I’ve seen some bad crafty pieces in my time (Regretsy anyone?), but this is definitely not one of them. This Portland-based artist deserves a medal for the meticulous work she puts into her gorgeous crochet pieces. She does amazing, detailed face paintings and city drawings as well, but it’s her crochet works of faces and cityscapes that are really special.
To see more of her amazing yarn works, check out the artist's website: JoHamiltonArt. Read More
on Mar 18, 2011
Young designer, Timothy K is previewing his Spring 2012 “OPUS II” collection tomorrow night in Brooklyn. His work includes amazing massive couture dresses that will literally blow your mind! The show starts at 7:30 PM this Saturday, March 19th, at Vaudeville Park Gallery. A graduate from Pratt Institute in NYC, Timothy K’s design aesthetic is progressive, yet classically inspired. There will be free wine and music and a viewing of his insane dresses (one even has a hand-painted mural on it!). Read More
on Mar 15, 2011
Today marks the 85th anniversary of the Martha Graham Dance Company, and to celebrate, they will be performing seven of her most famous works at the Rose Theater in Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Tonite’s opening performance includes a revival of Robert Wilsons Snow on the Mesa (1995), and Maple Leaf Rag (1990) the last dance choreographed by Graham before her death at the age of 97 in 1991. There will be more performances every night until March 19th, including classics like Cave of the Heart (1947) and Appalachian Spring (1947). Read More
BY Intern Julie
on Mar 14, 2011
What makes you more of a hipster? The fact that you want the American Spirits, colored fixie bike chain, PBR, and shades set in the middle of this bear trap OR that you made an installation art piece in New York with all of these things inside a bear trap?
These are the days of our lives...
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BY Intern Julie
on Mar 10, 2011
Photographer Danielle Levitt, (a former BUST contributor) completed a photo shoot "Roll Play" for the high fashion mag, S Magazine. The shoot features plus-sized women in all their erotic glory. What I love about the shoot is that the women are in traditional erotic poses; their bodies simultaneously sexualized, glorified, and often complimented by food. Food is a touchy issue for any women in our size-obsessed and calorie counting culture, but big women especially are shamed when eating in public. Read More