Greenland by Renaud Kritzinger

Swiss photographer Renaud Kritzinger recently traveled to Greenland during ten days at the beginning of summer.

He traveled alone in the middle of icebergs and hostile nature. He came back with a lot of pictures showing us huge frozen landscapes, very heigh icebergs but also the typical and colorful houses.

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Poetic Portraits of Dancers

Tio Von Hale is a visual artist from Los Angeles who specializes in portraits of dancers and acrobats.

Through his shots he combines art and sport while capturing precisely the elegance and technicality of the movements. He makes the human body a sculptural work to which he does not hesitate to add elements that sublimate the gestures of his models.

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‘The city of stars – La La Land

 

‘The city of stars – La Land’ is the new work of Damien Chazelle after the excellent ‘Whiplash’, so that alone would want to see it. In addition, the ES tape starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.

Mia, a solitary aspiring actress and Sebastian, a charismatic aspirant to jazz pianist, a lover in the city of Los Angeles, a city that has given them love, but can also snatch it. In a constant competition for finding a place in the world of entertainment, Mia and Sebastian discover that the balance between love and art can be the mayor obstacle of all.

New Alexander Wang Campaign

For his next spring-summer 2017 collection promotion, Alexander Wang chosen a casting of it girls and trendy personalities for a shooting directed by Inez & Vinoodh.

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In this series, the american stylist invests on a glamour and in vogue mood, presenting what he calls the WANGSQUAD, a kind of stars family supposed to embody his brand’s universe. A little surprise : the protagonist is Ninja, from Die Antwoord.

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The result is a very commercial and pop campaign, efficient and direct, mixing some excentrique personalities in a decadent bourgeois atmosphere. Thanks to Inez and Vinoodh touch, the series gains a deep and romantic charm.

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1920s Jazz Age Fashion & Photographs

The Fashion and Textile Museum of London inaugurates 1920s Jazz Age: Fashion & Photographs, an exhibition that reflects great social changes of this decade of glamor, excess, frivolity and modernity, as much in Paris and London as in New York and Hollywood in which Emphasizes that the rhythms of jazz, dance and “joie de vivre” marked this era and prompted a new way of dressing.

The central objective of this exhibition is to demonstrate the influence and beauty of the jazz and costume boom this time, while at the same time seeking dialogue with the audience and in many cases breaking with these schemes, promoting the conversation, in which they can be felt Attracted to the culture of jazz and its different nuances.

In it´s content, it presents a glimpse of haute couture and prêt-à-porter fashion from 1919 to 1929, a collection that reflects dizzying social change on an unprecedented scale, since it is the decade that followed World War I and Offered modern women a new style of dress.

A fashion illustration showing models wearing various party dresses.     Date: 20th June 1928

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The Circle trailer

Circle is a 2015 American psychological thriller film written and directed by Aaron Hann and Mario Miscione. It stars an ensemble cast that includes Carter Jenkins, Lawrence Kao, Allegra Masters, Michael Nardelli, Julie Benz, Mercy Malick, Lisa Pelikan, and Cesar Garcia. It was inspired by the 1957 drama 12 Angry Men and was shot in 2014.

It premiered at the Seattle International Film Festival on May 28, 2015, before being released to video-on-demand on October 16, 2015. In the film, fifty people wake up in a darkened room, only to find that one of them is killed every two minutes or when they attempt to leave.

When they realize that they can control which person is selected to die, blocs emerge based on personal values.

Season’s fine watches

A beautifully crafted watch is a keepsake to treasure from one generation to the next. Whether your taste tends towards the classic or modern, high-impact or understated, a watch forms a talking point and acts as a full stop to your personal style.

With timepieces from Audemars Piguet, Vacheron Constantin, Montblanc, Breitling, Piaget, Tag Heuer, Longines Hublot and Rolex, Selfridges has the perfect timepiece to treat yourself or a loved one to this Christmas.

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The Wonder Room

The Wonder Room at Selfridges Oxford Street, London is dedicated to showcasing one-of-a-kind pieces from the world’s most desirable brands, including Cartier, Chopard, Rolex, Tiffany & Co. and Van Cleef & Arpels – to name a few.

This winter sees The Wonder Room become even more captivating as Selfridges introduces more beautiful boutiques and additional services, such as complimentary Champagne while you shop. For a precious gift that will be treasured, The Wonder Room is the ultimate destination.

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5 Great Museum Restaurants

1.- The Hermitage Restaurant, St. Petersburg, Russia.

St. Petersburg’s Hermitage Museum, founded almost 250 years ago by Catherine the Great, is home to a grand restaurant (located in the General Staff building) serving authentic Imperial-era Russian recipes in rooms fit for, well, a czar. The menu offers Russian specialties like chocolate babka, as well as international favorites like soups, salads, and deep-dish-style pizzas. Choose to dine in one of 10 rooms, including one with a spectacular view overlooking Palace Square.

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2.- Nerua at the Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

At Nerua, modern Michelin-starred Spanish cuisine makes a smart match for Frank Gehry’s undulating glass-and-titanium architecture at this Bilbao outpost of the Guggenheim Museum. Situated next to a massive Richard Serra installation, and overlooking the river it was named for, Nerua’s interior dining space is minimalist and serene, while the kitchen, helmed by El Bulli alum Josean Martínez Alija, turns out creative dishes that stand up to the museum’s collections.

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3.- The Ludwig Museum Café, Cologne, Germany

Perched above the Rhine with an open glass facade facing the city skyline, the restaurant at this contemporary art (Picasso, Warhol, Lichtenstein) museum has been described as a “Rhineland paradise for epicures” with a menu renowned for its focus on locally sourced ingredients. Even the Ludwig Café’s famous sausages come directly from its own slaughterhouse.

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4.- Musée d’Orsay Restaurant, Paris

While the 112-year-old Musee D’orsay Restaurant—once the glittering jewel of the famed Hotel D’Orsay—still delights with its sparkling chandeliers and richly muraled ceilings, fans of the modern can dine in the museum’s companion Café Campana, pictured, opened during the D’Orsay’s recent renovation. The menu at both eateries is classic French cuisine, the perfect pairing for the vast Impressionist (Renoir, Manet, Degas, Cézanne) collection housed in the museum’s galleries.

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5.- Café Sabarsky, Neue Galerie, New York

Authentic Viennese is on the menu at the Neue Galerie, a museum dedicated to modern Austrian and German art and design, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Done up in period furnishings (Josef Hoffmann lights, Adolf Loos furniture), this café evokes turn-of-the-20th-century Austria, and tastes like it, too, with classic dishes like Wiener Schnitzel devised by chef Kurt Gutenbrunner.

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