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Exploring the Art of Body Painting in 'Kunst Am Körper'

Pierre Debusschere captures the Art of Beauty in ‘Kunst Am Körper’ in Vogue Germany, June 2019. Body art beckons us to become one with our creative surroundings. Completely painted faces provide a costumed effect, allowing the mind to meander in the field of fantasy. Through the art of unknowing we find out who we are. Linear angles drive abstract inclinations, inspiring us to explore new ideas. 

Blésnya Floats Free in a Sea of High Fashion Tranquility

Blésnya Minher is lost in paradise in ‘Paradis perdu’ by Txema Yeste for Numéro Magazine, June-July 2019. The prose I give forth is a poetic depiction of what I’m calling, Woman Rising. Here the art of femininity is expressed. I can feel her spirit connect with mine, as it is in that rare connection that I feel the combination rise. That is art as it transcends the visual platform and enters the mental landscape. 

Zendaya's New Roll in 'Euphoria' Shows Thespian Skills ~ PAPER

Raw instincts are compellingly captured and artfully portrayed, in the rapturous turnings of truth conveyed. Zendaya leaves the good girl behind her in ‘Extreme‘ by Issac West for Paper Magazine, SS 2019. Staring in the new HBO drama, Euphoria. She takes on a true challenge, playing the part of a young woman who’s strength requires true grit to take it on. This drama asks that we see this actor in a totally new way. 

Saskia & Stella Dare Clothes 2 Dance in 'Tanz Der Kleider'

Saskia De Brauw, Stella Tennant dare clothes to dance in ‘Tanz Der Kleider’ by Daniel Jackson for Vogue Germany, June 2019. In English ‘Tanz Der Kleider’ means The Clothes Dance, a telling title for this stunning editorial. This is a statement that speaks to the dynamic energy of clothes separate from the person wearing them. There’s a vitality and vigor that fills the fabric. 

Deigns to Perform Untamed Game of High Fashion Play

Rianne Van Rompaey is limber like a marionette in ‘Command Performance’ By Theo Sion For Vogue UK, June 2019. All her talent needs is a camera and captivating costume, and she’s set to stun. Her energy is infectious as she jumps through each frame like a avant-garde puppet on parade. Rianne brings forth a series of balletic positions with perfect posture and limber execution. Breathing life into the event, her buoyant attitude evokes a sense of spirit rising. 

Like a Verse Before Bridge... Moment Lingers In the Aire

The mist settles over the night sky. Soft in it’s embrace. It holds a secret…

Like a verse before the bridge a moment lingers in the aire. Silence awakens as time stands still. The heart beats as breath enters the body. Bringing with it gentle change. Slow at first… then truth takes hold. Beauty begins. The music of the night appears as the moment enters the atmosphere. The rise gathers momentum.  

Social Media Speaks Mediocrity Threatens Future of Fine Minds

Sora ChoiGigi Hadid, Daan Duez, Maoro Bultheel & Clement Chabernaud let their duality shine by Willy Vanderperre for Document Journal Spring/Summer 2019. Vanderperre aims to abolish mediocrity through methods of creativity. Trick photography captures the theme with a wild array of special effects employed. I see this story as echoing the evolutionary arc. This is a play on evolution, as versions of the person split within the same shot. 

Jazzelle Falls Into Fluid Shadows as She Flies Into Light

Jazzelle Zanaughtti falls into the fluid shadows as she flies into the light in “Hallucinatory reality” shot by Warren du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones for King Kong Magazine, SS 2-19. Often hailed as a Pioneer in the Garment Construction Industry, Iris van Herpen has taken gorgeous to a global level. Fashion is fused with 3-D printing techniques, the evocation of which otherworldly artistry isn’t a new concept. 

Voice Lays On Tracks Like Whiskey Over Broken Glass

Billie Eilish’s brand of brilliancy blends with Takashi Murakami outlandish excess, in captivating cover by Juno Calypso for Garage Magazine. There tends to be individuals in all societies who challenge tradition. Thereby shaping true change. Billie seems to be one of those rare people. I cannot deny, I’m drawn to her deep interest in the avant-garde. I find her countenance utterly compelling. 

Maike Inga's Modern Mime Delivers a Dose of Dramedy

Maike Inga calls to the spirit of Pierrot in ‘Paper Hat’ by Jamie Hawkesworth for Love Magazine, SS 2019. Maike plays Pierrot, a sad clown, who’s history goes back to 1660, at Palais-Royal theatre in Paris. The mysteries of the modern mime are captured in this poetic picture of street pantomime. A dramatic study in artistic emotion. She sinks into the dimensions of the many parts, breathing life into every one.