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Spring fashion modeled by one of the hottest boys around.
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Back in 2012, Marina Diamandis, of Marina and the Diamonds told us the following: "It's paradoxical to be a DIY artist with big aspirations -- those two ideas tend to go completely against one another. But, I'm trying to package something that has the ethos of an indie artist in a way that more people can enjoy it." Indeed, Diamandis seems to have harnessed the power of the indie-to-mainstream-pop crossover in a way that that perhaps only Sia has effectively done recently -- and Diamandis is even cool with the world seeing her face. After releasing a handful of singles from the much-anticipated Froot (out March 16th), including the heart-rendering "I'm a Ruin," Diamandis is back with the video for another single, "Forget." Watch above as she makes a strong case for letting go of the past and hot-pink eyeliner.
The only way to enter the whirlpool of spring art events is to dive face first into a giant warehouse filled with crowds of extremely rich people, sardine booths of unattainable artwork and enough fluorescent lighting to give your pale winter skin a sunburn. It may not be the most calming art experience to start off the season, but the Armory Show, exhibiting nearly 200 modern and contemporary art galleries from around the world, is the perfect way to whet your appetite for art. This year, the Armory Focus will highlight work from the Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean (MENAM) with artists like Socratis Socratous of Cyprus, whose fair-wide installation of haybales made with carnation flowers, titled Incarnation, will be transformed and destroyed throughout the week.
Piers 92 & 94, 12th Ave. at 55th St., Manhattan; March 5 - 8
2. Independent Art Fair
In its 5th year, Independent brings over 50 contemporary galleries from around the world including works from our favorite neighborhood galleries like JTT and Gavin Brown's Enterprise, plus a taste of cool, international spaces like Mexico City's kurimanzutto or Berlin's Plan B.
548 West 22nd St., Manhattan; March 5-8
3. ADAA's The Art Show
If you're more of a modern art snob, the small-yet-well-curated show put on by the American Art Dealers Association is more like a museum than an art fair. And if you love art heists, check out a newly returned bronze sculpture that was stolen from Hirschl & Adler Gallery in 1983, on view at the show for the first time since its disappearance.
Park Ave Armory, 643 Park Ave., Manhattan; March 4-8
4. SCOPE Art Fair
One of the larger satellite fairs now in its 15th year, and in a new location across from the Armory Fair, SCOPE brings us the highbrow taste of the Armory in a slightly less sterile, more palatable environment. Like the main fair, the special programs are worth the admission fee, with the Breeder program highlighting emerging galleries and a special section curated by Juxtapose Magazine featuring, among other works, artist-made surfboards to raise money for charity.
639 W 46th St, Manhattan; March 6-8
5. Spring/Break Art Show
If the coffin-sized booths and unfathomable prices of art fairs give you anxiety, but your FOMO is too strong to opt out of the whole art week game, visit the innovative, and exhilarating, curator-driven SPRING/BREAK Art Show. Now stationed in the old post office at Moynihan Station in Chelsea, curators have the freedom to show emerging artists outside the stuffy fair atmosphere, and sell work at a more reasonable price point. This year's theme, TRANSACTION, is bringing a number of can't-miss installations including Bruce High Quality University Foundation's recreation of their school office and a group show called GREEN, curated by half gallery's Erin Goldberger and Louis B. James' RJ Supa, featuring work by Robert Davis, Siebren Versteeg, Nora Griffin and more. Be sure to see the paintings by Bizarre Teens, which are reportedly made from $10,000 worth of shredded U.S. currency, donated anonymously.
Skylight at Moynihan Station at 23rd and 8th Ave., Manhattan; March 3-8
6. New Museum Triennial: Surround Audience
The New Museum's third Triennial brings together 51 artists on the theme 'Surround Audience.' Presenting sculpture, video, performance, sound art and everything in between, the works comment on the present state of technology, relationships, politics and creativity, all with the necessary dose of Millennial irony. Many of the artists were born in the '80s and are not yet exhibiting in well known contemporary galleries, giving a rare chance to see young talent like Juliana Huxtable, Frank Benson, Geumhyung Jeong and more in their gestation period.
