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NOWNESS – “Shorts on Sundays: Sign Painters” | Video

In a time where signs are made from cheap vinyl stickers or digital prints, the art of sign painting is endangered by stiff competition. However, there are enough sign painters in every major city to keep the tradition alive. Filmmakers Sam Macon and Faythe Levine explored the … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – “Yayoi Kusama: Self Obliteration” | Video

At age 84, Japanese contemporary artist http://yayoi-kusama.jp/”>Yayoi Kusama has lived a life many would only dare to dream about, from her time in New York as a struggling female artist to becoming one of the most recognized female artists in the world. However, her life has not … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – “Jose Parla: Broken Language” | Video

http://joseparla.com/”>José Parlá encapsulates his thoughts within the vast beauty of abstraction, composed of layers of paint, handwritten scriptures, and more paint. The New York-based contemporary artist resided in London to complete works for his solo exhibition, Broken Language, at http://haunchofvenison.com/”>Haunch of Venison. http://nowness.com/”>NOWNESS caught up with Parlá … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – “In Football Training” with Arsenal Defender Thomas Vermaelen | Video

Ahead of the http://uefa.com/uefaeuro/” target=”_blank”>Euro 2012 championship, http://arsenal.com/home” target=”_blank”>Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen is profiled in a short film by British photographer and filmmaker http://sharifhamza.com/” target=”_blank”>Sharif Hamza. Shot in London using long lenses and handheld cameras, the video follows the dynamic action almost from an opposing player’s perspective, as … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – Launches Chinese Website

http://cn.nowness.com/” target=”_blank”>NOWNESS, the online leader in bringing consumers stories of modern luxury, culture, events, and style, announced on April 25 that it has launched a Chinese-language version of its unique site, expanding their reach to Chinese luxury enthusiasts wanting a new way to engage with the world’s … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – Fiat 500 by Gucci | Film by Chris Sweeney

A tongue-in-cheek video directed by Chris Sweeney depicts the series of ingredients that go into the making of the http://fiatusa.com/en/” target=”_blank”>Fiat 500 by http://gucci.com/int/home” target=”_blank”>Gucci. The special edition supermini, customized by Gucci’s creative director Frida Giannini, has components made from Gucci high heels, handbags and perfume bottles. … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – Lana Del Rey x Blood Orange

http://lanadelrey.com/” target=”_blank”>Lana Del Rey’s latest single, “Blue Jeans” has been remixed by Brooklyn’s chillwave champ, http://bloodorangeforever.tumblr.com/” target=”_blank”>Blood Orange (aka Dev Hynes), giving the song a spaced out and trippy feel that puts this already sexy track on a whole new trajectory. The mix results in a dancy, ’80’s … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – “Mourir Auprès de Toi” Animated Film | By Spike Jonze + Olympia Le-Tan

A stop-motion short film by director Spike Jonze and designer http://olympialetan.com/” target=”_blank”>Olympia Le-Tan, entitled Mourir Aupres de Toi (To Die by Your Side), tells the tragicomic story of love lost and reclaimed. The setting: Parisian bookstore http://shakespeareandcompany.com/” target=”_blank”>Shakespeare and Company after it’s shut down for the day. … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – NIGO Talks About His New Vintage Inspired Label: Human Made

As NIGO, the trailblazing streetwear designer behind http://bape.com/” target=”_blank”>A Bathing Ape, readies his newest venture, http://humanmade.jp/” target=”_blank”>Human Made, to be sold overseas for the first time, http://nowness.com/” target=”_blank”>NOWNESS accompanied him on a shopping trip to London’s http://thevintageshowroom.com/” target=”_blank”>Vintage Showroom. During the course of the interview, Nigo reveals … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – Diary Of Cannes | Featuring Michel Gondry, Spike Jonze, & Kanye West

Highly stylized and often comical, directors Carlo Lavagna and Roberto de Paolis took on the unenviable task of documenting the 10 days of http://festival-cannes.com” target=”_blank”>Cannes Film Festival in their http://nowness.com/day/2011/5/26/1476/diary-of-cannes” target=”_blank”>Diary of Cannes. With haste and plenty of hustle, the pair followed up sailboat mast with director … READ MORE