MANIFESTO

#63

CHANGE OF SPACE

FASHION

Letter to the Future

2024.05.16

Elements such as deconstruction, asymmetry, and androgyny testify to the extraordinary influence of Yohji Yamamoto in contemporary fashion. The new exhibition at 10 Corso Como presents a journey of correspondences between the designer’s reflections on the sense of the future and a selection of archival garments aimed at overcoming the chronological dimension.

CULTURE

STEVE MCQUEEN: BASS

2024.05.10

Steve McQueen’s new exhibition at Dia:Beacon in New York utilizes only the most basic structural elements of cinema to offer an experience that speaks to both the past and new ways of being: light and sound.

NEWS

Reawakening Fashion

2024.05.08

The Costume Institute of the MET presents exclusively the exhibition Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion. In the exhibition spaces designed by Leong Leong, more than two hundred garments from four different centuries serve as a metaphor for the fragility of the creative universe.

EXHIBITION

TESTAMENT TO YOUTH

2024.04.29

After studying at the Academy of the Antwerp Six, Willy Vanderperre embarked on his career as a photographer. From Raf Simons and Dior to Jil Sander and Prada, the Belgian photographer has built upon a strict religious upbringing and adolescent solitude as the driving force behind his creative sphere.

CINEMA

CHALLENGERS

2024.04.24

In Guadagnino’s new film, tennis is a metaphor for the brutal juxtaposition between love and desire, comfort and recklessness, eventually taking on an almost theatrical, dramatic connotation. Set against the backdrop of Back Bay, Challengers brings to the screen a magnificently complex love triangle.

TALK

UNVEILING Fotinì Peluso

2024.05.13

The sea becomes a way to travel but also a meeting point for people, a way to reach destinations and embark on departures. Fotinì Peluso, born in 1999, takes center stage in the exhilarating rhythm of Chanel’s Cruise for Summer 2024, conceived and executed under the leaden skies of the French coastline.

SPRING SUMMER 24

UP AHEAD

2024.04.28

Vikky photographed by Jackie Kursel and styled by John Colver is wearing the best accessories the season.

PHOTOGRAPHY

FULFILL THE DREAM

2024.04.23

Capturing the essence of skate culture alongside personal evolution. In the new photographic book Fulfill The Dream, Magdalena Wosinska commits an unfiltered journey to paper.

MATERIAL IMMATERIAL

2024.04.19

Monte di Pietà, the new exhibition by Fondazione Prada in Venice, explores the concept of debt as the root of human society and the primary vehicle through which political and cultural power is exercised.

CULTURE

BASQUIAT: MADE ON MARKET STREET

2024.03.08

In 1981, Basquiat meets Larry Gagosian and moves to Market Street in Los Angeles. His arrival brings a breath of freshness to the shores of the Golden State, inaugurating a period of unprecedented cultural renaissance and artistic production.

CARSTEN HÖLLER

Ever Höller, Höller Ever

Carsten Höller allowed space for creativity by being portrayed in Stockholm, within the spaces of his provocative restaurant Brutalisten, and recounting his enormous approach to the art of experimentation and his fantastic practice evolved over the course of the experience.

Carsten Höller allowed space for creativity by being portrayed in Stockholm, within the spaces of his provocative restaurant Brutalisten, and recounting his enormous approach to the art of experimentation and his fantastic practice evolved over the course of the experience.

Photography JOHN SCARISBRICK

Interview HANS ULRICH OBRIST

IN CONVERSATION WITH

DIANE KRUGER

2024.02.19

On the occasion of MUSE 63, Diane Kruger interprets the SS24 collection by Saint Laurent. Her verve perfectly encapsulates the brand’s cinematic vision, seamlessly blending with the essence of Parisian elegance.

BARBARA KRUGER

A Visual Statement

2024.02.19

Barbara Kruger has developed an iconic visual language that often draws from advertising techniques and aesthetics, as well as other media. Since the 1970s, her artworks have continuously explored complex intersections of power, gender, class, consumerism, and capital. Her first solo institutional show in London is on view at the Serpentine; on this occasion, MUSE explores its intricate artistic mechanisms.

FROM THE MAGAZINE

KUDZANAI-VIOLET HWAMI

2024.02.19

Kudzanai-Violet Hwami’s practice is a profound exploration of identity, memory, and the intricate interplay between the past and the present. Her paintings express a compelling ambiguity, continually probing the boundaries of images and visual cultures in their representation of identity. Hwami’s creative journey embodies a complex weave of personal encounters and influences, migration, and cultural amalgamation.

MUSE TALK

KYLE STAVER

2024.02.19

Kyle Staver tells Bill Powers about how she undertakes her artistic practice, infused with deep meanings borrowed from the fantastical world of mythology. Perseverance and humor intricately characterize her work.

TRAVEL

EVERYTHING IS DARK, SOFT, WARM, WHITE

2024.02.21

The soul of Val Senales reveals itself through the words of Paul Grüner, guardian of a tradition passed down through generations in his family’s hospitality. Among the secrets of the Certosa and Ólafur Elíasson’s observatory-machine, the larch trees around the farmhouse at Infanglhof mingle with the scent of milk and hay.

COLLECTION

Chanel Radieuse

2024.05.03

Immersed in Chanel’s abyss, Virginie Viard’s Cruise collection takes the form of an underwater dream. On the roof of Le Corbusier’s Cité Radieuse, architectural designs blend with marine motifs.

SIMONA KUST

THE PLACE

2024.02.19

Lee Mary Manning photographs the story of a young New Yorker immersed in modern life, amid everyday scenes and encounters in the world of fashion, art, and design.

PHOTOGRAPHY

WOMEN!

2024.04.12

WOMEN, Pirate Edition! 女性 is the fanzine version of the original volume dedicated to the work of Nadia Lee Cohen, a photographer of dreamlike, saturated, and surreal landscapes that capture the visceral pleasures and terrors of the urban environment.

CHANEL

ETHEREAL

2024.02.19

Muse Alix Bouthors through the gaze of Iñigo Awewave interprets the CHANEL SS24 Collection, an ode to freedom and movement.

THE SEASON

REFINED

2024.02.19

THE BEST OF THE SEASON

 

The accessories accompanying the Spring Summer 2024 season are shot in their refined and sophisticated details by Louis De Roffignac.