DANCERS OF THE CASINO DE PARIS

Hi friends, sorry, I had so much work to do during the past few days that it was impossible to find some time for my blog.
These dancers of The Casino de Paris were supposed to be my carnival post…Don’t they look magnificent? I’m obsessed with these lavish stage outfits! Please excuse the image quality, but the costumes are just to good not to post them! via

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THE ART OF INEZ AND VINOODH

I really adore this serie of pictures that was taken by the dutch duo Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin for Vogue Paris!
“For over 25 years, the meticulous and audacious imagery of Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin has challenged and reinvigorated the field of fashion photography

EMBROIDERY PROJECTS

Since I discovered Maurizio Anzeri‘s work a while ago, I notice an increasing frequency of embroidered projects in the net. Here are some projects the young and upcoming photographer Ausra Osipaviciute did in collaboration with Milda Cergelyte (fashion design) and Gintare Pasakarnyte who did the needlework.

THE ART OF GARY PETERSEN



Gary Petersen is a native New Yorker. He holds a B.S. degree from The Pennsylvania State University and an M.F.A. from The School of Visual Arts. He lives in Hoboken, New Jersey and was awarded a studio at The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, Space Program 2010-2011, in Brooklyn, New York…He currently has a studio at The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts in New York City.”

THE ART OF ALEX STECKLY

Love these pastel shades on grey tones! The painted flowers are a really great concept too! I’m curious if he continues working on this project! More of his work here.

UKRAINIAN ORNAMENTALS

What a beautiful book! Definetely a “must have” in my collection! Available here.

THE MARVELOUS ALBUM OF MADAME B

This is the most beautiful photo album I’ve ever seen! I’m totally thrilled! I hope you enjoy looking at the pictures as much as I did! All collages were part of this impressive “Playing with Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photocollage” exhibition at The Art Institute of Chicago a while ago.