To further celebrate the birthday of Franz Liszt, I thought I'd share some of the photos I took during my visit to his home, which has been converted into a small museum in Bayreuth, Germany. You can press play below to watch the slideshow, or follow this link to see the gallery with captions.
There was no flash photography allowed in the museum, so please disregard the poor quality of some of the images.
Last weekend was Nuit Blanche, and I wanted to share some of the amazing, interesting and provocative art that I saw. I pretty much stayed on Queen St. West. The best art I saw was the giant balloon Ring Leader who watched over the entrance of the Drake Hotel, and the Clowns and Burlesque dancers entertaining guests at the Gladstone Hotel. Here's my first photostream for your entertainment!
When I sam the album artwork for Rihanna's new CD Rated R, I was instantly reminded of the album artwork for Duran Duran's Rio, and clippings of artist Leigh Bowery. It isn't difficult to see that nothing "new" is ever really fresh. Boys and Girls have been ricking the androgynous Glam look for decades. Here's a brief look back:
Take me to New York right now! The MoMA is currently running a career retrospective exhibition of Tim Burton's artwork and designs.
In the above clip Burton discusses his body of work, the inner workings of his mind and growing up watching monster movies. He let's us know that the circular dynamic of striped socks both calms and grounds him, and "the word normal always scared me because that indicated something that was quite subversively terrifying in some way."
Roberto Bolle will be making [partially clothed] appearance at a bookstore near you. He is the focus of a three year collaboration with Vanity Fair photographer Bruce Weber. If you don't know him already, please take to time to discover the beauty, strength, and yum that is Mr. Bolle.