More Disappearing Sweaters by Nina Dodd and Joseph Ford

disappearing sweaters

The captivating creative collaboration between knitter-extraordinaire Nina Dodd and photographer Joseph Ford continues with more new examples of fashion trompe l’oeil. Read more

Alex Prager Wraps The Hyundai Card Music Library In Her Artwork.

Alex Prager Hyundai Music Card Library Installation

Because it’s outdoors and the elements eventually destroy the work, the Hyundai Card Music Library in Seoul, Korea commissions an artist to wrap the building with artwork every five years. Los Angeles’ Alex Prager is the latest artist whose photographs, Hitchhiker and Big Valley, are embellishing the walls and ceiling of the building’s plaza. Read more

S.A.D. – The Sun Allergy Diaries by Artist SiiGii

sun allergy diaries by Siigii

Artist SiiGii calls her work “body extensions.” Creating conceptual garments allows her to flex her creative muscles in fashion, writing, design and performance art – all at once. The artist immerses herself into her work as inspiration, subject and model. Her Sun Allergy Diaries (S.A.D.) is a humorous poke at dealing with her own real sun allergy developed at the young age of 11. Read more

13 Photographers Depict A New Humanity for the 2021 Lavazza Calendar

2021 Lavazza calendar IIHIH

It’s that wonderful time of year again when we get to see the glorious photographs chosen for the annual Lavazza Calendar, one of the most coveted and beautifully produced annual calendars in the world. This year’s theme, The New Humanity, arises as a result of the 2020 international lockdown in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Read more

Hairotica by Ali Mahdavi and Christophe Mecca for Tush Magazine

Hairotica by Ali Mahdavi and Christophe Mecca

TUSH, the beauty culture magazine from Hamburg, Germany has a hair-raising editorial conceived of by visual artist and photographer Ali Mahdavi and brought to reality by hair stylist and wig maker Christophe Mecca in their issue #46. Known for sharing new perspectives on aesthetics and beauty, the magazine’s editorial, Hairotica, reimagines hair as private body parts from both men and women. Read more

Barbra in Profile. Literally. 20 Photos of the Legendary Streisand.

Barbra in Profile. Literally

For my generation, there aren’t many living legends left. Barbra Streisand is one of the few remaining that has made an indelible impression upon me as far back as I can remember. An actress, director, singer/entertainer, advocate for human rights, animal-lover and a vocal critic of Donald Trump’s, there’s much to admire about Babs.*  As a little girl in the late 60s and early 70s, watching her in the movies Funny Girl, The Way We Were and What’s Up Doc, I recall being mesmerized by everything from her long slender fingers with manicured nails to her almond-shaped blue eyes. When they welled up with tears as Fanny Brice and K-K-K-Katie, so did mine. And when she looked at herself in the mirror in Funny Girl and uttered the iconic line “Hello Gorgeous….” I enthusiastically agreed. You see, Barbra is beautiful and it’s not in spite of her nose, it’s because of it. Read more

Life With Covid in Miniature by Tatsuya Tanaka

tatsuya tanaka stay safe series

Photographer, writer and creator Tatsuya Tanaka, Master of the miniature narrative, has a “Stay Safe” series of his daily dinky dioramas. Read more

Pictures of A City in Pain. Los Angeles Protests & Riots Caught In Photos.

Harina Yacob 26, quotes George Floyd’s plaintive plea on her face mask in Los Angeles. Photo by Jason Armond

The riots that have been occurring all over this country in the past 48+ hours should come as no surprise given both recent and old events. Add to hundreds of years of mistreatment four months of being quarantined and it’s no wonder we’ve reached a tipping point. A necessary one at that. Read more