I may be 3,000 miles away in a different time zone but I can still enjoy Salon 94’s Niki de Saint Phalle Joy Revolution exhibition.
Part of the just-opened Upper East Side Salon 94 gallery space, the show celebrates the ‘radical joy’ of Saint Phalle’s colourful multi-media work. Saint Phalle was known for her utopian feminist vision and interactive outdoor public sculptures. The website does the exhibition justice with some wonderfully uplifting drawings, paintings and sculptures. Joy revolution indeed. (more…)
Top of my dream interiors list this month is the abode of Emily Adams Bode (of Bode patchwork jackets fame) and Aaron Aujla in Architectural Digest. All warm wood panelling and rustic textiles, it’s a very cosy iteration of Bode’s fashion brand that won the CFDA’s 2019 Emerging Designer of the Year Award.
My eye went straight to the doodled corduroy sofa and wood pannelled bathroom (more…)
“My father gave me the taste of drawing and being a collector. Today, I collect cracked pieces of porcelain…. It may be a bit ridiculous.”
I always loved the work of Pierre Le-Tan, the illustrator who passed away last week, but I didn’t really know much about him. He was a passionate collector (of everything), a Jean Cocteau aficionado (he lived in Cocteau’s former Paris apartment in Place du Palais-Bourbon) and an early success (more…)
“I want to put people in the magazine who have their own social and digital footprints and will promote their story. I mean, when you look at this issue and you see Marc [Jacobs] and Amanda Brooks and Giovanna [Battaglia], these are people with large social followings, and I know that when I work with them it’s going to get shared in a bigger way.”
Former Teen Vogue editor Amy Astley on how she’s modernising Architectural Digest, AdWeek(more…)