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My Other Home Is Spiritual Fulfilment

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My Other Home Is Spiritual Fulfilment

Renovate or Detonate! A Fixer-Upper's Dream! Motivated Seller! Urban Oasis! Original Features! Period Charm! Perfect for Entertaining! Vibrant up-and-Coming Area! Deceptively Spacious! Convenient for Transport! Priced to Sell!

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 […]

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If It Weren’t for the Winged Creatures, I Wouldn’t Be Here

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If It Weren’t for the Winged Creatures, I Wouldn’t Be Here

We Took Flight to the South African Coast and Shot a Fashionable Retelling of the Seminal on-Location Classic ‘Point Break’

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 […]

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Nina Kraviz

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Nina Kraviz

I Picked up This Shell to Hear the Ocean, Then It Dropped the Bass

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 […]

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Prada

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Prada

Backstage Beauty at Prada Fall 2015
MFW A/W 2015

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But How Did They Build the Pyramids? And Don’t Feed Me Lies

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But How Did They Build the Pyramids? And Don’t Feed Me Lies

Photographed by David Agbodji

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.

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Zhao Zhao

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Zhao Zhao

Repartee in the Year of the Green Wood Sheep: Ai Weiwei sits down with fellow Chinese artist in light of the Omnipresent Exhibition

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 […]

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Native Plants; Native Structures

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Native Plants; Native Structures

G-Star RAW Raises the Curtain on Their Monolithic New Home

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 […]

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Dan Graham

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Dan Graham

Psychologically, There May Be Feelings of Anxiety, Relief, Pleasurable Satiation, Disappointment, Lassitude, Leaden Exhaustion...

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 […]

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We’re Three Months Late on Rent; Maybe It’s Time You Go and Sell Some Plasma

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We’re Three Months Late on Rent; Maybe It’s Time You Go and Sell Some Plasma

Photographed by Dani Brubaker

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.

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The Big Quiet

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The Big Quiet

VIDEO PREMIERE: Cotillon: "Gloom"

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 & […]

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