The chintz created by India from the 1600s was unparalleled to anything else at the time. Indian artisans had not only mastered an immense chemical knowledge in order to apply bright dyes onto cloth, but they also managed to monopolize a global trade of the textile.
Instagram and the Walls, which both just celebrated their 10th anniversaries, were created within a year of each other and have a rather symbiotic relationship.
Apollonia Vanova has come up with a novel idea for getting people up close and intimate with the art she sells in her Toronto gallery—a couple of twin-sized beds.
The cultural exchange between the Pacific Northwest and different parts of Asia has lasted for generations. In this spirit, Seattle welcomed the renovations to the Asian Art Museum, whose art deco façade overlooks the Puget Sound city’s unmistakable skyline.
The facts are as follows: art by women makes up 2% of art sold and galleries can take over 50% of an artist’s earnings when a painting is sold—if the painting even makes it into a gallery in the first place.
There’s a collection of Canadian contemporary art that flies under the radar of the art world, and is spread out as if the whole continent was one big gallery for Canadian art. Many do not even know it exists.
Tec Style expands on Maya Fuhr’s first exhibition, Malleable Privilege, which examined the ways in which fashion can do more harm than good. But while Malleable Privilege was, in Fuhr’s words, “more abstract and open to interpretation,” Tec Style bluntly addresses our rapid textile consumption.
Street photographer Scott Schuman’s latest book The Sartorialist: India contains over 300 pages showing a delicate and stylistic side of India. Not the India of National Geographic, but a younger, fashionable India. An India with music festivals, tattoos, and dyed hair.
This collection of six glasses, titled Metamorphosis, was designed as part of a creative collaboration between champagne maison Perrier-Jouët and Andrea Mancuso, co-founder of Analogia Project.