Art

SuicideGirls, a new genre of Pin-Ups: 2.0 glamour.

SuicideGirls, a new genre of Pin-Ups: 2.0 glamour.

Reading Time: 4 minutesFor the past 13 years SuicideGirls reinvented burlesque and the idea of Pin-Up Girls. This year, they are everywhere, buzzing throughout all social networks, especially on Periscope. An amazing adventure that proposes another kind of femininity, free from classic standards. Welcome to the 2.0 Pin-Up.    The concept of Pin-Up, older than you think. In the late 19th century, burlesque performers and actresses sometimes used photographic advertisement as business cards to promote themselves. These adverts and business cards could often be found in almost every green room, pinned-up or stuck into “frames of the looking-glasses, in the joints of the gas-burners, and sometimes lying on-top of the sacred cast-case itself. The word it-self, Pin-Up-Girl, comes from the fact that most of these representations were displayed informally, just by pinning-up on the wall. One of the first known Pin-Ups was Betty Grable. She was basically in every locker of each American…

Plants and Spirituality at the Geneva Botanic garden

Plants and Spirituality at the Geneva Botanic garden

Reading Time: 3 minutesUntil October 18th, the Geneva Botanic garden presents a very interesting exhibition called Plants and Spirituality. Since man is man, he always used plants in order to better connect to something greater than him. From Religion to chamanism, the Geneva Botanic garden proposes a journey across time and space. The visitor will be able to discover this new exhibition as well as re-discover the Botanic garden itself.

Les Editions du Griffon, Swiss Publishing house for beautiful art books.

Les Editions du Griffon, Swiss Publishing house for beautiful art books.

Reading Time: 7 minutesLes Editions du Griffon is an amazing Swiss Publishing House located in Neuchâtel. Since 1944 it became a world reference for art books and some of their monograph are true references for artists like Vasarely or Piza. Check our full review here.

Cultural Network, the ultimate Swiss digital guide for arts and culture.

Cultural Network, the ultimate Swiss digital guide for arts and culture.

Reading Time: 4 minutesOur review about Cultural Network. A Swiss developed and based mobile app that gathers and collects all cultural and artistic events in the country. A clever idea. Check it out.

Kissthedesign gallery in Lausanne – Objectif Gare.

Kissthedesign gallery in Lausanne – Objectif Gare.

Reading Time: 4 minutesKISSTHEDESIGN is a gallery in Lausanne, Switzerland in which you will be invited to a journey around design, interior furniture and contemporary art. Discover its new exhibition in partnership with Mudac museum.

Birdy Kids at ArtShop Lausanne – Must see!

Birdy Kids at ArtShop Lausanne – Must see!

Reading Time: 4 minutesLausanne will shine with bright and vibrant colors from tonight. Birdy Kids are in town. Always on the cutting edge of art, Virginie Bridy and her trendy ArtShop in Lausanne present an exhibition of some chosen artwork of street artists Birdy Kids.

Inspiration Japan – Monet, Gauguin, Van Gogh at Kunsthaus Zürich

Inspiration Japan – Monet, Gauguin, Van Gogh at Kunsthaus Zürich

Reading Time: 4 minutesUntil May 25th the prestigious Kunsthaus Zürich holds a very interesting exhibition called “Monet, Gauguin, Van Gogh Inspiration Japan”. This exhibition reflects the deep influence of Japanese art and culture into Western painters.

William Eggleston at Musée de L’Elysée. Color is an art.

William Eggleston at Musée de L’Elysée. Color is an art.

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne is holding an exhibition about William Eggleston. This American photographer established color in photography as a recognized master art. Once again the Lausanne Museum for photography brings a daring and sharp choice for the pleasure of our minds and eyes.

Victor Vasarely, art exhibition in Lausanne. First time ever at Artshop gallery.

Victor Vasarely, art exhibition in Lausanne. First time ever at Artshop gallery.

Reading Time: 4 minutesDiscover ArtShop, a new place for arts in Lausanne. This month you will be able to discover an amazing exhibition about Victor Vasarely, the father of optic art.

Lab/Life, science at all levels. Musée de la Main, Lausanne.

Lab/Life, science at all levels. Musée de la Main, Lausanne.

