Passion for Perfection, exhibition of objects from the Nasser David Khalili Collection at the Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam

Photo by Jeroen Musch

The Nasser D. Khalili Collection at the Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam

Mixing in 19th century Occidental fantasies about the Orient—such as flying carpets and the mystery of the Fata Morgana—with the visual dialogue arising from a myriad of similarities between Occidental and Oriental … Read More

The House of Viktor & Rolf, exhibition at Barbican Centre, London

The House of Viktor & Rolf at the Barbican Centre, London

In 2007 fashion designers Viktor & Rolf (Viktor Horsting, NL, 1969 & Rolf Snoeren, NL, 1969) decided to recreate 50 highlights from their oeuvre in miniature, scale 1:3. The labor-intensive project resulted in … Read More

Viktor & Rolf Upside-Down Store, Via Sant'Andrea, Milan

Viktor & Rolf Upside-Down Store, Milan

The Upside-Down Store brought together 18th century Scandinavian classicism, 19th century French boudoir-ism, nothing of the 20th century, and a 21st century post-historical amalgamation of ideas and styles. It expressed the desire of … Read More