CNN Travel | 10 ways to crack Berlin's arts scene
The sheer amount and range of cultural activities available at any given time in Berlin is astonishing. Here are 10 destinations that'll help newcomers get up to speed with what's happening in a city that refuses to stand still. Read more.
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AnOther Mag | Cy Twombly's celestial photographs
Cy Twombly’s ethereal photographic studies of flowers, objects and interiors provide a thrilling insight into the late American artist's life and creative outlook. Like his monumental abstract paintings, filled with rhythmic scribbles and evocative smears, his photographs contain a rich textural quality to imitate outbursts of expression. Read more.
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Amuse / i-D | Fashion to violence: Meet MoMA's provocative design curator
Arguably one of the most provocative design curators of our time, Paola Antonelli isn't afraid to ruffle some feathers in order to push the definition of design beyond beautification of objects and into real life. Design, for Antonelli, permeates every facet of human activity and plays a crucial role in helping people deal with societal change across disciplines. Read more.
Dazed Digital | A Q&A with the founding editor of Adult mag
Adult isn't your typical adult magazine, nor is it "porn for women". The inaugural issue is a stimulating pastiche straddling erotics and literature. A vivid spread of masturbating models is interlaced with stirring short stories and a magical diary of a transgender woman going through hormone replacement therapy. Read more.
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AnOther Mag | Exposing Nobuyoshi Araki's most sentimental series
For many, the name Nobuyoshi Araki is synonymous with Kinbaku — the artful form of Japanese bondage to which he dedicated many photographic projects. The provocative image-maker has dedicated his life to erotic photography, but there's a lesser-seen element to his work that exudes softness. Read more.
ART & PHOTOGRAPHY | Image by Albert Bonsfills
Freunde von Freunden | A portrait of John Baker & Juli Daoust Baker, owners of Mjölk store in Toronto
The pair are the creative minds behind Mjölk (which means ‘milk’ in Swedish), a gallery and lifestyle store with a focus on artful Scandinavian and Japanese design. Read more.
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iGNANT | Digital art: Beyond the hype
If you think of the term ‘digital art’, you might conjure up images of twitchy GIFs or glitchy videos. You might think it’s a recent development, but in fact its practice has roots dating back to the 1960s. So – what is considered ‘digital art’? And why are people paying for it? Read more.
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Format Magazine | Studio Swine designs with hair, garbage and discomfort
From creating eyewear made of human hair to transforming plastic flotsam into luxury objects, designers Alexander Groves and Azusa Murakami are no strangers to pushing themselves into unfamiliar territory in order to produce extraordinary work. Read more.
BRYGG Magazine | Mottainai
For this issue focusing on creatives dealing with taste and flavour, we had a conversation with Tainá Guedes, the founder and CEO of Entretempo Kitchen Gallery about how combining food and art can tap into changing habits. Buy the mag here.
FOOD & ART | Cover by Erika Hebbert
Protein | Bare Essentials
For a long time, buying women's underwear meant choosing between stereotypically sexy, frilly lingerie or bland, frumpy basics. Middle ground offerings were a narrow space of overpriced pieces and underwear that often included infantile patterns or threadbare stripes. But with the rise of online businesses has come a proliferation of retail startups and independent labels tackling this gap. Read more.
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Berlin Film Journal | Revisited: Ingmar Bergman's 'Persona'
'Persona' (1966) is a film that can be watched over and over again without losing its power to scramble the brain and stir the soul. Here, we explore the psychological aspects of the perplexing film. Read more.
AnOther Mag | Beneath the surface of Nan Goldin's most personal work yet
For American photographer Nan Goldin, photography has always been about capturing moments with complete
honesty, revealing life as it was happening. "The camera was like an extension of my hand. I shot all day and never
moved anything. For me, it was a sin to move a beer bottle out of the way because it had to be exactly what it was,"
Goldin said in a 2013 interview about her impulse to photograph. Read more.
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CNN Travel | Art and the Berlin Wall: 8 places to visit
Berlin has long been a magnet for artists and art fans from around the world, so it's no shock it crams about 300 public and privately owned galleries into its city limits. Scattered across the city are intriguing artworks related to the Berlin Wall — many of which are often overlooked by both visitors and residents. Read more.
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Amuse / i-D | Indie magazines from Berlin you should be reading
There's a power in combining words and images in particular proportions in print that can evoke a wildly haptic, almost hypnotic, sensation in readers. More often than not, this feeling emerges after spending time with pages from independent magazines... Read more.
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iGNANT | Art-inspired architecture by Gonzalez Haase
From the Watermill Center in New York to world-renowned concept store Andreas Murkudis in Berlin, architecture firm Gonzalez Haase has left its distinct design footprint in various spaces across the globe. Founded in 1999 by Pierre Jorge Gonzalez and Judith Haase, the studio takes an interdisciplinary approach to architecture by combining elements from art, cinema and scenography into projects. Read more.
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Maisonneuve | Douglas Coupland on Marshall McLuhan and your digital data doppelgänger
“There’s an unusual situation where there’s a hair growing sideways in my left nostril and it’s driving me crazy... that’s called too much information,” remarked Canadian author, visual artist and Maisonneuve contributor Douglas Coupland during the opening of his speech at the Embassy of Canada in Berlin. Read more.
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VentureBeat | Can spending on a Google-style office make employees happy (and more productive)?
Google’s unconventional office designs are well-documented and there’s no doubt they play a role in its organizational culture. But for startups, this raises a question: Can an individualized office space with sleek design really help to create that elusive feeling known as “great company culture”? Read more.
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Factory Magazine | Meet Ecosia, a search engine that helps to plant trees
If you love the environment and you love (can't live without) searching things online, then you might be intrigued by Ecosia. Founded in 2009 by Christian Kroll, Ecosia is a search engine that donates 80 percent of its ad revenue to tree planting. Read more.
TECH & STARTUPS | Image By Ben Fuchs