Fierce Fashion: Zac Posen
Fashion designer Zac Posen stepped it up a quite few notches with his incredible Cinderella ball gown. He created it for Claire Danes to wear to the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala 2016, last night.
Here on Eclectix we don’t usually write long examinations of artists and their work, preferring to let the art speak for itself, the image to be interpreted by the individual viewer… However, with the passing of David Bowie – an art movement has come to a close and the ramifications of his life compelled us to go further into this artist. He was like no other.
Prosthetic limbs have come a long, long way over the last couple of years – creative, wild designs and greatly increased functionality have transformed the look of that old peg leg. From steampunk to glam, bondage leather to carved wood – the designs keep on coming. Using new 3D scanning and printing techniques, these innovations can mirror the bodies natural contours and fit around an existing prosthetic leg.
Liam Barr, An Eclectix Artist Interview
Foto Fix: Ed Valfre’s Dreamland
Ed Valfre is a photographer, musician and the author of two children’s books, Backseat Buckaroo and Vacationers From Outer Space. He has exhibited his photographs in Los Angeles, Bologna and Rome; he currently resides in Los Angeles. His photographic inspiration came from Robert Frank’s, The Americans and Chris Van Allsburg’s The Mysteries of Harris Burdick.
British photographer Tim Walker is known for collaborating with teams – makeup artists, painters and builders to construct elaborate sets of fantastic props. He creates outlandish beautiful fashion shots and surreal scenarios with extravagant staging and romantic motifs.