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This volume, which accompanies the great retrospective exhibition devoted to Enzo Mari and curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist with Francesca Giacomelli (Triennale Milano, 17 October 2020 – 18 April 2021), [expand title="more"]celebrates the work and thought of Enzo Mari, one of the leading masters and theorists of Italian design. These are chiefly reconstructed through the constant dialogue he engaged in, over the years, with the curator Hans Ulrich Obrist.[/expand

Comes with different Covers. Designer Grace Wales Bonner talks to Rhea Dillon about elevating Blackness within fashion, looking back to her Caribbean heritage in search for beauty, nature, and spirituality. [expand title="more"]The inspirations behind her latest collections, a trilogy exploring Britain and the Caribbean as a diasporic journey, resonate beautifully in an extensive photo story shot by Marc Asekhame. An extensive trend report titled Office Goals addresses the office intended both as a physical space and a powerful symbol of organized labor, providing an opportunity to question contemporary methodologies of working—from automation, neoliberal dystopias and the all-you-can-work freelance economy, to elevated ideas of “everywhere studio.” Within this frame, Alessio Ascari interviews Hans Ulrich Obrist, the epitome of the globetrotting curator, about how the pandemic affected his workflow, driving him to prioritize research and a decentralized approach. The report also comprises an essay by Alessandro Bava, a visual timeline by Jonathan Olivares, and a roundtable of architects and designers with ANY, Paul Cournet, Fredi Fischli & Niels Olsen, Josh Itiola, and Oana Stănescu. Also featured in this issue: Ray Johnson (words by Lucas Mascatello); Nan Goldin (words by Nan Goldin); Valerio Olgiati (interview by Martti Kalliala); Michel Majerus (words by Sarah Johanna Theurer); Rachel Kushner (words by Whitney Mallett); Joshua Citarella (interview by New Models); and Slam Jam Archive (words by Katja Horvat).[/expand]

For more A magazine curated by follow this way. Following Rodarte and Proenza Schouler, Browne is the third American designer to take part in the A Magazine project, which offers carte blanche to a fashion designer to open their universe across 200 pages of creative content. He is the first menswear designer to curate A Magazine since Riccardo Tisci in 2008.[expand title="more"]Browne has tipped a both prestigious and personal cast of contributors for the issue, calling on members of staff, his partner and close friends to collaborate as well as a host of international artists and personalities including Baz Luhrmann, Martha Stewart, Rick Owens, and Hans Ulrich Obrist. The magazine’s content is united under the theme of ‘Death and Mourning in Black and White’, following the progression of Browne’s runway shows since January 2015 until today. The entire magazine has been printed in black and white – its only touch of colour provided by Browne’s iconic red, white and blue grosgrain ribbon employed as a bookmark.[/expand]

The HERO Winter Annual 2020 is OUT NOW – featuring Royal Ballet principal dancer MATTHEW BALL on the cover, in conversation with renowned artistic director PAUL LIGHTFOOT.[expand title="more"]Inside – legendary British photographer DON McCULLIN retraces his steps, having spent the last seven decades capturing myriad conflicts around the world, and documenting those overlooked in society with a unique sense of understanding and empathy. Art duo MICHAEL ELMGREEN and INGAR DRAGSET explore how public spaces and physical relationships are shifting – and how their site-specific installations encourage such dialogue. HANS ULRICH OBRIST is in conversation with artist SARAH SZE on her groundbreaking installation pieces blending narratives of physical, digital, reality and memory. One of the UK’s most respected and accomplished actors, writers and directors, SIMON McBURNEY, is in conversation with JOSH O’CONNOR – whose experience with one of McBurney’s plays proved a defining moment for the actor. Having recently landed major roles as Barack Obama and Malcolm X, North London-born actor KINGSLEY BEN-ADIR talks about his own ambitious path. While NICHOLAS GALITZINE talks to actor and friend GIDEON ADLON about his latest role as this generation’s Prince Charming in the much-anticipated new adaption of Cinderella.[/expand

The latest instalment of this indispensable survey of contemporary drawing, chosen by the world's leading art experts.[expand title="more"]Over the past 50 years, drawing has been elevated from a supporting role to a primary medium, ranking alongside painting as a central art form. Since the publication of Vitamin D (2005) and D2 (2013), contemporary artists have continued to explore drawing's possibilities - from intimate to large-scale works, in a diversity of mark-making processes and materials. Vitamin D3 showcases more than 100 such artists, nominated by more than 70 international art experts. The more than 70 nominators include: Iwona Blazwick, Louisa Buck, Mark Coetzee, Thelma Golden, Laura Hoptman, Geeta Kapur, Pablo León de la Barra, Christine Macel, Kate Macfarlane, Hans Ulrich Obrist, and Zoe Whitley. The more than 100 artists include: Miriam Cahn, Robert Crumb, Tom Friedman, Tania Kovats, Claudette Johnson, Rashid Johnson, Otobong Nkanga, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Deanna Petherbridge, Christina Quarles, Qiu Zhijie, Nathaniel Mary Quinn, Wael Shawky, Emma Talbot, and Johanna Unzueta.[/expand]

