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The Illustrated Ape #27

Posted: Dezember 31st, 2008 | Author: dk | Filed under: Art, Culture, Literature | 1 Comment »

The Monorex Animation Issue “Let’s MOOOVE IT!!!”- features hep-cat painter Anthony Ausgang, and a whole bulging barrel of mixed up graffiti chimps, scribbler gorillas, and orangutang animators bursting out all over the place higgeldy-piggeldy fashion… Secret Wars, Psyop, Teck, Alfa, H. E. Jones, Nanospore LLC, Horso, Gentleman Starkey, Chu, Inkfetish, Ink Bomb Studios, Jethro Haynes, Tim Hill, Odisey, Jason Atomic, Glossy Ink, Honey Manko, Sichi, Salena Godden, Nigel Burch, Jimmy Crayon, Terry Guy, Alessandra Tisato, Tim Wells, Chris Hill, Shannon Stephaniuk, Jay Allard and Square.  

The Illustrated Ape
PO Box 16329
London, E17, 4FD, UK




THE ILLUSTRATED APE, established in 1998, features 100% original creative fiction, pictures, poetry, pop-and never,ever, reviews! It has won popular acclaim, notably the CREATIVE REVIEW ‘Best In Book’ award for design, and was one of only 5 British magazines selected for the Jam Anglo-Japanese exhibition. It is widely regarded as the most exiting and influential creative, illustration, graffiti, and writing magazine, to come out of the British urban underground, and is a primary resource for anyone seeking insights into popular culture.
















Visionaire #55 Surprise

Posted: Dezember 22nd, 2008 | Author: dk | Filed under: Art, Culture, Design, Photography, Style | 1 Comment »

THE HOLIDAY ISSUE presents intricate pop-ups by Sophie Calle, Andreas Gursky, Cai Guo-Qiang, Steven Klein, Yayoi Kusama, Alasdair McLellan, Steven Meisel, Guido Mocafico, Nicola Formichetti with Gareth Pugh, Sølve Sundsbø and Mario Testino.

11 Mercer street
New York, NY 10013







VISIONAIRE is a multi-format album of fashion and art produced in exclusive numbered limited editions. Since its inception in the spring of 1991, VISIONAIRE has offered a forum for works by both famous and emerging artists from around the world as well as personalities, fashion designers, art directors and image-makers. 


Published 3 times a year, VISIONAIRE features a different theme and format with each issue. Artists work in collaboration with VISIONAIRE to produce their personal interpretations on a theme and are given unparalleled freedom to push VISIONAIRE’s original formats.


The Chap #42

Posted: Dezember 19th, 2008 | Author: dk | Filed under: Culture, Fashion, Style | 1 Comment »

The Chap takes a bold stand against mutterings of “recession” by expanding to A4, going into full colour and adding 12 pages.


The Chap

17 Ardmere Road

London SE13 6EL

United Kingdom
or email post@thechap.net

For subscription and other ordering enquiries,
please call 01778 392022




The Chap takes a wry look at the modern world through the steamed-up monocle of a more refined age, occasionally getting its sock suspenders into a twist at the unspeakable vulgarity of the twenty-first century.
Since 1999, the Chap has been championing the rights of that increasingly marginalised and discredited species of Englishman - the gentleman. The Chap believes that a society without courteous behaviour and proper headwear is a society on the brink of moral and sartorial collapse, and it seeks to reinstate such outmoded but indispensable gestures as hat doffing, giving up one’s seat to a lady and regularly using a trouser press.









Parkett #83

Posted: Dezember 19th, 2008 | Author: dk | Filed under: Art | 1 Comment »

“Since its inception, PARKETT has asserted itself as one of the best publications on contemporary art available today. It is one of those rare periodicals that does not resemble a magazine. The quality of its operations and topicality of its discussions combine to make PARKETT both a luxurious and necessary publication.”Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

Parkett Verlag
Quellenstrasse 27
CH-8031 Zurich
phone +41-44-271 81 40

Parkett Publishers
145 Ave. of the Americas (at Spring Street)
New York, NY 10013
phone (212) 673 2660

The viewing rooms for editions are open by
appointment in both cities.  




