All posts tagged: Vogue

Ryan McGinley, Bearer of Light

Ryan McGinley is an american photographer living in New York who depicts the pleasure-seeking ways of the contemporary youth culture. Although the photos have a background of violence and drugs, they have a lightness, a freedom and a velocity in the movements of the subjects. Since his childhood he was interested in the marginal elements of society and used to hang out with musicians, artists and skateboarders. In 1995 he joined the Parsons School of Design in New York to study graphic design. The fine art community took notice of his work when he printed a book entitled “The Kids Are Alright” in 1999. His large-format color photographs soon graced the walls of the Whitney Museum of American Art where he was the youngest person to be given a solo exhibition. Then he started doing ad projects and assignments for Vice magazine, New York Times, US Olympic Sports Team and Levi’s. In 2007 he received the title of the “Young Photographer of the Year” at the International Center of Photography Infinity Awards. Sea inside heart, Ryan …

The Anastasia of Winter by Emma Summerton

Top-model Lindsey Wixson bundled up in luxe furs and ornate prints for a fashion spread featured in the December issue of Vogue Japan in 2013. The American model posed for Emma Summerton in a winter wardrobe of layered looks from the likes of Dolce & Gabbana, Duro Olowu and Louis Vuitton styled by fashion editor Giovanna Battagalia. Vogue Japan celebrated Russian culture via Lindsey Wixson’s exploration of winter-kissed landscapes and landmarks. The detailing of each look correlates with the complexity in architecture, and Lindsey herself is reminiscent of the most fashionable Matryoshka doll. Rouged cheeks courtesy of makeup artist Mathias van Hooff and teased hair by Neil Moodie gives Lindsey a doll-like look.