Fashion. But does it float. Three Fashion Designers Spearheading a Textural Revolution. How an art school is helping slum children in Delhi - BBC News. Image copyright AFP "The parents used to tell me, you're wasting your time, colouring on paper doesn't put food on the table," Rangamma Kaul, an art teacher in the Indian capital, Delhi, tells AFP news agency.
That was 20 years ago when the 51-year-old teacher, who has a degree in fine arts, launched her art school for slum children in Nangloi in the western part of the city. dr. martens hang in a buffalo stance for autumn/winter 15. Waay back when west London was cool, a unique subculture was born from a group of young creatives inspired by eclectic world styles, diverse muses and an emerging style press in The Face, Arena and i-D, led by the first self-described 'stylist' Ray Petri and taken to the big time when Neneh Cherry performed Buffalo Stance while heavily pregnant on Top of the Pops.
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Buffalo collective, Dr. Martens have gathered together original members Neneh Cherry, photographer Jamie Morgan and artist Barry Kamen to create a film reel about the subculture, and a shoot that references original 80s Buffalo images from 80s style magazines. "Tough mixed races boys in skirts and a pair of DM boots, utility sportswear with high fashion.
Casting girls as boys, kids as men; breaking down boundaries and creating iconic images that changed the fashion industry forever," Neneh Cherry explains over archive Buffalo images and film. #StandforSomething. Soviet superpower: why Russia has the world's most beautiful bus stops. In western Europe, the bus stop is the most humble of building types, a meanly utilitarian structure that adds little or nothing to the roadside.
I Photograph People On Drugs To Show How They Affect Their Brains. For this project I had each individual take a different substance.
I took a portrait of each person while they were peaking on the substance. I then overlaid a picture or something that symbolized the substance they were on. Editor’s note: Drugs are dangerous and may ruin your life, so don’t try to recreate this at home. More info: the5thphotography.exposure.co Adderall During the last 5-7 years, adderall has become increasingly popular among college students. This encounter involved a young woman taking two hits of LSD. Cocaine. Where Is the Line Between Fashion and Art?
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Image: Getty While the mingling of the art and fashion worlds is not a modern concept, the visibility of fashion and art crossover seems to be at an all high. The spectacle and sensation created by collaboration among creative forces inspires fashion houses to seek out contemporary artists for runway shows, capsule collections, or as commissioned filmmakers. Prada commissioned several murals for its spring 2014 runway show. The Gagosian Gallery represents the fashion photographers Inez & Vinoodh. 2014 iPhone Photography Award Winners Prove That Amazing Photos Can Be Taken Without An Expensive Camera. With the advent of ever-improving smartphone camera technology, the digital SLR’s exclusive dominance in the world of quality photography is slowly crumbling.
Smartphone users around the world are proving that a good photographer’s eye is far more important for taking a good photograph than your photographic hardware, so the IPPAWARDS (iPhone Photography Awards) were created to recognize their efforts. The photos in this competition, which was organized by Apple, need to have been taken with an iPhone, iPod or iPad and cannot have been edited on any way by desktop software (device-based apps are allowed). 80+ Beautiful Street Crimes done by BANKSY. Asked about his technique, Banksy said: “I use whatever it takes.
Sometimes that just means drawing a moustache on a girl’s face on some billboard, sometimes that means sweating for days over an intricate drawing. Efficiency is the key.” Oh, wait! Artist Floats 100,000 Balloons Inside London’s Covent Garden Market. Yesterday, the 19th-century market building in London’s Covent Garden was transformed.
French artist Charles Pétillon used twenty-five workers over five days to fill the building with 100,000 giant white balloons in an installation called “heartbeat.” The project is part of Covent Garden’s ongoing cultural program that strives to transform the district into an ever-changing art gallery, and will run until September 27th. 1000s Of Handmade Paper Flowers Cover The Streets Of Alentejo, Portugal. After four years, The Flowers’ Festival also known as People’s Festival (Festas do Povo / Festas das Flores in Portuguese) is back to the streets of Campo Maior in Alentejo, Portugal (22-30 August).
The most astonishing part of this festival is how much effort people put in it. That’s the most outstanding reason why you should join this festival. You’ll be dazzled by the art of paperwork at every corner you turn. It is said that the residents had worked on this masterpiece for 4 months (only??). By looking up to the sky, through the countless paper flowers, all I could read was meticulousness, patience, sleepless hours, family members skipping a meal for the sake of finishing decorating a street.
Japanese Artist Carves Pearls Into Skull Jewelry. Shinji Nakaba is a Tokyo-based jewelry designer who’s been creating since 1974.
Everything he makes is wearable, and Nakaba often uses unconventional materials to create his pieces. 12-Year-Boy Trips And Punches Hole In $1.5 Million Painting From 17th Century. This Sunday in Tapei a 12-year-old boy tripped and punched a hole through a 17th century painting valued $1.5 million dollars. The boy was on a guided tour of “The Face of Leonardo, Images of a Genius” exhibit at the Huashan 1914 Creative Park. “This is just a simple accident please don’t blame a 12 year-old child,” TST wrote on Facebook.
Insurance will cover the restoration costs, which are being done in Taiwan before the painting is sent back to Italy. Buddhas Detroyed by Taliban Resurrected As Holograms. Banksy’s Dismaland: Take A First Look Inside His Largest Exhibition Ever. Peta bought a single share in hermès to help save the crocodiles. The latest development in PETA and Jane Birkin vs. crocodile farming: the animal rights organization has purchased a single share in Hermès in a bid to control its use of exotic animal skins. As WWD reports, the move will enable PETA officials to attend the brand's shareholder meetings. "As a shareholder, PETA U.S. will work from inside to demand a permanent ban on accessories made from exotic animal skins, including crocodile skin bags and alligator skin watch bands," a PETA representative told WWD.
PETA has famously resorted to shock tactics to combat and raise awareness of animal abuse issues in the past. Cara delevingne speaks out about sexual harassment in fashion. Muslim Lolita Fashion Is A New Trend Inspired By Japan. China's deserted amusement parks – in pictures. New model army: Iranian fashion revolution moves above ground. In northern Tehran’s Oxygen Royal health and fitness centre, a group of 20 young men have gathered, each wearing identical black T-shirts inscribed with a big white DFW, the abbreviation for Darab fashion week. Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty is most popular show in V&A's history. Why 2015 is the year fashion’s casting is changing. Adult colouring book brings Millie Marotta top 10 success - BBC News.