— Phantom

The record for the most expensive photograph in the world has been smashed by the sale of ‘Phantom’ by fine art photographer Peter Lik.

 

It sold for a staggering $6.5 million to a private collector, making it the most expensive photograph in history. The purchase also included his photos “Illusion” and “Eternal Moods” which sold for $2.4 million and $1.1 million, respectively. Taking the total sale up to a whopping $10 million.

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— 4D-printed Dress

I was a bit sceptical about this and initially, I must admit, I did not like the dress on a purely aesthetic level. However from reading about the technology and watching the video (scroll to the bottom) I’m intrigued and very impressed. This is certainly a fascinating and new subject and watching them unearth the dress like an archeological discovery has made me appreciate it’s beauty.

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— ‘Hell Yeah’

A little heavy for a Wednesday morning? But this video is raw, cold with a poetic narrative. The video by Rag ‘N’ Bone Man is directed by Truman & Cooper and features Vince Staples.

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— Tati

For us in the UK, the pleasures are Jacques Tati’s Monsieur Hulot are largely unknown, but such a treat when discovered.

 

So it was a pleasure indeed to discover that Movie Poster Of The Week has run an article about the films recently, and also that the always wonderful Criterion Collection has released a box-set retrospective of all of the films.

 

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