Have you ever wondered how history’s famous artists would look like if they were alive today? This is the concept for the work of Tel-Aviv-based illustrator Amit Shimoni, who has reimagined iconic artists such as Frida Kahlo and Vincent van Gogh as if they were modern-day hipsters. His colorful portrait paintings are part of his ongoing series, aptly called HIPSTORY.
A new exhibit at The Skyscraper Museum in New York City traces the evolution of the city’s skyline from the 19th century to the present day and into plans for the future. With a mix of archival photography, interactive graphics, models, and drawings, the exhibit breaks down the skyline’s history into distinct eras
However, ads weren’t always governed by a set of rules, like they are now. If someone doesn’t like an ad these days, they just start a hashtag and the company pulls the ad and apologizes. If an ad doesn’t deliver on its promises, you can sue them. But vintage ads…? They could say anything they wanted, pretty much.
Commercials used to be even worse
topixoffbeat.com: 25 Insane Vintage Ads You Won’t Believe
Inside Chanel – Biarritz. Gabrielle Chanel designs an elegance that allows the personality of every woman to triumph. Watch the new episode on inside-chanel.com #insidechanel
inside.chanel.com: Chapter 23: “Biarritz”
François-Auguste-René Rodin’s story recalls the archetypal struggle of the modern artist. He was born in obscurity and, despite showing early promise, rejected by the official academies. He spent years laboring as an ornamental sculptor before success and scandal set him on the road to international fame. By the time of this death, he was likened to Michelangelo.
Important art by Auguste Rodin with artwork analysis of achievement and overall contribution to the arts.
theartstory.org: Auguste Rodin Biography, Art, and Analysis of Works | The Art Story
Prints made from negatives reveal reality faced by farming communities during Great Depression
The First Lady adored these fashion designers, makeup brands, and jewelry houses.
Because Jackie had to wear clothing by American fashion designers while she was first lady, she formed a close bond with the designer. Cassini crafted many of Jackie’s iconic colorful skirt suits—including this red one—that were inspired by European trends.
French brand François Pinton even designed a style especially for her credit: Getty Images
townandcountrymag.com: 10 Brands Jackie Kennedy Loved
Exhibition highlights CHANEL Haute Couture, fine jewelry and re-editions of the Bijoux de Diamants collection
After its chapters in London and Seoul, the “Mademoiselle Privé” exhibition will continue its exciting journey in Hong Kong starting from January 13th, 2018. An immersion through the origins and sources of inspiration of CHANEL’s creations, Mademoiselle Privé captures the charismatic personality and irreverent spirit of Gabrielle Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld.
13th January – 10th February 2018
NO. 35 ABERDEEN STREET
CENTRAL, HONG KONG
see more mademoiselleprive.chanel.com
In this Alux.com video we’ll try to answer the following questions:
Is Hermes a luxury brand?
How expensive is Hermes?
How old is Hermes?
How much does a Hermes bag cost?
What is the most expensive hermes bag?
What is the most expensive birkin bag?
How are the hermes bags made?
ALUX.COM YouTube: 15 Things You Didn’t Know About HERMÉS
Featured Image above of Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Paris by Getty Images
The late designer’s first dedicated Yves Saint Laurent museum opens a mere three weeks after the death of his longtime partner, Pierre Bergé.
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Chapter 16, “The Camellia” reveals all of the anecdotes around Mademoiselle Chanel’s favorite flower.
More than just a camellia, the flower of CHANEL.
Modern artists recreate famous paintings like the Mona Lisa and The Birth of Venus using photography, Photoshop, digital technology… even vegetables.