1. Staged in Berlin’s Kupferstichkabinett, the new exhibition “Women, Bulls, Old Masters” is a must-see for anyone who think to know the Spanish master: Pablo Picasso.

    In the video, contemporary artist Jonas Burgert and curator Anita Beloubek-Hammer have shared their personal views on Picasso with us to celebrate this benchmark release: “There’s one time when every artist looks at Picasso again.” As a visual dialogue about one of the most powerful and fearless pioneers of creative expression, we highly recommend this short film to all artists and non-artists alike.

    Gestalten is also honored to release the book “Women, Bullfights, Old Masters” to accompany this major exhibition. Ranging from black and white to colorful, the artwork represents his various styles from classic to cubistic to surrealistic. The publication not only examines Picasso’s work in a historical context, but also reevaluates it from a contemporary point of view.

    The exhibition: smb.museum/smb/kalender/details.php?objID=29730&lang=en
    The book “Picasso. Women, Bullfights, Old Masters”: shop.gestalten.com/picasso-en.html

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  2. In a world of uniformity and globalized styles, only some cultivated gentlemen retain their independence over the way they dress and live. Gestalten's new book "I am Dandy: The Return of the Elegant Gentleman" with photographs by Rose Callahan and texts by Nathaniel "Natty" Adams, was recently launched at the bespoke gentleman's tailor Gieves & Hawkes, No. 1 Savile Row London. The book documents the well-kept lives of 57 protagonists of contemporary dandyism with a keen yet empathic eye.

    Gestalten.tv flew to Brighton, London, and New York to meet with Natty and Rose, as well as a few of the exquisite modern gentlemen featured in the book, to learn about their styles, attitudes, and philosophies. Together, they help us to explore contemporary dandyism as a rebellious attitude and obsessive calling that can be cultivated on any budget. Watch the video here.

    The book: shop.gestalten.com/dandy.html

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  3. The world is an amazing place, filled with complexity and contradiction. Today, we swim in floods of data and ideas, numbers and phrases that appear on our screens and in our media. Fortunately, we have storytellers and visual interpreters who explain, graphically, how something happened and what went on. Individually, they help us understand a single issue. Together, they explain a slice of the world.

    Our recent book “Around The World” is filled with some of the most remarkable stories and and helpful infographics collected from countries spanning the globe. This is the world that we live in, beautiful and complicated, drawn out and explained. Learn a bit more about it in this video!

    Buy the book: shop.gestalten.com/shopwindow/around-the-world.html

    Video production by Jan Schöttler: janschoettler.com/

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  4. Celebrity wedding planner and stylist Fiona Leahy brings a relaxed and freshly unconventional perspective to wedding planning. In her London home, Leahy talks about the newly released Just Married book which reveals her hands-on tips and tricks for creating a relaxed and freshly original celebration—from a bohemian open-air rhapsody to a punk-rock karaoke extravaganza. Follow Leahy’s universally applicable inspirations for not only putting together an incomparable ceremony best-suited to your wants and needs, but to throw one hell of a party that everyone will enjoy.

    The Book - Just Married: How to Celebrate Your Wedding in Style

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  5. Award-winning illustrator Christoph Niemann's interactive hand-drawn animations gained his Petting Zoo App an international sensation. Now, 36 of the charmingly funny animal characters are found on the colorful cards of his new Petting Zoo Memo Game from Gestalten. Also a fan of Christoph Niemann's work, the Gestalten.tv team met with the world-acclaimed artist for a chat, talking about the lasting joy of game playing and his motif to stretch your brain muscles with these adorable, made-to-stick animals.

    Buy this game: shop.gestalten.com/niemann-petting-zoo.html

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