Finally, a coloring book featuring Yves Saint Laurent's most iconic designs. Made with the Fondation Pierre Berge-Yves Saint Laurent, it's truly flattering imitation.
Based on the designer's original sketches, the line drawings show the breadth and versatility of his creations, ranging from harlequins and the Carnival of Venice to Pop Art and Piet Mondrian, as well as the cultures of Asia, Africa, and beyond.
Barbette was a drag pioneer, circus acrobat, toast of Paris, friend of Josephine Baker, muse (and lover, briefly) of Jean Cocteau, and frequent subject of Man Ray's lens.
It's been a century since the Texas native first stunned audiences by performing trapeze and high-wire stunts in full drag, yanking off his wig and striking a masculine pose.
Big news out of Calvin Klein today. Both the brand's women's and men's creative directors, Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli, respectively, are out. In a statement today, the company revealed it will bring together its divisions under one global strategy, effectively becoming a behemoth in the style of its European counterparts.
It's been a century since the Bauhaus Ballet, more commonly known as the Triadic Ballet, was first developed by Oskar Schlemmer. In 1916, the notion of avant-garde was also in its infancy, thus the two came of age together. The ballet toured all during the 1920s, helping to spread the philosophy of the German art school — that is, extreme minimalism and functionality — throughout Europe and the world.
While exploring the internet underground, we uncovered this fantastic 80s-era video of Keith Haring illegally chalking up subway walls with his inimitable pictographs. The arresting cop was apparently oblivious that the artist also happened to be the subject of a solo show at a Soho gallery (can you spot Francesco Clemente in the crowd?).
Two years in the making, Pope Francis has come out with his long-awaited report regarding the Catholic church's official teachings on the topic of marriage and family — and it doesn't look good for LGBT. Calling trans youth “self-centered” and “self-absorbed,” he states, "The young need to be helped to accept their own body as it was created, for thinking that we enjoy absolute power over our own bodies turns, often subtly, into thinking that we enjoy absolute power over creation."