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Current Viewing : Edward Owens: Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts

"It is always extraordinary to be gifted.” - Charles Boultenhouse"It is always extraordinary to be gifted.” - Charles Boultenhouse

Interesting rediscovery via http://www.lightindustry.org !

In the mid 1960s, Edward Owens was an African-American teenager attending the Art Institute of Chicago when Gregory Markopoulos arrived to found the school’s film program. Owens, who was then studying painting and sculpture, had already been making 8mm movies for a few years; impressed by the maturity of his work, Markopoulos encouraged him to move to New York. Owens arrived in Manhattan in 1966 with Markopoulos, who quickly ushered him into the world of the city’s cultured demimonde, introducing him to figures like Andy Warhol, Gerard Malanga, Marie Menken, Gregory Battcock, and filmmaker-poet Charles Boultenhouse. Soon, Owens became romantically involved with Boultenhouse, and moved into the West Village apartment where Boultenhouse already lived with his lover of many decades, the legendary critic Parker Tyler, who accepted the arrangement.

Current Reading: The InfraRed Summer: Joseph Lally

Joseph Lally : Challenging the values of narrativity in  fashion!Joseph Lally : Challenging the values of narrativity in fashion!

"We live in the white on white hotel in South Beach,

EAGERLY ANTICIPATING: HOLIDAY MAGAZINE: THE JAPAN ISSUE

Après l’Ecosse, c’est au Japon qu’Holiday Magazine a choisi de consacrer ses pages.Après l’Ecosse, c’est au Japon qu’Holiday Magazine a choisi de consacrer ses pages.

TI doesn't hide his fascination with Japan and its multifaceted culture nor can he even hope to veil his fetish for all things Klossowski. So, when courtesy of the new issue of Holiday, Countess Setsuko Klossowka Rola opens the doors of her legendary Swiss chalet, Rossignère, who do you think is first at the portal? Add to that, an Inez and Vinoodh collaboration with Serge Lutens to pay tribute to the Kabuki theatre, Edie Campbell's travel snippets and Karim Saldi's photo-essay on Japanese expatriates in Paris and the consequence is a must-read publishing event. We ache in anticipation.

Après l’Ecosse, c’est au Japon qu’Holiday Magazine a choisi de consacrer ses pages. Dépêché sur l’archipel dans la droite lignée des périples esthétiques chers à la revue, le photographe Josh Olins pourchasse les mystérieuses beautés nippones jusque dans leur décor.

Herzog & de Meuron for Miu Miu Tokyo

The steel facade angles away from the glass glazing on the front of the building.The steel facade angles away from the glass glazing on the front of the building.

Ever since the "honeycomb" edifice that is Herzog & de Meuron's Prada Tokyo store became a popular

Current Reading: Reflections on Japanese Taste: The Structure of Iki by Kuki Shuzo

Kuki's preference for late Edo culture has impressed many a reader as eccentric, if not perverse.Kuki's preference for late Edo culture has impressed many a reader as eccentric, if not perverse.

Kuki Shuzo was a cosmopolitan member of an early twentieth-century modernising elite in Japan.

TI IS MAD FOR : François Quentin's 4N Watch

A seven-year labor of love, the 4N was designed to hack the digital-mechanical divide.A seven-year labor of love, the 4N was designed to hack the digital-mechanical divide.

Well here's a toss up. A new Lamborghini LP560-4 or

TI DATE: CONTEMPORARY ART RUGS + PILLOWS @ COLETTE / HENZEL STUDIO (PARIS) : MARCH 23 2105

HENZEL STUDIO COLLABORATIONS Volume 1, featuring special preview of Volume 2 & Henzel Heritage: Tom of Finland.HENZEL STUDIO COLLABORATIONS Volume 1, featuring special preview of Volume 2 & Henzel Heritage: Tom of Finland.

Henzel Studio is pleased to present a collection of art pillows designed in collaboration with leading contemporary artists

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