Shiro Kuramata

Japanese furniture designer Shiro Kuramata created pieces that seem free from gravity. He typically uses materials that are transparent and a combinations of surfaces that plays with light that are visually beautiful.  Featured images: Cabinet de Curiosité, 1989 acrylic.

Irving Penn: Centennial

Irving Penn: Centennial – Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The master photographer’s retrospective highlights his pared-down aesthetic of studio photography with meticulous attention to nuance and detail. The use of minimal backgrounds (for over 60 years he used mostly an old painted theater curtain), difussed lighting and modern compositions were both innovative and influential… Continue reading Irving Penn: Centennial