Rick Owens presented his Fall Winter 2017.18 collection named Glitter during the Paris Fashion Week . Inspired by the period in the seventies that celebrates sleaze, transgression, sexual liberation and anti-conformity, as well as French women’s hats during the World War 2, the new collection is a some kind of closure to the last few shows.
Daniel Edlen is an artist based in Arizona and a music lover. He choses to pay tribute to music icons by immortalizing them with white paint on their famous vinyl records.
Kinder in einem Feriendorf / Martin Munkacsi / 1929 The Metropolitan Museum of Art has released a vast archive of 400,000 (mostly) hi-resolution digital images online that you can download and use for non-commercial purposes.
Regan, North Dakota, 2011 Photographer Mitch Dobrowner travels the U.S. and sets up his camera in front of apocalyptic storms that rise above rural fields in Oklahoma, Kansas, and North Dakota.
Criss-crossing the world with stops on almost every continent, San Francisco-based photographer Beth Moon spent the last 14 years seeking out some of the largest, rarest, and oldest trees on Earth to capture with her camera.
Ben #1, 2014. Photo © Kevin Horan.
Sinister Architecture Constructed from Archival Library of Congress Images by Jim Kazanjian (5 pics)
Inspired in part by the classic horror literature of H.P. Lovecraft, artist Jim Kazanjian ( previously ) assembles foreboding buildings using snippets of photographs found in the Library of Congress archives. Equal parts secret lair, insane asylum, and the work of a deranged architect, Kazanjian’s collages are created from 50-70 separate photographs taken over the last century.)
The Rescued Film Project recently made a huge discovery: nearly 66 bundles of film dating from the 1950s . Meticulously labeled and wrapped inside cigar boxes and athletic tape, the treasure trove of photography from a man known only as Paul seems to encompass at least 1,200 undeveloped rolls of film. It’s unclear what would drive a person would take tens of thousands of photographs without any intent to develop the images, but it’s easy to make at least a symbolic comparison to Vivian Maier ..
Artist Jane Long Digitally Manipulates Black and White WWI-Era Photos Into Colorful Works of Fantasy (10 pics)
All images provided by Jane Long Photography Australian artist Jane Long transforms cracked and faded black and white photographs into colorful works of fantasy, giving the subjects a new, and entirely surreal context. The images she uses for her series, Dancing with Costica , were captured over a half century ago by Costica Acsinte a Romanian war photographer who documented WWI. The glass-plate photographs by Costica capture the straight faces and intense eyes of the subjects taken long before smiling was common in images. “I wanted to change the context of the images,” says Long.)
Vincent van Gogh Possibly Identified in Newly Discovered Group Photo of Famous Artists from 1887 (2 pics)
JULES ANTOINE (1863-1948) ATTR. – Vincent Van Gogh in conversation with friends, Paris, 96 rue Blanche, December 1887 Melanotype, direct positive and reversed image on blackboard (carton photographique), 86×112 mm, “Gautier Martin” stamp, recto. Vincent Van Gogh in conversation with Paul Gauguin, Emile Bernard, Felix Jobbe-Duval.)
Visual artist Noell Osvald ( previously ) creates startlingly bold works through simple gestures all performed in black and white. The self-portraits rarely show the 25-year-old artist’s face, instead expressing emotion through the way she tilts her head or slightly crooks her neck. Emphasizing line, her works incorporate a strict horizon or eliminate it altogether, segmenting the image from left to right..
Newly Restored Photos of Shackleton’s Fateful Antarctic Voyage Offer Unprecedented Details of Survival (11 pics)
This photo was taken when the crew felt they had a good chance of freeing the trapped Endurance from the sea ice of the Weddell Sea, so they put the sails up.
A 360-Degree Black and White Drawing of a Japanese Landscape Inside an Inflatable Dome by Oscar Oiwa (5 pics)
All images courtesy of Oscar Oiwa Housed within an 40-foot inflatable dome inside of a former soy sauce factory, Oscar Oiwa ‘s Oiwa Island 2 is an immersive drawings that takes up the entirety of the circular space.
Fosters Pond II, 1989. Courtesy Catherine Edelman Gallery. Finnish-American photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen has been capturing self-portraits of his nude body in natural surroundings for the better part of five decades.