With deep-pocketed, multinational behemoths now playing the boutique game, how do the segment’s “true” boutiques maintain the iconoclastic cool that defined the category to begin with? We checked in with five pioneering boutique brands, and asked them that very question.
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Jet Blue Wants to Turn Former TWA Terminal Into Hotel
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Off Pink, the 2015 Parsons Fine Arts MFA Thesis Show, opens on May 8. The opening reception will take place from 6:30 to 9pm at The Kitchen (512 West 19th Street, Chelsea, Manhattan). The exhibition is curated by Tina Kukielski.
Inclusion and exclusion, absence and presence, the canonized and the outsider — these poles act as benchmarks for locating where and what might be considered “off” in 2015. As a condition that shapes how cultural history is rewritten across different geographic frameworks and unrelated borders, to be “off” is an essential and agreed-upon guideline — a self-selecting guideline for a group of artists who meet by seeming chance for graduate study in New York and hail from all over the world. The “off” in Off Pink signifies both a belonging — being member of a group, a cohort, an ensemble — but also a longing to get on with things, to take what is learned and then finally, eventually, and expectantly, degree in hand, to take off.