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Tyeb Mehta's Bulls

The bull, a connotation of immense masculinity and strength, is often depicted by Mehta as victimized by circumstance.The bull, a connotation of immense masculinity and strength, is often depicted by Mehta as victimized by circumstance.

"For me the trussed bull is a compulsive image. [...] It served as a metaphor for the violent struggles one experiences in life: [...] the bull is a powerful animal and when its legs are tied and it's thrown down, it is an assault on life itself."

Tyleb Mehta

Dylan Xue: Avedon angularity meets latter day Beijing cool

"The real triumph for this 21 year old Beijing beauty is that she has a relevance beyond the runway""The real triumph for this 21 year old Beijing beauty is that she has a relevance beyond the runway"

When a girl gives the camera *this*, working out the intro text to her feature becomes so much easier. And then it goes something like this…

TI IS MAD FOR: Chai Wu : Harrod's (London)

Chai Wu opens on the 18th January 2015.Chai Wu opens on the 18th January 2015.

Harrods is bringing Beijing to Knightsbridge in the shape of Chai Wu,

WHEN SEARCHING FOR AN EPITOME OF ELEGANCE, LOOK TO @amy_sall

Image by  @mambub. Via amy_sall InstagramImage by @mambub. Via amy_sall Instagram

Current Viewing: Greer Lankton: Love Me: Participant Inc: (NYC) : Until Dec 21st 2014:

A minor scandal erupted over the nude photo of Greer that graced  Mattress Factory's 1996 exhibition  poster.A minor scandal erupted over the nude photo of Greer that graced Mattress Factory's 1996 exhibition poster.

PARTICIPANT INC is honored to present Greer Lankton, LOVE ME, an exhibition organized in cooperation with the Greer Lankton Archives Museum (G.L.A.M.). This is the first major New York solo exhibition of Lankton (1958-1996) since her death. Representing the scope of Lankton’s work with nearly 100 of Lankton’s dolls, photographs, and works on paper, LOVE ME is structured by a selection of photographs by friends and peers including Nan Goldin, Timothy Greenfield- Sanders, Peter Hujar, Eric Kroll, Zoe Leonard, Paul Monroe, Daryl-Ann Saunders, Kate Simon, and Geoff Spear; films by Joyce Randall Senechal and Nick Zedd; as well as ephemeral material.

Current Reading : Pouvoirs de l’horreur (Powers Of Horror): Julia Kristeva

Kristeva in this book-length essay addresses  the role of abjection  as a psychosocial property and a literary device.Kristeva in this book-length essay addresses the role of abjection as a psychosocial property and a literary device.

"The horror of something grand fallen into nothingness, dissolved beyond usefulness, decayed to its primeval corpse-self, is the territory of literature where Kristeva finds the greatness of abjection.

In Production: Harleth/Society: The Ingènue:Photographed by Marcus Morris

Harleth Kuusik: quietly singular.Harleth Kuusik: quietly singular.

Deadline date on that production of a New Faces edit that has consumed my last two weeks. So many great "girls-of-the-season"

Current Viewing: Shirana Shahbazi at Kunsthalle Bern

As the artist remarks, botanical photography is as ubiquitous of a practice as taking holiday pictures.As the artist remarks, botanical photography is as ubiquitous of a practice as taking holiday pictures.

TI IS MAD FOR CÉLINE'S AESTHETIC OF DIFFIDENCE

Harleth/Society: DOUBLE FACE CAPE IN SNOW WHITE WOOL AND CASHMERE : FRINGED KNIT TOP IN OFF WHITE WOOL : CULOTTES IN OFF WHITE WOOL CREPEHarleth/Society: DOUBLE FACE CAPE IN SNOW WHITE WOOL AND CASHMERE : FRINGED KNIT TOP IN OFF WHITE WOOL : CULOTTES IN OFF WHITE WOOL CREPE

Got to play with piles of Céline the other day. That Phoebe Philo point-of-view shone through abundantly.

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