HAUTE COUTURE FALL 2019: TREND HIGHLIGHTS

Haute Couture is synonymous with opulence and drama; the utmost form of fashion is not mass-fabricated ready-to-wear - its carefully and uniquely crafted in France. We've rounded up eight trends we saw and loved at the Fall Couture 2019 runway shows, including mini-dresses, loud prints, and statement accessories. CELESTIAL HEADWEAR What's couture without theatrical camp?…

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“(HOT GIRL) SUMMER FEATURING (HOT GIRL) SUMMER ART” A SOLO EXHIBIT BY JEANETTE HAYES AT THE UNTITLED SPACE

"(hot girl) summer featuring (hot girl) summer art" by Jeanette Hayes A Solo Exhibition Curated by Indira Cesarine OPENING RECEPTION July 23rd, 2019 RSVP: events@untitled-space.com EXHIBITION ON VIEW July 23th – August 13th THE UNTITLED SPACE 45 Lispenard Street, NYC 10013 The Untitled Space is pleased to present solo exhibition, “(hot girl) summer featuring (hot…

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TRIBECA ART+CULTURE NIGHT JUNE 20TH

Tribeca Art Night June 20th // 6:00-9:00PM 25+ Tribeca venues Exhibitions, Tours, Workshops, Live Performances & Talks Tribeca, NY During the evening of June 20th, Tribeca Art+Culture Night visitors will be able to enjoy exhibitions, workshops, talks, readings, and performances. Visitors can pick and choose what they're curious about and explore/interact accordingly with all sorts…

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JEFF KOON’S RABBIT IS THE MOST EXPENSIVE PIECE SOLD BY A LIVING ARTIST

Jeff Koons' "Rabbit" (1986) just sold for 91.1 million dollars - making the steel figure the most expensive piece of art sold by a living artist. The 41-inch-high bunny was sold at  Christie's in New York for more than $20 million over its asking price - $70 million. Koons has not been a favorite in…

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“QUEER CALIFORNIA: UNTOLD STORIES” ADDRESSES LGBTQ HISTORICAL MILESTONES

Queer California: Untold Stories On view: April 13–August 11 OMCA (Oakland Museum of CA) Oakland, CA The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) opened a major exhibition on April 13th that combines art and history to tell the untold and under-recognized stories of California’s LGBTQ+ communities. On view through August, the exhibit goes beyond mainstream narratives…

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ALABAMA ENACTS THE STRICTEST ABORTION BAN IN THE COUNTRY

Alabama's governor, Kay Ivey, just signed a bill that deems abortion a crime punishable by law - including the doctors that perform the procedure and the mother of the unborn child who seeks it. The Alabama Senate passed the bill 25-6. The law only allows exceptions "to avoid a serious health risk to the unborn…

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MET GALA 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: SEE OUR FAVORITE CAMP MOMENTS

The Met Gala serves two purposes: one, it raises funds for the Costume Institute. Two, celebrities and socialites get the chance to dress up in the most dramatic gala-wear according to each year's theme. The Met Gala 2019's theme was "Camp" - an abstract concept that several celebs failed to actualize. While there were looks…

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MODEL HALIMA ADEN MAKES HISTORY ON SPORTS ILLUSTRATED COVER

On the newest cover of Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, model Halima Aden wears a burkini and a hijab. Making her the first Muslim-American model to front their pages, the issue is appropriately titled "Shattering Perceptions." “I keep thinking [back] to six-year-old me who, in this same country, was in a refugee camp,” Halima said during…

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JOAN MITCHELL’S “I CARRY MY LANDSCAPES AROUND WITH ME”

"I carry my landscapes around with me" Joan Mitchell On view May 3—June 22, 2019 David Zwirner  537 West 20th Street New York "My paintings are titled after they are finished. I paint from remembered landscapes that I carry with me—and remembered feelings of them, which of course become transformed. I could certainly never mirror…

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“NOT THAT WE DON’T” CHLOE WISE DEBUTS IN LONDON

Chloe Wise: "Not That We Don’t"  April 10 — May 18, 2019 Almine Rech Grosvenor Hill, Broadbent House, W1K 3JH London UK  Almine Rech London is currently showing the second exhibition of Chloe Wise with the gallery and her first in London, which opened on April 10th. In "Not That We Don’t", Wise continues her exploration into…

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INSTA-HIGHLIGHTS STRAIGHT FROM COACHELLA

Coachella 2019 weekend one came to a close, with music sets from Ariana Grande, Cardi B, Tame Impala, Diplo and more. The celebrity-invaded Polo fields brought outfit inspirations and most importantly, lots to talk about. From the technical difficulties that sabotaged Ariana's and Nicki's performance (most artists also suffered from technical issues - Solange even…

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40 YEARS OF PIERRE CARDIN AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion On view: July 20, 2019, to January 5, 2020 The Brooklyn Museum NYC Opening on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing, "Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion" focuses on the seven-decade career of pioneer of Space Age fashion and futuristic design, tracing the legendary career of one of the fashion world's most…

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FRENCH BILLIONAIRES DONATE MILLIONS OF EUROS TO RE-BUILD NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL

After the disastrous and disheartening collapse of Notre Dame's Cathedral in Paris due to the much-talked-about accidental fire, chair and CEO of French luxury group Kering, Francois-Henri Pinault, vowed to donate 100 million euros to rebuild the cathedral. Kering owns brands Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Balenciaga, among others. Bernard Arnault, the chair of LVMH,…

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RODARTE x UNIVERSAL STANDARD COLLABORATE ON A SIZE-INCLUSIVE, AFFORDABLE NEW LINE

“It shouldn’t be a far-fetched possibility for women of all sizes to have access to contemporary, ready-to-wear fashion, and experience supreme quality and design when buying clothing,” Alexandra Waldman, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Universal Standard Rodarte and Universal standard just made high-end fashion history with their new collaboration, which carries sizes XXS to…

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MERCEDES VS. ARTISTS: THE CAR COMPANY SUES ARTISTS WHILE FEATURING THEIR MURALS WITHOUT CONSENT

"Public art has become an important and beautiful attraction in cities around the world. Mercedes’ actions could scare artists into not wanting to make any artwork outdoors for fear that big companies will use and exploit their work without permission, and we must never let that happen. We are dedicated to fighting against this type…

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FEMALE-OWNED COMPANIES AND THEIR BILLIONS: GLOSSIER AND RENT THE RUNWAY HIT THE 10 FIGURE MARK

"We are building an entirely new kind of beauty company: one that owns the distribution channel and makes customers our stakeholders," Emily Weiss, founder and chief executive officer, said in the statement. By connecting directly with consumers, Glossier has access to “endless inspiration for new products," she said. Two companies owned by women just made…

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MEXICAN DIRECTOR ALEJANDRO GONZÁLEZ IÑÁRRITU NAMED PRESIDENT OF THE JURY OF THE 72ND FESTIVAL DE CANNES

"The Festival de Cannes has remained faithful to its founding purpose: to draw attention to and raise the profile of films, with the aim of contributing towards the development of cinema, boosting the film industry worldwide and celebrating cinema at an international level. And to this day, this profession of faith constitutes the first article…

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