Peter Marino is the Picasso of architecture. His residential and retail designs are known the world over. Ever heard of Giorgio Armani, Andy Warhol, Valentino, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Fendi, Ermenegildo Zegna, Donna Karan and Barneys New York? Yeah, he’s designed retail and personal spaces for all of the aforementioned. He’s that serious! His newest creation is the Louis Vuitton New Bond Street Maison.
The new ‘House of Vuitton’ is ultra chic, uber stylish, and dripping with luxury. Located on the luxurious Bond Street in London, it’s only right that the store be the epitome of lavish. There layout of the lair includes:
A Glass Staircase
An Endless Wall-o-Bags
A Bag Bar (My Personal Favorite)
A Ready-to-Wear Exhibition
Individual Suites Called ‘Apartments’
The store opened its doors on May 28, 2010.
If you live in the San Francisco area, make sure you get your tush out to the complimentary screening of Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry. The film is a feature length documentary that explores the beginnings of American tattooing and one of its most iconic pioneers, Norman ‘Sailor Jerry’ Collins. Sailor Jerry is known for his classic tattoo designs and even has his own day. The guy was well known, well respected, and a legend in the tattoo world.
Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry: A Film About the Life and Times of Tattoo Master Norman Collins
3117 16th Street
San Francisco, Ca 94103
Wednesday, June 9th and Thursday, June 10th
Doors Open at 6:45pm & 10pm, movies begin at 7:30pm and 10:30pm
Canadian visual artist Camilla d’Errico has a solo exhibiton coming to the Mondo Bizzarro Gallery in Rome this week. Although she’s Italo-Canadian by birth, her work is widely influenced by the Japanese manga culture. She currently uses her paints to construct comic books and individual paintings. Her work stays true to the Japanese manga art form as her characters have the wide eyes and innocent demeanor we all are familiar with. The paintings featured in Codice d’Errico are for sale. If interested in pricing or purchase, contact email@example.com.
Codice d’Errico Previvew
Mondo Bizzarro Gallery
June 5, 2010
San Fran readers, you are in for a treat! Photographer Austin McManus and painter Brandon Chuesy have collaborated on an artistic feat that features first time female taggers. You thought the Linkin Park / Jay Z ‘Collision Course’ album was something? This exhibit is just as dope. Who Needs Friends When You Have A Partner In Crime? is the duos attempt to challenged gender norms when it comes to the taboo topic of vandalism and graffiti. Super dope show at Ever Gold Gallery. I strongly suggest you check it out!
Who Needs Friends When You Have A Partner In Crime
Austin McManus & Brandon Chuesy
San Francisco, Ca
6:00pm – 9:00pm
6pm – 9pm
Lazarides Galleries is bringing some European street art to the clean cut and straight laced area of Beverly Hills. EuroTrash features the artwork of four individual artists in its 8,000 square foot venue. The exhibit is a compilation of art from four of Europe’s most cutting edge new street artists- JR, Vhils, Conor Harrington, and Anthony Micallef. All four artists have a talent for taking objects we see everyday on city streets and coverts them into eye catching works of art.
JR, Vhils, Conor Harrington, and Anthony Micallef
320 North Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, Ca 90210
June 8, 2010
7:00pm – 10:00pm
RSVP by June 7th: firstname.lastname@example.org
Open to the Public:
June 9 – June 27
Noon – 8:00pm Daily
It’s quite difficult to picture any major US city completely deserted, but somehow photographer Matt Logue was able to capture such an unimaginable sight on film. Empty LA is a series of images featuring the City of Angels void of any type of human life. Creepy huh? No matter of eerie it may seem to image the city without a human presence, the photographs are beautiful. Actually, I like the city better without all the traffic. The images are available for purchase in book form on the Empty LA website.
Image Layout: Phaymiss
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