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Fashion Friday: Kitchen Wear

Our exhibition “The Main Dish" has got kitchenware (or kitchenWEAR) on our minds, like this condiment-covered dress by Philadelphia-born designer Tina Leser. Her mix-and-match separates were inspired by such wide-ranging sources as English game tables, chenille bedspreads, and Italian folk costumes. Sketches for this design reveal that it was intended for casual wear, as Leser paired it with a matching oven mitt. Explore more of Leser’s whimsical styles here.

Woman’s Dress, Summer 1960, designed by Tina Leser

Designer Sketchbook, Summer 1960, designed by Tina Leser

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this is a big new 13x19” print that will be available at the second moon crisis reception on august 9th, and at AWA in september!

also, for those who have been asking, the printer i used to make these is a canon pixma pro-100 — amazon is running a pretty good rebate offer on it right now

additionally, more sketchbooks should be in stock in my store next week!

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Venice Dispatch: Elements of Architecture at the Biennale

Elements focuses narrowly on 15 building components—ranging from windows to corridors to toilets. Each component is given its own gallery, where the organizers—Koolhaas’ team included a large group from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design—draw narrative connections between historical examples and contemporary iterations of each part.”

Read the full article here.

Presiding over our newest exhibition is an incredibly rare 40-foot-tall Buddhist banner that has never before left Korea. It is an unprecedented installation that is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Don’t miss its rarity, splendor, and power. 

 “Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910.” 

“Shakyamuni Assembly,” 1653, Korea (Hwaeomsa, Gurye) National Treasure No. 301 

This gaucho was photographed in Paraguay.

Current Exhibition
Kunsthalle Erfurt, Germany

Juminkeko Foundation
Kuhmo, Finland

Upcoming Exhibitions

Alex Del Piero Gallery
Torino, Italy
16 May 2014 through 31 August 2014

Beetles & Huxley Gallery
London, UK
May 12 through June 7, 2014

Frederic Got Fine Art Gallery
Paris, France
June 2014

Theatre de la Photography et de l’Image
Nice, France
27 June 2014 through 28 September 2014

here’s one last MOON CRISIS preview! this one is a big 16x20” metallic print, professionally laminated and mounted on hardboard with a float effect. like the others, it will be for sale

i actually did most of the work on this piece back in 2013 (it took FOREVER…) and have been waiting for months to unveil it. i hope you guys enjoy seeing the full piece at the show ♥

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