American Illustration and American Photography recently announced their selections for 2013 featuring work from the world’s top image makers. John Hendrix, Tara McPherson (winning piece pictured above) and Yuko Shimizu were among the B&A illustrators selected for American Illustration 32. Works by photographers Jamie Chung, Nick & Chloe, Michael Turek and Stephen Wilkes were chosen to appear in American Photography 29.
The formerly biannual publication Bloomberg Pursuits recently got a makeover with the help of photographer Jamie Chung. Pursuits is now published quarterly and has broadened its luxury coverage to include art, food, fashion, travel, philanthropy and more.
Don’t call Gary Baseman’s “The Door Is Always Open” a retrospective because it’s more than that. Yesterday was the first day people could quite literally immerse themselves in Gary’s world. Inspired by his childhood home, “The Door Is Always Open” is a large-scale installation featuring a collection of Gary’s fine art, illustration, animation, performance and toy design.
Ars Thanea created these eye popping miniature depictions of the Mental Health Center of Denver’s two campuses. Working only off references and descriptions from the creatives at Cactus Marketing, Ars Thanea drafted illustrations and then used CGI modeling to bring MHCD to life.
Justin Hollar photographs the Pre-Fall 2013 Lookbook for noted evening gown designer Reem Acra. The shoot took place in front of a simple backdrop, all the better to showcase the beautiful dresses. Model Mathilde Frachon looks stunning as she poses in dresses with delicate beading and extensive embellishments. Hair and makeup was done by our own Liam Dunn.
Douglas Friedman photographs actor Alan Cumming for a foodie interview on the art & culture site The Aesthete. It’s a perfect fit for Douglas who chronicles his international travels, meals and meetings on The Facinator, his blog which has taken on a life of its own. Previously Douglas has photographed sportswear designer Tommy Hilfiger and art house auteur Whit Stillman for The Aesthete.
Dana Gallagher photographs an article for T Magazine focused on the perennial planting movement that’s starting to take hold, especially in dense city environments. Dana traveled to Cape Cod to capture pictures of the meticulously curated garden of this Nantucket home.
Stockton Johnson shares portraits of some of the world’s top models taken at Vogue’s 120th anniversary celebration held in Beijing and published in Vogue China. Carolyn Murphy, Jessica Stam, Fei Fei Sun, Liu Wen, Hanne Gabby Odiele, Du Juan, Constance Jablonski, Sui He & Xiao Wen are captivating in these pared down yet elegant images.
Justin Hollar reprises his role photographing Wacoal’s B.tempted’s SS2013 lingerie campaign, he has previously collaborated with the brand on their the FW2012 and SS2012 campaigns. Model Charlbi is a pastel dream on this set created by B&A’s own Tara Marino, shot on location in New York.
Brian Doben photographs the revealing cover story on Carrie Underwood for the April 15th edition of People Magazine. In the issue, the country singer talks about her tour and marriage to hockey player Mike Fisher.
Stockton Johnson photographs a Barney’s New York advertorial for the April issue of Vogue Japan. The shoot features international supermodels Tao Okamoto (who will be making her on screen debut in the upcoming film Wolverine) and Ella Kandyba and was shot in Tokyo.
Ars Thanea and British Airways come together to spread the word about the airlines’ new Colombo to London route. Ars Thanea was asked to create a microworld of Britain to showcase all of the country’s best assets.