13 Photographers Depict A New Humanity for the 2021 Lavazza Calendar

the 2021 Lavazza Calendar

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. (more…)

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A Look At The Long Overdue Thierry Mugler Retrospective

Thierry Mugler Retrospective

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is presenting the very first exhibition on the work of French fashion designer and perfumer Thierry Mugler. This retrospective reveals the multiple worlds of this irrepressible artistic figure – his unique fashions, costume designs, photography and more – by looking back at over 140 pieces from his Ready-To-Wear and Haute Couture Collections. (more…)

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LaChapelle’s Earth Laughs In Flowers. The Photographer’s Take on Baroque Still Lives.

David LaChappelle The Earth Laughs In Flowers
above: Lovers (detail) by David LaChapelle

In this new series of ten works photographer David LaChapelle, best known for his wild and elaborate fashion photography, he explores the vanity of life and beauty. With titles such as “Springtime”, “Late Summer”, “Early Fall” and “Deathless Winter” the works refer to the four seasons and allude to the life cycle: from birth to death. A contemporary take on the still life paintings of Flemish and Italian masters, these ornate florals contain references to present day culture and humanity, such as cigarette butts, Barbies, junk food, toys and telephones. (more…)

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Holiday Spirits – Smirnoff’s New Whipped Cream and Marshmallow Flavored Vodkas.

Smirnoff fluffed and whipped image iihih

To some they may sound appealing, others may become nauseous, but yes, Smirnoff Vodka now comes Fluffed and Whipped. Two new dessert-type flavors (coined “confectionary” flavors by the alcohol industry) made to taste like marshmallow and whipped cream. (more…)

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The 2012 Lavazza Calendar Reunites 12 Masters of Photography.

2012 lavazza calendar

The Lavazzers is the name of the twentieth edition of the Lavazza Calendar, which in celebration of such an important event reunites 12 of the masters of photography that helped to make the Lavazza Calendar such a success over the years: Erwin Olaf, Thierry Le Gouès, Miles Aldridge, Marino Parisotto, Eugenio Recuenco, Elliott Erwitt, Finlay MacKay, Mark Seliger, Annie Leibovitz, Albert Watson, David LaChapelle, Ellen von Unwerth. (more…)

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