Spice up your Instagram feed with a daily dose of creativity. We handpicked ten artists, stylists, DJs and editors, all of whom are using the world’s most used platform in a unique way.
Ryan McGinness, artist@mcginnessworks
Ryan McGinness uses this platform to host a whole body of work, with over 900 photos on his account of button-like images exert timely, snappy messages. The American-born artist currently has an exhibition with Saatchi Gallery in London. Follow along for his daily dose of wit.
Richard Prince, artist@richardprince1234
Richard Prince is notorious for using his Instagram as part of his artwork. His recent show at Gagosian Gallery featured screenshots appropriated from Instagram people he follows in his feed. Richard continues to cause a stir with his work, questioning ideas of copyright and art.
May Kwok, downtown DJ@iamamayzing
May Kwok is considered a fixture on the New York nightlife scene, where she regularly DJs parties for brands ranging from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, the CFDA, and Dolce & Gabbana, to Levi’s, The Gap, and Topshop. Her Instagram feed features her glamorous life filled with parties, tropical vacations and her local social scene.
Mickey Boardman, editorial director of PAPER Magazine@askmrmickey
Mickey Boardman’s Instagram serves as a congregation for the glamorous company he keeps, including artists, musicians, models and designers. Alongside social snaps and party pictures, he proves an envious glimpse into the editor’s fabulous life.
Derek Blasberg, writer@derekblasberg
Derek Blasberg is a fashion editor and writer. His feed documents his social events, fashion reporting, famous friendships and international travels. His humor comes through with clever captions and and his eye.
Jenne Lombardo, founder of Milk Made, stylist@jennelombardo
Jenne Lombardo is known as one of the most stylish women on Instagram. Aside from running MADE Fashion Week at Milk Studios, she remains a fixture on the New York social scene, curating her Instagram with her refined lifestyle — a mix of hard, edgy fashion with delicate and feminine style.
Harley Viera-Newton, DJ, stylist@harleyvnewton
Harley Viera-Newton’s effortless style and cool-girl attitude seamlessly flows into her digital world—taking the Instagram persona to a new level, this DJ and style icon has a full social calendar and keeps her fans up to date with her frequent postings.
Chloe Wise, artist@chloewise_
Everyone needs a little humor in their feed. Chloe Wise is not afraid to laugh at herself. Her Instagram captures the daily happenings, spiced up with a bit of humor.
Mark Peckmezian, photographer@mark_peckmezian
Can’t get enough of Mark’s photography skills, especially through the lens of his iPhone. His ability to turn ordinary objects into artistic works is something that keeps us wanting more.
Magdalena Wosinska, photographer@themagdalenaexperience
In four short words, her profile description says it all: “capturing half nude moments.” This babe is always traveling (or so it seems). A self proclaimed “hopeless romantic,” her followers are able to chase her adventures through her photo diary, a mix of stunning backdrops with just the right amount of flesh.