Tag: New York City

FATTER IRL: A FAT ART SHOW @ OLD PFIZER FACTORY

FATTER IRL: A FAT ART SHOW Old Pfizer Factory 630 Flushing Ave, 5th Floor, Brooklyn NY 11206 October 15th - November 5th (open weekends 11am - 6pm & by appointment) *For weekday appointments, email reartshow@gmail.com Rose Budz (Annie Rose) has curated FATTER IRL, an art show in the Old Pfizer Factory building in Brooklyn. The show…

LADY GAGA RELEASES NEW ALBUM ‘JOANNE’

Lady Gaga finally released her highly anticipated album "Joanne" on October 21st. The album had been teased with her Lady Gaga x Bud Light dive bar tour, where she sang a few songs off the album, including lead single "Perfect Illusion". The tour started in Nashville with her father in the audience, whose deceased sister…

MET COSTUME INSTITUTE’S SPRING 2017 EXHIBITION TO FOCUS ON REI KAWAKUBO

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced this week that The Costume Institute’s spring 2017 exhibition will be Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons, on view from May 4 through September 4, 2017. The exhibition will examine Kawakubo’s fascination with interstitiality, or the space between boundaries. Existing within and between entities—self/other, object/subject, fashion/anti-fashion—Kawakubo’s work challenges conventional notions of beauty,…

MISSONI LAUNCHES SURFACE CONVERSION WITH ARTIST SERVANE MARY

Missoni Creative Director, Angela Missoni, is merging contemporary culture, modern art, and fashion design with her new project which launched this week, Surface Conversion. The project has the intention of developing a series which is based in the idea of sharing, discussing and supporting contemporary art. The ongoing program will be alternating every three months, and will touch upon various disciplines…

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KERRY JAMES MARSHALL ‘MASTRY’ @ THE MET BREUER – NEW YORK – OCT 25 – JAN 29

Kerry James Marshall | "Mastry" The Met Breuer 945 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10021 October 25, 2016 - January 29, 2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Breuer is presenting its largest museum retrospective to date of the work of American artist Kerry James Marshall (born 1955). The exhibition called "Mastry" encompasses nearly 80 works, including 72 paintings, that…

THE GENDER QUEERING OF FASHION

From Jaden Smith's skirt sporting Louis Vuitton advertising campaign, to Ungendered, Zara's unisex clothing line, a blur in the definitions of genders has become apparent in fashion, reflecting its current trend in mainstream media. I Am Jazz is a reality show on TLC about trans woman Jazz Jennings. MTV's Faking It discusses the stigma around bisexuality and features an intersex character.…

CHENG RAN: DIARY OF A MADMAN + PIPILOTTI RIST: PIXEL FOREST @ THE NEW MUSEUM

Cheng Ran, In Course of the Miraculous, 2015 (still). Wide-screen HD film, 5.1 surround sound, color; 468 min. Courtesy the artist, K11 Art Foundation, Erlenmeyer Foundation, and Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne. This month, The New Museum opens two new exhibits from Pipilotti Rist and Cheng Ran. On view October 19th, 2016 through January 15th will…

“GIRLS I LOVE” GROUP SHOW @ THE LOVE MUSEUM – NEW YORK

"Girls I Love" The Love Museum 156 1st Ave, NYC Oct 1 - Nov 5 The Modern Love Club presents The Love Museum, an experimental art gallery experience curated by matchmaker Amy Van Doran and museologist Marina Press. The Love Museum’s inaugural exhibition, entitled Girls I Love, includes works by Kirsten Bode, Jenna Gribbon, Loretta Mae…

ELECTION ON THE RUNWAY: THE INTERSECTION OF POLITICS AND FASHION

With the November Presidential election rapidly approaching, it is no wonder that the Spring/Summer ‘17 shows at New York Fashion Week were brimming with political messages this past week. Most notably were the feminist inspirations at Prabal Gurung, Pyer Moss’ Wall Street critique, and Opening Ceremony’s faux pageant that included all sorts of political discussion.…

HOOD BY AIR – NEW YORK – SPRING/SUMMER 2017 – FASHION SHOW

From vaseline-slicked hair to a PornHub sponsorship, Hood by Air's runway show, which presented on September 11th at New York Fashion Week, was anything but expected. Combining sex, business, and athletic inspiration normally would sound like a trainwreck. But it was a piece of art for designer Shayne Oliver. The button up oxfords were asymmetrical, cut…

