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18 11, 2015

My Rescue Sea Goddess

November 18th, 2015 |

 

See the full editorial in our next issue,or go to Joomag.com!

 

Photographer:

Ekaterina Belinskaya

Creative Director:

Bella Alfritovna

Models:

James Stanhope 

 

17 11, 2015

Multicultural Melting Pot: Let’s Talk About It

November 17th, 2015 |

The Multicultural Melting Pot: An International Movement or just a North American Trend?

 

The move toward a more mobile, globe trotting society due to recent technological advances has caused an intermixing of races and cultures throughout the world, forever changing the faces we see in various art, media and fashion outlets.

In the Americas bi-racial individuals have created quite a buzz […]

17 11, 2015

You Can’t Sit With Us

November 17th, 2015 |

“You Can’t Sit With Us”

Barack Obama is not the first black president of the United States.
Okay, Now that I have your attention, I should clarify: Barack Obama is not simply the first black president of the United States. He is the first bi-racial president of the United States. His father was black, his mother was white.
Is that even […]

1 09, 2015

In My Skin I Win

September 1st, 2015 |

 

It’s a sad truth that some of the things that people can get mocked, stigmatized, or even ostracized over are things they have virtually no control over, things they are often born with. Whether it’s the color of a person’s skin, a disability or other physical abnormality, there’s a million ways to make a person feel small or lesser […]

28 08, 2015

The Circus Story

August 28th, 2015 |

Magical editorial by photographer Elizabeth Parker exclusively in Belle Exotique Magazine

 

 

Hair: Leanne Hare

Make Up: Norma Torres

Wardrobe& Styling: Kustom Kouture

Models: Nicole Castillo,Marissa Jacobus,Rachel Tietz

 

28 08, 2015

The King of Hyperrealism: Mike Dargas

August 28th, 2015 |

Exclusive B.E.M  interview with brilliant German artist Mike Dargas.

 

You discovered your passion for art as a young child, and seemingly have spent the majority of your life honing your skills. How did this passion affect your childhood? How does it affect your work today?

I remember me painting ever since. I enjoyed painting so much that I spent most […]

25 08, 2015

Life Under Hijab

August 25th, 2015 |

Modern life is characterized by connections. Whether it’s a connecting flight crossing
geographic boundaries, or an internet connection eradicating technological ones, people are now
more connected than ever before. No places better exemplify this than megacities such as New
York, London, and Paris. These urban centers make up the heart of our globalized society, with
thousands of new arrivals entering them every day. […]

25 08, 2015

Kazuhiro Hori: Little Girls Lost Innocence

August 25th, 2015 |

Whoever thought school girls and strawberry jam could be such a crippling emotional combo? Kazuhiro Hori’s work evokes a sticky-sweet sort of tragedy with sailor outfit sporting ladies untangling themselves in a strange confectionary landscape full of toys,sweets and everything that should make a little girl deliriously happy.These are no carefree little girls though,not in Hori’s paintings.These are growing women […]

5 03, 2015

Victor Nizovtsev : Magical Healing Of a Broken Heart

March 5th, 2015 |

A dose of soul healing art by Russian artist Victor Nizovtsev

Looking on the paintings of  Viktor Nizovtsev is to look into a dream land,of warm childhood whimsy.Impossible dreams glitter with sunshine highlights and smiling storybook faces.Truly,these subjects and the painting style,do heavily recall characters out of an especially fantastical children’s picture book.Smiling children fly on impossible tea caps,shoes,and goldfish,all draped in […]

4 03, 2015

Suhair Sibai : Under Syrian Skies

March 4th, 2015 |

Magnificent  artwork by Syrian artist Suhair Sibai 

Art is one of the ultimate forms of self-expression. Emotions too powerful and complex to convey in words are brought to light with the stroke of a brush. Suhair Sibai’s series ‘Under Syrian Skies’ certainly reflects this. Her paintings beautifully display the deeply complex emotions of those living in the midst of war. […]