When gallerist Alison Jacques decided to celebrate what would have been the iconic American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe’s 70th birthday, she knew of only one other artist who could do his works justice. As the sole UK representative of artist’s estate, Jacques sought the eye of photographer Juergen Teller to curate a selection of Mapplethorpe’s iconic black and white prints and Polaroids from his prolific archives.
Former tattoo artist and current London transplant Magnus Reid worked in kitchens from young age in his native Australia. Previously at the helm of C.R.E.A.M coffee in Shoreditch and Rooftop Café in London Bridge, Reid has recently opened Legs; a 24-seat restaurant and wine bar in East London’s Hackney.
From the slicked hair to the barely there. This season’s beauty looks straight out of London.
“I exist because I see colours,” Beirut-born visual artist, essayist and poet Etel Adnan once said. Her artworks act as living embodiments of this notion; contrasting hues sit side-by-side across painted canvases, infused with the memories and landscapes of her childhood.