Why Warhol now?” is the central question explored in a new three-part video series produced by the Whitney on the occasion of the landmark exhibition Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again, opening on November 12, 2018. or. The aim is to help create a new kind of portrait of the artist that considers his relevance in our current moment.
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Excerpt via Dazed While you’re waiting for The Strokes to get a studio session in, it might be worth your time to check out this new project from tech collective Botnik. The tech and comedy group have released a song based on The Strokes lyrics written with the help of AI as part of their […]
NICOPANDA “Smells Like Queens Spirit“ Nicopanda London Womenswear Fall Winter 2018-2019 London February 2018 Nirvana’s iconic album “Nevermind” (1991) and Lil Kim’s debut masterpiece “Hard-core” (1996) go toe-to-toe in Nicopanda’s FW18 runway collection. Equal parts 90’s Seattle grunge rock and East Coast hip hop glamour, these two epic music worlds collide in a mash-up of […]
By John-Paul Shiver The Magnificent Moon Mildlife Research Records Mildlife, the Australian four-piece band and tasteful confluence of so many various musical textures, released the appropriate long deep dive of a real-time visual this week for their kaleidoscopic expedition in a groove called The Magnificent Moon. The single comes as an introduction to their highly […]
Excerpt via AV Club It’s December, so it’s time to dust off those Christmas movies, those Christmas movies that aren’t really Christmas movies, or whatever side of that wall you think Die Hard falls on. But what if you’re in a holiday mood but not up for the whole two-hour jaunt to Bedford Falls? Or […]
New software uses bits and pieces from actual celebrities to create new synthetic ones. Looks like AI will take celebrities’ jobs, too.
On October 5th, Milk Studios presented PHOTO17, the third installment of this premier annual photo auction for the AIDS Monument that will become the world’s iconic landmark in West Hollywood. This year marked a total of $3,750,000 raised to date for the STORIES: The AIDS Monument that is set to break ground at West Hollywood Park in 2018. The top selling […]
“So I’m back to the velvet underground, to the floor that I love To a room, some lace, paper flowers To the Gypsy that I was To the Gypsy that I was” -Stevie Nicks, Gypsy, 1982 The bohemian-influenced style of Steve Nicks, which has remained pretty much the same since she first broke onto the […]
Place and politics collide in a multimedia free-for-all–a ghost tour of a boom city trying to find its soul.
Jay Som is Melina Duterte’s all Asian-American Woman Indie Band
via Dazed Few television shows have been as iconic in the fashion stakes as Sex and the City. OK, so its shoe-obsessed, man-crazy, white girl protagonists might not quite hold up under a post-Tumblr lens, but when it comes to the clothes, it’s sartorial escapism at its finest. Now, new Instagram @everyoutfitonsatc has been made […]
The New Up Black Swan By John-Paul Shiver The video “Black Swan”, directed by Hassan Said, for the San Francisco indie/electronic band The New Up, captures a bizarre and possibly dreamt up encounter during a night out in clubland. Shot in one take, it’s a pragmatic rendering of what can happen once a person’s senses […]
Art Los Angeles Contemporary, the International Contemporary Art fair of the West Coast, was held January 26-29, 2017 at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California. The fair presented top established and emerging galleries from around the world, with a strong focus on Los Angeles galleries. LA’s Puppies Puppies opened the ALAC Preview on Thursday, January 26th with a […]
Since the 90s, many Korean artists have established their careers by echoing early American hip-hop, with many achieving substantial commercial success by fusing rap bars with the infectious, radio-friendly sounds of K-pop. Fueled by the potency of social media and youth internet culture, these artists have been amassing global recognition thanks to their experimental street-meets-east […]
WHAT: Sign ‘O’ The Times, 1987, USA, 85 min, 35mm Directed by Prince Starring Prince, Sheila E., Sheena Easton, Boni Boyer and Cat WHEN: Friday/Saturday, June 17th & 18th 8:15pm WHERE: New Beverly Cinema, Los Angeles Buy Tickets By John-Paul Shiver Displaying and performing in what can be described as a spain in the summertime wardrobe, complete […]
Vaporwave is a music genre originating from the early 2010s. The term encompasses everything associated with it, including the unique aesthetic of classic roman busts, tropical sunsets, 90s video graphics and Japanese text. It is a product of the internet and the invisible connections that mesh culture together.