Painter, furniture designer, colour theorist, glassmaker, writer, educator: Josef Albers was a man for all seasons. More surprising still, he also had a knack for designing album covers. A new exhibition, ‘Sonic Albers’, opening at David Zwirner ’s 537 West 20th Street gallery sheds light on the artist’s lesser-known relationship
Freddie Mercury loved music, flamboyant fashion, Liza Minnelli , and as the new Bohemian Rhapsody biopic attests, his cats. Though the Rami Malek film does not get into many specifics—there are only so many feline cutaways director Bryan Singer could presumably fit into the approximately two-hour run time—it teases how
Nina Simone always felt underappreciated during her lifetime. She had a right to. After 1960, her albums never put more than a dent in the lower end of the pop charts. And her singles made no greater impression. More, the press, the industry, and even some audiences found her uncompromising
The acclaimed musician, agriculture activist, actor, and painter, John Mellencamp, is opening a new exhibition titled Life, Death, Love, Freedom. This will be Mellencamp’s second solo exhibition with ACA Galleries in New York City, and will showcase two bodies of work: Mellencamp’s sculptural assemblages, and a series of portraits. Heavily influenced by
Melody’s Echo Chamber: Breathe In, Breathe Out French musician Melody Prochet (aka Melody’s Echo Chamber) will release her second album—her first new music in six years—this summer, and “Breathe In, Breathe Out” is the third track she’s shared from it. Prochet’s pretty vocals trace over the scuzzy guitar-laden psych rock.
CULTURE EDITORIAL SOPHIE: Faceshopping LA-based SOPHIE (multi-talented producer, singer, songwriter and DJ) has been releasing diverse new tracks over the past few months—from the sweet “It’s Okay to Cry” to the manic, sexy “Ponyboy.” Today the glitchy, abrasive banger “Faceshopping” gets… CULTURE EDITORIAL The Horrors: Water Drop Drawn from the
Alexandre Tissier is a French Art Director from Paris working on advertising and digital projects. his latest series is a stunning MTV teasing campaign for the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. From Eminem to Drake, through Cardi B, each nominee has a beautiful pop and colourful poster to his name.