Life & Style

November 13, 2015

The Weekly Edit: Dash Snow, Donald Judd and Le Pigalle

10 things turning us on from the worlds of art, style and design

  • Written by Amuse Team
  1. 1. Dash Snow Retrospective at Brant Foundation

    The late artist and enigmatic Downtown icon didn’t leave behind much work, but what was left was pulled together for his largest exhibition to date: Freeze Means Run opened at the Brant Foundation earlier this week and runs until March 2016. The exhibition is comprised of one immersive, eponymous installation composed of his infamous collage works and hundreds of polaroids. November 8 - March 2016 brantfoundation.org

  2. 2. Gucci Shearling Jacket

    In signature Gucci colours, this green flight jacket with red shearling collar is the perfect winter jacket. Light enough to layer up but warm enough to leave your scarf at home. £1490 gucci.com

  3. 3. A neighbourhood hotel in Pigalle, Paris

    From collaborations with local architects, designers and photographers, to the record shop who curated the selection of vinyls in each of the rooms, this new hôtel de quartier–opening on Thursday–has worked hard to create something authentic to the area it which it sits. Tucked between Paris’ ninth and eighteenth arrondissments, Pigalle is the old artists’ quarter and home to the eponymous streetwear brand founded by Stephane Ashpool. Le Pigalle opens on 20 November, rooms start from €150.

  4. 4. Swarovski Atelier x Fredrikson Stallard

    Perhaps known for their eye-catching Crush coffeetable collection of crumpled polished metal sheets encased in glass, this week London-based design duo released Armory – a collection of architectural jewellery for Swarovski Atelier that merge the “sharp lines of the cut crystal and the power of femininity”, as they put it. Crush coffeetable available via Artsy. POA.

  5. 5. Donald Judd Prints for Sale

    As part of Donald Judd: Prints, the posthumous exhibition from the minimalist American artist at 101 Spring Street, NY – the studio space he designed. Backed by COS, the exhibition features pieces from the artist’s personal collection as well as furniture and prints for sale. juddfoundation.org

  6. 6. Vegetable Only Dining at Dirt Candy, New York

    “Anyone can cook a hamburger, leave the vegetables to the professionals,” says Amanda Cohen, head chef and founder of Dirt Candy, on New York’s Lower East side. Named after the colourful and sweet produce pulled from the soil, the queues outside Dirt Candy confirm that Amanda has won over a nation with a reputation for steak, chops and burgers by making vegetables feel indulgent. Image Evan Sung. dirtcandynyc.com

  7. 7. Balenciaga Scarf

    When you’re trying to fall in love with winter, remind yourself that this beautiful wool Balenciaga scarf exists. £295 browns.com

  8. 8. Commes des Garçons Drop Crazy Stripe

    If you thought Comme Des Garçons couldn’t reinvent their signature wallets anymore, think again, the latest drop of collectible leather accessories from the brand come in holographic iridescent cowhide, in a treatment the brand are calling ‘Crazy Stripe’. From the micro-clutch to card holder, these pink, purple blue and yellow clutches are a sure-fire sell out. £129 shop.doverstreetmarket.com

  9. 9. TAG Heuer Launch Smartwatch

    TAG Heuer infuses 150 years of watchmaking craftsmanship with wearable-tech in their first Android smartwatch, which dropped earlier this week. Created in partnership with Google and Intel, the titanium watch comes in seven colours and with a handy two year warranty. Tag Heuer have developed three digital watch dials, which feature the recognizable design of TAG’s Carrera collection. £1100 tagheuerconnected.com

  10. 10. Ai Weiwei Wearable Art for Sale

    Ai Weiwei has worked on these one of a kind, wearable sculptures made from precious materials for Elisabetta Cipriani Gallery. The pieces were made in memorium of the tragic destruction caused by the catastrophic earthquake in China in 2008. Ai Weiwei used hold; a material that traditionally reflects wealth and eternity to acknowledge the sudden destruction caused by the earthquake. The artist presents two pieces of handcrafted rebar in two lengths; each is individually bent by the artist. Rebar in Gold will be on view at Elisabetta Cipriani Gallery in Mayfair from 12 November 2015 – 16 elisabettacipriani.com

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