Parkett is published in direct collaboration with important international artists, whose oeuvre is explored in several essays by leading writers and critics. Each artist also creates a special signed and numbered work exclusive to Parkett.

Up to now Parkett has published more than 80 volumes with some 180 monographs and over 1500 in-depth texts making it one of the most comprehensive libraries on contemporary art worldwide. At the same time the collection of all editions, prints, photographs, objects, and other works made by the artists especially for Parkett forms a unique document and small museum of the art of the past quarter of a century. 

The Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris has called Parkett one of the best art publications and invited the publication to a special exhibition in Paris. Subsequently, exhibitions of Parkett’s artists’ editions have been held in Cologne (Ludwig Museum), Frankfurt (Portikus), Copenhagen (Louisiana Museum), Tokyo (Hillside Forum), Geneva (Centre d’Art Contemporain), London (Whitechapel Art Gallery), Zurich (Kunsthaus) among other places.

A catalog raisonné of all artists’ editions has been published in 2001 on the occasion of Parkett’s retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. “Parkett - 20 Years of Artists’ Collaborations”, the book from the Kunsthaus Zurich exhibition in 2004 features unpublished artists sketches, documents, interviews, photographs and statements on the history and the making of Parkett since 1984. Detailed information on all Parkett volumes and artists editions is featured on the website.

The list of collaborating artists includes: Laurie Anderson, Richard Artschwager, Georg Baselitz, Matthew Barney, Louise Bourgeois, Francesco Clemente, Peter Fischli/David Weiss, Gilbert & George, Rebecca Horn, Ilya Kabakov, Jeff Koons, Brice Marden, Bruce Nauman, Meret Oppenheim, Raymond Pettibon, Sigmar Polke, Gerhard Richter, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol, and many more. 

In addition to this central collaboration element, Parkett features various articles on contemporary art within a series of playful rubrics such as Cumulus, Insert, or Les Infos du Paradis. 

Parkett is published three times per year in English and German by its eponymous publishing house in Zurich with an additional editorial office in New York. With a circulation of 12,000 copies the publication is read by some 30,000 readers in 40 countries, one third of them in North America. Parkett is available by subscription and is on sale in more than 500 art book shops around the world. Editors are Bice Curiger (editor-in-chief), Bettina Funcke (editor USA) and Jacqueline Burckhardt (senior editor). Publisher is Dieter von Graffenried.


Fantastic Man #8

Posted: Dezember 14th, 2008 | Author: dk | Filed under: Culture, Fashion | 1 Comment »

FERGUS HENDERSON and how he accidentally reinvented British cooking to massive acclaim with his bloody honest cuisine / FRANCESCO VEZZOLI the artist of high concept films, fabulous friends and plenty of airmiles / CHANEL FOR MEN / SPECTACLES / LESBIAN LOOKS / GREAT FOOTWEAR / CAMEL GALORE / FOUR SUITS.

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1017 RP Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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Qvest #34

Posted: Dezember 12th, 2008 | Author: dk | Filed under: Art, Fashion, Music, Photography | 1 Comment »

STEVEN KLEIN Photobooth / BRUCE WEBER Joe Mckenna / PETER SAVILLE at Il Tempo / STIPE ERCEG in Vuitton.

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Medikom Gesellschaft für
Medien Infotainment
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Advertising Director
Miriam Tonner
Fon +49 221 990 33 360
E-Mail tonner@qvest.de


Fashion today is more than just clothes and accessories. QVEST understands this and we put it at the heart of our world. Or to put it another way: just what can be counted as an accessory these days? Should the colour of our car match our shoes? Does the maxim „no brown after six“ apply better to works of video art? What – to extend this conceit  – does one of Andy Warhol’s electric chairs in a vivid yellow say about its owner? What message is our neighbour trying to convey when he drives up in a brown coupé? 
As in society and language, the battles about greatness and principles in the field of fashion have already been fought. It is no longer about right and wrong and either/or; now it is about the tangental details. Which certainly promises to make things more varied and colourful, and more pleasurable too.
Two years ago, practically over-night, we began developing our Berlin-London Fashion Magazine out of the well-established brand name QVEST. Now, with a certain sense of pride and satisfaction, but certainly not self-satisfaction, we are taking stock of our achievements: we have two fantastic years behind us – and 2009 already promises to be even better. 
Since issue No 30, which came out at the end of January, we produce both full English and German versions, with the English language issue distributed internationally in Paris, Milan, London and New York. The German-language edition continues to appear as usual – although these days without any translated section into English. So, we are expanding internationally rapidly and we are in very good shape. And since for us it is not „the journey that is the destination, but the search“ – to quote our recent film correspondent, Wolfgang Joop – we are excited to see our readers‘ enthusiasm increase with every issue. The search to find out where, what, how and why fashion today continues…  


