• The Charcoal Reality: Robert Longo

    The Charcoal Reality: Robert Longo

    Robert Longo (b. 1953, United States) is an artist from Long Island, New York. He is famous for his hyperreal charcoal drawings focused on political topics, reason, intuition, fantasy, and power. He graduated high school in 1970, the same year as the Kent State University Massacre in Ohio, which started as a student protest against the United States invasion of Cambodia and led...
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  • Mark Rothko | Beyond the colour

    Mark Rothko | Beyond the colour

    Born in1903, Mark Rothko would be 118 today. He tragically ended his life at the age of 66, leaving us with 836 known paintings that were created over his life span. This is around 18 paintings a year, more than one per month. Despite his dedication and intense art production, Mark Rothko didn't attend an art school. However, he has always been associated with...
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  • "Rhythm": Q&A | Bastiaan Woudt

    "Rhythm": Q&A | Bastiaan Woudt

    Bastiaan Woudt A renowned Dutch photographer Bastiaan Woudt (b.1987) began his photographic journey both by devouring photography books and experimenting with different photographic techniques. He explored his artistic instinct and gathered a unique vision by diving into the work of Irving Penn and Richard Avedon. Passionately putting the knowledge of the masters into practice and applying to it his contemporary...
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  • Paulisson Miura - Lina Bo Bardi, SESC Pompéia

    Who is Lina Bo Bardi?

    Famous works: SESC Pompéia (1986), Glass House/Casa de Vidro (1951), MASP/Sao Paulo Museum of Art (1960) Architects inspired by Lina Bo Bardi: Kazuyo Sejima, Yoshiharu Tsukamoto Women in architecture We live in the era of feminism and female empowerment. But how many of us can actually name off the top of our head a famous woman architect, designer, or photographer? Not...
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  • Three best inspirational movies

    Three best inspirational movies

    Nothing inspires better than a good movie. 1605 Publishers presents the three best inspirational movies of all time. They aren't just any regular movies but real art pieces, moving photographs and a storehouse of countless ideas, dreams and inspiration. Last Year in Marienbad, The Seventh Seal and Nostalghia.
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  • Bastiaan Woudt Mendo

    Bastiaan Woudt: exhibition & book "Rhythm" at MENDO

    "Rhythm"  A 10-year retrospective of the Dutch photographer Bastiaan Woudt (b. 1987, The Netherlands) that includes images from different projects like Tino, Mukono, Caravan, Peak to name but a few. See "Rhythm" exhibition at MENDO in Amsterdam until the end of December and get your signed copy of the book "Rhythm" that comes in two different covers Carlos and Rhythm...
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  • Uoya Shigenori

    In Praise of Shadows

    In search of inspiration? Read our review of "In Praise of Shadows" by the Japanese writer Junichiro Tanizaki (1886–1965). At 1605 Publishers we praise minimalistic aesthetics, natural materials and a soft colour palette. We are inspired by art compositions that have light and shadow interplay like works of Avant-garde artists of the 1920s like László Moholy-Nagy, Man Ray, Aleksander Rodchenko to name only...
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  • Brent Lee Australia

    Studio Brent Lee

    Studio Brent Lee Architectural & interior design Studio Brent Lee is based in Sydney, Australia with other branches in Doha, Qatar and Joshua Tree, California. Brent Lee's approach to an interior space is minimalistic and refined with only the necessary structure and furnishings. All the materials used by the designers follow the natural palette and made of natural materials, apart...
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  • George Mayer

    George Mayer

    George Mayer Photographer and designer George Mayer (1985) is from Nizhny Tagil, Russia. He holds a Degree in environmental design from the Ural College of Arts and Crafts. Mayer is also a member of the Russian Union of Art Photographers. In 2017, George Mayer won one of the most prestigious world photography contests Sony World Photography Awards where with the...
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  • Tim Verhallen photographer

    Tim Verhallen

    Tim Verhallen The photographer Tim Verhallen loves being around people to discover diverse characters and personalities and study different appearances. This, together with powerful and fresh energy and the knowledge of lighting and technical aspects of photography, inspires him to create images that are contemporary yet classic. Among his clients are Benchellal, ELLE, Fucking Young, Harpers Bazaar, Hunger Magazine, Mojeh Magazine, Nike,...
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  • Maura Sullivan photographer

    Maura Sullivan

    Maura Sullivan Born in Hartford Connecticut, Maura Sullivan graduated from Syracuse University and has attended the International School of Photography. She currently lives in New York, New York. Her work is part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and is widely exhibited in both solo and group exhibitions in the United States, Argentina, The Netherlands, Poland,...
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  • Thirza Schaap Plastic Ocean

    Thirza Schaap | Plastic Ocean

    Thirza Schaap Represented by Bildhalle gallery in Zurich and Amsterdam, the Dutch artist Thirza Schaap had a conversation with 1605 Publishers. In the interview, she talks about her art and climate awareness project "Plastic Ocean". The body of work combines sculpture with photography and reveals human interchanging relationship with plastic waste and its overwhelming presence in our lives. Almost all...
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