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Posted on March 25, 2014 by

Pantone Get Fleshed Out By Spanish Photographer

Pantone, the world authority on color, sets what colors most of the fashion and design world will rock during the year. This year its Radiant Orchid so expect to see tons of purples. Curious about how Pantone’s swatches compare to human skin, Spanish photographer Angelica Dass began Humanae, an ongoing project where volunteers, found via Read More

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Posted on March 6, 2014 by

#TBT: On Lee Quinones, Vietnam, Puerto Ricans & Graffiti (DETAILS)

Originally published in Winter 05 in the now defunct Fuego Magazine. *** _____ Contrary to the sickle shaped scar on his nose, famed Puerto Rican artist Lee Quinones is not a communist. A concerned artist? Yes. A communist? No. New York City artists have become as ordinary as tattoos and terrorists. Glorified in magazines and Read More

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Posted on March 5, 2014 by

Derrick Adams’ “Borough” Opens In Chicago (PHOTOS)

Friend to the site Derrick Adams opened “Borough,” his latest solo show,  at the Rhona Hoffman Gallery in Chicago over the weekend. “Borough,” according to a press release, continues upon Adams’ ongoing Deconstruction Worker series, motivated by architectural vocabulary and presentation strategies. Adams began his exploration of the urban dweller using a floor plan, elevation, Read More

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Posted on March 3, 2014 by

Lupita Nyong’o Wins Best Supporting Actress Oscars (PHOTOS)

Lupita Nyong’o won! Lupita won! Lupita won! In an eloquent speech filled with tears, the Yale Drama graduate, 31, and 12 Years A Slave actress took home Oscar gold tonight in LA while dressed in a Nairobi Blue custom Prada gown.  12 Years is Lupita ‘ s first major film after making her own films Read More

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Posted on February 17, 2014 by

’12 Years a Slave’ Wins Bafta For Best Film (DETAILS)

Harrowing historical epic “12 Years a Slave” won the best film award on Sunday at the Baftas, seen as an indicator for the upcoming Oscars. The film, adapted from Solomon Northup’s 1853 memoir, took the most prestigious prize at a star-studded ceremony…

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Posted on February 3, 2014 by

Last Photograph of Phillip Seymour Hoffman Is Scary (PHOTOS)

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Posted on January 23, 2014 by

Jean Michel Basquiat Reclining Nude (PHOTOS)

“Jean Michel Basquiat Reclining Nude” is the title of a solo show of black and white nude photographs of the iconic and legendary Haitian-Puerto Rican artist taken in 1980 by the superstar artist’s then girlfriend Page Powell. The images, 35mm, were made in the upper west side apartment of Powell who came to New York Read More

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Posted on January 20, 2014 by

DOPENESS: Steve McQueen X Kanye West X Steven Klein For Interview Magazine (PHOTOS)

Kanye West looks and sounds awesome in the latest issue of Interview magazine. The Chicago rapper and Yeezus singer was photographed by Steven Klein and interviewed by 12 Years A Slave director and Engliahman Steve McQueen. I love these images but one of them gave me the impression that painter Marilyn Minter did the work. Read More

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Posted on January 16, 2014 by

‘American Hustle,’ ‘Gravity’ Lead Crowded Oscars Race (DETAILS)

Crime caper “American Hustle” and 3D space spectacular “Gravity” topped the Oscars nominations list Thursday with 10 each, leading a crowded field of contenders for Hollywood’s most coveted honors. Historical drama “12 Years a Slave” was close behind…

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