Tag Archive for history

ISSEY MIYAKE'S OPENS ITS FIRST STORE IN MILANO (6 pics)

ISSEY MIYAKE opened its first flagship store in Italy – in a historic building, Palazzo Reina, at Via Bagutta 12, Milano in the Quadrilatero district. Occupying the area of approximately 500?, the space is designed by Japanese artist and designer Tokujin Yoshioka.

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ISSEY MIYAKE'S OPENS ITS FIRST STORE IN MILANO (6 pics)

Smart Lego’s 50 States of America (48 pics)

Jeff Friesen may be an award-winning fine art photographer, but he also has a 7-year-old girl, and a small playful side. For his series 50 States of Lego , he represents funnily every state of the United States through a unique aspect of its culture, its geography or its history, by staging figurines very precisely, as in a real mini photo studio.

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Smart Lego’s 50 States of America (48 pics)

Purchasing Listed Buildings: A guide (3 pics)

Listed buildings are grand examples of architecture , carrying years of history in their very design and construction. Unfortunately, their age also brings a number of problems you’ll have to contend with – from damp and decay to complicated legality surrounding the owning and maintenance of them.

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Purchasing Listed Buildings: A guide (3 pics)

One Piece of Art: Erin Riley (27 pics)

Erin Riley currently has several pieces at Empty Kingdom’s Summer Show at 111 Minna .  In order to show everything that goes into one of her insightful and relevant tapestries, we have asked Erin to takes us along on the ride.

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One Piece of Art: Erin Riley (27 pics)

Tian Taiquan (17 pics)

Chongqing based artist Tian Taiquan portrays his childhood memories during China’s cultural revolution with photography and photo-manipulation. The immediate pain he recollects motivates him to raise awareness by reconstructing his own personal memorial of social reality and cultural history.

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Tian Taiquan (17 pics)

House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion at Chatsworth Exhibition (1 pics)

Chatsworth House will host the most ambitious exhibition to date –  House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion at Chatsworth.  Exploring the history of fashion and adornment, the exhibition will be curated by  Hamish Bowles,  International Editor-at Large at American Vogue , with creative direction and design by Patrick Kinmonth and Antonio Monfreda.

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House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion at Chatsworth Exhibition (1 pics)