01. Richard Hamilton, the original pop artist, dies at 89
“Richard Hamilton, the most influential British artist of the 20th century, has died aged 89.
In his long, productive life he created the most important and enduring works of any British modern painter.” (Guardian‘)
02. R.I.P. DJ Mehdi
” MTV reports that Mehdi was killed at his home in Paris, when the roof collapsed while he was celebrating his birthday with friends. This has not yet been confirmed.
FACT reports and it has been confirmed that French producer DJ Mehdi has passed away. Mehdi, full name Mehdi Favéris-Essadi, was a main member of the French electro collective Ed Banger, and had been recently collaborating with fellow producer Riton as Carte Blanche.” (Pitchfork)
03. NY Fashion Week #1 (Pictured)
The circus begins again. (Street FSN)
04. Another fight, still no test for V. Klitschko
“If I’m ever asked to name my top 10 fighters of all time, Vitali Klitschko won’t come close to making the cut.
No disrespect, but the elder of the two Ukrainian brothers, who have had the heavyweight division on lockdown for what seems like an eternity, is dull, technically awful and has zero charisma.
But, at age 40, he has perfected a great habit that no one can break: He keeps winning fights.” (ESPN)