032c #16TH ISSUE “Post-America”, Winter 2008/2009

Posted: Dezember 11th, 2008 | Author: dk | Filed under: Art, Culture, Fashion | 1 Comment »

INSIDE: “A new world is coming into being almost unnoticed.” JOHN GRAY tells Hans Ulrich Obrist about the political and financial unrest in the “Post American Age;” STEVEN MEISEL reveals fashion’s cruel and beautiful in a rare interview (plus a seven-page foldout madness of all his Vogue Italia covers); Wes Jones illustrates Dubai and the effects of superabundance; artist STURTEVANT tackles copy, copyright, and the ready-made; architect Jürgen Mayer H., and artists Ralf Ziervogel and RothStauffenberg form a cluster of 3-4 FANTASTIC GERMANS (with 032c’s Architectural Digest visit to Mozambique’s Grand Hotel gone bad); Photographers Max Farago and Alasdair McLellan bring on “THE NUDES;” and so much more on 246 pages..

How to get it

032c is available at select newsstands,
bookshops and fashion boutiques worldwide.


Please download the order form and
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032c is a bi-annual contemporary culture magazine at the intersections of 
fashion, art and politics. Finding the new in the old and the old in the new,
032c invites leading and emerging creatives to collaborate on mono-
thematic issues. It has been considered to be “dedicated to the celebration of
ideas” by i-D, “revue ultra-pointue” by French Vogue, or simply as “the
Berlin magazine that propogates an aesthetic of brutal elegance” by
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. “The magazine fuses art and architecture,
literature, urban studies and fashion in ways”, states New York Times, “that
can make one forget how depressing a visit to a newsstand has become.”
032c is internationally distributed to selected art bookstores, fashion
boutiques and newsstands. The magazine has been exhibited at places such
as London Design Museum, Colette (Paris), GAS (Tokyo), The Pineal Eye
(London) and the 3rd Berlin Biennial.


Du #10 Dezember/Januar

Posted: Dezember 11th, 2008 | Author: dk | Filed under: Culture | 19 Comments »

Nacht, heller als der Tag  Literatur: Eine Weihnachtsgeschichte von Katharina Faber / Ich wünsche mir … Fotografie: Paulo Fridman bildet die Träume der Brasilianer ab / Die Erfindung einer Tradition Gesellschaft: Daniel Miller über wahre Sehnsüchte und falsche Traditionen / Das «Wir feiern Familie»-Fest Gesellschaft: Max Celko über den Retro-Trend zur Familienweihnacht / Hauch, nicht Sturm Wiederkehr der Religion: Peter Gross untersucht Erlösungsfantasien / Der gute Herbergswirt Literatur: Eine Weihnachtsgeschichte von Pedro Lenz / Zu Hause beim Weihnachtsmann Fotografie: Erika Larsen auf den Spuren von Natur und Kultur / Das blaue Wunder von Weihnachten Kunst: H. F. Keller und J. E. Hamburger über das Kind und den Kuss / Bethlehem: Tradition und Eskalation Fotografie: David Rubinger sieht die Grenze nach aussen wie innen / Weihnachten in Äthiopien Lalibela: Wo die Kirche in Stein gehauen ist / Weihnachten heisst Fiesta Mexiko: Die Geburtstagsparty zwischen Heidentum und Christentum / Wenn Schneeflöckchen sanft herniedersinken Kino: Wolfram Knorr zum Wert der alljährlichen Weihnachtsfilme / «Das Nicht-Fotografieren ist ebenso wichtig wie das Fotografieren.» Fotografie: Balthasar Burkhard steigt für Du in sein Archiv / «Es klingt vielleicht altmodisch – aber ich suche Schönheit.» Next Generation: Der Fotograf Alec Soth / «Mit dem Auktionswesen ist es wie mit dem Zirkus: Wer einmal die Luft geschnuppert hat, bleibt für immer.» Kunstmarkt: Pierre und Cyril Koller über fünfzig Jahre Kunsthandel / Ein Wintertag Literatur: Eine fast weihnachtliche Geschichte von Oscar Peer.

