Art

The New Burma by Ed Giles

The New Burma by Ed Giles

Getty photographer Ed Giles decided to highlight and reveal what he called the “New Burma”. It is a serie of amazing photographs that captures the essence of this exotic place… the way it is really today. Ed Giles is an award-winning Australian photojournalist based in Cairo, Egypt. Ed works with photography, video and multimedia production methods to explore in depth, human stories. Ed’s photographic and multimedia work has been widely recognised as aesthetically compelling and groundbreaking in format. In 2011,…

Claire Milner, Swarovski crystals for a diamond jubilee.

Claire Milner, Swarovski crystals for a diamond jubilee.

Claire Milner is what we could call a virtuose of light and color. After an amazing Marylin Monroe’s portrait made of 65,000 Swarovski crystals, now she will reveal beginning of September a brilliant portrait of Queen Elisabeth. The “Swarovski Queen” will be exhibited in Ripon Cathedral, North Yorkshire, UK, as a feature of the Great North Art Show from 1st – 23rd September. It is a prestigious annual exhibition in a magnificent venue – the cathedral has a history dating…

London Pleasure Gardens

London Pleasure Gardens

Do you know what is a Pleasure Garden? Between the 17th and 19th Centuries, Pleasure Gardens were communal spaces where people from all walks of life converged to listen to music, admire paintings, stroll, drink, flirt and immerse themselves in the culture that made their city great. The most famous pleasure gardens were in Vauxhall, Mozart played there at 9, Hogarth made the tickets and Dickens wrote about them. Between 1851 and 1884 the Royal Docks had its very own…

Stasha, Colour, let’s paint the rainbow in London.

Stasha, Colour, let’s paint the rainbow in London.

Following Stasha’s last sell out exhibitions REACTION in 2005 and SOFT in 2006, she is once again taking the London art scene by storm with her new vibrant collection of work, simply called COLOUR. Stasha – Rainbow 250cm x 200cm, Acrylic on canvas Her style is a complete freedom on the movements. Her creative mind liberates the artist paintbrush to a very original artwork. In this new exhibition, colour is honored. It is an interesting work, between abstraction, expressionism and…

Jessica Zoob’s PASSION.

Jessica Zoob’s PASSION.

Next month we will have the London Olympic games, so you will probably visit the british capital during that time. There is not only sports in live, art too. So if you will be in London then, you need to visit an interesting exhibition by Jessica Zoob. It is called Passion and  it will take place at NEO Bankside. The style expressed in this collection is amazing and electrifying. Passion liberates the artist. It make her get rid of barriers…

The Nevica Project – new online exhibitions

The Nevica Project – new online exhibitions

The Nevica Project is probably an unique art gallery in which all exhibitions are online. The Nevica Project was created by Jayson Lawfer, experienced in the world of Arts, accomplished artists (Ceramic) and Curator for several exhibitions. This month we can discover new pottery by Kenyon Hansen and drawings by Veronica Bruce. According to Jayson Lawfer: “These are debut exhibitions (with TNP) by both artists and we couldn’t be more impressed. Both artists are creating quite a buzz in their respectable…

Ronald Falloon, essence of the sixties…

Ronald Falloon, essence of the sixties…

Ronald Fallon is one of the great names in photography during the 60’s. He introduced the legend of Marianne Faithfull as the symbol of a new youth. He is our photographer of the month. He is the photographer of the month at luxuryactivist.com. The 60’s represented a renew in the fashion photography. After all the classicism of the 50’s, this new decade inspired us with a “boutique spirit”. In deed, the ready-to-wear style was predominant on the 60’s, showing much…

Anyes Galleani, Urban Art meets luxury.

Anyes Galleani, Urban Art meets luxury.

Anyes Galleani is an Italian-born artist & photographer based in Los Angeles. She uses photomontage and collage to create unique images and mixed media art. Raised on the beautiful Italian Riviera, Anyes moved to the US at 21 to pursue a degree in film & photography. Her keen eye for beauty and composition led to her career as a fashion and celebrity photographer. Soon, she was working with many leading actors, high profile companies and national publications, including W magazine,…

Playtime, video games mythologies in Switzerland.

Playtime, video games mythologies in Switzerland.

At Maison d’Ailleurs in Yverdon les Bains – Switzerland, a very interesting art exhibition opened its doors last month. It is called Play Time, videogame mythology. The curator is José Luis de Vicente. He is a researcher and writer working around the edges of New Media Arts, Digital creativity, and innovation in Design and Culture. His recent Fields of Interest: Information Visualization, Green Design, Spectrum politics, Media Architecture, Senseable Cities, Software Aesthetics, archeology and histories of Digital Culture, Magic and…

Cindy Sherman at the MoMA NY

Cindy Sherman at the MoMA NY

The MoMA in New York will present from February 26th to june 11th 2012 a new exhibition about American photographer Cindy Sherman. It will be a retrospective of 170 photographs from mid 70’s until today. We will be able to see the key series like the “untitled” but also the black and white pictures, her ornate history portraits and milkmaids in the manner of old master paintings. The exhibition will explore dominant themes throughout Sherman’s career, including artifice and fiction;…

Erik Johansson, impossible is nothing

Erik Johansson, impossible is nothing

Erik Johansson is a photographer, born in Sweden, living in Berlin – Germany. His work is based in photo-montage and retouching. For him photography is a way to obtain the translation on an idea. He says that most of the work of photographers ends once you press the button of the camera. For him that’s when his work starts. I discovered him during one TED’s TALK in which he presented his work. Lots of photographers work with photo-montage but the…

65,000 Swarovski crystals for Marylin by Claire Milner

65,000 Swarovski crystals for Marylin by Claire Milner

Diamonds are a Girl’s best friend but Swarovski crystals are definitely a temptation that any women would accept. Claire Milner is a Global artist who’s work have been highlighted through amazing celebrities portraits made of true Swarovski crystals. Her latest work: A portrait of Marilyn Monroe for RnB Artist Rihanna. Claire Milner is a British artist. She started her career as Graphist and freelancer illustrator. From her background, we could feel that color and texture become 2 leitmotivs. So it…

Palais de Tokyo – come back later!

Palais de Tokyo – come back later!

In this beginning of the year, do not try to visit the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. In deed you will most likely find the door closed. In deed the establishment started a full reconstruction. Only the restaurant, Tokyo Eat is open during the rebuilding process. It will last until April 2012. See here the official message found in the official website: If you wish to keep updated on the reopening, just click here for the newsletter. To recap, Palais…

Swiss Unlimited Travel Diaries, swiss photo.

Swiss Unlimited Travel Diaries, swiss photo.

Victorinox fragrances launched the second episode of their annual operation called Swiss Unlimited Travel Diaries. This time, they followed a Swiss Artist and Photographer, Joël Tettamanti, in an amazing adventure in USA at an Aircraft Boneyard. As you know, Victorinox is a swiss company famous in the world for the creation of the original Swiss Army knife. And since 1884, the swiss company never stopped innovation. One of the last Product categories to join the brand’s unique territory are Fragrances….

The Riot Act at mor.charpentier gallery

The Riot Act at mor.charpentier gallery

On the 26th of november, at mor.charpentier gallery in Paris, a new exhibition starts. It is called THE RIOT ACT. Last summer, London experienced urban riots that generated a negative feeling. Young people feel there is no future and it is an entire generation that is at stake. All systems, political, social, economical are blocked and people are looking desperately to escape from that situation. Here is a strong video, from the BBC, in which the broadcaster Darkus Howe, express…

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