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THE FEMALE GAZE

Images of women and the world as seen by female fashion photographers Fashion photography produced by women, often unduly neglected, is the focus of the exhibition Female View: Women Fashion Photographers from Modernity to the Digital Age, which debuted at Kunsthalle St. Annen gallery in Lübeck, Germany, last spring. The exhibition opens September 24 at Museum Schloss Moyland in Bedburg-Hau, Germany. The medium of fashion photography has been shaped by women for decades, but most […]

Art, Design, Lifestyle

DESERT SHOWSTOPPER

An Indian Wells midcentury moves into the spotlight with a brand-new take on the showcase concept By Alexandria Abramian Desert Oasis doesn’t play by the typical showcase home rule book. For starters, the home designed by architect John Walling is not a spec project. Instead, the homeowner of the 4,350-square-foot Coachella Valley midcentury with soaring roof lines and natural rock-covered walls brought a distinctive vision for the project—one that involved design inspiration that included a […]

Architecture, Art, Design, Real Estate

ESTATE OF GRACE

A sprawling Laguna Niguel property commands attention from its eight-figure, bluff-top position By Alexandria Abramian PHOTOS BY THE LUXURY LEVEL // ATEAM  With more than 13 planted acres, the property is one of the largest estates in all of Orange County. And the home fittingly comes with its share of boast-able stats: A 500-foot driveway with circular motor court; 95 solar panels; 20 skylights; an 8-car garage. Then there’s the not-inconsiderable 14,500 square feet of […]

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THE HEIDI SHOW

Ideas, insight, and inspiration from OCMA’s Heidi Zuckerman, collected from her newest book, Conversations with Artists III By Kedric Francis As the October opening of the new Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) draws nearer, Blue Door Magazine will continue to focus on the dramatic impact the museum will have on OC art, culture, and community. The debut of the Thom Mayne-designed building at Segerstrom Center for the Arts will mark a new era, thanks […]