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Die Zeitschrift Du, 1941 gegründet, ist eine der traditionsreichsten Kulturzeitschriften Europas.
Seit ihrer Gründung ist das Lesepublikum von Du hoch gebildet, kaufkräftig, international orientiert
und der Kultur und einem umsichtigen, gehobenen Lebensstil zugetan. 

Du spürt den grossen Themen, Erzählungen und Mythologien nach, die uns als moderne Menschen beschäftigen. Du beleuchtet die Themen mit wissenschaftlichem, künstlerischem und literarischem Auge. Du setzt Themenschwerpunkte wie: Das Haus. Die Zeit. Das Kleid. Die Liebe. Der Himmel. Die Stadt.Die Seele. Das Kind oder Die Natur.


Vorn #4

Posted: Dezember 8th, 2008 | Author: dk | Filed under: Art, Culture, Design, Fashion, Photography | 11 Comments »

Miss White Rachel de Joode, Prevailing Condition Sheets/1-10. Patrick F. Panetta, Habitat Chris Dreher, Double Exposure Kexin Zang, Weltanschauung, Puff & Pogo Georg Molterer, Ondines’ Curse Anka Bardeleben, Vater unser Loch, Don’t kill Me I’m in Love Bruno Nagel, Oma’s Moeder Miloushka Bokma, The Future of Art Aldo Runfola, Collapse Forever Kez Glozier, Reisebuch 1-5 Christina Kruse, Just what is it… Rose Pistola, Disparates Contemporáneas J. Baldauf & B. Bauer, The Magnificent Magyars Elfiede A. Stanka, CandoCo Felix Lammers, I love Paris Elfie Semotan & Jina Khayyer,  Sozionauten Anke Seitz, Nach dem Spiel… Matthias Hangst, Darauf wart ich Sarah Bohn, Corrected Pictures Michael Schirner, Polyurethan Clemens en August, Yasmine Yasmine Eslami, Contra maleficia A. Ameling & A. Volkmann, I Love Mirko Borsche, Karte Eins Frederike Gaus, Facile à ouvrir Thomas De Monaco.

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Die Publikation bietet Kreativen die Möglichkeit in absoluter Freiheit ihre Ideen umzusetzen. Ohne Grenzen, Vorgaben oder Themen. Die Kombination von aussergewöhnlichen Beiträgen in einer Druckqualität, welche in der Magazinlandschaft ungewöhnlich ist, wurde mit zahlreichen Auszeichnungen bedacht.
A publication that provides a medium of complete freedom to the industry’s most exciting designers. Without boundaries, briefs or themes. The combination of groundbreaking contributors an a print quality that is usually unheard of in the magazine industry, has quickly become a multi-award winning success.


Big #69 Bowery

Posted: Dezember 6th, 2008 | Author: dk | Filed under: Art, Culture, Design, Fashion, Photography | 12 Comments »

CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Doug Lloyd, ART & DESIGN DIRECTOR: Martin Sandberg, CONTRIBUTORS: Alasdair Mclellan, Allen Ginsberg, Craig Mcdean, Emma Reeves, Gerard Malanga, Godlis Kon Trubkovich, Mario Sorrenti, Max Farago, Lucas Jackson, Charles H. Hoyt, Nan Goldin, Robert Mapplethorpe, Robin Broadbent, Roe Ethridge, Ryan Mcginley, Terry Richardson, Weegee.

Big Magazine New York
393 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10013

How to get it
Have a look at Distribution on:


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Sylvie Durlach, srmedia@club-internet.fr

No other magazine in the world produces each issue in a different country, with different teams of contributors. Big collaborates with the world’s top art directors to give each issue a look and feel entirely of its own. Each number of Big combines the work of the industry’s most influential photographers, designers and writers with emerging talents.