Monthly Archives: June 2012

Warby Parker In Conversation

Since launching in 2010, Warby Parker has forever changed the way we view and purchase prescription eyewear. The first $95 per pair online Rx eyewear brand – and the first to pioneer the buy-a-pair/donate-a-pair-to-someone-in-need model – the gentlemen behind Warby Parker have enjoyed overnight success and seen their business model mimicked by a slew of Buddy [...]

Night and Day

David Armstrong’s new book with Morel Books, Night & Day, is put together from Kodachrome slides he shot in downtown New York in the late 70′s and early 80′s. I first saw these slides when we were putting together a portfolio of this work for the first issue of Dossier. They’re dark, flashy, a little [...]

Luck You Workshop

Last summer the New York based creative collective Luck You hosted a series of weekly workshops at Colette in Paris. Subjects ranged from silkscreening to lo-fi music composition, wheatpasting, and zines. This Saturday they will reintroduce the zine workshop at their Chinatown studio from. Materials are provided, but participants can bring any supplies they want. There are [...]

Cries and Whispers

Go behind the scenes on our shoot Cries and Whispers, photographed by Dan Monick and styled by Djuna Bel. Dan conceptualized shooting the women in separate segments to equal a grid made up of nine polaroids. It reminds me of my favorite act in a magic show when they cut the women into three parts. [...]

The Artist is Present

Ending months of speculation and rumors about Marina Abramovic’s plans for a museum in Hudson, New York, the artist herself unveiled the design for The Marina Abramovic Institute for the Preservation of Performance Art (MAI) last month at MoMA PS1. The MAI, designed by master architect Rem Koolhaus and his firm OMA, will cost approximately [...]

I Loved You

Richie Culver is a London-based artist whose work uses photography, mixed-media installation, painting and collage. His very first piece was exhibited in a group show at the Tate Modern. He is probably best-known for a series of paintings called ‘I Loved You,’ which were inspired by an attempt to win back an ex – he climbed [...]

Yael Malka and Cait Oppermann

Cait Oppermann and Yael Malka are recent graduates of Pratt, having studied photography there. Yael also happens to be a former long-term Dossier intern. They are now preparing for a two-month long trip across Europe, Turkey and Morocco starting in July, where they will be working on a book of photography and text documenting their [...]

Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic

On Saturday, June 2, Veuve Clicquot held their fifth annual Polo Classic in New York City. The event was launched in 2008, bringing polo back to Governor’s Island for the first time in 70 years. Now taking place at Liberty State Park, it features some of the best polo players in the world, and looks [...]

Jherek Bischoff Featuring David Byrne

Our friends at intothewoods.tv just shot this unique collaboration between David Byrne, Jherek Bischoff and The Wordless Orchestra kicking off the  Ecstatic Music Festival at Lincoln Center’s Merkin Concert Hall. The Wordless Music Orchestra accompanied Jherek for this very special night, joined by a cavalcade of guest stars including, last but not least, the legendary New York musician you’ll [...]

Teddy Pear

Need some ideas for the perfect get well gift? Sending a Bear-Gram gift is a memorable way to put a smile on someone’s face and help them get well soon. These Get Well Bears are guaranteed for life and will be loved forever. What a great gift idea! Each Bear arrives in a fun gift [...]