Visible Spectrums

Visible Spectrums

Artist Karine Laval’s series Heterotopia distorts the viewer's sense of scale and orientation by placing sheets of glass and mirrors throughout the composition, skewing angles in favor of exaggerated vantage points. Small things appear large, and down becomes up. However, Laval leaves traces of the familiar world, giving hints to her process, and light is broken apart into the full spectrum. Document catches up with the artist as she debuts two new exhibitions, a preview of Heterotopia in collaboration with Hermès Artist’s Windows series on view April 22-August 31, and Artificial by Nature, opening at the Benrubi Galleri New York May 19-July 1. 

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Calvin Klein’s Desert Escape

Calvin Klein’s Desert Escape

While the music was playing down the valley at Coachella, this past weekend Calvin Klein feted its own festival in the Palm Springs’ desert with an immersive experience. Calvin Klein invited Columbine Goldsmith to photograph the weekend festival and its guests in an exclusive film and Polaroid story for Document.

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Enoc Perez on Being an Architecture Groupie

Enoc Perez on Being an Architecture Groupie

Puerto Rican artist Enoc Perez likes to refer to himself as an architecture groupie. He even shows it in his work, immortalizing buildings like the Riviera Hotel in Havana as well as the Lipstick Building and One World Trade Center in New York in his paintings. On April 8, MTV Re:Define—a benefit for the Staying Alive Foundation and Dallas Contemporary—honored Perez last week at its annual benefit, which raised $2.5 million. Document spoke to Perez about his love for architecture, his work and his plans for the future.

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