When it comes to fashion’s love affair with collaboration, few of its unions sit quite as comfortably as that of leading designers and the art world’s most interesting talents. From walking works of art like Yves Saint Laurent’s 1965 Modernist collection, which featured his now iconic Piet Mondrian dresses, to complete creative exchanges that become part of a house’s DNA (see Kim Jones’s Dior menswear), these increasingly symbiotic relationships are fed by an enduring appetite for artfully erudite couture.
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Bruce Bell has become a big part of Toronto, well-known for his non-traditional walking tours.
Even though Bell is deeply rooted in the community he didn’t grow up in the city.
“I was born and raised in Sudbury,” the Toronto historian told Global News. “I came to Toronto to pursue a career in acting. It started out I was in a film – ‘Class of ’44’ in 1972. I met Mark Breslin around that time and he was putting together this comedy club, Yuk Yuk’s.”
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“I became one of his very first comedians back in the ‘70s and for the ne..
Cave paintings in remote mountains in Borneo have been dated to at least 40,000 years ago – much earlier than first thought – according to a study published today in Nature.
These artworks include a painting of what seems to be a local species of wild cattle, which makes it the world’s oldest example of figurative art – that is, an image that looks like the thing it is intended to represent.
Ancient stone tools found on Sulawesi, but who made them remains a mystery
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A team of Greek archaeologists has just uncovered the first remnants of a once lost city believed to have been founded by former Trojan prisoners of war in the 12th or 13th century BC.
Excavations close to the village of Chiliomodi, in the southern peninsula region of the Peloponnese, unearthed a wide variety of artifacts which indicate the presence of the wealthy ancient city of Tenea.
Western portion of the excavation site, showing remnants of the city of Ten..
THE Chase viewers got the giggles when they realised the contestants' names spelt out two famous comedians.
Fans couldn't help but laugh when host Bradley Walsh introduced Vicki, Gervaise, Peter and Kay on the ITV quiz show tonight.
The Chase viewers got the giggles after they realised the contestants' names made up two famous comedians
After the TV star welcomed viewers to the show, the line-up each introduced themselves.
They included Kay, 31, from Leeds, and Peter, 64, from Doncaster.
Also vying to win thousands of pou..
Here are some celebrities celebrating a birthday this week.
Actor Owen Wilson turns 50 on Nov. 18.
Actor Owen Wilson speaks during a news conference before the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Wilson is the grand marshall of the race. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
Nov. 18: Actress Brenda Vaccaro is 79. Actress Linda Evans is 76. Actress Susan Sullivan is 76. Country singer Jacky Ward is 72. Actor Jameson Parker is 71. Act..
Thousands of firefighters in California are battling deadly wildfires in northern and southern parts of the state. So far 56 people in the state have died as a result of the fires. Many more have lost their homes. The wildfires in Southern California have been sweeping through many affluent communities near Los Angeles. Some residents are now returning home. Among them, celebrities are who posting their thoughts and experiences on social media. VOA's Elizabeth Lee reports from Los Angeles.
The remnants of a home destroyed in the Woolsey fire are seen along Mulholland Highway in the hills above Malibu, California
As wildfires rage these days in southern California, burning glitzy towns like Malibu, the roster of evacuees reads like the guest list at the Oscars.
These celebrities have taken abundantly to social media to post photos or videos of themselves being safe and sound (Kim Kardashian) or looking at what's left of their gutted home (Gerard Butler).
They have als..
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Listening to pretty much any Steely Dan song can best be described as swaddling into a virtuosic sonic cocoon, welcoming a dozen-plus instrumentalists to take you on an unforgettable journey of rock bliss. “Time Out of Mind” for when you want to boogie down. “Deacon Blues” for when you’re feeling sentimental. “Josie” for further boogying. Unsurprisingly, to get perfection you must demand perfection, and frontmen Donald Fagen and Walter Becker’s commitment to audiophile paradise wasn’t lost on the carousel of studio musicians who were recruited to w..
ArtsATL calendar editor Lauren Leathers’ weekly roundup of arts events happening around the city.
ART + DESIGNMasters in Print opens November 15. (Courtesy of September Gray Fine Art Gallery)Artist talk: Ken West, The Beauty of Everyday Thangs. The artist will speak on the exhibition of documentary photographs that seeks to illustrate the natural beauty and power of normalcy. See below in “ongoing” for additional information on the exhibit. November 15 at 7 p.m. Gallery 72.
Masters in Print: Faith Ringgold & David C. Driskell w/Master Printer ..
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