upcoming exhibit

In May, Comme des Garçons will be the subject of “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between,” the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute’s spring 2017 exhibition—only the second such show to honor a living designer, the other recipient being Yves Saint Laurent in 1983. Kawakubo is undeniably influential, a cult figure in the industry, but her designs are far from Saint Laurent’s easy trenches and sexy smokings.

In a rare interview, the designer discusses her work and the upcoming exhibition: here.

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How can you tell if an abstract photo is vertical or horizontal? 

Follow MoMA curator Sarah Meister into master framer Peter Perez’s frame shop as they analyze several photographs by Brazilian artist Gertrudes Altschul to determine how they should be oriented for the upcoming exhibition “Making Space: Women Artists and Postwar Abstraction.” 

“Making Space” opens this Saturday: mo.ma/makingspace

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Emilio Ambasz

While many of the pioneers of green architecture could arguably be criticized as technocratic and dry, this has never applied to Emilio Ambasz. His concept of “green over gray” has been pushing the debate around sustainability forwards since the 1970s, but alongside this concept he has developed a critical approach to architectural meaning and form-making which competes with many of architecture’s more poetic practitioners. Ahead Vladimir Belogolovsky’s upcoming exhibition of Ambasz’s work, “Emilio Ambasz: Architecture Toward Nature,” which is on show at the Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Center from February 6th – 28th, Belogolovsky shares his interview with the architect in ArchDaily’s “City of Ideas” column.

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A Work of Art

“Miss Luthor, the curator for the upcoming exhibit at the National City museum of history is here for your 2 p.m. appointment,” Jess announces matter-of-factly, then she holds the door for a moment.

A statuesque brunette enters behind her, dressed sharply in business attire, long hair pulled back from sharp olive features. She could be look stern, but for now, a smile graces her features.

“Ms. Luthor, thank you for granting me some of your time.” She has an accent that is difficult to place. “I am Diana Prince, I’ve been working on gathering and judging the validity of the upcoming exhibit, but I am afraid we’ve run into a… small problem.”

“Dr. Windsor suggested that you have been a great friend to the museum in the past, so I am hoping to prevail upon your love of history to aid us in bringing this to your city.”


@kara-danvers-lena-luthor

Designer Claire McCardell and the ballet flat

The checklist for upcoming MoMA exhibition Items: Is Fashion Modern? centers upon 111 items of fashion design, from high fashion to humble masterpieces. One of these items is the versatile and much-loved ballet flat. As part of our research into the shoe, we spoke with fashion historian Julie Eilber who was gracious enough to share her expertise, archive, and enthusiasm for the American designer Claire McCardell, who – along with legendary designer and Ukrainian émigrée Valentina Schlee – was one of the earliest fashion designers to see the potential of the ballet slipper as womenswear. Read the interview

Spring’s blossoms are blooming in this vibrant glass mosaic design! Made in 1897 by Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company, this floral detail is part of a larger memorial panel in St. Paul’s Episcopal Church located in Troy, New York. We love how the petals and leaves were sensitively selected so that the striations in the glass highlight shadows and give the flowers a three-dimensional quality. To learn more about glass selection (and even try your hand at it!), visit our upcoming exhibition with The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass, “Tiffany’s Glass Mosaics,” opening May 20th at the Museum.

Detail of panel, 1897. Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company, designed by Jacob Adolphus Holzer (American, b. Switzerland, 1858–1938). Glass mosaic with glass jewels. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Troy, New York. Photo credit: The Corning Museum of Glass.

To Help #7

YES! FINALLY! We’re here! We’re up to V which means that this is the end of this series. My many thanks to everyone who’s stayed with me for this long, stayed patient and encouraged me with your kind words and your insights on my work. Hopefully I’ll see you all for the next one

Come on sugar cookie V, it’s your turn to help MC.

As per usual this fic will include

1)    Profanity

2)    In case you haven’t played the secret endings this is kinda spoilery, so please just be warned.

3)    WELCOME TO MY (baby) MONSTER FIC, just 13.5K this time arounds

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Here is a sneaky sneak peek of one of my pieces for an upcoming group exhibition called Again & Again. It’s about patterns and geometry and all that fun stuff. The opening is September 5, 7-9 pm at Fawn Gallery in Collingwood, Melbourne.

New work from New Orleans based artist Magda Boreysza from her upcoming exhibition with Jane Talton at The Foundation Gallery. “Artemis Shift” opens March 4 and 25% of proceeds benefit T.R.E.E. 

Digital Artist:

Tom Bagshaw

“Legacy”


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“My contribution to the upcoming Paintguide exhibition at The Unit London. The private view is on the 26th Nov with the official opening on 27th and includes one of the most incredible artist lineups:

Aaron Nagel, Alessandra Maria, Allisson Sommers, Andrew Hem, Andy Espinoza, Amy Sol, Anthony Hurd, Anthony Waichulis, Aron Wiesenfeld, Audrey Kawasaki, Benjamin Björklund, Brad Kunkle, Brandon Holt, Casey Baugh, Casey Weldon, Conrad Roset, Dan Quintana, David Kassan, Daniel Ochoa, Eloy Morales, Eric Fortune, Erik Jones, Esao Andrews, Greg “Craola” Simkins, Hollis Dunlap, Hsiao Ron Cheng, Ivan Alifan, Jake Wood-Evans, Jean-Paul Mallozzi, Jeff Hein, Jeremy Geddes, Jeremy Mann, Jesse Draxler, João Ruas, Joel Rea, Julio Reyes, Kai Samuels-Davis, Kenichi Hoshine, Kevin Llewellyn, Kim Cogan, Kit King, Linsey Levendall, Marco Mazzoni, Martin Wittfooth, Morten Thyholt, Matt R. Martin, Michael Hussar, Nicomi Nix Turner, Richey Beckett, Ryan Hewett, Sail, Sam Wolfe Connelly, Sverre Malling, Serge Marshennikov, Sean Cheetham, Shawn Barber, Tom Bagshaw, Tony Curanaj and Vincent Xeus.

Alongside the show, Henrik is putting together a hardback book containing 5 works by each artist and has set up a Kickstarter to help fund the project with some great backer rewards!

Thanks so much to Henrik Uldalen for including me and i hope to see some of you at the opening night!”