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Screening Room: Lady Gaga's Coachella Video Inspired by Photography

Lady Gaga headlined the Coachella festival this week, ripping through past hits and debuting a new single — along with a smashing video that opened her 90-minute set. The video, which in part features Gaga wrestling with a giant tentacle growing from her mouth, brings to mind “the lizard-loving tendencies  (NSFW) of Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki and Richard Kern’s famed photo  of no wave’s leading lady Lung Leg,” notes Dazed. The film was created by Ruth Hogben and Andrea Gelardin, who have been working with Gaga as creative directors on her latest album. 

Screening Room: Lady Gaga's Coachella Video Inspired by Photography

Lady Gaga headlined the Coachella festival this week, ripping through past hits and debuting a new single — along with a smashing video that opened her 90-minute set. The video, which in part features Gaga wrestling with a giant tentacle growing from her mouth, brings to mind “the lizard-loving tendencies  (NSFW) of Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki and Richard Kern’s famed photo  of no wave’s leading lady Lung Leg,” notes Dazed. The film was created by Ruth Hogben and Andrea Gelardin, who have been working with Gaga as creative directors on her latest album. 

Irving Penn Centennial at The Met

A career-spanning retrospective of Irving Penn (1917-2009), one of the great innovators of 20th-century photography, opens on Monday at The Met Fifth Avenue. Trained as a painter, Penn first entered the magazine world as an unpaid editorial assistant to the legendary Harper’s Bazaar at director Alexey Brodovitch, in 1936. While an art director in Saks Fifth Avenue’s advertising department two years later, Penn took up photography, shooting Manhattan street scenes as a personal intere...

Exhibition: Foto Feminas, a Platform for Female Photographers

Foto Féminas is a two-year-old online platform that promotes the work of female photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean. “The diffusion of photographic works, the inclusion of emerging photographers, the ratification of established photographers and the collaboration among photographers and photographic organizations are important points that we look forward to keep developing as a mission,” notes founder Verónica Sanchis Bencomo. Foto Féminas recently marked International Women’s Day with an exhibition of work by four Argentinian photographers — Lorena Marchetti, Jasmine Bakalarz, Lena Szankay; Lujan Agusti — at the Escuela Motivarte  in Buenos Aires. The show is on view through April 8.

Illustrator Profile - Victor Juhasz: "Stay curious"

Victor Juhasz is an Upstate New York-based illustrator and visual reporter. His editorial work has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers. For many years Juhasz has had a high-profile gig illustrating the politics column for Rolling Stone, skewering political figures of all kinds with perception and wit. His recent cover of RS, Trump the Destroyer, made a giant splash on social media. A relentless visual journalist, he has also spent a good amount of time embedded with military troops and documenting their activities. As part of the Joe Bonham project, Juhasz visits VA and military hospitals to illustrate wounded soldiers.