Cindy Sherman Selfie Fun On Instagram

Artist, model and photographer Cindy Sherman has been having a ball on Instagram posting selfies she distorted with the Facetune app and with the Youcam Makeup App. It appears the fun began on May 12th with a fairly mild version captioned with “New app Facetune. #notyourusualselfie” But since then she has pushed them (as she does with much of her work) beyond the odd and into the disturbingly delightful. Read more

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Steven Klein Masquerade Catches Celebs Creepily Incognito.

Steven Klein Masquerade

While on their way to the Art Production Fund’s gala, Concrete Jungle*, last March, photographer Steven Klein snapped some pics of famous faces as they sat in the back seat of their transportation to the shindig. But what made them compelling is that the artists and photographers’ identities are concealed by creepy masks. Read more

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A Good Look at the Louis Vuitton Celebrating Monogram Collection by 6 Iconoclasts. (35 Photos)

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We all know the famous LV monogram. It’s been used on their exceptional leather goods since 1965 and is now recognized as a global symbol of luxury. Since its inception, it’s been produced, officially, in a myriad of interpretations by the brand (Stephen Sprouse, Murakami, etc). It’s also been produced -unofficially- in bad copies, good reproductions, fine art, on cars, even on houses. To celebrate what is almost 50 years since the mark’s design, the brand has asked Christian Louboutin, Cindy Sherman, Frank Gehry, Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Newson and Rei Kawakubo to take inspiration from the iconic Louis Vuitton Monogram and create their own limited editions. Read more

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A Look At The Art From Christie’s Auction That Raised Nearly $14 Million For Haiti.

artists for Haiti Fundraising Auction

A record-breaking charity art auction, Artists for Haiti, was held Thursday, September 22nd at the David Zwirner Gallery and organized with actor Ben Stiller’s Stiller foundation. The Christie’s fundraising auction featured works by such well-known contemporary artists as Jeff Koons, Jasper Johns, Ed Ruscha, James Rosenquist, Cindy Sherman, Elizabeth Peyton and Chuck Close to raise money for relief efforts in Haiti. Read more

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A Peek At Weird Beauty: Fashion Photography Now

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This exhibition, organized by Carol Squiers and Vince Aletti, presents the most innovative fashion photography of the last few years, from photographers who draw on a range of influences, including art, sexuality, narrative, digital media, and youth culture. Read more

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