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe Musée de la Main in Lausanne is a very interesting place . It offers original and quite unique exhibitions and until February 22nd 2015, you will be able to attend to Lab/Life. Two exhibition around Living things: One is about Life Exploration (Exploration du Vivant) and another one is about Stem Cells, the origins of life (Cellules Souches, l’origine de la vie). This weekend, we got to visit the first one. You can discover the life in a scientific lab, different modern techniques to explore, observe, analyse and understand Life. Musée de la Main in Lausanne: because Science does matter. As we know, Science and health are two very important components in life. Claude Verdan Foundation, the University of Lausanne and the CHUV (Lausanne Public hospital) have joined forces since 1997. The result is a flexible and interesting place they called Musée de la Main. The Museum explores themes…

4 trends for 2015 in which Millennials are already on

4 trends for 2015 in which Millennials are already on

Reading Time: 6 minutesThe 14 to 34 years old have developed a great capability of self-expression. While marketers tend to place them under the same umbrella, Generation Y is probably the one since the last 3 generations with a strong will of differentiation. They also tend to believe that one should accept how and who you are rather than following any kind of reference. At the same time, we understand that the 4 big institutions of modern society have simply lost its identity builder factor: Family, State, Military and Religion. Without references given by society, the young generations need to create their own and choose to build their identities by themselves. Here are 5 main trends for 2015 that will blow your mind, unless you are under 35 years old. Zombie Walks and how to get a bite With the huge success of the TV series “The Walking Dead”, being a Zombie is probably…

Amazing Smoke Personalities Portraits by Octavian Mielu

Amazing Smoke Personalities Portraits by Octavian Mielu

Reading Time: 2 minutesRomanian artist Octavian Mielu releases a new series of incredible Smoke portraits. From Marilyn Monroe, to Michael Jackson or Che Guevara, Octavian portraits reveal an original emotion and expression of these iconic personalities. Octavian Mielu has chosen some of the most iconic personalities of the past 100 years, from multiple domains and eras. It is a sort of tribute to a certain humanity legacy . All personalities are universally well known and all represented something important in their own domain. It is interesting to see how Octavian Mielu was inspired by very different famous people. It is a very rich selection. From Mickey Mouse to Marilyn Monroe, it is a whole world that separates them. Several sizes are available which would allow interesting displays organization. When you ask Octavian Mielu about his work, he explains that he uses different smoke photos and techniques in order to bring this misty impression…

1994 Kate Moss photos to be sold in an auction by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury. Unique!

1994 Kate Moss photos to be sold in an auction by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury. Unique!

Reading Time: 2 minutesKate Moss is the ultimate icon for top modeling. She was and still is the face for hundreds of luxury brands. From Calvin Klein in her beginnings to Burberry  nowadays, Kate Moss, the “Brindille” has established the job of top-modelling to the rank of superstar. Dreweatts & Bloomsbury is proceeding to an auction called Photographs & Photobooks. In this auction, there are several fashion photos and the highlight of the day will be 3 Polacorlor print of a young Kate Moss, photo shot by Paolo Roversi. The series was published in the French March 1994 edition of Vogue. Here are the 3 photos in which we can see a young and promising Kate Moss, who already had a lot of allure. She was 20 years old and her entire career in front of her. The series was shot by Paolo Roversi. His photography style is known for getting to the purity of things….

Opera Gallery, new space, new exhibition: Monochromaniac

Opera Gallery, new space, new exhibition: Monochromaniac

Reading Time: 4 minutesThis month, Opera Gallery in Geneva is revealing a new exhibition called Monochromaniac. This new art exhibition opens the new space. Opera Gallery Geneva renovated its space in the summer, making it more clear, bright, airy and perfectly sober to put artwork in value. Opera Gallery is an international group of art founded in 1994 by Gilles Dyan, an expert in modern and contemporary art and a member of the European Chamber of Chartered Consulting Works of Art galleries. There are now 11 Opera Gallery in the world: Geneva, Paris, Monaco, London, New York, Miami, Singapore, Dubai, Hong Kong and Seoul. Offering artworks of exceedingly high quality the gallery has a reputation for excellence, integrity and discretion that it continues to earn by providing a high level of service to understandably demanding clients. Opera Gallery will assess quality and authenticity, evaluate, exhibit, care for, buy and sell art principally for the benefit…

Turner at the Tate Britain, finally!

Turner at the Tate Britain, finally!

Reading Time: 5 minutesFor the first time, the astonishing creative work of J.M.W. Turner was gathered to create an amazing exhibition. The Tate Britain is proud to present Turner late works from 1835 to his death in 1851. These late years were probably the ones in which the artist produced some of the best artwork of his career. So if you are in London, you should definitely go and check this exhibition. J.M.W. Turner, master of Romantism Joseph Mallord William Turner was an English Romantic landscape painter, water-colourist, and printmaker. He lived in the 18th century and many considered him as the painter of light and to preface all the Impressionism period that followed. Nobody know for sure when exactly Turner was born. The only written document found was his baptism certificate in which says he was baptized on May 14th 1775.  After several years of self-learning, Turner entered the Royal Academy of Art schools in 1789,…

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