Posts in the Avant-Garde Category

Marie-Agnès Break Ballet Tradition Rediscover "Danse"

Marie-Agnès Gillot breaks tradition in “Danse” by Koto Bolofo for Numéro Magazine #193. Redefining the concept of Ballet proper, Gillot’s body moves to it’s own beat. Ever moving ever flowing, the body beautiful bends but never breaks. Art evokes a sense of synergistic style. Fortune’s fluidity is found in the sanguine sounds of life’s rebound, leaving nature to sway on solid ground. 

Lily Stewart Bends, Twists, Shape & Shifts "Pantomime"

Lily Stewart bends, twists, shapes and shifts in ‘Pantomime’ by Amanda Charchian For Numéro #193, May 2018. Lensed thru the looking glass of wonder, we watch as this displays a door to another world. The majesty of movement the mimicry of might leaves us fighting to find the vibrancy of light. Samuel Francois leads the way. This exquisite editorial uses the fundamentals of high fashion to celebrate the synchronicity of modern style. 

Summers Sees the Art of Abstraction "The Surreal Life"

Fran Summers finds herself falling further into the Frey in “The Surreal Life” by Craig McDean for Interview Magazine, April/May 2018. Art is the evolution of being. Executing the animus we aim to take flight as the notion of artistry reaches out of sight. devouring the decadence… turning day into night… having an appetite for destruction we dine on the light. Karl Templer elevates this story as he takes us right to the fashion edge. 

Miss Fame is a Screen Queen Lights... Camera... Action

“I’m Ready for My Close-Up… Mr Demille,” a line made famous in the 1950 film, Sunset Boulevard. Exploring the 2018 Spring Collections, Miss Fame captures the nuance of noir, as she brings her ever elusive ways to the stage. Depicting a character from eras gone by. This reflects a time when stars were truly super and Fame was something far more substantial than a YouTube video. 

Amandine Renard... Enters Earth's Magnetic Force Field

Amandine Renard enters Earth’s Magnetic Field in “Champ Magnétique” by Txema Yeste for Numéro #198, April 2018. Sand and sky collide as the majesty of nature is applied. A powerful piece that plays to the idea of force fields. Fantasy flies above the ground as beauty is bathed in desert surround. As all things end they begin again. Art evolves through the tragedy of tyranny and the antipathy of truth. 

Karen Elson Asks That We Ride Inside Her Fantasy Mind

Karen Elson seeks to find the jagged mind to take her back in hallowed time by Alasdair McLellan for Self Service Magazine, S/S 2018. She’s set free on the streets of New York City. This story plays with the idea of innocence versus excess. Pictures present a sense of symbiosis. A hit of 60’s nostalgia a dash of 40’s flare and a dose of 70’s decadence is sure to get you there. 

Bathed in the Raw Beauty of Grace's Ever-Glowing Face

Grace Bol is a picture of ‘Pure Beauty’ by Giampaolo Sgura for Vogue Germany, May 2018. Art is the answer. The undeniable truth. Where all thing comes from and all things return, this is a story of that long journey home. Art declares itself to be a signature of humanity ~ Bathed in the beauty of light’s ever moving Grace… we’re awed by her wonder… the luminosity of her face. 

Rankin Rediscover Haute Craze of 90's Retro Daze for Hunger

Rankin and Andrew Gallimore combine avant-garde artistry with 90’s neo-pop in “Saved by the Bell” for Hunger Magazine. This captures the chaos of color that defined those times. It’s a dramatic blend of bold that brings us back to the day. However, like with any trip down memory lane, we tend to take a few liberties in the recall department. Enshrining that, or any, era simply demands it. 

Artful Anarchy Exposed "No Chains Will Ever Hold That"

Camilla De Terre explores life’s inner oddities in “No Chains Will Ever Hold That,” by Nagi Sakai for Zoo Magazine No. 58. The connotation of couture makes this editorial a curious thing. Ye Young Kim brings forth an array of avant-garde fashions, that say so much through the use of unique foundations. Abstract coordination is the innovative advancement of the collective perspective. 

Kris Grikaite Gets Down and Dirty in Most Delicious Way

Kris Grikaite gets down and dirty in the most delicious way, by Mario Sorrenti for AnOther Magazine, SS 2018. Alexander McQueen swings into Spring with sweet looks that summon the severe side of style. Hard and soft merge into one forming a serene sense of stimulation. Kris Grikaite embraces this moment of female empowerment, by allowing the two sides of her personality to shine at the same time.  

Anna Cleveland a Perfect Palate for "Les Petits Papiers"

Anna Cleveland’s body becomes a palate for papier-mâché perfection in “Les Petits Papiers” shot by Alix Malka, 7Hollywood Magazine. The Art of Anna Comes To Be as We Escape Inside the Fantasy. Paper Mache takes a turn as each ripped piece is placed over an epidermal layer. A showpiece that slowly transforms into an art installation. Torn paper finds it’s way to the skin opening us up to what’s within. 

Anna C. Invites Us Inside the Tim Walker Wild Mind Ride

Anna Cleveland invites us to come hide inside the Tim Walker mind ride, in ‘Spirits Within‘ for Vogue Italia, February 2018. Walker asks that we venture into another realm. This is far beyond the normal editorial route, here we experience the mind/body blend. Experimental artistry is meant to open your mind to another time. Escaping the mediocrity of everyday life, our spirits ride free on the conceptual landscape.