Whistle For The Wind is the first major monograph chronicling the career of 35-year-old photographer, Ryan McGinley, over its entirety of twelve years. The book also features filmmaker Gus Van Sant who collaborates with McGinley in an interview that renders their views on youth, hedonism and the art of fast living.
Dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch passed away merely five days after learning she was diagnosed with cancer in 2009. She left behind her legacy at the Tanztheatre in Wuppertal, Germany, a company that was defined by her Neo-Expressionist form of movement. Her techniques were often strikingly influential, as much as they were controversial, and opened doors to new methods of movement for daring artists.
From Klimt to Murakami, the influence of artists on fashion is undeniable, especially today. It is no secret that the innovative designs of 20th century fashion illustrator René Gruau helped to portray the sartorial terrain he occupied and inspire the future of fashion, including our present.
It has now been over twenty years since Dutch photographer Bertien van Manen (1942) last visited the remote regions of the former Soviet Union, from which stems her most recent collection. Let’s sit down before we go (2011), features photographs taken by Van Manen during her extensive travels throughout Russia, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Tatarstan, Siberia, Georgia, and the Ukraine throughout 1991 – 2009.