curated contemporary art /// livia marin
Sigh… melted china. Love, love, love. Ok. I know this might not be the first time you’re seeing these (they’ve been all over the interweb), but come on, they’re just so beautiful I had no choice but t
Art-fair musical chairs
Field, by Ai Weiwei. Ming Dynasty- patterned Chinese ceramic structure in front of Art 41 Basel’s entrance (courtesy of Art Observed). From The Economist Global frameworks Contemporary art is a futures market in which “derivative” is a bad word. Art Basel, which ended on June 20th, heard a lot of phrases adapted from the financial markets. To be a good bet against near-zero interest rates and unpredictable currency fluctuations, art needs the potential of a global market. Thus, “local…
Dressing In Delft. Valentino's New Women's Dresses Take Cues From The Netherland's Classic Blue & White Pattern.
Valentino Does Delft. See All The Beautiful Blue & White Pieces From His Latest Collection. Italian fashion House Valentino recently unveiled his 2013-2014 Fall Winter Collection of RTW Womenswear. A stunning line, the new collection includes some gorgeous dresses and gowns whose patterns take their cue from the traditional blue and white patterns seen on ceramics and earthenware from Holland.