Gillian Laub photographs pageant princess MaKenzie Myers. Myers is, at age six, a four-year veteran of the pageant scene and a star on the controversial TLC show Toddlers & Tiaras. The spread is featured in an article on the show’s depictions of skimpy costumes, temper tantrums, and pushy stage mom.
Qube Konstrukt collaborates with Saatchi LA to create the Toyota Camry Effect. The website collects personal stories and preferences from Toyota Camry owners. Users fill out a questionnaire, through multiple-choice questions, and their answers calculate a visual representation of their Camry Effect. Their experience can be shared on social media networks and are cataloged on the Camry Effect site with real-time dynamic data visualization.
Uli Weber photographs Zara Phillips for the cover and an inside spread of the October issue of Tatler. The world-class equestrian sat down with the magazine to discuss growing up in the Royal Family, her new line of kid’s riding clothes, and her Olympic hopes.
The Selby visits Chicago restaurant Next for his latest Edible Selby column for T Magazine. The newly opened restaurant changes its entire concept every three months. Chef Grant Achatz and partner Nick Kokonas turned down offers to replicate the success of their restaurant Alinea and instead created Next. While Alinea is about constant innovation and creativity, Next is about constant exploration of global cuisine.
Michael Schnabel exhibits his first solo show at the Osthaus Museum in Hagen, Germany. The show features a total of 52 works from the past decade. Photographs from Schnabel’s most well known series “Nightscapes,” are part of the show. The series includes images of mountains, ocean waves, and most recently museum interiors, taken at night. The newer works portray how art pieces are lighted and rest at nighttime.
Gillian Laub photographs teenage girls in the West Bank settlement of Ma’ale Levona for Tablet. “Girls at War” portrays five young female settlers, part of the new generation of settlers who have become active in the radical politics of the settlement. Before they marry and have children, they fight and help defend the land of their home. They attend Ulpana Levona High school whose motto is “Where settler girls go to become ‘real men.’”
Zach Gold photographs the “Life Hurts” campaign for Dickies. Since 1922 the workwear company has been making tough, durable clothes from heavy-duty twill. Their latest campaign highlights their heritage, claiming “When Life Hurts, Dickies Endures.”
Delphine Chanet photographs fashionable kids for Chloé Enfants and Elle France. Chanet photographed the Fall/Winter 2011 campaign for the children’s line of the storied French fashion house. In addition she captured several children for a fashion spread in the October issue of Elle France. Both shoots took place on locations in Paris, France.
Justin Hollar photographs fall fashion trends for Nylon magazine. The September issue is the magazine’s annual “TV Issue” and in addition to introducing new and returning shows, highlights the season’s newest trends in fashion and beauty.
Brian Doben photographs the fall 2011 campaign for footwear retailer DSW. The campaign is themed around the idea that putting on a new pair of shoes brings a person’s fantasy to life. The fantasies of becoming an actress or a model are seen as reflections in mirrors, windows, and glass doors.
Stephen Wilkes exhibits his series “Day to Night” at ClampArt Gallery in New York, opening tonight. The series includes eight photographs of New York City locations taken over the course of 10-15 hours from the same perspective, as the camera remained stationary. It is the first time the photographs will be exhibited together as a series.
Fashion’s Night Out, the after-hours shopping event, returns for a third year this Thursday, September 8th. The global initiative is sponsored by Vogue and the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and was first put on in New York back in 2009. It expanded around the US and the globe the following year. For one night only, retailers stay open late and throw parties and offer giveaways in the hope of getting people to shop. Jeremyville, Stockton Johnson, Kareem Black, and Tes One lend their talents this year to the events.