Showing posts from May, 2019

KAPITAL x MARVEL Collection Denim Westerner

Adrift in space with no food or water, Tony Stark sends a message to Pepper Potts as his oxygen supply starts to dwindle. Meanwhile, the remaining Avengers -- Thor, Black Widow, Captain America and Bruce Banner -- must figure out a way to bring back their vanquished allies for an epic showdown with Thanos -- the evil demigod who decimated the planet and the universe. You can never accuse me of not being topical.  The Atlantic called Avengers: Endgame the 'Perfect Goodbye', and for those not familiar with denim aficionados  Kapital then this is the 'Perfect Hello'. I myself was not aware until a few years back when I caught glimpse of shorts worn by DJ Excel and from then I've done nothing but admire their work, mostly because of their ingenuity and attention to detail but also because I can't afford anything from their collections.  Now I would be highly disappointed if you hadn't read the Avengers: Endgame synopsis above in the voice of t

Rhodes Contemporary Art presents Nick Smith: Pinched

"The theft of the Mona Lisa in the early 1900s from the Louvre is commonly regarded as the first great art heist of the 20th century. This incident saw the dramatic elevation of the artwork in the popular consciousness, creating the phenomena that surrounds it today.  Since then there has been a wealth of stories behind such heists as galleries and private collections. Pinched examines these often surprising, always colourful heists and explores the absence of these works within art history and cultural identity." Nick Smith is back in town showcasing twenty new mixed medium artworks and screen prints at Rhodes Contemporary Art (formerly the Lawrence Alkin Gallery ). I'm a big fan of Nick's work ( Kanye is fully paid for ) and this is my first chance to visit the gallery following the change of management so I'm really looking forward to stopping by after work. Following his ' condiments and commandments ' show Psalms at Nelly Duff in No