Designer Photographers There is a very strong trend that is not abating and that is the ambidexterity and multi disciplinary capacities of several fashion designers to become their own photographers
I would go as far as to say, that being different and original is no longer an asset, but a major hindrance to success…
All business relationships are complex and often more so than personal relations. But adding the artistic, emotional and illogical aspects of the arts business to the pot really gets things boiling.
It is becoming more apparent to me the longer I breath, that everyone is generally waiting for someone to make that call that will change their lives forever or at least for today
The Fashion Industry, perhaps more than most is filled with incredibly insecure ego starved individuals vying for acknowledgement that most did not receive when going throughout their formative years
Now how is that for a mouthful? Due to our ever changing and evolving format, we wish to announce that Benjamin Kanarek Blog will be creating several concept contests catering to Fashion. Both Female and Male Clothing Designers, Hair Stylists, Make Up Artists, Beauty and Fashion Photography as well a Celebrity shoots will be […]
I’m now being challenged by questions: What is Art? Does Life imitate Art? Does Art mirror Life? Can Art exist without Life? Can life exist without Art? Can you see Art all around you? Are you an observer of that Art? Are you a part of it? Would it exist without you? Does a gallery […]
by Marvin Kanarek “Body Of Work” is here, let’s see where this goes… Someone who designs a single house is not an architect. Someone who writes a single song or set of lyrics is not a songwriter. A person who owns a musical instrument is not a musician. A single drawing or painting or photograph […]
It’s back. I’m not sure why I was left with “Body Of Work”. It’s obvious to me right now that it won’t be pursued during this writing. Hoping it’s tossed at me again at a later date. Right now what is resonating within me is, acceptance of praise and criticism and the meaning of Art […]
I’m sure there are dictionary definitions of the word Muse. I or you can look it up. Maybe I will when this cycle has passed through me. I had heard a great story about a Scottish poetess who was out walking on her land one morning when all of a sudden she felt the presence of the Muse. She hurried home as fast as she could. Her pace was quickened by the fear that if she didn’t get back soon enough, the muse would pass through her and go on to inspire another poet! Interesting. I think that’s part of what this Muse energy is.
by Marvin Kanarek I just had an epiphany, maybe it’s The Muse, I don’t know. So I guess I’m fated to continue at least ‘til the end of this little story. I’m a true “dyed in the T-shirt” Hippy way back when during the Yorkville days in Toronto. Living the life of music, free love, […]
In a society where everyone looks the same and originality lacks in everyday life, I find it exciting to see diversity, variance in fashion
I just watched this incredible three part interview with writer Harlan Ellison that I wanted to share with you. For all of you seeking the secret, formula or Holy Grail to success in any creative endeavor, watch this short series.
If you are looking for the ultimate creative source book , look no further. I am posting this for anyone needing information regarding Ad Agencies, Production Houses, Art Directors, Creative Directors, Model Agencies, Photographers, Stylists, Magazines, Hair and Make Up Artists, Retouching, Post Production Facilities, Studios, Light Rental etc…and at least check out their web […]
“I’m looking for ideas or concepts such as ‘Trash the Dress’, or ‘his shirt your way’. What other great ideas are there that You know about? This could keep people busy!..”
I just wanted to share some thoughts with you regarding getting in to the Fashion Business with the hope that you garner some sense of perspective regarding this subject.