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Ready for Summer…

Filed in Beauty by on March 19, 2014 0 Comments
Ready for Summer…

by Christine Barnett. London, UK With Christmas and Valentines Day in our rear view mirror, it will be summer in a flash! Boom! Just like that. To maintain your natural beauty and prepare yourself, follow the standard 8-hour sleep, 2 liters of water a day, eat your greens and get your cardio going (if possible outside […]

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Valentines Day

Filed in Fashion by on February 14, 2014
Valentines Day

by Christine Barnett. London, UK A popular hagiographical account of Saint Valentine of Rome states that he was imprisoned for performing wedding ceremonies for soldiers who were forbidden to marry and for ministering to Christians, who were persecuted under the Roman Empire. According to legend, during his imprisonment, he healed the daughter of his jailer, Asterius. An embellishment […]

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Henk Gieskens

Filed in Art by on January 30, 2014 0 Comments
Henk Gieskens

by Christine Barnett. London, UK Christine Barnett: Henk, you used to work for SHOWstudio, and the website describes you as ”as Dutch as it can get”. Tell me what is it about you that make’s you Dutch? How would you say that influences your work and how do think cultural influences can see through an artists […]

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Intern

Filed in Fashion by on January 13, 2014
Intern

by Christine Barnett. London, UK Alec, please tell me about the Intern magazine and the idea behind it? The magazine has two main objectives I guess. The first is to promote the work of up and coming intern and unpaid talent working in the creative industries. Secondly, it sets out to initiate a long overdue, meaningful debate […]

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Your Beauty Myths Shattered

Filed in Beauty by on December 22, 2013
Your Beauty Myths Shattered

by Christine Barnett. London, UK Your Beauty Myths Shattered We are all guilty of believing old wives tales or taking myths to the extreme when it comes to beauty. Thanks to the facial therapist, skincare expert and Bravura London founder -Amanda Elias – you can now put these 3 beauty mistakes to bed. “Blemishes are […]

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Billy Zane

Filed in Art by on November 25, 2013
Billy Zane

by Christine Barnett. London, UK 1. How did you come up with the name ‘’Seize The Day Bed’’ and the idea of transporting back to Southern Californian driveway? I enjoy Puns and wordplay almost as much as the action of painting, without pre conception. The combination of the comedic, the specific and cerebral with the physical […]

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Move your Life. Move your Lee.

Filed in Fashion by on November 9, 2013
Move your Life. Move your Lee.

by Christine Barnett. London, UK Project Lena was lucky enough to be invited to Europe’s Lee Jeans HQ in London to talk about the brand, discuss the new features of the ladies collection, try on some pairs and take some home to spread the gospel! Despite my excitement, I was concerned that hard wear denim (which […]

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Melanie Pain

Filed in Art by on November 7, 2013
Melanie Pain

by Christine Barnett. London, UK Melanie Pain Interviewing Melanie Pain seemed surreal. She is stylish, cool and appears to be well put together, but in reality you meet this sweet, nonchalant person who you almost want to protect and ask ”are you sure you want to be telling me this?” She is wonderfully French, of course, […]

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David Reuben’s ”Kings & Corpses”

Filed in Art, Featured by on October 21, 2013
David Reuben’s ”Kings & Corpses”

by Christine Barnett. London, UK ”Reuben’s engrossing work swells with color trapped within form. Highly textured; with layered oil, acrylic and spray-paint on canvas, there’s an abundance of life in each character he envisions.” His art empowers and resonates with strength of character, raw ambition and revolutionizing attitude mixed with bonhomie and nonchalant manner. David’s works are made between a studio in Manhattan’s West Village and […]

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Tiger Within

Filed in Art, Featured by on September 2, 2013 0 Comments
Tiger Within

Independent filmmaker Rafal Zielinski is best known for directing edgy, guerrilla-style projects such as “Hey Babe,” “Ginger Ale Afternoon,” and “Fun.” The latter was the winner of a Special Jury Award at Sundance Film Festival with a meager production budget under $25,000 and a shooting schedule of just eight days. “Tiger Within,” his newest feature […]

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Mila Anufrieva

Filed in Featured by on August 22, 2013 0 Comments

by Christine Barnett. London, UK How did you start your career? My parents were always very busy with work, and they didn’t have much time for me. During my childhood, I was often ill and felt small and skinny, but I always wanted to go beyond the norm to create something beautiful. In the 90’s, after […]

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Saatchi Art Gallery

Filed in Art, Featured by on August 15, 2013 0 Comments
Saatchi Art Gallery

by Christine Barnett. London, UK British art collector Charles Saatchi announced that he would auction 50 significant sculptures, paintings and installations from his collection at Christie’s this spring.  He’ll do this in support of his educational program, which is based, at his Saatchi Art Gallery in London.Entrance will be free for all. The collection will be […]

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Dior Glamour: 1952-1962

Filed in Fashion by on August 13, 2013 1 Comment
Dior Glamour: 1952-1962

by Christine Barnett. London, UK Mark Show is considered one of the best photographers in the genre of fashion in between 1950′s-1960′s. To the public, he is better known for his work for Life magazine (starting from 1952 Show shot 27 covers and more than 100 fashion stories) and of course, for his work with the […]