Over the past 18 months, stylist Ibrahim Kamara and photographer Rafael Pavarotti have emerged as a potent new force in fashion image-making. [expand title="more"]The duo are interviewed and present their latest work in a brand new 82-page fashion portfolio entitled ‘Your dreams are my dreams’, styled by Kamara and photographed by Pavarotti. Also in System’s 300+ page issue: Thebe Magugu in conversation with curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, in which the Johannesburg-based designer and 2019’s LVMH Prize winner reflects on how he uses fashion both to celebrate and interrogate the rich history of his homeland, South Africa. With photographs by Tim Elkaïm and styling by Agata Belcen. Photographer Mark Lebon transformed a garage in 1980s London into a creative playground known as Crunch and became the catalyst for a sprawling countercultural scene that continues to influence fashion today. System explores the people and legacy of Crunch, while presenting a new portfolio of work focused on a fashion story collaboration between Lebon and stylist Amanda Harlech. With contributions and recollections from the likes of John Galliano, Nick Knight, Kim Jones, Mario Sorrenti, Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Glen Luchford, Tyrone Lebon, and many more. Performance artist Vinson Fraley, Jr. and photographer Mario Sorrenti collaborate on a statement-making portfolio and conversation that leans beyond choreography and into abstraction, featuring the underwear of menswear designer Ludovic de Saint Sernin. Fashion historian Olivier Saillard meets Paris couture’s discreet radical Adeline André, with photographs by Maxime Imbert and styling by Camille Bidault-Waddington. Plus, Hung Huang on how post-lockdown shopping in China is keeping the industry afloat; Mahmoud ‘Mo’ Mfinanga on how today’s most important photographers are those who have been silenced; and Mohamed Megdoul on why gaming holds the future for fashion. And Bryanboy answers his bespoke ‘Shopping Questionnaire’ by Loïc Prigent. System Issue 16 is accompanied by an exclusive 70-page Coach supplement, exploring the American brand’s recent collaboration with Juergen Teller featuring the 16-strong ‘Coach family’ including Kaia Gerber and Hari Nef in New York, Kate Moss and Lexi Boling in London, and Xiao Wen Ju in Shanghai, to name a few. Accompanied by Juergen Teller and Coach’s creative director Stuart Vevers in conversation.[/expand]

Comes with different Covers. In 1993, Buffalo Zine’s Arts Editor-at-Large Hans Ulrich Obrist, sat down with artists Christian Boltanski and Bertrand Lazier at Café Select in Paris, where they began discussing an imaginary exhibition. Titled ‘Do It’, the exhibition would be built through sets of instructions given by contemporary artists, and freely available for anyone to interpret.[expand title="more"]A few years later, after this new exhibition model had travelled the globe and the list of contributors had expanded, it became a book, titled ‘Do It’: a public how-to guide for creating art that was part manual, part creative cookbook, and part do-it-yourself kit. Under the restrictions and limitations imposed by the circumstances of the past months, the spirit of the ‘Do It’ project has never felt more relevant. So for this issue of Buffalo, Hans Ulrich asked six artists to give us an instructions each that we have followed in the making of the magazine: 1. Avoid the straight line (Caroline Polachek) 2. Try the same idea in different ways (Shayne Oliver aka Leech) 3. Use only one typeface: Univers Black (Matthew M. Williams) 4. Do it through the lens of your best friend (FKA Twigs) 5. And as if nobody was going to buy the magazine (Miranda July) 6. Tell the truth. And a little lie. (Philippe Parreno)[/expand]

In his debut monograph Mitchell unifies his body of photography and film from his first US solo exhibition at the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York. [expand title="more"]Each page of I Can Make You Feel Good is full bleed and bathed in Mitchell’s signature candy-colored palette. With no white space visible, the book’s design mirrors the photographer’s all-encompassing vision, which is characterized by a use of glowing natural light and rich color to portray the young Black men and women he photographs with intimacy and optimism. The monograph features written contributions from Hans Ulrich Obrist (Artistic Director, Serpentine Galleries), Deborah Willis (Chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University), Mirjam Kooiman (Curator, Foam), and Isolde Brielmaier (Curator-at-Large, ICP), whose critical voices examine the cultural prevalence of Mitchell’s reimagining of the Black experience.[/expand]

Comes with different Covers. Welcome to the Please Take A Seat issue, where we explore the radical act of sitting as a lens to investigate our fragmented new zeitgeist. In roughly 300 pages, we examine sitting through the polychromatic lens of sexuality, [expand title="more"]racial politics, spirituality, capital punishment, and the American justice system. What does it mean to sit? What does it mean to have a seat at the table? This issue includes a fascinating 35-page, in-depth exploration of the life and work of the inimitable Nan Goldin, and a portfolio of recent photographs, which include candid, personal images of her friend Thora, landscapes, the summer uprisings, and stills from her new film, Sirens. For the past five decades, Goldin has captured the turmoil of love, loss, trauma, dependency, and personal resurrection in her iconic images of friends and lovers with searing, visceral honesty. Her celebrated Ballad Of Sexual Dependency changed the way we experience contemporary photography forever. In an intimate interview, we discuss her life and work during lockdown, making the critics cry, and her advocacy group P.A.I.N., which was founded in response to the opioid epidemic in a quest to take down the Sackler Family for manufacturing and distributing the drug Oxycontin. The issue also features captivating conversations between Miranda July and Isabelle Albuquerque on companionship and July’s new film Kajillionaire, Kembra Pfahler and Hans Ulrich Obrist on the extremism of performance art, Sterling Ruby and Lucinda Devlin on capital punishment, Derek Fordjour and Torkwase Dyson on Black consciousness, Jermaine Francis and Beatriz Maués on sustainable fashion, Brad Phillips and Roe Ethridge on photography, and Gajin Fujita and Gabriella Sanchez on visibility in the diasporan panorama of Los Angeles.[/expand]

Comes with different Covers. Architect Mr. Stefano Boeri is the Editor-in-Chief of the main chapter dedicated to the Urban Forestry status titled The Grafted. [expand title="more"]Leading conversations with international stakeholders including – the Artistic Director of Hermès, Pierre-Alexis Dumas, the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation Mitchell Silver, art curator and critic Hans Ulrich Obrist, botanist Patrick Blanc, London’s Deputy Mayor Shirley Rodrigues, and more.[/expand]