Hiro obituary | Fashion photography

[ad_1] The biggest surprise in pictures by the photographer Hiro from the 1960s and 70s isn’t their unprecedented imagery, but that those images were hand-crafted from photography’s primary elements. He used light adjusted to the millimetre, especially to cast famous faces into shadow; calibrated shutter speed to the millisecond; and employed colour filters, multiple exposures … Read more

Portrait of Queen ‘looking like a corgi’ to feature in Lucian Freud exhibition | Lucian Freud

[ad_1] It was hailed by the Guardian as the finest royal portrait for 150 years. Others thought it made the Queen look like a rugby prop forward or one of her corgis. More than two decades since it was revealed to a blizzard of praise and derision, Lucian Freud’s portrait of Queen Elizabeth II will … Read more

The North Yorkshire seaside resorts during lockdown – a photo essay | Photography

[ad_1] Yorkshire’s coastal resorts have always been a mix of pleasure beach, fishing port, working heritage and rugged beauty. They bring back happy memories of my childhood family holidays, but over the last few years they have also been a place for me to head to during the cold winter months while the holidaymakers are … Read more

From London to Beijing on the old Silk Road – a photo essay | Travel photography

[ad_1] I set off on my dream journey from London to Beijing in the halcyon days of 2019. It’s a trip that seems unimaginable today. Travelling overland, I wanted to experience the transitions between cultures, to understand more about what connects us. I was also interested to see the legacy of exchange along the Silk … Read more

Vintage posters – in pictures | Life and style

[ad_1] A new art fair celebrates the mid-century pop culture and graphic design of posters. Here are some of the works to be found at Projekt Mkt, including Polish School posters, Soviet era graphics and 20th-century memorabilia. Projekt Mkt, 14-16 May at Copeland Gallery, London [ad_2] Source link

Australia’s best sustainable architecture for 2021 – in pictures | Art and design

[ad_1] Over the past two months, the Australian Institute of Architects has been commending the best buildings in every state with their chapter awards. The program wrapped on 2 July with the announcement of NSW’s architecture award winners. In the sustainable award category, architects are recognised for their innovative approaches to environmentally friendly design. Julia … Read more

August Design News: wooden bags, concrete coral, political pottery | Design

[ad_1] After a long break, the design world is coming to life again. London Design Festival (LDF) is back and bigger than ever this year. There will be three more design districts in the capital – including the Design District at Greenwich Peninsula. It is hoped this new development will become London’s new creative quarter … Read more

Box of tricks: inside the home of Patrizia Moroso | Interiors

[ad_1] An Italian oasis to call home is on a lot of people’s wishlists. Few, however, would think to look for it in Udine, the northeastern city in the lesser-known Friuli-Venezia Giulia region – unless you’re Patrizia Moroso, that is. Despite the Italian design scene revolving around the Lombardy capital of Milano, it was here, … Read more

‘We always see sex from the man’s view’: Cammie Toloui, the peep show performer who peeped back | Culture

[ad_1] “As a rebellious preteen, I sat down and made a list of my life goals,” writes Cammie Toloui in her photobook 5 Dollars for 3 Minutes. “It was pretty simple: 1. Sex. 2. Drugs. 3. Rock’n’roll.” Born in the San Francisco Bay Area in the Summer of Love, Toloui was in the right place … Read more