235 Bowery, Manhattan; February 27 - May 24
7. Andrew Kuo and Scott Reeder: It Gets Beta
Kuo (also known as Instagram's @earlboykins) shows off his chart paints, which feature supremely unhelpful infographics meant to solve many of life's problems while Reeder's text-based neons and paintings approach bitterness with rudimentary one liners and lists. The two visualize language from opposite angles but converge with a delightful, self deprecating sense of humor.
Marlborough Chelsea, 545 W. 25th St., Manhattan; February 21 - March 28
8. Wael Shawky: Cabaret Crusades
Get your dose of history in the most consumable way: Puppets! Shawky, using vintage marionettes and custom-made figurines, recounts the history of The Crusades told from the perspective of the Arabs, on film and with strings.
MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; January 31 - August 31
9. Alex Da Corte: Die Hexe
With a consciously pop aesthetic, Da Corte is known for extravagantly transforming spaces into immersive installations and in his most recent show, Die Hexe, an Upper East Side gallery is completely overtaken with kitschy wallpaper, faux fur carpeting and "spooky" animatronic props to create an art haunted house. It's only the small details -- like a swiffer mop handle on the mirrored morgue drawer or a Razor cell phone stuck to a neon lit stripper pole -- that suggest the overly produced installation might actually be a self referencing jab at consumer art trends, not just a great place to see art when you're high.
Luxembourg & Dayan, 64 E. 77th St., Manhattan; Feb 26 - April 11
10. Bianca Beck and Josh Brand
Apparently inspired by their private life together, Beck and Brand reveal a strong intimacy in this joint show, though the styles and content of the work rarely intersect. Beck, whose paintings are almost sculptural with wooden canvases, thick textures, and even human hair, look rough next to Brand's calm collages and photographs. But the juxtaposition suggest a strangely balanced relationship between the artists that makes us nosey for personal details.
Rachel Uffner Gallery, 170 Suffolk St., Manhattan March 1 - April 12
11. Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic
No better place to experience the grandeur of Kehinde Wiley's bold portraiture than the regal walls of the Brooklyn Museum. The retrospective gathers work from Wiley's 14-year career painting portraits of real people in a style fit for royalty, while exploring race, gender and class in its relationship to art. The large-scale works are powerful in content and style, with hyper real subjects overtaken by surrealist backgrounds that make you feel as if you're in the presence of greatness.
Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn; February 20 - May 24
12. Fabio Mari: "I was not new"
It's hard to believe that this is the first New York solo show for Italian avant artist Fabio Mari, who, over five decades, used almost every medium imaginable to comment on the ideology, language and history of World War II and its lasting effects. The imagery he uses still holds strong, visualizing memories of history in a powerful and surprising way.
Hauser & Wirth, 32 E. 69th St., Manhattan; March 5 - May 2
13. Keith Haring: Heaven and Hell
We can always use more Keith Haring, especially when it's big, raunchy and dealing with the pull between heaven and hell.
Skarstedt, 20 E. 79th St., Manhattan; March 5 - April 18
On the heels of her most recent album, Vulnicura, said to be inspired by her split from artist Matthew Barney, the Icelandic singer/artist gets a buzzed-about retropsective at MoMA that "chronicle[s] her career through sound, film, visuals, instruments, objects, and costumes."
MoMA, 11 W. 53rd St., Manhattan; March 8th - June 7
15. Daniel Heidkamp: Barbizon Beauty School
We can't all see France in the springtime, but Heidkamp's paintings have that subtle lust and soothing nature of a country where love is perpetually in bloom. The work, as well as the show's title, plays off the nineteenth century French style of painting established by the Barbizon School and the Barbizon Modeling School in New York. The bright and calming scenes of nature painted while in France, paired with intimate studio portraits, are a balance of beauty in all its forms.
Half Gallery, 43 E. 78th St., Manhattan; March 11 - April 25
16. Laurie Simmons: How We See
Photographing models in the class portrait style but with a surrealist and eerie slant, Simmons comments on the relationship between women, their beauty maintenance, and the cultural desire to become "doll girls."
The Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave., Manhattan; March 13 - April 11
17. Simon Denny: The Innovator's Dilemma
Berlin-based artist Simon Denny is taking on new media in a comprehensive, analytical and, thankfully, humorous way with his first major museum show in the U.S. Denny toys with the recognizable logos, techie imagery and all too abstract language of the "start-up generation," questioning the psychology of the ever-updating media realm.
MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; April 3 - September 12
18. Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks
Was it his elusive character? His unfulfilled potential? Or solely the quality, and importance of his work? Whatever it is, no one can get enough of Basquiat, and a view into his unseen notebooks is like finding a corner piece to an unfinishable puzzle.
Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn; April 3 - August 23
19. Whitney Reopening Inaugural Exhibition
Move over Upper East Side old ladies in fur, it's a new era with the Whitney's reopening in the Meatpacking District. Who really knows what they will be showing when it opens (the only information currently is a vague description of "650 works by some 400 artists, spanning the period from about 1900 to the present") but we can assume that the ladies in fur will now all be models.
99 Gansevoort Street, Manhattan; May 1st
20. Frieze Art Fair
If this art week doesn't make you want to crawl back in your groundhog hole until proper Spring, mark your calendar for the next international contemporary fair held on Randall's Island in May. Some of the special projects this year will include site-specific work by Korakrit Arunanondchai, Pia Camil, Samara Golden, Aki Sasamoto and Allyson Vieira. With a beautiful location in the middle of the East River, a ton of great food vendors and a somewhat open floor plan (as far as art fairs go), Frieze is like a less overwhelming Armory that you can't leave without a boat.
Randall's Island; May 14 - 17
First came Justin Bieber's perplexing Calvin Klein ad with Lara Stone, which featured a confusing mixture of drumming and exposed skin, then came Kate McKinnon's genius parody on SNL, and now the Biebs has returned with his own parody-parody of sorts? That's right -- Justin is back alongside Roastmaster General Jeff Ross in a new promotion for his March 30th roast on Comedy Central. I've got to say, Ross makes a good Lara Stone, especially with such sexy come-ons as "I want to stick my pinky in your asshole,"
Let's check in with Kevin Bacon, shall we? The well connected, 56-year-old actor is finishing up the third season of his FOX show, The Following and his new film, Cop Car just premiered at Sundance. With new movies and television shows also comes the need to promote them and Kevin Bacon, no exception to the rule, is doing that, too. He recently sat down for an interview with the LA-based magazine, Haute Living, and the subject of fame came up. Arguing that celebrities should quit complaining about the trappings of fame, Bacon claimed to have spent an entire day in a mask to see what living like a normal, non-famous human would be like, The Independent reports. What did Kevin Bacon learn from this experience? After enduring one day as a normal, he concluded that not being famous is "disturbing" and people generally aren't nice to strange men in masks.
"It was almost disturbing," Bacon told Haute Living. "People kind of looked right through me and weren't nice. I've had fame for so long that I can't really get my head around what life would be like without it."
He then remembered his fame fondly:
"People say, 'I love you!' at random. People give you free shit for no reason, put you at good tables in restaurants, give you tickets to shows..."
So there you have it. According to Kevin Bacon's very thorough experiment, "fame is 99.9 percent good." The 00.01 percent downside to fame, it seems, is that it causes one to walk down the street -- or perhaps a red carpet -- wearing a weird-ass mask.
[via The Independent]
Those pouts. Those hairdos. That swag. Coincidence or art history conspiracy? Whatever it is, Cecilia Azcarate calls it an "invisible conversation" on her hilarious Tumblr, B4-X16 (beforesixteen) that points out all the similarities between your favorite rappers (and scenesters) and ancient/Renaissance art. See for yourself how much Rick Ross resembles Henry VIII, or how much this statue looks like Kanye:
"Left: Henry VIII by the studio of Hans Holbein the Younger, 1540-1550 / Right: Rick Ross"
After wiping the floor with nightmare devil person Nancy Grace over pot legalization, 2 Chainz is taking the next rational step in becoming the American Weed Hero our nation so deserves: By smoking the world's most expensive joint. Ours is a nation built on aspiration, and there's nothing more aspirational than watching 2 Chainz smoke canned cannabis that's $800 an ounce from 24 K gold rolling papers on his GQ YouTube series, Most Expsneivest Shit. 2 Chainz also smokes an entire ounce of pot out of a giant pipe in the same clip, bestowing us with a GIF for the ages. Dream big, brave stoners, from sea to shining sea.
