By Ben Marks In 1973, New Jersey's favorite son, Bruce Springsteen, used a linen Tichnor postcard (although with a more generic, and boring, background) for the cover of his first album, making it the most recognized large-letter postcard out...
Here is a fun little curio from Photoplay. Natacha Rambova, aka Mrs. Rudolph Valentino, aka Winifred Shaughnessy of Salt Lake City, was in the process of making What Price Beauty? when she decided to cross-market her hair-dos to Joan Q.
This summer the Fashion and Textile Museum stages the first-ever exhibition on the rebozo – the classic Mexican shawl made famous in 20th century culture by artist Frida Kahlo. Made in Mexico explores the key role textiles have played in promoting Mexican culture worldwide from the 17th century to the present day. Rebozos on display include major loans from: the Franz Mayer Museum, Mexico City; the Museum of Textiles, Oaxaca; the British Museum and rebozos from private collections that have never been shown in public before. Contemporary Mexican and UK artists, photographers, fashion and textile designers also present new work created in response to the rebozo and Mexican textiles – including Francisco Toledo, Graciela Iturbide, Carla Fernandez, Zandra Rhodes and Kaffe Fassett.
MADE IN MEXICO The Rebozo in Art, Culture & Fashion
Landmark Art Deco Curzon cinema faces demolition Liverpool Confidential “The site consists of the old Art Deco Curzon Cinema, built in 1936 and designed by Ernest Shennan (the architect responsible for other cinemas in Liverpool, including Seaforth...
Paris abounds with antiques and vintage items. Serious buyers can easily spend days if not weeks hopping from one antiques shop to another and still not hit them all. But what if you are interested in scouting for antiques but ...
It’s that time of year when we ask our fans and Kickstarter backers to vote on which new “wild card” costumes they’d like us to do. The wild card costumes, or TBD costumes, are the ones that backers get to pick. They’re extras on top of the regular costumes already promised as part of the […]
Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898–1995), the man behind some of the most memorable pictures of the 20th century, was a professional photographer for almost 70 years. He started working in photography in Weimar Germany in the 1920s.
The Courier Stonehaven's art deco Carron Restaurant to close The Courier A stunning 1930s art deco building that at various times has been home to restaurants, shops and the army during wartime, is to stop trading this month.
Kinder in einem Feriendorf / Martin Munkacsi / 1929 The Metropolitan Museum of Art has released a vast archive of 400,000 (mostly) hi-resolution digital images online that you can download and use for non-commercial purposes. From a 12-megapixel scan of Rembrandt's 1660 self-portrait to over
I don’t think anyone will argue with the suggestion that Dorothy Gish pretty much walked away with Hearts of the World. Her Little Disturber was a sassy little number who wore a signature Tam o’ Shanter.
The modern style of clothes emerged in the Depression, and so did the focus on the figure beneath the fabric—with a startling result: as Americans' wardrobes became more similar, bodies diverged along class lines.