The Siren: Victoria “Little Boots” Hesketh The Sound: Synthpop, nu-disco, deep house, electro house… mercurial melange of old and new The Scene: East Angelean echoes, deep bass, dark clothes, dim lighting, disco flying, summer swelter, low-key shelter, electronic dance shows, less wubba wubba, more water cooler… minimalist staging, maximalist sound, in a way that pulls … Continue reading East Angelean Echoes and Transatlantic Tempos… Little Boots’ Working Girl Promo Tour, Live at The Echo
As an artist, music journalist, and all around connoisseur of sound, Rob Milton is always here for honoring the creatives who have helped shape his style and sound in his own words.
WE ARE MORTALS® is an evolutionary gender-free urban streetwear brand. We call ourselves MORTALS because we are the ones who understand the brevity of human life and the need to live it fully and limitlessly. We also believe that as MORTALS, we’re all equal. That is why we created our brand around this idea of … Continue reading Mood Ring: We Are Mortals
“Queer Icons,” is a beautifully done multimedia photography project by Mexican-American artist Gabriel García Román.
The Big Ass News, shares primarily international stories from respected outlets like the BBC, CNN, The New York Times, The Guardian and more and users have to literally click Kim’s butt to read the story.
So-Cal bred, Brooklyn based singer-songwriter Geminelle speaks this universal language of self-discovery.
Sage Guillory is a transformative artist from Atlanta, GA. As a child, Guillory doodled on everything he could get his hands on. While other kids were heavily focused in school, he was not. His drawings allowed for him to escape his reality. Over the years he has developed a distinct style of art, which stems … Continue reading Meet Post POPcalyptic Artist Sage Guillory
Asia… Asia, Asia: Asia. Is a very real thing. And reality will deal. In increasing measure. Well into the forseeable future. Asia is a Hollywood Renaissance. Black, Female, French, Bulldog. Serving for the stars. Slaying for life. Sitting sideways. Shading moonlight. Asia didn’t sign up for this, but — as a wise man once said: … Continue reading Serving With Slaysia, Ep. 4
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“A man’s errors are his portals of discovery.” – James Joyce Tyler Varsell is a young collage and mixed media artist from CT who focuses on themes of identity, separation, eros, and serendipitous discovery. After graduating from the University of Hartford in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Multimedia Web Design & Development (concentration in … Continue reading For Someone That Keeps A Dream Journal And Has A Slight Obsession With Bob Dylan, Tyler Varsell’s Discoveries are Shockingly Serendipitous
Oscar Varona is a collage artist based in Madrid, Spain. He is influenced by transgressive narrative styles and little conventional notions. Oscar published his first book of stories, “Tremolo” in 2003. He has written several novels and his stories have been included in various international journals: The New Yinzer, (USA, 2009), Mondo Kronheca Literature (Argentina, … Continue reading Exploring The Transgressive Narrative Styles Of Oscar Varona
I stumbled on the work of 17-year-old painter AJ while cruising through Tumblr recently. What the New Jersey based artist lacked in age she made up immensely in talent. Her work, which she documents with process shots she posts to Tumblr, is vibrant, poised and refined. It’s as if she’s possesd with an old soul. … Continue reading Art and Aesthetic Aces: AJ acts her age and Paints Masterpieces
Art should follow the example of crime. The glamour that surrounds the criminal would evaporate were he to become visible… -Jean Cocteau, 1951 The genesis for Los Angeles based street artist HOMO RIOT came out of the anger the artist felt after Prop 8 passed. “I wanted to fuck shit up, I wanted to give … Continue reading Everywhere I go, I see the same Homo Riot
Star Trak taught Marcus Johnson. It’s apparent when browsing through the 27-year-old artist’s portfolio which is filled with awesome renderings of Pharrell Williams, N*E*R*D, The Clipse and Fam Lay. Marcus isn’t solely biased to the Star Trak camp, with a pencil and paper as his weapon he releases an arsenal of images of other notable … Continue reading Learn From Losing, Cherish Winning, Forever Star Trak
Photographer: Nikita Gale Model: sam (HOP Models) Stylist: Danniel Nicole (Love, Danniel) Make Up: Tonisha Cameron (Technikohler Make Up Artistr) Hair: Lindsey Wiseman (Salon Modello)
This fashion story plays on the bloody past of South Africa and highlights the new society that came into being after the country became a democracy in 1994. The title, The 33rd Ray, refers to the architectural feature of the Voortrekker monument where sunlight passes through an opening of the roof on the 16th of … Continue reading “The 33rd Ray”
ICYMI, Alternative is the new Mainstream. This weekend defined culture for thousands of Bad Kids channeling Bad Brains, dancing proudly on the Fringe of the Fringe, with more style than a runway. #because Punk ain’t dead, it moved to Brooklyn. Afropunk in 60 seconds or less. photography by Brenten Williams
Photography by Que Duong Art Direction by Kendrick Daye
Bronx, New York based designer and stylist Francis Urrutia knows her craft. She celebrates three years of Art Nouveau with us. Take a closer look at her editorial entitled “Celebrate.” See more of this in the latest issue of Art Nouveau Magazine on sale now at MagCloud.
Last Friday evening, Art Nouveau Magazine celebrated five years of pushing the visual envelope and promoting independent artistic endeavors with the opening of our POPtimism exhibition at Betti Ono Gallery in Oakland, CA. The show, which was curated by Art Nouveau editor GREATeclectic, featured work by Hugh Leeman, TONE, Third Eye True, Tonia Beglari, and … Continue reading “POPtimism” at Betti Ono Gallery
PHOTOGRAPHY: CAVIER COLEMAN MODEL: LUCCA ALVAS STYLIST: PIETER BURGER Catch this editorial and more in the 10th issue of Art Nouveau Magazine. Click here to get your copy!