GIF via Mashable.
A new book and exhibition by photographer Annie Collinge asks a simple, but important, question: What would random New Yorkers look like dressed as old dolls? Collinge, who has been working on the project for the past few years, approached strangers on the street and subway who bared a likeness to dolls she'd found at thrift stores and asked them to pose for her. The result is Five Inches of Limbo, which launches tonight at London's Ti Pi Tin gallery, and we've included a few highlights below via It's Nice That. The book includes poems by Margaret Atwood, which each juxtaposition between doll and human both normalizing the oddness of most antique dolls while celebrating the wonderful uniqueness of New Yorkers.
Girl-about-town Hannah Bronfman is known for many things. She's a DJ, an entrepreneur, a fitness guru, a beauty expert and a writer of many Paper magazine NYFW diaries. But perhaps history will remember her best for this perfect Drake-themed manicure. Commanding a masterful use of emoji and font -- not to mention that tiny, skillfully painted portrait of Drake -- this is undoubtedly a great achievement.
You can get a Drake manicure of your own courtesy of NYC-based nail artist Mei Kawajiri, but if you're reading this it's too late.
[via The Fader]
Conan O'Brien dedicated last night's show to his recent trip to Cuba and it was spectacular. O'Brien's remote segments are always gold (his trip to the American Girl store was art) and this episode was as funny as it was historic -- O'Brien being the first late night talk show host to film in Cuba in 50 years (Jack Paar and Ed Sullivan both interviewed Fidel Castro in Cuba in 1959). There are a ton of highlights from the trip over at Team Coco, but we've included our favorite above -- Conan hanging out with some local youth, drinking rum out of a box and smoking cigarettes on the famous El Malecón promenade. For good measure, we've also included the clip below of him learning how to dance the rumba. It's a beautiful nightmare.
Celebrities get to lead extraordinary lives, and then they get to write about them, too. In the process, they can air grudges, celebrate their champions, and make a ton of cash, as I devour the book like a succubus from hell. Here are my 10 fave memoirs of them all, but bear in mind that I haven't read every such book ever written -- just most of them. And if you're more aggressively trendy than I am, feel free to add Lena Dunham, Tina Fey, Patti Smith, and Keith Richards to the list.
Dropped Names by Frank Langella
The Tony-winning, Oscar-nominated actor (from Dracula, Frost/Nixon, and many other projects) is such a lively writer he could have easily pursed that profession. I'm glad he didn't -- there's enough competition out there! Langella's portraits of his encounters (often romantic) with various Hollywood and society greats are as pungently delivered as his performances. Elizabeth Taylor, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Rita Hayworth, and many others are dissected with a surgeon's skill.
My Story by Marilyn Monroe
Far from a giddy bombshell, Monroe was a keenly perceptive observer of the human condition. In this unfinished book -- released years after her death -- the sex symbol talks about her unhappy childhood and her adult stardom, revealing a mind full of illumination and curves. Who knew she was an intellectual, in her own way?
Patti LuPone: A Memoir
The Tony-winning LuPone (Anything Goes, Gypsy) has some scores to settle, and she does so with righteous sass, which makes this book very readable, even when you don't necessarily agree with her. But she also takes pains to dissect the working process and tell us how actors ply their craft. A rewarding memoir results -- one that tells us how a performer creates art, not just headlines.
Bittersweet by Susan Strasberg
As a theater/movie star who was the daughter of acting teacher extraordinaire Lee Strasberg, Susan found herself positioned near greatness, while hounded by inadequacies (often those of other people). Her complicated relationships with dad and her frustrated mom -- not to mention key Strasberg student Marilyn Monroe -- provide a lot of shadows for Susan to extricate herself from, and she does so with dignity and class. This feels like a book that had to be written, not just another celebrity toss-off designed to fulfill a contract.
