Welcome to the Friday Weekly Wrap-Up newsletter, where we explore the intersection of Art, Fashion, and Pop Culture.
Guess & Macy’s Facing Legal Action
Fashion brand Guess and Macy’s are facing a lawsuit from two graffiti artists, Bates and Patrick Griffin. Both artists have claimed copyright infringement. According to the court filings, Guess is accused of using the artists’ tags on its clothing designs while Macy’s allegedly benefitted from the sales of the brand’s clothing in its stores.
Final Curtain: Edward Enninful’s Farewell to British Vogue
The end of an era approaches as Edward Enninful unveils his 76th and final edition of British Vogue after six and a half years and 153 cover stars. Notable among them are the 40 legendary women featured together in New York for the final March 2024 issue. Bonded by magnificence and purpose, a sisterhood of megastars graces the cover once more for a memorable photoshoot. Available on newsstands Tuesday, February 13th.
1-54 Art Fair: Marrakech Edition
1-54 Art Fair is now back in Marrakech until Sunday, February 11th, at la Mamounia and DaDa. Experience specially curated content, events, and partnerships throughout the week. Discover innovative contemporary artworks from emerging and established artists at selected galleries.
Beatles’ Collaborative Masterpiece Sells for $1.7 Million
A collaborative painting by the Beatles during their 1966 Japan tour, titled “Images of a Woman,” fetched $1.7 million at a recent Christie’s auction, surpassing its presale estimate by nearly threefold. The artwork, a unique collaboration of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison, stands as their sole collective creation.