• Reza Mohtashami | Portfolio

    Reza Mohtashami | Portfolio

    Reza Mohtashami is an Iranian architect who follows the minimalist style. The work you see in the picture is a proposal of a "concrete house": a minimal dwelling that merges with its dramatic landscape context. ⁠In order to avoid disrupting the integrity of the rock, the structure is situated carefully, lightly suspended atop an array of pillars. Mohtashami states: "The...
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  • Art Movies on MUBI

    Art Movies on MUBI

    MUBI is a global streaming platform where you can discover, watch, and share great movies. It introduces a new exciting film every day. That's why here, at 1605 Publishers we have selected 6 of our favourite art movies that have a contemporary feel and will inspire you to create and stay up to date with the coolest movie trends. Enjoy...
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  • Art Events | Summer 2022

    Art Events | Summer 2022

    This summer will be epic. So many art events to visit around the world. London, New York, São Paulo... You name it! 1605 Publishers prepared a list of the best shows to see. It's time to unleash your inspiration and see Daido Moriyama, Irving Penn, Thomas Boivin, Bill Brandt, Zanele Muhole among others.
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  • Katrien De Blauwer

    Katrien De Blauwer

    Katrien de Blauwer is a "photographer without a camera". At a later age she began collecting, cutting and recycling images as therapeutic self investigation. Her work is, at the same time, intimate, directly corresponding with our unconscious, and anonymous thanks to the use of found images and body parts that have been cut away. This way, her personal history becomes the history...
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  • 5 Best Architects to Follow

    5 Best Architects to Follow

    From skyscrapers to creative home designs, modern architects play a big role in the shape of our landscape and our emotional and creative development. In order to keep your inspiration flowing, we've prepared a list of the best contemporary architects with some of the most creative designs for you to explore. Follow them on Instagram for your daily dose of original ideas....
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  • Marlene Dumas | Portfolio

    Marlene Dumas | Portfolio

    Marlene Dumas was born in 1953 in Cape Town, South Africa. She began painting in 1973 and showed her political concerns and reflections on her identity as a white woman of Afrikaans descent in South Africa. She studied art at the University of Cape Town from 1972 to 1975, and psychology at the University of Amsterdam in 1979 and 1980....
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  • Erwin Olaf | Portfolio

    Erwin Olaf | Portfolio

    Erwin Olaf (b.1959) is a renowned Dutch artist from Hilversum, The Netherlands. Currently, he lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Olaf's diverse practice centers around society’s marginalized individuals, including women, people of color, and the LGBTQ+ community. In 2019, the artist became a Knight of the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands after 500 works from his oeuvre were...
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  • Spring palette | Refuge

    Spring palette | Refuge

    Every season at 1605 Publishers, we create a list of artist from the fields of art, photography, cinema and architecture that bring us inspiration. Our spring palette is dedicated to the artists from the countries that account for the most refugees in the world today: Syria, Afghanistan, Myanmar and Ukraine.
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  • Rem Koolhaas | Portfolio

    Rem Koolhaas | Portfolio

    Rem Koolhaas is one of the most accomplished Dutch architects of all time. His designs for some of the most prominent buildings in Holland achieved international acclaim. Koolhaas has written several books that cemented his reputation as one of the most important architectural theorists of this generation. Among countless awards, he received the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2000 and was...
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  • László Moholy-Nagy | Light Space Modulator

    László Moholy-Nagy | Light Space Modulator

    As a painter and photographer Moholy-Nagy worked predominantly with light. He experimented with photograms, images composed by placing objects directly on light-sensitive paper, and he constructed “light-space modulators,” oil paintings on transparent or polished surfaces that included mobile light effects. He became one of the most famous artists associated with the Bauhaus. However, he was never much liked by his colleagues at the...
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