Deflowered

deflowered

The virginal is gone and the visceral has taken its place. Flowers and plants slowly disperse as the girl becomes a woman, deflowered, left in the openness of adulthood, lingering in the confusion of the moment. Spring has sprung.CREDITSphotographer ETHAN GULLEYmodel EMMA MARIS

Björk Retrospective

björk

BjörkMoMA Words by Alisha Trimble With an undeniable voice recognised at an early age, Björk puts the “artist” in “recording artist.” The mid-career retrospective, titled Björk, opens at The Museum of Modern Art on March 8, conceived and organized by Klaus Biesenbach, Chief Curator at Large at MoMA and Director of MoMA PS1.  It’s difficult not to […]

Mike Alan

Mike Alan

<em><strong>Mike Alan x creem<br /></strong></em><strong>Immortal Equations – Immortal Equations @ Klemens Gasser &amp; Tanja Grunert Gallery</strong><br />Words by Omar Nasir<br />Art by Mike Alan<br />Images by Kristen Collins</br>Produced by Jake Freeman<br /><br />Multi-media artist <a href=”http://creemmag.com/michael-alan/” target=”_blank”>Mike Alan</a> will bring his “living art” to life in an inventive collaboration with our publication, producing line drawings of the […]

Tim Kent

Tim Kent

Tim Kent ‘The World After Its Own Image’ at SLAG GALLERYWords by Kurt McVeyImages courtesy of Slag Gallery“I tend to be a very good daydreamer,” admits Brooklyn based artist Tim Kent in an effort to eschew a heavy handed psychoanalytic take on his large-scale oil paintings, which could easily be described as lucid dreamscapes. A […]

Shi Jinsong

Shi Jinsong

Shi Jinsong’s ‘Art Fair: Free Download’ at KLEIN SUN GALLERYWords by Cody RossImages courtesy of Klein Sun GallerySpecial thanks to Amy Purssey, Megan Purssey, & Wilhelm MolesworthShi Jinsong (史金淞), a contemporary master blaster of all things subversive and satirical, is now exhibiting at Klein Sun Gallery on 22nd street in NYC. Hailing from Hubei, China, […]

Flowers

Flowers

On the Subject of FlowersPhotography by Erik Madigan HeckTO THÉODORE DE BANVILLE Chaleville, Ardennes, Auguest 15, 1871   ON THE SUBJECT OF FLOWERS: REMARKS, ADDRESSED TO THE POET   To Monsieur Théodore de Banville   I   There, bordering blue black skies Where wavecrests tremble gold, Lilies stimulate evening ecstasies, Enemas thrust between bardic folds.   After all, times have changed: Plants now labor—aloe and rose. Lilies arranged in bunches Decorate your […]