week the American photographer Cass Bird will release her first book called Rewilding. An amazing book with beautiful images, documenting two trips she made during the summers of 2009 and 2010, to Sassafrass, Tennessee, ‘with a group of young women, a wardrobe of diaphanous… [ Continue reading ]

Luke Abiol

The perfect way to start the week is to dream away while enjoying some lovely images from places all over the world. This time with images of Berlin based photographer Luke Abiol. Luke moved from San Francisco to New York and is now living and working in Berlin,… [ Continue reading ]

Robert Capa

Definitely the best images made of the Tour de France with no bikes at all are these two images by Robert Capa in Pleyben, Brittany, France, July 1939. The excited crowd watching the tour come by in front of the bicycle shop owned by Pierre Cloarec, one of… [ Continue reading ]

Terroir

Today Selectism pointed us towards this amazing new magazine Terroir, a biannual travel journal ‘that seeks to collaborate with and showcase Singaporean perspectives on travel and what various places meant to them from Singapore.’ The document is completely ‘home printed’ by the publisher Benjamin Koh, page… [ Continue reading ]

Path to Odyseuss

As a loyal fan of the work of Mikael Kennedy we couldn’t let this unnoticed. Lendl Tellington, Ricky Leighton and Theo Constantinou of Paradigm Magazine made this lovely teaser on Mikael Kennedy and his photo series The Odyseuss.  Mikael took them on… [ Continue reading ]

Libertine-Libertine

Again, as always, season after season, year after year, some fantastic imagery for the Spring/Summer collection of Libertine-Libertine. We saw the collection at Pitti and Capsule last weeks, but with this ton-sur-ton twist in the photography it gets even better! Photography by Sacha Maric, concept by… [ Continue reading ]

Christian Pitschl

If I want to feed my desire to travel I just visit Flickr and there it goes. Here are some lovely images from graphic designer and photographer Christian Pitschl from Vienna, Austria. The colors, the light, the new and unknown places and people… Just keep on… [ Continue reading ]