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STYLE
Sporty, Black and White Swimsuits for Summer
While recent swimwear collections have delighted us with plenty of loud graphics, neon hues and everything from cut-outs to tassels and more, sometimes less really is more. For this beach season, we've rounded up six swimsuits that are actually made...
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Jason Peterson's New York in Black & White
As the first installment of the Concrete Jungle Instagram photo exhibition series at NYC's Royalton Hotel, photographer Jason Peterson is unveiling a collection of images dubbed "New York in Black & White." Peterson manages to capture the essence of...
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Ratking: Snow Beach
NYC hip-hop trio Ratking represents the next generation of gritty rap that is quintessentially New York. Citing wide-ranging inspirations from the Wu Tang Clan to the Ramones, the group's unique style is a harmonious representation of the city's edgier...
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Fleet of Dazzle Wrapping Paper
Unexpected but exciting bedfellows, the Imperial War Museum and the London-based pattern specialists Patternity have collaborated on a line of wrapping paper (and other items) printed with the camouflage patterns used to disguise ships during WWI...
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Becoming Hemingway by Henry Hargreaves
Back in 1957, photographer Yousef Karsh asked an aging Earnest Hemingway to sit for a portrait. In what would become an iconic image, the author stares to the right of the camera, white-bearded and gruff. More than any other image, the portrait...
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WATCHES
Nixon + Kate Spade Saturday Time Teller Watches
The upshot of a collaboration between Kate Spade's more accessible brand Saturday and Nixon, these plastic gems brighten up your wrist while keeping track of time. Several styles available.
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Garry Winogrand at SFMOMA
Garry Winogrand's first retrospective in 25 years at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is also the first exhibition to examine the renowned photographer's unfinished work. Dying suddenly at the age of 56, he left behind some 250,000 undeveloped...
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Whitewash
Back in 2002, photographer Nicholas Alan Cope picked up his camera and moved across the country from Maryland to Los Angeles, the city he documents in his new book "Whitewash." Cope's LA is one of stark geometric architecture rendered in black...
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Sky High
In an age-old story of keeping up with the Joneses, author Germano Zullo has created a children's picture book that follows the fate of two rival neighbors as they compete to build the most extravagant house imaginable. The original edition of...
DESIGN
The Thing Quarterly: Issue 18
For the 18th installment of The Thing Quarterly, the object-based periodical relied on Mike Mills to create a 2013 pocket calendar. Mills, a filmmaker and visual artist, has presented work at Sundance Film Festival and as part of MoMA's New Directors...
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Leica M-Monochrom
by Warren Rubin For the release of the newest Leica M-System camera, the black-and-white only M-Monochrom, Magnum photographer Jacob Aue Sobol journeyed across the Trans-Siberian Railway, stopping in Moscow, Ulan Bataar and Beijing with the camera...
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Studio Visit: Greg Fadell
Discovered on our recent trip to Re:view Gallery in Detroit, Greg Fadell is an abstract artist hell-bent on taking messaging out of art. His massive grayscale aesthetic channels the rawness of abstraction and makes for a piece that is nothing if...
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Tom Gilmour Illustration
Creating work dominated by occult imagery, nomadic themes and heavy linework, London-based illustrator Tom Gilmour says he finds inspiration in "black tattoo art and early 80's skateboard graphics" to achieve a powerful aesthetic akin to something...
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Then Darkness Fell
Artist Scott Hunt turns flea market photographs into modern-day allegories. In his new series of charcoal drawings currently on view at Schroeder, Romero and Shredder Gallery in New York, Hunt presents images that are enigmatic, humorous and occasionally...