FASHION, ART, DESIGN, ECOLOGY, LITERATURE

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

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...
April 10, 2024 — Sonam Khetan
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...
April 10, 2024 — Sonam Khetan
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,...
April 04, 2024 — Sonam Khetan
IRVING PENN: A WORK OF LOVE

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...
April 03, 2024 — Sonam Khetan
THEODORE ROUSSEAU: GIVING VOICE TO TREES

THEODORE ROUSSEAU: GIVING VOICE TO TREES

Théodore Rousseau, L’allée de châtaigniers   THEODORE ROUSSEAU: GIVING VOICE TO TREES   Théodore Rousseau (1812 - 1867) was both a pariah and a hero. He was one of the...
April 03, 2024 — Sonam Khetan
A New Vision of Mapplethorpe

A New Vision of Mapplethorpe

We usually think we have seen everything Robert Mapplethorpe ever photographed. It’s been shown in every way possible, even the dark prints of his nighttime descent into the Anvil or...
April 03, 2024 — Sonam Khetan
MARTIN PARR’S STRANGE AND BEAUTIFUL WORLD OF FASHION

MARTIN PARR’S STRANGE AND BEAUTIFUL WORLD OF FASHION

  MARTIN PARR’S STRANGE AND BEAUTIFUL WORLD OF FASHION   It’s hard to believe, but Fashion Faux Parr is Martin Parr’s first book of photography. It feels that all of...
April 03, 2024 — Sonam Khetan
REDISCOVERING VAN EYCK

REDISCOVERING VAN EYCK

Madonna of Chancellor Rolin There are very few experiences in life that give us such a powerful shock and deep pleasure as being in the presence of a masterpiece. It...
April 03, 2024 — Sonam Khetan
How Hip hop culture became world culture

How Hip hop culture became world culture

Dapper Dan with models wearing his Gucci collection on the stoop of his atelier, Harlem, New York City, NY, 2018, photographer Janette Beckman.   HOW HIP HOP CULTURE BECAME WORLD...
March 27, 2024 — Sonam Khetan
TOM SACHS “PORTRAIT” : CHANNELING PICASSO

TOM SACHS “PORTRAIT” : CHANNELING PICASSO

  Tom Sachs is the man any sane person would want to be stranded on an island with. With a few pieces of wood, branches and leaves, Sachs would manage...
February 14, 2024 — Jean Sebastien Stehli
GOLDFINGERS. AURELIA LEBLANC’S ART OF MAGIC

GOLDFINGERS. AURELIA LEBLANC’S ART OF MAGIC

To meet Aurélia Leblanc, you have to push a metal door and enter a creative oasis near the Porte Saint-Martin, in the teeming Paris’s 10th arrondissement. It’s a beehive of...
February 08, 2024 — Jean Sebastien Stehli
THE DAY JOSEPH BEUYS MET ANDY WARHOL REVISITED

THE DAY JOSEPH BEUYS MET ANDY WARHOL REVISITED

  One had a silver wig, the other one his felt hat and a fisherman’s vest, but both were stars of the contemporary art scene and, simply, cultural icons, known...
January 29, 2024 — Jean Sebastien Stehli