JASON WU – NEW YORK – SPRING/SUMMER 2017 – FASHION SHOW

At New York Fashion Week on September 9th, Jason Wu delivered a collection that proved his head was still in the game during his Hugo Boss stint. The airy looks brought the fun and brightness back to Spring/Summer, with serious fashion taking the back burner. Set in a glitz office atmosphere, the show combined cheerful florals with a revved-up…

JEREMY SCOTT – NEW YORK – SPRING/SUMMER 2017 – FASHION SHOW

Sex. Sequins. Slime. And... toothpaste? Jeremy Scott's Spring/Summer 2017 show at New York Fashion Week on September 12th had all of the above. Based on the club kid night life of the city in the '80s, Scott sent down a troop of the glitz, strange, and pornographic in an attempt to make this metropolis a little…

JILL STUART – NEW YORK – SPRING/SUMMER 2017 – FASHION SHOW

The Jill Stuart Spring/Summer 2017 runway show, presented on September 10th as part of New York Fashion Week, was a twirl of flowing and soft fabrics in tones not expected for Spring. Instead of the typical baby pinks or pale yellows, Stuart opted for richer versions of these colors with olives, metallics, teals, muted coral, and…

VFILES – NEW YORK – SPRING/SUMMER 2017 – FASHION SHOW

VFILES opened New York Fashion Week for a seventh year last Wednesday night. It featured five collections: Ground Zero, Rushemy Botter, Sanchez-Kane, Song Seoyoon, and Alessandro Trincone. Each were discovered through the VFILES site, which aims to connect young creatives globally. Local metal band Unlocking the Truth opened while dance crew, Waffle NYC, performed. Along with…

PAULA CROWN “FREEZING RAIN” @ MARLBOROUGH GALLERY – NYC – SEPT 13 – OCT 8

Paula Crown | "Freezing Rain" Marlborough Gallery 40 W. 57th Street, NYC September 13 - October 8, 2016 The Directors of Marlborough Gallery are presenting an exhibition of new works by American artist, Paula Crown. The exhibition will feature her sculptural work, Freezing Rain. Continuing her artistic practice of embracing the use of photography and technology while honoring the core human…

HEAD TO BARNEYS FOR JUSTIN BIEBER’S “PURPOSE TOUR” COLLECTION

Calling all Beliebers! Missed out on your chance to buy Justin Bieber's Purpose Tour merchandise at one of his concerts? Lucky for everyone, the "Sorry" and "Love Yourself" singer teamed up with Barneys New York for an exclusive capsule collection of Purpose Tour apparel. The collection, which includes 31 pieces, was designed by Fear of God's…

POTTY MOUTH FREE PERFORMANCE AT THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART IN NYC

Punk trio Potty Mouth is keeping busy this summer! The all-girl group, composed of musicians Ally Einbinder, Victoria Mandanas and Abby Weems, released their self-titled EP last August that was produced by John Goodmanson. Since then, the girls have lined up a slew of performances to support it. Potty Mouth will begin touring with punk rock band Beach Slang in early July to…

ILLUSION @ NIGHT GALLERY – LOS ANGELES – JULY 1- JULY 30

Illusion Night Gallery 2276 East 16th Street Los Angeles, CA 90021 July 1 - July 30, 2016 This July Night Gallery presents exhibit Illusion: Chen Ren, Huang Yuxing and Xue Feng curated by Shi Zheng. The exhibition features a collection of painting, photography and video works. This will be the gallery's first collaboration with artists from China. Huang Yuxing and…

BUSINESSES + CELEBRITIES PLEDGE TO CLOSE THE WAGE GAP

The fight for equal rights has been an ongoing challenge for women that, in recent years, has finally been thrust into the limelight with the addition of many noteworthy supporters. Where "feminism" used to be seen as a sort of "dirty word," it is now part of common language. Many celebrities turned activists, such as Patricia Arquette, Meryl…

MOBY’S ‘PORCELAIN’ MEMOIR AND ACCOMPANYING ALBUM

Ambient/techno musician Moby released his new album Music from Porcelain on June 10th right on the tail of his recent book, Porcelain: A Memoir. The album and memoir work as a pair to help tell the story of how he transformed into the person he is today as well as the contrast of New York City during the 90's compared to…

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