In the early 1980s, while his career was at its peak, New York City-based artist Jean-Michel Basquiat enjoyed a certain level of fame.
Meriem Bennani’s Life on the CAPS at the Power Plant
Two motion picture pieces by Meriem Bennani, a Moroccan-born New Yorker, are on display at the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery as part of the Wavelengths section of the Toronto International Film Festival.
Nordic designers are best at effortless, airy minimalism: Their approach is elegantly straightforward—not stark—yet still lively. This season, Copenhagen Fashion Week attracted much attention due to the plethora of emerging brands showing their collections, with motifs of these offerings ranging from sexy knitwear, body positivity, and sustainability to the emerging aesthetics of Scandinavian maximalism.
Montreal Introduces Us to Yayoi Kusama
Montreal introduces us to Yayoi Kusama at the Phi Foundation Contemporary Arts Museum this July. The artist, being from Japan, is known primarily for her Infinity Mirrored Rooms, where solo audience members are indulged in a giant disco universe.
Trashy Clothing Digitally Tackles Palestinian Occupation
Trashing Clothing, an LGBT Ready-to-Wear Palestinian fashion brand was founded with a unique fusion of political satire, provocativeness, kitsch culture, and wit.
Yohji Yamamoto – A New Conceptual Brand and Project
Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto has unveiled his first “collaboration platform” concept project that will feature a store opening. The “Wildside Yohji Yamamoto” project emphasizes the brand’s distinctive aesthetics on a digital platform that showcases exclusive partnerships in fashion, design, and the arts with companies like Dr.
Y2K, Low-Rise and The Return of Skinny
The return of low-rise jeans has brought baggage along with it — the return of skinny, or is it the reverse?
Yeezy X Gap Arrives In Time Square
Kanye West’s (Ye) eagerly awaited Yeezy Gap collection, which debuted online in February, created in association with Balenciaga and Demna Gvasalia, is now making its way to a few selected shops for sale in-person for the first time, beginning with the Gap flagship in Times Square, New York City.
Shirin Neshat’s Land of Dreams
Iranian-born New York City resident Shirin Neshat is a visual artist best recognized for her work in photography, and film. Prior to the Iranian Islamic Revolution in 1974, Neshat traveled to Los Angeles to pursue her art studies.
YSL Spring/Summer 2023 Menswear
The YSL Spring/Summer 2023 Menswear show held on July 15th in Marrakech, Morocco was inspired by the late designer’s storied connection to Morocco.