Fresh Celebrity Portraiture – Alexi Lubomirski (15 pics)

We’ve profiled a lot of celebrity and fashion photographers here on theMET but we’ve never seen such fresh photos as these by Alexi Lubomirski. If you’re a fan of Mario Testino you will no doubt see some of his influence in Alexi’s work. Working under Mario as his assistant for four years, Alexi honed his talent until he decided to strike out on his own. His amazing portfolio includes stunning images from breathtakingly beauties like Cate Blanchett, Gwen Stefani, Julia Roberts and Jennifer Aniston.

Alexi was born in England to a Peruvian mother and a Polish father. At the age of eight, he moved to Botswana with his mother and English stepfather. It was his stepfather who gave him his first camera at the age of 11. His serious interest in photography developed whilst traveling in Peru during a gap year at college. His interest later shifted from social commentary to narrative based/fashion photography whilst studying his degree at the University of Brighton, in the UK. Alexi Lubomirski



January 21, 2017

Fluttering Paper Birds Intricately Cut From Old Maps and Atlases

With vintage maps and aged atlases as her guides, London-based artist Claire Brewster crafts airy and ethereal avian cut-outs. Her colorful collection of paper birds play with negative space and silhouettes to illustrate the elegant aesthetic of birds in flight. Each figure features intricately carved feathers that appear to delicately flutter. With extended wings and alternating positions, the birds demonstrate the unique gestures of flying birds.

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January 20, 2017

Quirky Knit Gloves Reveal Unexpected Images When Placed Together

Istanbul-based Etsy shop Talking Gloves creates quirky knits with a picture-perfect twist. When placed side-by-side, the palms of each pair of cute gloves unexpectedly forms a single picture, putting a cozy and contemporary spin on the age-old diptych. Each pair of crafty gloves features two stitched designs: one on the left glove, and one on the right.

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