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What unites the work of Franz West, Sarah Lucas and Marcel Duchamp? They are all taking the piss! Literally, rather than metaphorically, too. All three have made work about the smallest room in the house. About talking to a man about a horse. About spending a penny. They’ve used and transformed the intimacy, humour and architectural necessities of the toilet to add some drama and comedy to their art. More obviously

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Theres something about Italian style thats so different than any other city: Colors are bolder, silhouettes are louder, and outfits are just that much more visually captivating. And that effect is multiplied during Milan Fashion Week: Sure, the shows might be taking place inside like at the Foundazione Prada, which is basically a venue and museum all in one, or the Palazzo Clerici, an iconic landmark but the real action

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Kitten heels are a tough sell. This low-to-the-ground footwear trend is primarily appealing to those who appreciate them for either their comfort level or nostalgic qualities (If you don't remember, the '90s boasted some epic kitten-heeled moments). Regrettably, they don't exactly elongate your legs like a pair of high heels can, and the moniker itself can come off as slightly goofy. But, tackling how to wear kitten heels doesn't have

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At the risk of stating the obvious, basics are typically, well, basic. They're the pieces that get you through the majority of your days and, while essential, are not necessarily anything to write home about. Or so you thought. All it takes is one exceptionally-made, elegant line of everyday necessities to help you realize that basics can be anything but and the just-launched Totokaelo Archive is here to prove just

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If you wake up early enough, the city is empty. The streets are open, sometimes shimmering and frosted from the chill. They heave and crack with the dryness of the air. (Your face does the same.) You won’t see a person for blocks at a time as the sun is coming up, it’s still too cold to emerge from hibernation. It’s a whole different world then, but everybody knows that. It’s

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A Swedish photographer and visual artist, Erik Johansson has created a surreal world by recombining disparate photo features into mind-bending images. With the help of his camera and imagination, he aims to capture ideas rather than moments, making the composition look as realistic as possible despite the impossible elements. The work of this young artist, which has elicited reactions of wonder throughout the globe, will be presented to the Russian public for the first

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Rone just launched his latest project EMPIRE after twelve months in residence at the decaying Burnam Beeches property on the outskirts of Melbourne. The immersive art installation filled with fourteen portraits will be open to the public for a brief period soon before the building is totally revamped. Finding the friction point between beauty and decay is a thread that runs through much of Rone’s work. As a street artist best known

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SeungMo Park  cuts and manipulates layers of wire mesh into absorbing scenes. In recent bodies of work, the artist creates illusionary installations and sculptures that viewers can pass through. Elsewhere, the artist does fiberglass lifecasting with aluminum wire wrapping. “His aim is to construct scenes that transcend existence,” says Berlin gallery Magic Beans. “The artist enacts a way of seeing beyond what is real and visible. Each piece is several inches thick

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