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I Crashed down to Earth for Its Appealing Real Estatemore
When the Going Gets Weird, the Weird Turn Promore
At the end of 2007, a confluence of miscalculated risk, wonky economics, systemic debt, predatory lending, and a housing market that had inflated like a condom filled with champagne, collided in a maelstrom that washed $4.2 trillion out of home equity in the United States. “Wall Street got drunk,” as President Bush put it. In 2008, in California alone, almost […]
Photographer: James Meakin at James-Meakin.com. Stylist: Sam Ranger for SerlinAssociates.com. Model: Katryn Kruger for ImgModels.com, London. Hair and Makeup: LucyAnne Botham for OneLeague.com, Cape Town, using NARS. Photography Assistants: Anushka Menon and Gerrit Olivier. Styling Assistant: Stevie Hockaday. Retouch: Robert Taylor at TaylorLight.com. Production: North South Productions, Cape Town. Text from the film Point Break, (1991). By James Cameron and […]
If you happen to be in Siberia some day strolling through the dense taiga, the Angara river flanking one of your sides and the other: a husky; a furry friend to warm the cockles of your heart, so that neither the harshness of the Siberian anticyclones nor the ghost of Rasputin may penetrate your good will. Yes, if you happen […]
Photographer: David Agbodji at HeartOfBullStudio.com. Style Director: Long Nguyen. Associate Fashion Editor: ZaQuan Champ. Models: Crystal Noreiga for EliteModel.com, New York and Carlens Sainvil for Wilhelmina.com, New York. Hair and Makeup: Kim White for Wilhelmina.com. Set Design: Julian Schratter.
Zhao Zhao and I first met on November 27, 2004. We have known each other for more than 10 years. He graduated from the Xinjiang Arts Institute, one of the top eight art academies in China. The institute is something between a teaching university and an art academy: a comprehensive art school offering classes in fine art, broadcasting, dance, and […]
In certain more-ancient places (well, Europe) it can sometimes seem like buildings have sprouted out of the same order-in-chaos as their fully organic counterparts out in the countryside: They simply appear native, as if seeds were sown beneath concrete mixers during a full moon. Similarly, out of the thicket of industrial Zuidoost, on the outskirts of Amsterdam, a particular edifice […]
It could be said that alienation is a precursor to the idea of location. For location necessitates an other, and because of the other, the heart shall ever wander and stitch, shall ever estrange. Ask artist, writer, curator Dan Graham and he’ll tell you about the ever-wandering heart, his early efforts to debunk valuation, the woolly space between primates and […]
Photographer: Dani Brubaker for art-dept.com. Stylist: Zoe Costello for Art-Dept.com. Models: Alla Vox for ReDirectModels.com and Nicola Wincenc for ReQuestModels.com, new york. Hair: Christian Marc for ForwardArtists.com. Makeup: Jen Fiamengo at WSchupfer.com. Manicure: Whitney Gibson for NailingHollywood.com. Photography Assistant: Wayne Wakino. Styling Assistant: Renee Cornwell. Digital Tech: Peter Anderson.
Is this real, am I dreaming? Slurs the second line in Cotillon‘s “Gloom,” no more than 2 and a half minutes long, the track is over just as it’s begun, a guitar-based jam anchored by easy-going drums and the ever-unappreciated light cowbell. Paired with a video inspired by ’90s era-psychedelia, like the lost b-reel for the The Adventures of Pete & […]