French fashion house Lanvin unveils its latest advertising campaign for Spring/Summer 2012 with photography by the legendary Steven Meisel. A number of models in Lanvin’s bold and structured offerings posed against a minimalist and intimate dining space that’s filled with tables, chairs, and an eclectic breed of snakes. Albeit the visuals radiate a rather cluttered and muddled impression, the campaign nonetheless provides the same sophistication and effortless elegance for which Lanvin has become known.
TIME magazine speaks with British artist Damien Hirst with the overlying theme surrounding his most recent large-scale Gagosian Gallery take over with his Spot paintings. A man that has been at the center of controversy with numerous issues including his use of assistants to produce his work, the topic comes into play early as we learn a bit more about one of the world’s most expensive living creatives.
South African trio Die Antwoord are back again, this time with the visual treatment for “I FINK U FREEKY.” Finding Ninja, Yo-Landi Vi$$er and DJ Hi-Tek in a black and white world, dancers gyrate to the uptempo and spastic style we’ve come to expect from them. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, Die Antwoord continue to churn out material that is certainly thought-provoking. The group’s new album, Ten$ion, comes out February 7.