Flashback: 1993: Linda Evangelista by Juergen Teller

. Sunday, April 29, 2012

Listen: Ladyhawke: Cellophane

. Saturday, April 28, 2012

WOW.  Click here to listen.

From the upcoming album Anxiety, releasing May 28.

Favorite Picks: Phillips de Pury London: Design

. Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Some rare and spectacular examples of 20th Century Design are being offered in Phillips De Pury's London Design auction. These are my favorite picks:

A Bouquet wall lamp, and a pair of Trefle
armchairs, both by Jean Royère.

A beautifully worn pair of Poul Kjaerholm's PK31 lounge chairs.

A glamorous brass Z desk by Gabriella Crespi.

A Warren Platner executive desk.

A pair of lounge chairs from the Hotel Bristol, and a rare brass ceiling lamp from the Palazzo Gallini, both by Gio Ponti.

A glass and steel floor lamp by Max Ingrand.

A rare Propeller folding stool by Kaare Klint.

An early PH 5 copper pendant lamp by Poul Henningsen.

A rare black glass Tugendhat coffee table, and an early pair of Tugendhat lounge chairs, both by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

A Mies lounge chair and illuminated ottoman by Archizoom Associati.

A 7-arm wall lamp by Serge Mouille.

An iconic pair of Charlotte Perriand 3-leg stools.

A Mondrian-esque occasional table by Mathieu Matégot.

The auction takes place April 26th, see the full preview at Phillips de Pury. Installation photos via Phillips de Pury's Facebook.

Favorite Picks: Wright: Living Contemporary


A fine selection of 20th Century Art and Design is coming to the market in Wright's Living Contemporary auction. These are my favorite picks:

A large and spectacular Max Sauze Orion lamp.

A biomorphic Vladimir Kagan Floating Curve sofa.

An expandable brass coffee table by Gabriella Crespi.

A Warren Platner executive desk.

A pair of Willy Daro etched brass occasional tables.

A pair of Gio Ponti occasional tables customized by Christina Longo.

A Gio Ponti easy chair from the Hotel Parco dei Principi.

A pair of Pierre Jeanneret lounge chairs from Chandigarh.

A P40 adjustable chaise lounge by Osvaldo Borsani.

A collection of photographs of model James King by Nan Goldin.

An impressive wall collage by Louise Nevelson.

The auction takes place April 26th, see the full preview at Wright.

Listen: John Maus: No Title (Molly)

. Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Via stereogum.

Icons: Charles Eames: Sea Shell


Photographer unknown (was it Ray?).

Via the Modern Love Tumblr.

MUST Watch: The Bertoia


Beautifully shot and directed, watch this amazing and touching short-film by Steven Sebring, documenting the re-installation of Harry Bertoia's masterpiece sculpture inside Gordon Bunshaft's masterpiece building 510 5th Avenue, New York (see my previous feature here).

Starring Joe Mimran and Val Bertoia, with appearances by Michael Boodro, Jim Elkin, and Francois Guillemin.

Via Alexandra Robson, via Joe Fresh.

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