If you take a look at Alun Be’s photography sessions and pictures, you will not see sunny shores, magnificent beaches at sunset or mountainous landscapes. You will mostly catch feelings and emotions through the portrait of a person he chose to show his or her hidden faces. Alun Be is not a photographer whose goal would be to merely take beautiful and unique pictures of … Continue reading Alun Be portrays Africa
One more artist in heaven. A childhood friend was telling me lately that many, too many rap singers had bid farewell over the last few years. Quite true. Prodigy (2017), Mac Miller (2018), Nipsey Hussle (2019), MF Doom (2020)…The macabre list grew longer this week with the death of Earl Simmons, better known as DMX, at the age of fifty years old in a New York hospital. … Continue reading DMX passes away at the age of fifty
Those times of uncertainty we have been living for more than a year have at least the virtue of unleashing inspiration. All over the world, artists, no matter their domain, are using the torments triggered off by the coronavirus disease to feed their creations: painting, music, poetry, sculpture, every single form of art is achieving the mission humanity untrusted them: a duty of memory and … Continue reading Art as a cure against COVID-19?
The brand we are going to explore inherited the love of art of both founders. Created in 2018 in Ivory Coast, the Simone & Elise brand takes its appellation from the first names of the two designers relatives, who were once managers and owners of ready-to-wear stores. They then set up their own business and decided to have a certain touch of art in it. … Continue reading Freeze frame on Simone & Elise, an Ivorian ready-to-wear brand devoted to art.
It is an excellent news in the middle of the current morosity we are facing up to. This Saturday 15th of November, Egypt discovered not less than a hundred sarcophagi in Saqqara, while about sixty sarcophagi had already been found last month in the same locality. And according to Khaled el-Enani, the Egyptian minister of tourism and antiquities, this is not finished yet since more discoveries … Continue reading Great discovery in Egypt: when antiquity comes back to life