Camille Vivier is debuting a new solo show entitled Olympic at Galerie Madé in Paris. The exhibition will consist of two series, Olympic and Sample, produced between 2013 and 2015, whose photographs were taken using polaroid and fuji instant film. Opening on Thursday September 24th from 6pm.
Despite singing in “Art Groupie” that she would “never write my memoirs”, legendary influential performer Grace Jones has decided to offer a revealing account of her spectacular career and turbulent life, charting the development that has made her one of the world’s most recognizable artists. As a singer, model, and actress Grace has consistently been an extreme, her provocative shows in underground New York nightclubs saw her hailed as a disco queen, gay icon, and gender defying iconoclast. In the memoir she offers an intimate insight into her evolving style, personal philosophies, and varied career. “I’ll Never Write My Memoirs” hits shops on September 29th.
Cristina De Middel is a Spanish photographer based in Mexico City who has been working as photojournalist for various newspapers and NGO’s around the world. Her work investigates photography’s ambiguous relationship to truth blurring the border between reality and fiction. Her self-published book “The Afronauts” was critically acclaimed, making it to the top of many notable photo book lists and is now an almost impossible item to find. At this moment she has four new books that should be out before the end of the year. “This is what hatred did”, two versions of the Jan Mayen book, the story of a failed expedition to the North Pole, and “Sharkification” which turns the favelas in Brazil into an underwater world. She also just opened a publishing house called This Book Is True which will soon launch the book “PonyCongo” by Vicente Paredes. See more pictures and read the interview after the break!
Lana Del Rey has an album called Honeymoon coming out on September 18, and with just nine days to go until then, the singer has shared a sampler containing previously unheard material from the album. This hazy three-and-a-half-minute clip contains extracts from several songs and snippets of previously unheard tracks “Terence Loves You”, “Music to Watch Boys To” and “Freak”, as well as last month’s single “High By the Beach”.
Steven Kasher Gallery in New York announced a major exhibition, Jill Freedman: Long Stories Short, the first exhibition of the artist’s work at the gallery. The exhibition features over 50 black and white vintage prints from the late 1960s to the early 1990s. This overview includes work from her famous projects on New York cops, New York firemen, Resurrection City protestors, circus workers, and dogs, as well as unpublished photographs. The exhibition will be on view from September 17th until October 24th. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm. In the meantime hit Read More and see some more photos from this exhibition.
Visual artist Lena Bush (aka Portfoliopdf) is originally from Murmansk, Russia but lives in London where she graduated from Goldsmiths College in 2013. Lena recently created the imagery to accompany a review of six perfumes on russian Interview magazine. Read more to discover her thoughts about creativity and her eclectic use of different media.