FASHION, ART, DESIGN, ECOLOGY, LITERATURE

In our Art & Culture Section, we publish interviews, stories, reviews - everything we find fascinating, absorbing and interesting.

FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY AS AN ART FORM (AT LAST)

FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY AS AN ART FORM (AT LAST)

Coco Capitan, Boy in Socks, 2017    Richard Avedon had to have been dead for 4 years before he had an exhibition at the Jeu de Paume, the prestigious photography institution...
Jean Sebastien Stehli
ELLSWORTH KELLY’S SHAPES AND COLORS

ELLSWORTH KELLY’S SHAPES AND COLORS

Ellsworth Kelly, White Dark Blue, 1968 Ellsworth Kelly, Red Curve VI, 1982, Ellsworth Kelly, Black White, 1968, Ellsworth Kelly, Blue Yellow Red III, 1971 © Ellsworth Kelly Foundation; © Fondation...
Jean Sebastien Stehli
YOKO ONO A TRAILBLAZER FOR NOW

YOKO ONO A TRAILBLAZER FOR NOW

Yoko Ono with Half-A-Room1967 from HALF-A-WIND SHOW, Lisson Gallery, London, 1967. Photo © ClayPerry As has been the case throughout the history of women in general, and women in art,...
Jean Sebastien Stehli
KING OF FASHION: JOHN SINGER SARGENT AT TATE

KING OF FASHION: JOHN SINGER SARGENT AT TATE

Sargent and Fashion installation view with Lady Agnew of Lochnaw, 1892 © Tate (Jai Monaghan)  Before Annie Leibovitz, there was John Singer Sargent (1856-1925). The Florence born American painter was...
Jean Sebastien Stehli
WHEN HIROSHI SUGIMOTO AND ALBERTO GIACOMETTI MEET

WHEN HIROSHI SUGIMOTO AND ALBERTO GIACOMETTI MEET

Hiroshi Sugimoto Pins, 2022 Rideau en tissu  345,4 x 727,2 cm © Collection Odawara Art Foundation © Hiroshi Sugimoto. Courtesy of the Odawara Art Foundation   Alberto Giacometti and Hiroshi Sugimoto...
Jean Sebastien Stehli
WRITTEN WITH LIGHT

WRITTEN WITH LIGHT

Guinevere, Paris, 2007  The great French poet, Victor Hugo, wrote: “To love beauty is to see the light.” Over the course of several months, as they moved around the world...
Jean Sebastien Stehli
EDWARD BURTYNSKY’S TERRIBLE BEAUTY

EDWARD BURTYNSKY’S TERRIBLE BEAUTY

Salinas #2, Cadiz, Spain, 2013. Photo Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Flowers Gallery, London. The Saatchi Gallery in London is the perfect space to showcase Edward Burtynsky’s spectacular and deeply troubling work....
Jean Sebastien Stehli
BIJOY JAIN’S SENSE OF SPACE

BIJOY JAIN’S SENSE OF SPACE

  We met Bijoy Jain on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, in the afternoon on the 4th floor of the Fondation Cartier, Boulevard Raspail, in Paris, a building designed by Jean...
Jean Sebastien Stehli
HEALING EARTH: THE DEEP CONNECTION BETWEEN US AND EARTH

HEALING EARTH: THE DEEP CONNECTION BETWEEN US AND EARTH

Peter Williams, Birdland, 2020. Oil and graphite on canvas.   Spirit in the Land, Pérez Art Museum Miami’s newest exhibition demonstrates to us the deep connection between our identity and...
Jean Sebastien Stehli
PAOLO ROVERSI: 50 YEARS OF PASSION

PAOLO ROVERSI: 50 YEARS OF PASSION

Sihana, Comme des Garçons A/H 2023-2024, Paris, 2023. Tirage au charbon     Audrey Marnay, Comme des Garçons P/E 1997, Paris, 1996. Tirage au charbon. Over the past 50 years,...
Jean Sebastien Stehli
IRVING PENN: A WORK OF LOVE

IRVING PENN: A WORK OF LOVE

Irving Penn (1917 - 2009), one of the giants of contemporary photography, became world famous for his portraits of great models and celebrities which would grace the pages - and...
Jean Sebastien Stehli
THEODORE ROUSSEAU: GIVING VOICE TO TREES

THEODORE ROUSSEAU: GIVING VOICE TO TREES

Théodore Rousseau, L’allée de châtaigniers   Théodore Rousseau (1812 - 1867) was both a pariah and a hero. He was one of the greatest nature painters of the late 19th...
Jean Sebastien Stehli