Art, Culture

Christine and the Queens

Chris is not here to explain herself. Born Héloïse Letissier and also known as Christine and the Queens, the 30-year-old French pop star has reinvented herself many times over. She no longer has time to explain her many personas to fans nor critics. Chris, her most recent, gender-defying incarnation, is introduced to the world in […]

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Art, Culture

Art from Online: October 2018

Charlie Parsons, ROCKET staff member, compiles his favorite artworks from the galleries on his insta feed God damn!! Would you look at that abyss of colors. Here, Frankenthaler tediously layers thin washes of paint to produce that deep streaky wall of stuff. I love all the colors here I love the way that violet runs down […]

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Art, Culture, Featured

This is Amit

Amit Greenberg, an artist and creative director based out of Brooklyn, New York sits down with Copy Editor Peter Makey, discussing his work that has been featured by the likes of Colette, Hello Mr., and IKEA and the artistic process that goes into creating what he calls “Pop Surrealism.” Check out his work on Instagram @this.is.amit. […]

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Art

Prints of Abstraction

The latest from ROCKET’s art team // woodblock prints   This original print was made with a combination of intaglio techniques. Flowing dark shapes, made with a roulette, react to the engraving marks made on the copper plate. The resulting image creates an engaging experience where the chaotic marks of the engraving are settled by the […]

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Art, Culture, Fashion

Follow the Yellow Brick Road into Iulia Filipovscaia’s Land of Oz

  Iulia Filipovscaia embodies the diversely talented, hyphen-studded ideal trending in today’s creative industry. The designer-artist-actress-model-curator infuses her work with her ethos, specifically through her artisan fashion label, Lana Siberie, which combines environmental consciousness with conceptual fashion design. All Lana Siberie clothing is made of sustainably sourced, vintage, handmade, organic material. The form of the […]

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Art, Culture, Fashion

Young Fashion Influencers You Can Support that Aren’t Ian Connor

Stylist and creative director, twenty-five-year-old Ian Connor, recently broke 1 Million followers on Instagram. This milestone came just a few weeks short of the two-year anniversary of Malika Anderson’s blog post entitled, “Ian Connor is a Rapist, and I Know First Hand,.” Despite dozens of additional rape allegations, Connor’s career advances. Before boasting collaborations with some […]

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Art, Fashion

RunwayxReimagined

Oscar Wilde once famously said that “life imitates art”. We often find ourselves recreating and reimagining pieces to fit our own perspectives. From Valentino in 2006 to the more recent Jeff Koons Masters collection with Louis Vuitton, designers have always been inspired by art to not only influence but also innovate fashion. As for me, […]

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Art, Culture

Floral Deception

Whitewashing is the practice of casting white actors as non-white characters. In each of these individual collages, a white actress and an actress of color are featured. The white actress is someone who has partook in whitewashing within Hollywood film culture. The POC actress is representative of someone who could have played that character. The […]

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Art, Culture, Fashion, Photography

Future of Sports

Our reaction to Nicole Pinedo’s new interactive pop-up exhibit “The Future of Sports”, found in D.C. at 700 H St. NE … When an artist fuses two elements of art into their vision, it delivers nothing short of a unique experience. The Future of Sports is a perfect blend of art and production to create a […]

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Art

We The People

An original art piece inspired by the notion that “we the oppressed are the people”. Anushka Annonti

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