BY Emily Robinson in Artsy on Sep 02, 2014 |
New York Fashion Week kicks off in two days (!!!), but it is not only for the elite, style-forward mavens of Vogue as one may think. Fashion Week is for the creative and the curious as well.
“HA!” you might be thinking. “This girl clearly has never attempted to attend a fashion week show, ever.”
And you’d be right, which is exactly why I’m not going wax poetic about the genius that is Proenza Schouler or Miu Miu ... Read More
BY Caelan in Artsy on Aug 26, 2014 |
Attention New York City babes! “Black Moon,” is an exhibition coming to Manhattan and you all better prepare to have your minds blown.
“Black Moon” was created in November 2013 by five friends – four brilliant fine artists and one passionate gallerist, and the two days the group spent together in a Los Angeles studio exploring and celebrating art, music, friendship and everyone’s favorite time of year.
“Black Moon” ... Read More
BY Jackie Leahy in Artsy on Aug 18, 2014 |
Biophilia Live, a new documentary from Jacqui Edenbrow and Gloria Films, is bringing Björk's eighth studio album (and its accompanying multimedia suite of apps and art) to the big screen. Biophilia, which integrated music and science to produce an artistic and educational simulation of reality, involved collaborations between artists, designers, and techies. Through mobile apps, users could enter the digital world of Biophilia and alter ... Read More
BY Maddie Maschger in Artsy on Aug 14, 2014 |
Vivian Fu is a San Francisco based, San Fernando Valley raised photographer pushing the limits, shattering boundaries, and taking names. She earned her B.A. in Fine Arts with an emphasis on photography at the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2012, and has since been creating an incredible body of work exploring identity, delving into her own experiences as an Asian American woman and working with her body and her relationships. For a recent graduate, the ... Read More
BY Emily Robinson in Artsy on Aug 12, 2014 |
Remember when Just Kids came out and everyone & their mother was reading it? “So raw,” “#robertmapplethorpe,” etc. The book is, obviously, awesome - Patti Smith is an artistic maven and ETHEREAL GODDESS. Her prose is out of control and totally hinges on those bittersweet moments (that could easily be turned into lyrics. We know what you’re up to, Smith).
"What an honest window into Smith’s life," you might be ... Read More
BY Sonia Edwards in Artsy on Aug 08, 2014 |
Not sure whether I’d be disgruntled or delighted to reach for my favorite candy bar at a deli, only to realize that it wasn’t a candy bar at all, but a plush replica. On second thought, I’d be pretty delighted, especially if everything in the whole store had been replaced by adorable, hand-stitched felt duplicates. British artist Lucy Sparrow devoted seven months to making that happen, and her completed project, The Corner Shop, is on ... Read More
BY Caelan in Artsy on Jul 29, 2014 |
While I was beginning to believe only Millennials were obsessed with computers, Mickey Mouse and selfies, artist Ultra Violet (Isabelle Collin Dufresne) took these obsessions to the next level. She passed away on June 14th at 78 years old, but we can can remember her for the beautiful art instillations she created that prompted the viewer to interpret iconic symbols in our society in a completely different way.
In her day, Ultra Violet was a purple-haired ... Read More
BY Emma Tilden in Artsy on Jul 29, 2014 |
It’s not news to any of us that Jane Austen is one of the most amazing goddess/writers of human history, which is why, whenever I hear about anything remotely Austen-esque, I get ridiculously excited. Then, when I learn that this Austen-spired thing is also super feminist and fabulous, I need to take a second to avoid hyperventilation.
You can only imagine what my morning looked like when I clicked the link to Manfeels Park, a comic with dialogue ... Read More
BY Emma Tilden in Artsy on Jul 23, 2014 |
Brazilian graphic designer Carol Rossetti didn’t set out to start a movement. She didn’t set out to create an iconic series of illustrations. Her project started out as something deeply personal. In fact, it doesn’t even really have a name yet— for now her illustrations remain in Facebook albums entitled “WOMEN in english!” and “Mujeres en español!”
“It has always bothered me, the world's attempts ... Read More
BY Emma Tilden in Artsy on Jul 18, 2014 |
Megumi Igarashi, a Japanese artist who works under the pseudonym Rokudenashiko, meaning “good-for-nothing-girl”, has built an artistic career using models of her vagina. Igarashi began using the theme of her vagina in order to challenge the social taboo against even using the word “vagina”. “They never show the vagina in the media, so I didn’t know what a normal vagina looked like. I was wondering if mine was ... Read More