2 results for month: 06/2015


Our MANN in Madrid

He sounds sooo New York, New York “…I want to be a part of it,” that it’s hard to imagine him as a Scottish tot, but “ach away”, Glasgow-born celebrity photographer Mark Mann is a top of the heap portraiture wiz and his Esquire’s 80th: The Life of Man series is as good as it gets. Mann’s brief? To celebrate the prestigious men’s monthly’s 80th anniversary by creating “a living portrait of the American man” in 2013: “One born in each year of Esquire’s history. Young. Old. Rich. Poor. Presidents. Movie legends. Rock stars. Space babies…” A selection of his captivating ring light close-ups is featured in a show ...

Alberta Pane / From VENICE with Love

B’n’B, B2B… In a reporter’s notes about anybody else, these abbreviations would most likely stand for “bed and breakfast” – as in Airbnb – or “business-to-business”, but when the person in the spotlight is Parisian gallery owner, Alberta Pane , beauty is the key: B’n’B is short for beauty’n’brains, and B2B stands for beauty-to-beauty… Born and bred in Venice, wooed and wed in Paris, Alberta gravitated from one beautiful city to another, having acquired a sense of beauty in the most natural way possible, “simply playing in the streets and campi, from a very early age”. Today, she considers that being born-2-bea...