On my recent trip to New York, I had the pleasure of staying at one of Morgan Hotel Group's newest hotels and the third Mondrian hotel to date, Mondrian SoHo. Make no mistake, this beautiful hotel, which opened in February 2011, is a… Continue
Added by alice on December 15, 2011 at 5:30pm —
How much beauty can be found in one second? That's the challenge Montblanc laid out for everyone, including professionals, amateurs, video fans as well as cell-phone camera enthusiasts. Working with Leo Burnett Milan, Montblanc wants to pay homage to the chronograph, and promote their own, with a creative short film challenge. The Beauty of a Second is a contest that asks you to submit a second…
Added by alice on November 17, 2011 at 9:30am —
Andy Warhol Monument (Union Square, NYC)
Whenever I see a statue or a sculpture, particularly those of people, I look for the perfect angle to make them come alive. I'm lucky to live at a place that's perfect for this, New York City. Here are some shots from my series entitled Statues in the Sky
General Tecumsah… Continue
Added by Michael E. Mason on July 31, 2011 at 9:00am —
Milan-based photographer Settimio Benedusi is a self-professed "beauty hunter." That's precisely why Sports Illustrated
magazine hired him to take these stunning shots of their gorgeous models.
Ever since Benedusi got his first camera at the age of 12, he's been fixated on taking the perfect picture. He seeks to capture raw beauty and emotion in every shot. "I look at the subject and… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 5, 2011 at 12:00pm —
Hugh Lippe is a Texas-born photographer who currently lives and works in New York City. His most recent solo show, which was at Rare Gallery in New York, was called “The Dirt Under My Nails.”
What I enjoy most about his photos is that he has a way of capturing a person's raw and natural beauty. It's like he can strip a person down to their most vulnerable state, revealing a side to them… Continue
Added by alice on January 26, 2011 at 9:30am —
With a total population of only about 320,000, Iceland is a European island that's known for its cold and uninhabitable combination of sand and mountains. Highly geologically active, Iceland received worldwide attention this year after its volcano Eyjafjallajökull caused numerous flight delays across Europe, stranding passengers as they waited for Nature's fury to subside.…
Added by alice on December 19, 2010 at 10:00am —
I was pleasantly surprised when I saw Canadian actress Rachel McAdams on the cover of InStyle Magazine
. It's been awhile since I've seen such grace and elegance.
McAdams, who is best known for her work in The Notebook
, Wedding Crashers
, and The Time Travelers Wife
, hits the big screen next month in Morning Glory
as a TV… Continue
Added by April on November 6, 2010 at 12:30pm —
Born in Hendek, Turkey, Serkan Emiroglu is a photographer who describes his work as "intimate, introspective and quietly beautiful." He seems to encapsulate somber moods, showing us a vulnerability that's not often seen in fashion photography.
In 2007, Emiroglu was chosen as one of… Continue
Added by alice on September 29, 2010 at 11:00am —
Shot over a week just outside of Raleigh, North Carolina as well as on the Salt Flats in Utah, theses photos by Christopher Wilson will make you appreciate the beauty of skydiving. Generously using negative space, he creates an atmospheric body of work, capturing movement and color in almost an impressionistic way.
Inspired by the late American photographer… Continue
Added by alice on September 15, 2010 at 11:00am —
"Color, flare, and beauty are my addictions. My heart serves as guide – it never fails. My inspiration is unpredictable but its beauty precise. I see it, touch it, feel it, smell it; I find it everywhere." Yulia Gorbachenko…
Added by Visnja V on September 2, 2010 at 9:00am —
works for leading advertising agencies and companies but also indulges in artistic photography.
Many of his images, especially nudes and ballet-dancers have been printed in international publications and are very asked for among collectors.…
Added by Visnja V on August 6, 2010 at 4:20pm —
La Scala, Milan, Italy
As a symbol of a nation's wealth and power, opera houses are an amazing way to experience a country's rich culture. Photographer David Leventi takes us inside some of the most ornate ones and even asks us to stand center stage. Taking some photos from the vantage point of the performer, we get to experience an… Continue
Added by alice on August 4, 2010 at 10:00am —
Take a look at Los Angeles-based artist Scott Belcastro's paintings and you'll feel a calmness come over you. Inspired by the woodlands of New York's upstate region, where he grew up, Belcastro tell stories of silence, loneliness and a struggle for something within ourselves. Using nature as his backdrop, Belcastro makes us long for a simpler life, doesn't… Continue
Added by alice on July 26, 2010 at 9:30am —
This collaborative piece by Phil Lumbang and Becca would fall under the "cute" category of street art. The scene is almost reminiscent of something you'd see in a children's book. It was seen in Los Angeles, on Mateo + 7th.
Added by Eugene on July 19, 2010 at 11:00am —
Inspired by David Hockney's "The Desk," Roberts Birze has created a fantastic series called Scattered Images. Exploring multiple moments of space and perspective, Birze takes anywhere between 9 to 300 images of a single…
Added by alice on June 23, 2010 at 10:00am —
Brazilian photographer Bruno Cals transports us to an old, decrepit building where a beautiful lingerie model awaits. The striking model coupled with the worn-down interior makes for one captivating set.
Bruno was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1967. At age 19, he moved to Paris and began a successful career as a fashion model. At age 26, he decided that he wanted…
Added by Eugene on June 8, 2010 at 4:00pm —
Artist Brett Amory finds stories where most people will never look - in the moments when we're waiting. Where are we all going to and what is it that we're looking forward to next? Why do we all seem to be lost in our owns thoughts? The answers reveal themselves in the slouched shoulders, the worried look, the way we frantically pace along the street. Amory captures this… Continue
Added by alice on June 6, 2010 at 8:00am —
What is it about Kevin Cyr's oil paintings of beaten up vans and trucks that's so beautiful? Is it that we're reminded of our childhood, remembering the excitement we felt when we heard the grumbling of a truck? Or is it that we find unexpected beauty in used and slightly abused objects? I say all of the above.
Kevin states, "I commemorate commercial vehicles… Continue
Added by alice on April 28, 2010 at 10:30am —
I first heard about Beijing born fashion photographer Chen Man right here on theMET when Panda Ju posted on her back in December 2008. Just recently, I learned that Chen Man's having a solo show in Hong Kong at the Ooi Botos…
Added by alice on April 27, 2010 at 11:30am —
These paintings by Jenn Mann are beyond beautiful. I'm especially blown away by the following pieces, where she juxtaposes portraits of beautiful women with magnificent animal wildlife.
"My work comes from my own experience and understanding of society and how I fit into it," she says. "We forget that we are animals, we expect ourselves to not act like one or…
Added by Eugene on April 25, 2010 at 1:00pm —