• February 4, 2014 / 1:00pm |

    These are the days of the Lunar New Year, which is one of the biggest holidays in Korea. After the holiday, I visited my friend’s home for a short meeting regarding Spectrum magazine’s next issue. Mr. JDZ Chung has been my friend since high school. Below are six of my recommended publications on fashion, subculture, […]

  • February 4, 2014 / 12:00pm |

    This weekend was an art-world explosion in the nether regions of L.A.’s proverbial pantaloons. The L.A. Art Fair at Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar and the hipster art extravaganza at the Paramount Ranch drew the Angeleno cultured elite out in droves. But the crème de this femme was the second-annual L.A. Art Book Fair sponsored by […]

  • January 29, 2014 / 1:00pm |

    The Jaipur Literature Festival is the world’s largest free literary festival and a beacon of freedom of expression in South Asia. I absolutely loved the chance to listen to Jhumpa Lahiri, William Dalrymple, and Jonathan Franzen, as well as a variety of exceptional speakers like artist Subodh Gupta, discussing aesthetics, or the fascinating talk between […]

  • January 8, 2014 / 12:30pm |

    For me, living in Mexico is a never-ending reminder of my ignorance. Each visit to a museum reveals glimpses of a long, complex history and an alternate cultural universe about which I know bugger all. When I talk about music (a subject I think I’m informed about), I’m in conversation with people who know about […]

  • December 19, 2013 / 11:00am |

    Have you already bought all your gifts for Christmas? I bet you have a lot of fashionable friends (as do I), who are more difficult to amuse than anyone else—they’ve “seen it all,” and when choosing something for them, we should be prepared to switch our creativity up to maximum. I have decided to share […]

  • December 18, 2013 / 2:00pm |

    This is my dad’s new book, Quelques Collectionneurs. It’s in French, but there are lots of beautiful drawings inside, so it’s nice for non-French readers, too. It’s a book about all different kinds of collectors: art collectors, shell collectors, doll collectors, collectors of strange things…. My father is one of them, so he knows what […]