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Crystal Moselle

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Hanging with Kenyan
In our visit to Creative Director Kenyan Lewis’ home in upstate New York, we discovered a hearty collection of American flags in his possession. The antique sensei offered The Inside Source his suggestions on three creative usages for your home.
(1) If it’s on the larger side, drape the flag over your flat screen TV.
(2) There’s nothing better then layering them over a couch or a chair. 
(3) Stacking them on a lovely antique trunk will give you that Paula Rubenstein feel.
We’re sold. Lucky for us we spotted tons of American flags on eBay — some old and some new, depending on the vibe you’re going for.
Photo: Crystal Moselle 

Hanging with Kenyan

In our visit to Creative Director Kenyan Lewis’ home in upstate New York, we discovered a hearty collection of American flags in his possession. The antique sensei offered The Inside Source his suggestions on three creative usages for your home.

(1) If it’s on the larger side, drape the flag over your flat screen TV.

(2) There’s nothing better then layering them over a couch or a chair. 

(3) Stacking them on a lovely antique trunk will give you that Paula Rubenstein feel.

We’re sold. Lucky for us we spotted tons of American flags on eBay — some old and some new, depending on the vibe you’re going for.

Photo: Crystal Moselle 

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Mad Respect: Crystal Moselle
Filmmaker Crystal Moselle has made fashion films for a range of top clients, from Philip Lim to The New York Times. Documentaries are her true passion and where the magic unfolds, such as the intimate piece on Warhol darling Excavating Taylor Meade. Today she’s following an ethereal pack of 6 brothers from Delancey street called The Wolfpack Project. The Inside Source paid Crystal a visit to dig a little further into what inspires this curiously hungry documenter of life. 
Jauretsi: What is your manifesto for life?
Crystal Moselle: This may be obvious but, ‘Never Give Up’. So many days I want to give up but I try and stay positive. I try and turn every negative into a positive. It works most of the time but can be painful. 
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J: Tell us your top 3 list of items you fiend for when searching through eBay?
CM: Lately I got a pair of Guess Jeans from the 90’s, Art Books (Just got the Claus Oldenburg Store Days), and lenses for my camera. 
J: Name your Inspiration songs these last few months.
CM: I can’t stop listening to Solange “I’m losing you”. It’s on repeat. Dev Hynes makes the most beautiful music.

Mad Respect: Crystal Moselle

Filmmaker Crystal Moselle has made fashion films for a range of top clients, from Philip Lim to The New York Times. Documentaries are her true passion and where the magic unfolds, such as the intimate piece on Warhol darling Excavating Taylor Meade. Today she’s following an ethereal pack of 6 brothers from Delancey street called The Wolfpack ProjectThe Inside Source paid Crystal a visit to dig a little further into what inspires this curiously hungry documenter of life. 

Jauretsi: What is your manifesto for life?

Crystal Moselle: This may be obvious but, ‘Never Give Up’. So many days I want to give up but I try and stay positive. I try and turn every negative into a positive. It works most of the time but can be painful. 

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J: Tell us your top 3 list of items you fiend for when searching through eBay?

CM: Lately I got a pair of Guess Jeans from the 90’s, Art Books (Just got the Claus Oldenburg Store Days), and lenses for my camera

J: Name your Inspiration songs these last few months.

CM: I can’t stop listening to Solange “I’m losing you”. It’s on repeat. Dev Hynes makes the most beautiful music.

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Jena Cortova and Filmmaker Crystal Moselle
(Photo: Billy Farrell / BFA, at eBay/CFDA/NYC Digital event in New York, July 9, 2013)

Jena Cortova and Filmmaker Crystal Moselle

(Photo: Billy Farrell / BFA, at eBay/CFDA/NYC Digital event in New York, July 9, 2013)

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6 Days to Christmas: Crystal Moselle

We asked filmmaker Crystal Moselle, director of fashion films for a range of brands such as Kate Spade and Ralph Lauren, what item she needs delivered in one hour the most. “I would love to receive a warm puffy jacket because I forgot mine and it’s cold!” she says without skipping a beat.

After perusing the eBay Now app, which delivers to your doorstep in one hour (New York and San Francisco only), we spotted a Recon Quilt Jacket from the Quiksilver store and a North Face Women’s B Triclimate Jacket from Eastern Mountain Sports. If ordered on the eBay Now app, Crystal can stop being cold in exactly one hour! Remember, eBay takes $20 off all first orders! 

(Photo: Courtesy of Crystal Moselle. Text by Jauretsi)

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The Best of Art Basel

By Jauretsi

In the wake of our art hangover from Art Basel last week in Miami, The Inside Source gathered an intelligence report from some prominent attendees this year. The team of creative minds are:

Sophia Amoruso (CEO & Founder Nasty Gal)

Claudia Donaldson (Nowness)

Abbey Drucker (Photographer)

Crystal Moselle (Filmmaker)

Matthu Placek (Photographer)

Alexis Johnson (Paula Cooper Gallery)

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Which piece of art moved you the most?

• Sophia: Thomas Dozol’s Bridge Red at Jack Hanley Gallery (which I purchased!) 

• Claudia: Sigalit Landau’s Barbed Hula at the Rubell Collection

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• Abbey: Man Ray Untitled, 1936, Print at Art Basel. Gorgeous, simple, fine grain portrait with pristine printing

• Crystal: In the Wynwood area, there was this Unicorn sculpture by Paloma Teppa  with a plant growing as its mane. I really loved it. Ivan Navarro had this SICK piece in the show as well

• Matthu: Since it’s install many years ago, A Diary of Flowers, 1994, by Jim Hodges at the De La Cruz Collection. I go to see it on every visit to Miami. 

• Alexis: Carl Andre 7 Cu Slants 20 at Konrad Fisher Galerie Booth H08

Which party made you dance with abandon?

• Sophia: Vito Schnabel and Stavros Niarchos’ Thursday night party at The Wall. 

• Claudia: Arthur Baker at the White Cube party

• Abbey: Pulse, Poolside concert featuring SSION had everyone dancing. 

• Crystal: OH man I think the last night at Le Pompon at the Victor [Hotel]. May Kwok did this heavy hip hop set that took us down pretty hardcore. We also had an epic dance party in the street on top of this Mustang that we rented. Also, in one of those stores where you can buy those sweatpants with “I love Miami” written on them. There were so many moments. 

• Matthu: The salsa room at Twist (almost every night)

• Alexis: I danced a jig at Art Basel Miami Beach, Booth F09, conveniently where I worked all week, at exactly 5:45pm when we made a few amazing sales in the eleventh hour.  Unlike a lot of other folks who come down to Miami, I am actually there to work.

What was your best “come-down” moment of relaxation in Miami?

• Sophia: Swimming in the ocean at 3 am

• Claudia: Walking along NW 29th at sunset laughing hard 

• Abbey Drucker: This year I kept it pretty balanced, in between photo shoots and art, I went to the beach and had pool time everyday. It’s just too good to be down there and not indulge in some Vitamin D and swimming

• Crystal: We rented this mustang and cruised around and it was just really fun… also swimming. This year the weather was perfect. 

• Matthu: My only proper meal. Sunday night at Madolin with my besties. 

• Alexis: My best come-down was on Monday, when our booth was packed, my bikini was on, and the sun was shining…hello Atlantic Ocean!

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(Photo: 1. Bridge Red, 2012, by Thomas Dozol. 2. A Diary of Flowers, 1994, by Jim Hodges at the De La Cruz Collection)