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Picasso X-Ray

30 June

A young photographer Xavier Lucchesi comes to see me after an internship in Russia, when the country abandons the communist regime. He gathered military badges, everyday objects, symbols of an era that was going to disappear and had them x-rayed in a hospital.These images challenge me and make me think of the work of biologists at the beginning of the century, these wonderful images of plants by XRay.Steven N Meyers, Albert Koetsier (Flowers spirit) among others.This technique increasingly interested artists from the 1970s. Like this unforgettable self-portrait by Meret Oppenheim.At the time of our meeting, I collaborate with the Picasso Administration who accompanies me in the edition of objects under license, intended for the shops of the national museums.I think of "Picasso" and the texts of his son Claude where he evokes the heterogeneous objects picked up by his father in the landfills to develop a sculpture, generally in plaster.Seeing what is hidden inside these sculptures seems interesting to me. We contact Laboratoires du Louvre for technical assistance.The new director of the Picasso Museum, Anne Baldassari is enthusiastic.Given the difficult conditions of handling the sculptures, the production lasts an entire year. They are very fragile, can only be touched by specialists

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Seminole Spirit Featuring Behati Prinsloo

Seminole Spirit Featuring Behati Prinsloo

18 February 2015

Earlier this evening, world renowned photographer Russell James unveiled his art collection "Seminole Spirit" inspired by The Seminole Tribe of Florida and featuring supermodel Behati Prinsloo at the Stephan Weiss Studio in New York City. The 30-piece collection, presented by Nomad Two Worlds, showcases the tribe's culture, community, history, and most importantly ...

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Huge golden origami by Charles Kaisin for the Sheep Year in Hong Kong

Huge golden origami by Charles Kaisin for the Sheep Year in Hong Kong

16 February 2015

Created by the renowned Belgian artist Charles Kaisin, a giant origami installation entitled "HYPHEN" made of 13,500 glittering origami horses is hung at the Courtyard of PMQ, Hong Kong. Hand-folded with thousands of sheets of reflective golden foil, the shiny horses symbolize ...

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Fashion Photography Auction

Fashion Photography Auction

15 December 2014

Calling all fashion photography lovers and collectors! On December 17th, Bonhams is organising an auction with special fashion photographies from amazing photographers like Peter Lindbergh, Irving Penn, William Klein, Helmut Newton and many others. The lots presented at auction include Sarah Jessica ...

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Armistice Day story idea: WWI photos of a world frozen in time 100 years ago

Armistice Day story idea: WWI photos of a world frozen in time 100 years ago

10 November 2014

In honor of Armistice Day, Dr. Jeff Gusky reveals two special new photographs from The Hidden World of WWI collection. The first is the only known surviving graffiti by Polish troops fighting with the Allies. On this boulder, soldiers from three ...

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Inspirational photos all around the world

Inspirational photos all around the world

16 April 2014

A picture is worth a thousand words. A human being is worth an infinite. Sometimes words cannot describe what captured images release from their moments.  We invite you to a special journey that starts from vision and goes directly to your soul. ...

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“The Legendary Images: Great Photographers and Dior” exhibition

“The Legendary Images: Great Photographers and Dior” exhibition

7 April 2014

From May 3 to September 21st, the Christian Dior Museum in Granville, France hosts the exhibition called "The Legendary Images: Great Photographers and Dior."  It is a journey invitation to  the visual heritage of the Dior house through the years. The house ...

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Vincent van Gogh Exhibition at Musée d'Orsay

Vincent van Gogh Exhibition at Musée d'Orsay

27 March 2014

Musée d'Orsay was the host of a wonderful exhibition. Under the light classy ambiance, Vincent Van Gogh spirit enlighted the salon with fantastic works of art. The expo contains more than 40 paintings, letters from Van Gogh. The entire idea had its ...

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Rolex celebrates art at Venice

Rolex celebrates art at Venice

14 October 2013

Leading figures from the world of art celebrating the creative collaboration between generations in Venice The Rolex Arts Initiative program brings together young talent and recognized masters in seven disciplines. At a gala on October 21st at La Fenice , Venice 's famous ...

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