Posts in the Avant-Garde Category

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A Tale of Two Sides Converge as Clown Art Commences

Lera Abova splits herself down the center in “Stop playing with my emotions!” by Mariano Vivanco for Supplement Magazine, SS 2017. A tale of two sides converge as clown art commences. Standing on the spectrum of truth one can’t help but be moved by the space between. Celebrating a place of sheer excess, this extravagant tale delves into dueling personalities. Vivanco takes a trip through the land of transformation as the art of mutation begins.  

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Maggie Mauer Lays Her Face Down in Stunning Aplomb

Maggie Mauer bares out the beauty from beyond by Sølve Sundsbø for Beauty Papers #3, S/S 2017. Evocative imagery arouses within me a state of salvation, as skin reflects a resurgence, allowing the epidermis to evolve. A rebuilding of hope. I am but transformed… like a Caterpillar being borne each picture portrays the artful will of wonder. Laying across the ground Mauer mimics a Caterpillar casting off her shelled body… ready to fly. 

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Above My Baron Buttocks Lays An Egg Of Which To Be...

Craig McDean leads us down the path of poetic discourse in “Today’s Stories” for Vogue Italia, 03/17. Above my baron buttocks lay an egg of which to be. A vibrant round coming down to tell a tale of the. Not perfect in shape nor vibrant in shade, for what ran down her shiny spine was dripping in oblong ecstasy. What awaits inside this misshapen mystery is what though shall crack to be within it borne. 

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Sun Comes too Soon "We Ran As If To Meet The Moon"

Amber Witcomb & Luka Issac dream deep in “We Ran As If To Meet The Moon” by Daniel Sannwald for Garage Magazine, SS 2017. Art exists on another plain, as bold imagery invites us to explore the stratosphere. Baron yet beautiful desolate yet divine crossover and enjoy a subset of reality. Looking into her wanting eyes, we see the fullness of sky as if it were the beginning of time. This changes our concept of abstract nothingness into a vastness of riches. 

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The Subway Shifts to a Mystic Underground "Urban Fairytale"

Ally Ertel stands at the edge of time in “Urban Fairytale” by Emma Summerton for Vogue Italia, March 2017. In the misty morning with darkness abound we find ourselves waiting for life to come around… through the baron fields of our endless surround branches are like lost hands… waiting to be found… the subway shifts to a mystic underground… as chaos transforms to soothing sounds. 

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Anna Cleveland's Aria Rises Up "Like a Diva" by Miles Aldridge

Anna Cleveland rises like an aria come to life in “Like a Diva!” by Miles Aldridge for Vogue Italia, March 2017. Anna delivers a Diva like performance, in this exquisite editorial made to mimic the many colors of the operatic institution. Leave it to Aldridge to bring the demands of this melodramatic story into the constraint of the common editorial. Creating an arch of imagery we get the sense we are watching an opera mid aria. 

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Multi Line Designs Depicting Disturbance in Frequency

Stella Lucia & Vittoria Ceretti are among those who choose to “Take the Red Pill” by Yvan Fabing for Garage Magazine, Spring/Summer 2017. This editorial exposes the symbolism that exists between staying still and moving into the unknown. The blue pill was a choice that meant you stayed within the comforts of home, while the red pill was a selection that indicated an escape into the real world. 

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Cierra Skye Rides On High Flying By "Alien Nation" in Paper

Cierra Skye rides her name on high in the “Alien Nation” by Ekaterina Belinskaya for Paper Magazine, March 2017. Our eyes invite the soul to rise as the theatre of cosmetics commence, in the, Breaks the Rules Issue, Starring Rihanna. Art transforms the senses, transporting us to a different time and place. The curtain lifts… the stage comes alive… waiting for drama to arrive. 

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Four Fierce Females Face Fire to Find True Freedom in AnOther

Angelica Erthal, Ina Maribo Jensen, Kirin Dejonckheere & Nora Attal invite energy from the beyond in “Super Creeps” by Sølve Sundsbø for AnOther Magazine #19, S/S 2017. Four fierce females face the fire using their bodies as a source of transmittal. An intoxicating journey takes us to the other-side. We Welcome the Power of Women Everywhere, as We Join the Universal Fight for Our Right to Not Just Survive but to Thrive. 

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Exotic, Erotic & Über-Cool, Enter Queendom of Pleasure, Interview

Issa Lish, Sora Choi, Mae Lapres, Manami Kinoshita, & Sohyun Jung show us that under the cover of darkness, a new age is coming in “Cut Loose” by Mikael Janssen for Interview Magazine, March 2017. They speak about “a new femininity suffused with strength and uninhibited sexuality.” And, while I am one that feels the female has always been a creature ripe with strength and real prowess, I’m always ready to welcome in a new wave of lady lions. 

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Beauty Meets Brick & Mortar with High Fashion Twist for Numéro

Issa Lish and Katlin Aas takes it to the streets  in “Brooklyn” by Greg Kadel for Numéro #181, March 2017. To look and see the same old things with eyes as fresh as time. A gifted view of old as new is when yours becomes but mine. When I see these images I’m struck by there inner connectedness. Without an overt statement of purpose, we are witness to flowing motions that speak in never ending circles. 

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Taylor Hill Gets Wild as She Rides High in Pop Magazine

Taylor Hill rides it high by Charlotte Wales in Pop Magazine #36, Spring/Summer 2017. We aint dippin’ our toes into the shallow waters of style, we’re jumpin’ head first into an ocean of high fashion. So hold on tight it’s gonna be a bumpy ride. In the art of true excess lives the heart of haute couture. Here we stand at the crossroads of independence… Do we swim back to the safety of current choices, or do we expand with the water wings of wondrous style?