Rational Beauty

PAN’S La Belle et la Bête

Pan and The Dream's beauty issue found inspiration in Jean Cocteau's surrealist film, La Belle et la Bête. Taking inspiration from fantasy, PAN invites contemporary artists, writers, and photographers to explore current social issues linked to our perceptions of beauty.

The Type Directors Club—2019 Communication Design Judge's Choice Award
//Stack Cover of the Year—Runner up
Society of Publication Designers—Independent Magazine, Entire issue, Merit

PAN’s editions are collected by the following institutions and part of their libraries’ permanent collections: George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.


Curator: Nathalie Agussol.
Cover image by Nick Knight
Contributors (alphabetical order): Avril Bénard, Nikolai Von Bismark, Asger Carlsen, Katrien De Blauwer, Andrea Ferolla, Yvonne Gold, Katerina Jebb, Marie Jejcic, Nadav Kander, Nick Knight, Kate Moss, Katrine Pedersen, Lara Stone, Paul Westlake, John Yuyi and many, many more...