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“Georgia O’Keeffe” Exhibition Review by Ludovica Colacino

Georgia O’Keeffe. It’s part of the human nature to try and categorize a subject in order to understand it in depth. Though, there is an exception to this unwritten rule of human behavior: rationalization, however, it may increase the separation between a subject and its viewer – which will inevitably lead to only a projection of what we think it’s real. Georgia O’Keeffe was an artist that critics have struggled to put in a determined artistic movement – today we refer to her as the American icon of modernism, even if it covers over one hundred years from the 1850s to roughly the 1960s. O’Keeffe’s extensive archive and studies show how she kept herself distant from the majority of the artistic movements and groups, but only channeled her true self in company of her partner, the American photographer Alfred Stieglitz. Alfred and Georgia’s intimacy is reflected in the works of both of them: Stieglitz would often ask Georgia to pose for him and focused his attention on her hands, face, or her body as whole. …

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#News: November

Over-viewing news from the month of November, written by Sophie Prescott. >> Balmain x H&M Causes Chaos Chaos broke out upon the release of H&M‘s collaboration with Balmain, with shoppers going to extreme lengths to get their hands on the coveted collection. The collection sold out within record time as dedicated shoppers camped outside stores in New York, Paris and Florence, while shocking footage emerged of the riotous crowds in Turkey fighting over the exclusive pieces. With a campaign fronted by the likes of Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid, the pieces were gorgeous – but are they really worth an overnight camp and rowdy crowds? We’re not so sure. >> Warehouse Announces Rebrand Details News of Warehouse‘s rebrand has been circulating for some time, but it has now been announced that two fashion heavyweights are on board with the high-street brand’s image overhaul – Alasdhair Willis and Emma Cook. Willis has gone from strength to strength at Hunter and will be sure to shake things up as brand consultant, alongside Emma Cook as creative director – we can’t …