A Week in Review: January 26, 2018
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The Model Rebelling Against Social Media via The Cut
I only have, like, 3,000 followers. I’m not a fan of the social-media movement. I liked how back in the day, with models like Naomi Campbell, you only saw them when you saw them. And it was more mysterious. The industry felt more private. I hate posting — I’m going to say it.
The 25 Best Grammys Beauty Looks of All Time via Vogue
Vogue looks back on nearly 60 years of beauty at the Grammy Awards, demonstrating
the undeniable power of live-for-the-moment beauty.
Frida Kahlo: Radical Artist, Political Activist, Icon via Teen Vogue
As critics of the conservative leader pointed out, however, today’s branding of Frida as a champion of “girl power” can sometimes overshadow her lifelong commitment to a profoundly leftist social and political agenda. She was not only an openly bisexual feminist, making her way ahead of her time, but also a communist and Mexican nationalist who intertwined personal experience, ideology, and cultural commentary in her art and lifestyle.
The New York Curator Who Helped Launch Basquiat’s Career via Dazed
We used to go to the Mudd Club every night but I didn't really know about his work...When I saw the SAMO© graffiti stuff, I knew (he would be big). There was always that feeling of determination (with Basquiat). After the (New York/New Wave) show at PS1, I organised his first one-man show in Italy, with Emilio Mazzoli, Diego Cortez tells Dazed.
Playing Around with Demna Gvasalia’s Inaugural Kids Collection at Our Montreal Headquarters via Ssense
In honor of Demna Gvasalia's inaugural kid's collection, Ssense shares the cutest photos of babies in Balenciaga at their Montreal headquarters.