Artists Asya Kozina and Dmitriy Kozin create amazing Baroque and Rococo wigs out of paper. And some feature contemporary elements like airplanes and the Empire State Building.
At My Modern Met, Emma Taggart has a gallery of needle-felted cuties created by Nastasya Shuljak. “Shuljak’s portfolio of miniature felted friends comprises recognizable creatures such as polar bears and foxes, but she also crafts cute, otherworldly critters that look like they’ve just wandered out of an enchanted […]
At the Vintagent, Paul D’Orléans writes about the history of one-piece utility suits from boilersuits to Catwoman and Girl On A Motorcycle (1968). “The story of the ‘boilersuit’ and its (super)heroic descendants is a curious tale; a purely functional clothing item historically laden with a mix of Utopian […]
At Lithub, Viv Groskop writes about Mikhail Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita. “Written in the 1930s but not published until the 1960s, The Master and Margarita is the most breathtakingly original piece of work. Few books can match it for weirdness. The devil, Woland, comes to Moscow with […]
The Vulture has a list of fifty swell-looking non-Holllywood, non-English musicals for your perusal!
Hyperallergic has a piece on Soviet children’s books between 1920 and 1935, with images from Inside the Rainbow: Russian Children’s Literature 1920-35: Beautiful Books, Terrible Times. “The 1920s in Russia weren’t exactly what people had hoped they would be. After the 1917 Russian Revolution brought down the old regime […]