Haywire by Brooke Hayward
A rising actress and the daughter of movie star Margaret Sullavan and agent/producer Leland Hayward, Brooke seemed to have an enviably privileged upbringing -- until the whole family turned upside down on itself in shattering ways. Her book describing how that happened is one of the must-read classics.
I Am Not Ashamed by Barbara Payton
Payton was a B movie star who could have graduated to A, but instead spiraled into a world of drugs, booze, and prostitution due to a stupefying series of bad decisions and horrible men. Her book, which was ghostwritten by some sleazebag, is a riveting look at how fame can be the ultimate cautionary tale. Anyone who cares about stardom, scandal, trash, and great reads should be forced by law to own this book.
Diahann! An Autobiography by Diahann Carroll
A singer who learned how to project confident sultriness while conquering stage, TV and films, Carroll specializes in insecurities about men, having long attached herself to a movie star who was eminently unavailable (Sidney Poitier). Her unapologetic honesty makes for a great read.
Finishing The Hat: Collected Lyrics (1954-1981) with Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines, and Anecdotes by Stephen Sondheim
Lyrics, previously unpublished songs, tidbits, and insights fill this book -- a must for any lover of the prodigious mind of the great Broadway songwriter. It's fun Company for those who want to learn about the way the musical theater works -- when it does work.
Diary of a Mad Playwright by James Kirkwood
Kirkwood, a Pulitzer winner for A Chorus Line, didn't fare quite as well with Legends!, his two-diva comedy, which never made it to Broadway after a rocky road trip in 1987. But at least he got a great book out of it. (No, it's not a memoir per se -- it's an account of a particular project -- but it's so good, let's not nitpick here.) The play had to do with a reunion of once-battling celebrity rivals. Well, with legends Carol Channing and Mary Martin cast in the roles, life tended to imitate satire. Throughout the troubled production, Martin was forever forgetting her lines, and Carol was never forgetting to chide her for it, resulting in much backstage awkwardness. There's even discussion of the legendary moment when Mary -- wired for sound, so she could be prompted on her dialogue -- may have started reciting the traffic report she was hearing in her earphones. ("Pileup on LaBrea...") Kirkwood's book is an insight-laden riot that's definitely worth plugging into. There's only one problem: He never cops to perhaps not having written a complete masterwork of a play. It's everyone else who's the problem! Still, when you're dealing with such a lavishly entertaining read about the perils of show biz dreams and delusions, that seems rather perfect.
Just Outside The Spotlight: Growing Up With Eileen Heckart by Luke Yankee
Luke is a producer/director/writer whose spunky mom, Eileen Heckart, gave a searing performance in The Bad Seed, won an Oscar for Butterflies Are Free, and memorably played Aunt Flo on The Mary Tyler Moore Show. His remembrances of her are even spicier (and also warmer) than you'd imagine, making for a rollicking ride through artistry and honesty. This is one of the best show biz books ever written, taking you inside the heart and mind of a unique firebrand.
Thanks to the hard work and dedication of Kim Kardashian's crack team of hair stylists, Kim K debuted her newly blonde locks at Balmain's Paris Fashion Week show. Her platinum power play was all going according to plan until Jared Leto decided to unveil his blonde dye job at the Balmain show as well, after parting ways with his biblical tresses. According to our own Mr. Mickey, who bore the unfortunate task of pointing out the Jared Leto situation happening across the runway, one Kimberly Kardashian West was not pleased. (Her take on Leto: "Ugh.") While it's never ideal to inadvertently end up in a Who Wore It Best standoff, we're hoping this incident just serves to fast-track Kim Kardashian's inevitable foray into the wonderful world of pastel hair dye.
In an effort to protest Instagram's double standard on toplessness, former Paper cover star Chelsea Handler has been freeing her nipples willy nilly on social media since fall, atop horses, atop mountains, atop scooters, at Mardi Gras and, now, on a floor. The latest photo, posted to Twitter yesterday, is meant to refute recent idiot-spread rumors that she had a breast lift for her 40th birthday.