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Bring Me The Head Of Damien Hirst

Filed in Art by on August 8, 2013 0 Comments
Bring Me The Head Of Damien Hirst

by Christine Barnett. London, UK Bring Me The Head Of Damien Hirst part 1 saw the release of the ten miniature head sculpts of DamienHirst into the hands of a collection of people who are in today’s terms fulfilling the same roles once played by the Medici of the Renaissance. The Renaissance provided a formula regarding […]

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The Journey Of The Artist And The Price Of The Ticket

Filed in Art by on August 8, 2013 0 Comments
The Journey Of The Artist And The Price Of The Ticket

by Christine Barnett. London, UK The Journey Of The Artist And The Price Of The Ticket is a project that looks at the relationship between Art and Finance in today’s terms and also their historical links to the Renaissance. This project will explore the layered histories of exhibitions practice through the process of curated events and newly […]

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Annie Sessler. East End Fish Prints

Filed in Art by on July 30, 2013 0 Comments
Annie Sessler. East End Fish Prints

Today we’d like to introduce you to the artwork of our friend Annie Sessler founder of East End Fish Prints in Montauk, Long Island. Annie practices a technique known as Gyotaku, which is Japanese for fish rubbing. By applying various water based inks on freshly caught fish, then placing paper or fabric directly on the […]

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Stretta

Filed in Fashion by on July 23, 2013 0 Comments
Stretta

Created in2011, the California based company Stretta exudes classic European quality that is both empowering and sophisticated. Their collections convey a vibrant, exciting lifestyle while staying modern; with a sleek, clean design and an incredibly flattering silhouette. Stretta consists of a full dress collection that prides its self on constant innovation and transitional silhouettes that […]

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The Old Woman, Baryshnikov, Dafoe…

Filed in Art by on July 11, 2013 0 Comments
The Old Woman, Baryshnikov, Dafoe…

by Christine Barnett. London, UK Mikhail Baryshnikov was one of the world’s greatest ballet dancers. He is back on stage, this time acting alongside US star Willem Dafoe in a play based on an absurd Russian novella. You will not have seen him as he is in The Old Woman at the Palace Theatre in Manchester […]

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Plisetskaya

Filed in Art by on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
Plisetskaya

by Christine Barnett. London, UK Prelude From early on, Plisetskaya excelled both in adagio and allegro, which is very unusual in most dancers, but she was, bien sur in league of her own. Par example, she spent very little amount of time in the corps de ballet and quickly rose to become a soloist. Her long […]

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Marcelo Burlon

Filed in Fashion by on June 14, 2013 0 Comments
Marcelo Burlon

by Christine Barnett. London, UK A cultural wanderer, jack of many trades, and all-around mover ‘n shaker, Marcelo Burlon’s oeuvre, from styling photography to filmmaking, from clubbing to directing, is an endlessly morphing monument to the power of contamination. It comes as no surprise for this wunderkind who arrived in Italy from Patagonia and took over […]

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Tyler Shields Exclusive Interview

Filed in Art by on June 8, 2013 0 Comments
Tyler Shields Exclusive Interview

by Christine Barnett. London, UK Tell us about the idea of Suspense? The idea was about freedom it’s about doing the impossible. How did you come up with that? Sometimes I will look at a building and think I could make it from that building to the other- you have these fantasies and I was excited to make them real. I just wanted to create […]

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Chrysta Bell

Filed in Art, Playlist by on June 6, 2013 0 Comments
Chrysta Bell

by Christine Barnett. London, UK Meeting Chrysta Bell was like a dream come true. We were given 20 minutes for the interview, which stretched into 1 hour; eventually I had to let her go for a sound check. I’ve seen many a beautiful women before; but she is beyond compare, striking and unique. It’s the shape […]

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ELVIS DI FAZIO

Filed in Art by on June 4, 2013 0 Comments
ELVIS DI FAZIO

by Christine Barnett. London, UK What’s DLM? DLM is the agency that represents me and stands for Dolores Lavin management. She’s the founder of the agency and the big gun. She poached me a few years back. How did you start your career? I studied Fine Arts where I majored in silkscreen painting. I used to […]

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Gary Clark Jr. “Numb”

Filed in Playlist by on May 30, 2013 0 Comments
Gary Clark Jr. “Numb”

Gary Clark Jr. “Numb” The Official Music Video For Numb by Gary Clark Jr. from his debut album ‘Blak and Blu’

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Lucy Liu at The Popular Institute

Filed in Art by on May 25, 2013 0 Comments
Lucy Liu at The Popular Institute

by Christine Barnett. London, UK as seen on BBC Actress Lucy Liu has unveiled an exhibition of her artwork at a new gallery in Manchester. The Charlie’s Angels star created a series of works entitled Totem which are on display at The Popular Institute on Thomas Street. The 44-year-old made the pieces in the collection by sewing hand-dyed […]

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