MOMENTS | Mash-up: Model Coco Rocha Draws Posing Inspiration From Botticelli  Michelangelo In Her New Book Study of Pose: 1,000 Poses

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Shortly after appearing in Jean Paul Gaultier’s 2007 runway, Canadian model Coco Rocha’s expressive body language earned her the title “Queen of Pose”. Photographed by Steven Sebring, Rocha’s new book The Study of Pose: 1,000 Poses features the iconic model in Renaissance sculpture-like poses, drawing inspiration from the likes of Botticelli’s Venus and Michelangelo’s David.

MOMENTS | Collage: #FBF Artist Matthew Stone’s Body Language Combined Sculpture x Photography To Create Cut/Paste Collage Art Cubes

We’ve curated the best of digital age-inspired creativity—from user-generated content, mash-ups, and remixes to collaborations between multi-disciplined makers. 
In his Body Language exhibition, Matthew Stone, London-based artist, took sculptural cubes and linked them to collage art with cut-and-paste photographs of the human body. The photographs, which were also shot by Stone, used the interplay of light and darkness “to invoke and create history, rather than to document it”.
The collaged sculptures of the human body in Body Language were a rejection of simple binaries. Instead, the cut-and-paste bodies represented the conflicting realities in our politically and religiously polarized world. 

MOMENTS | Artist Anthony Howe’s New Wind-Powered Kinetic Sculptures 

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Kinetic sculptor Anthony Howe is back with new wind-powered kinetic sculptures. The artist uses specialized software to digitally mockup each piece before creating the metal components.
The slightest breeze sets the alien-like kinetic sculptures into a pulsating array of motion. Check out the rest of Howe’s work via his YouTube channel.

MOMENTS | Dries Van Noten SS15, Rick Owens SS15, Balenciaga SS15, Jon Hopkins Asleep Versions, Jacquemus x Play-Doh

1. Inspired by John Everett Millais’ Ophelia and Shakespeare’s A Midsummer’s Night Drea, the Dries Van Noten SS15 collection was a thing of pre-Rafaelite beauty.
2. Primal and untouched romanticism dominated the Rick Owens SS15 show.
3. For his Balenciaga SS15 collection, Alexander Wang stuck with geometric lines and tonal embroideries to merge that Parisian and New York aesthetic.
4. Listen to Jon Hopkins’s new version of “Form by Firelight”. Hopkins also announced a new EP, titled Asleep Versions.
5. How charming. Jacquemus-meets-Play-Doh. Eleanor Macnair recreated Play-Doh sculpture of some of the best looks from the SS15 collection.

MOMENTS | Artist Julie Verhoeven, Artist Herbert Baglione, A$AP Rocky “Multiply” Video, Flying Lotus Kendrick Lamar “Never Catch Me” Video, Hermès SS15

1Read AnOther Magazine’s interview with artist Julie Verhoeven. Verhoeven’s innovative illustrations, sculptures and installations explore the complexity of womanhood.
2. Artist Herbert Baglione’s ongoing project, 1000 Shadows, brings life to forgotten spaces by using different artistic approaches for the site-specific installations.
3. Watch A$AP Rocky’s new video for “Multiply”. Flacko is back, y’all.
4. Then watch Flying Lotus and Kendrick Lamar’s “Never Catch Me” video.
5. Christophe Lemaire’s SS15 collection, and final collection, for Hermès was a lot of high craftsmanship and understated luxury.

Link up: Christopher Kane SS15, Mary Katrantzou SS15, Panda Bear New Songs, Perfect Pussy’s Meredith Graves Spoken Word Essay, Artist Seung Mo Park

1. Christopher Kane, Central Saint Martin’s alum, revisited unseen pieces from early collections and dedicated his SS15 collection to the late Louise Wilson.
2. Impressive textures dominated Mary Katrantzou’s SS15 collection. It was a shift away from her signature digi-prints, and the collection itself was inspired by a world coming out of the primordial ooze.
3. Listen to Panda Bear’s live preview of new songs from his upcoming album, Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper.
4. Read Perfect Pussy’s Meredith Graves’s essay from her spoken word performance at Basilica Soundscape. Graves’s essay covers Andrew W.K., Lana Del Rey, double standards, and authenticity.
5. Check out Artist Seung Mo Park’s Maya series. Park uses holographic wire to create photorealistic sculptures. 

MOMENTS | staying relevant on the go

Link up: Spike Jonze x Opening Ceremony, Remembering Lauren Bacall, Hot Chip Covers Arthur Russell’s “Go Bang”, Michael Cera True That, Sculptor Neil Dawson


1. Spike Jonze will direct a one-act play for Opening Ceremony’s SS15 runway show in September.

MOMENTS | staying relevant on the go

Link up: Artist Anders Giennestad, Heather Huey, Lorde x Hunger Games, Kendrick Lamar Short Film, Artist Laurent Gongora

1. Norweigan stencil artist Anders Gjennestad painted a shadowy optical illusion on the side of an old school for the Memorie Urbane street art festival in Italy.