This week saw the opening of Design Museums exhibition ‘California’ exploring how the ideals of the 1960s counterculture morphed into the tech culture of Silicon Valley, and how ‘Designed in California’ became a global phenomenon. Watch Tyler The Creators ‘Cherrybomb’ documentary in full, featuring Kanye West, Asap Rock, Pharrell & more. Finally skate legend Mark Gonzales talks to GQ about how he mentally prepares for success, why comedy is high art, and why life is way better without a phone.
For over two years, Nick Knight, director Rei Nadal and the duo behind Cav Empt explored the term ‘youth’, documenting their stages of research in a SHOWstudio project entitled ‘Untitled Project’, take a look at the final stage. Music journalist John Ingham photographed and interviewed the original punks, before the movement hit the tabloids. In his new book ‘The Spirit of 76: London Punk Eyewitness’ you get an insight into the year that changed music forever. Finally if your looking for something to do this weekend head to Turbulence, the exhibition brings together the work of four British artists in: Sue Webster, Alex Sain, Jack Whitefield & Kingsley Ifil. Turbulence sheds light on the uncertainty of our times & is on show at Notting Hill’s Golborne Gallery.
For their first delivery of 2017 Beinghunted take personal memories, long-lost favourite items, a masterpiece from London and turned them into a collection of graphic t-shirts.
This week Larry Clark opened ‘White Trash’ an exhibition of artworks from his personal collection at the Bushwick Gallery, here he shares the stories behind a few of the pieces. Next take a look inside Apple’s new & nearly completed campus. Finally if you are looking for something to do in London this weekend then head to Somerset House for Photo London 17, here are 8 shows not to be missed.
In this weeks best of the week we look back at a 1995 interview between mysterious Japanese designer Rei Kawakubu & Paul Smith. Look back at the Met Gala Ball through the eyes of Frank Ocean, and finally for those of you heading south of the river this week be sure to check out Peckham Rye music festival.
In this weeks best of the week creative director at Nowness, Anna Higgs speaks at the D&AD festival in London, explaining why we should choose creativity over clickbait. Also, we take a look at P.A.M’s SS17 look book titled ‘Women are the future’ and finally i-D take us back through 25 years of Comme, ahead of the brands exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
This week Mike Tyson shows off his pedigree bird collection to The Migos, King Krule joins Mount Kimbie on NTS where he premieres unreleased music and finally take a look back to Undercover’s collection from AW 1997-1998.