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I Am Freedom... I Am Grace... I'm a Being of Spirit Space

BEAUTY BECKONS ART CONTENDS… COURTING US TO MEET OUR GREATER ENDS…

Hunter Schafer offers an open invitation to the scene in ‘Welcome to Generation V‘ by Inez & Vinoodh for V Magazine, Spring #124. ‘Rock and Romance‘ is a cover story dedicated to the art of transitioning and the beauty of becoming. Hunter shares with us strength that can only be garnered through the act of living honestly. 

Bella Brings Forth Fierce Fire of Female Form #LOVE23

Bella Hadid by Harley Weir for the Chaos + Control issue of Love Magazine, S/S 2020. She Is Fire… She Is Fair… She Is Born of Light and Aire. Bella lays flat on the seashore land as her breasts dig in deep on the surrounding sand. Lulled to sleep by waves so grand, she cradles her head in pillowed hands. The serenity of this scene is quickly interrupted by graphic stamps that cover her entire back. 

A Metamorphosis in Motion... A Change to Alter Course

Adriana Lima, Candice Swanepoel, Doutzen Kroes, Edita Vilkeviciute, Joan Smalls, Sui He & Shanelle Nyasiase step into a new era by Luigi & Iango for Vogue Japan, 03/2020. Coiffured art catapults us to a place of pure passion. Those with an eye for high fashion are asked to indulge their instincts, as this editorial starts this decade with a bang. Anna Dello Russo revitalizes the ‘roaring 20’s’ by embracing the thematic strength of this historic time period. 

Raising Her Face to Sky She Dreams of 'Freedom' to Fly

Janet Jumbo rises in ‘Eden’ by Txema Yeste for Número #210, February 2020. Art is a rebel born to fly of earthy gems that soar so high. Hope is heralded and FREEDOM is found, bound by the beauty of this earthly surround. We find ourselves lost in the spirit of fantasy as Yeste takes us on a journey of discovery. A visual experience unlike any other. This phenom of photography makes our experience feel authentic by embracing the elements unlike any other. 

We're Returning To Our Roots 'VOLVER A LAS RAÍCES'

Txema Yeste asks that we return to our roots in ‘VOLVER A LAS RAÍCES’ for Vogue España, Feb. 2020. África Peñalver, Miriam Sánchez, Inés Sastre & Marina Pérez stand on the sand as Goddesses of the land, honoring in virtue those internal commands. Our journey echoes through the mountain air as we can’t deny that love was there. Sanctity speaks to the spirit of harmony, touching together our sisterhood of the soul. 

CR Calendar 2020 Christens Year of Giving Dangerously

Twelve, strong women commemorate the CR Calender 2020 for CR Fashion Book, captured in heart by Brianna Copozzi. These powerful pictures ask that we embrace the astrological energy of our time. We Christen this the Year of Giving Dangerously. Uniquely inspired to raise our awareness. We are all in a common fight for freedom and independence. That is our right as humans, and should never be discounted. However, we are at a place in our history where… We Must Do the Right Thing and Fight for Our Planet’s Rights. 

Abby Stands High ~ Champion of Sky and Sustainability

Abby Champion and Adual Akol takes us through the desert divine asking that we expand our minds. Dynamic areas of abstract photography captured by Derek Henderson for Vogue Ukraine, January ’20. Each shot offers a unique take on the vastness of the view. Altered imagery creates a spectacle while adhering to the subtly of the space. There’s a clear distinction between what’s real and what’s artistically altered. 

Vogue Italia ~ Takes a Strong Step Toward Sustainability

Emanuele Farneti invites us to consider our place in the world. He uses his magazine as a compass for change. Cover pages, usually dedicated to many designers and their fine fashion wares, is this month filled with original works by artists replacing photographs with illustrations. This is awe-inspiring because it’s different. I see this as an Industry Exercise. Designed to stimulate the mind. 

Maggie Maurer is Magic in Motion Picture Medium 'Film'

Maggie Maurer explores the magic of moving pictures in ‘Film’ captured by Arcin Sagdic for Numéro Berlin #7. There’s an element of freedom found in the motion picture medium. This rich, story-telling process is filled with filmic discovery, giving rise to the relevancy of moving pictures. Multi-dimensional sourcing allows cameras to capture poetry in motion. Here, we’re exposed to the theory of discovery. 

'Red Room: Special Gucci' An Ode to Art of Film History

Sophie Koella & Leonce Goutet don Gucci Cruise 2020 in ‘Red Room: Special Gucci‘ by Frank Perrin for Crash Magazine, December 2019. Paris Experimentation is Out. A magazine dedicated to dynamic artistry that stands the test of time. “Where domination ceases to be a means of exchange…” Artisans explore abstract direction through the avenues of instinctual experimentation.