Category Archives: Style

BoConcept Takes Advertising to a New Level of Cool!

BoConcept, the luxury furniture retailer, just released a 5 minute short, "The Guest", starring Mads Mikkelssen. Name doesn't sound that familiar? Remember the bad ass villain from James Bond Casino Royale who bled out of his eyes? Ya, that guy, and guess what, he's actually pretty funny. We've seen a few big brands opt for shorts instead of traditional advertising recently, and also they took the route of hiring a big name actor to anchor it. BoConcept does a great job of not only offering an

The Life And Art Of Salvador Dali

"One day it will have to be officially admitted that what we have christened reality is an even greater illusion than the world of dreams." There was no-one quite like Salvador Dali. Outlandish, boorish and naturally gifted, the Spaniard was a walking contradiction. He is one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century, yet, at the same time, he was an absolute monster, the living embodiment of The Metamorphosis of Narcissus (1937). His life is one of duality, of light and dark, good

Ileana Sonnabend: Ambassador for the New

Ambassador for the New is a fitting title for a new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) celebrating the life of Ileana Sonnabend, one of the most important interesting art dealers and gallerists of the twentieth century. Sonnabend developed a reputation as an audacious champion of post-war and contemporary works of art, daring, with certain brilliance, to promote artists she had rightly recognised as being groundbreaking. This show focuses on the efforts of her galleries in New