Here idiots. A totally sober portrayal of proof. pic.twitter.com/INVRjdgMDf-- Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) March 4, 2015
Though the once-tireless Handler doesn't bother posting her topless shots to Instagram anymore (they removed her horse-top photo three times), Instagram seems to slowly be easing up on its no-nipples policy. A recent Animal tweet revealed a painting of a topless woman by Tara McPherson for Juxtapoz's 20th anniversary show was initially taken down but later re-instated. And, as the Fader points out, New York art critic Jerry Saltz' Instagram page is mysteriously still an art-nudes free-for-all while access to his Facebook page was apparently suspended yesterday due to complaints over his consistently provocative postings. All of this seems like an awfully messy "what constitutes art" conversation for Facebook/Instagram to enter into, but perhaps it's possible this is the first in a series of steps for the network to lift its anti-boobs policy all together? Until then, we'll keep making do with butts while our brave topless warriors like Handler fight the good nipple fight.
[h/t The Cut]
January 1: Kylie Jenner starts 2015 off the right way -- in a turtleneck.
January 6: Jenny Slate, a ride-or-die t-neck fan since childhood, goes full turtle for the National Board of Review Gala.
January 7: Nicki Hilton celebrates the Girls season 4 premiere in a plaid turtleneck sans pants.
January 11: Naya Rivera selfies in a silver turtleneck gown.
January 11: The Affair's Ruth Wilson in a Prada turtleneck dress, on the way to steal your Globe at the Golden Globes.
January 13: Julianne Moore looks perfect while wearing a Balenciaga turtleneck in midtown. Bye.
January 14: Noted turtleneck hater Olivia Munn makes a confusing fashion choice at an AOL event.
January 15: Rosamund Pike wears a Valentino turtleneck dress to the Critics Choice Awards.
January 22: Willow Smith debuts a vintage Jean Paul Gautier turtleneck on Instagram. Said turtleneck ingeniously frees the nipples while concealing the neck.
January 23: Elle Fanning wears a Rodarte turtleneck sweater to a Rodarte X Superga party.
February 2: Felicity Jones dabbles in the art of the turtleneck jumper (Dior) at an Oscars nominee luncheon.
February 7: WIllow lands another t-neck sighting. This time it's V-Files Sport.
February 7: Meanwhile, Naya Rivera applies makeup in a black turtleneck.
February 7: And magical human Grimes wears a sparkly t-neck to a Roc Nation Grammys brunch.
February 8: Nick Jonas spotted at this year's Grammys after-party in a monochromatic turtleneck and suit pairing.
February 11: Will Smith gets jiggy with a turtleneck and Margot Robbie at the Focus premiere.
February 14: Kim Kardashian celebrates Valentine's Day in an Alexander Wang turtleneck dress.
February 17: Gigi Hadid wears a t-neck with very shiny pants to a Fashion Week Party.
February 22: Solange takes on the Oscar's red carpet in a stunning, turtleneck jumpsuit.
February 23: Kim K wears another turtleneck dress to the BET Awards. Unfortunately, as per the judges rules (we're making them up as we go!), Kanye's quasi-t-neck button-up does not count.
February 26: A historic Kimye turtleneck sighting in London.
March 5: Willow unleashes yet another turtleneck unto Instagram. Is Willow Smith the 2015 turtleneck queen?
March 5: Solange serves up another col roulé rouge in Paris.
March 5: The turtleneck-filled day continues with a platinum blonde Jared Leto.
Rihanna shared two snippets of a new single off her upcoming album R8 today on Instagram. Like "FourFiveSeconds," "Higher," features a more stripped-down sound from Queen Rih and her voice has never sounded stronger. The strings and the classic soul feel make you want to slow dance in the dark, possibly while high-as-hell and wearing reindeer antlers. R8 can't come soon enough. Listen below.
Sirens, prayers hands and a dancing woman in a red dress, because Cindy Sherman emojis are now a thing you can have in your life. The creation of New York artist Hyo Hong, Cindy Sherman-Icon, which you can download for your phone on his tumblr, are the perfect emojis for those times when only, say, a tragic society wife in pearls can sum up your feelings. Head to It's Nice That for a closer look at the series and read our epic 30th anniversary Q&A with Sherman here.
Eclipse is out March 17th.