Sheeran also has two photographers – Zakary Walters, and Nic Minns, both 28 – with him who were in his year at school. Zak, a keen skier and hiker, studied graphic design at Falmouth’s University College before becoming Sheeran’s ‘personal photographer’. He documents ‘the life and concerts of his Divide world tour’. … [Read more...] about Ed Sheeran’s Fantastic Four: The old school pals who are the multimillionaire pop star’s only friends because of his ‘social anxiety’… and they’re all on his payroll
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The striking piece features a bold white, green and black floral print atop a circle silhouette, complete with pleats and dual pockets. Unfortunately it's no longer available to buy, but you can click (right) to shop Oscar de la Renta's current offering at Moda Operandi. … [Read more...] about Adele PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Slimmed-down star proves she’s lost the weight but not her voice as she belts out her greatest hits at raucous pub party after officiating her best friend’s wedding
By 1910, Brancusi had made Sleeping Muse I and entered his maturity, leaving behind the early (wonderful) realist sculptures. Gaudier-Brzeska was killed at the front in June 1915. The relationship between Brancusi and Gaudier-Brzeska is interesting because both men were aesthetically inclined in the same direction – but Gaudier-Brzeska's telos of simplification isn't achieved. The Hieratic Head is the nearest he comes. There is another Portrait of Ezra Pound (in the catalogue, but not displayed in Venice) which is a carved wooden totem with Pound's head at the top. It is undated, so it is difficult to know whether it was influenced by Brancusi's many totemistic sculptures, at least one of which Gaudier-Brzeska might have known. (Brancusi dates a photograph of the piece 1914-17, with the typical chronological imprecision of an artist.) The other Gaudier-Brzeskas exhibited here are well in the rear of the avant-garde, even when they gesture to the future. … [Read more...] about Vorticism: the biz of the buzz – review
YouTube’s helped me get to the point where I can write and produce my own music and release it to the public. That’s just the best feeling in the world. Without YouTube I never would have got to that point, never would have had those opportunities. Without it I’d be nothing right now. I can’t imagine a life without YouTube. It has its ups and downs, when there’s too much going on, when you’re juggling school and your digital presence, and you have to try to fit everything in. But at the end of the day it’s all moving me towards this one goal – to one day tour the world. … [Read more...] about YouTube at 15: what happened to some of the platform’s biggest early stars?
The film is based on the true story of a young girl who took up chess aged nine and went on to compete internationally. … [Read more...] about Disney star Nikita Pearl Waligwa dead aged 15 – Queen of Katwe actress dies after brain tumour, say reports