on Mar 05, 2009
I don't like to brag, but we won another Folio award for our fantastic and formidable Holiday Craftacular!! We won the Gold last year (for best Consumer Trade show) and this year gold for best Special Event and some other thing called the Grand Fame Winner! We'd like to thank all the amazing vendors and shoppers that make the Craftaculars so fun, as well as all the behind the scenes people like Susan, Maggie and our amazing staff and interns that work like dogs ... Read More
BY Web Intern
on Mar 05, 2009
Ladies Lotto is proud to be sponsoring Glowlab's Benefit Exhibition for SWOON'S Swimming Cities of Serenissima at Fountain New York beginning Thursday, March 5th.
This exhibit, by artist SWOON, will feature a fleet of three hand crafted vessels that will navigate the Adriatic Sea, beginning in the Karst region of Slovenia and ending in Venice, Italy in May of 2009. Designed by the visual artist SWOON, the floating sculptures are descendants of the ... Read More
BY Web Intern
on Feb 27, 2009
Prolific Japanese artist Nagi Noda has created some awe inspiring works, from her short films to her photography to her fashion line but I think it is safe to say these hats take the cake. Noda created these hats using the models own hair so all you need is a blow up picture of a dolphin and a can of hair spray to complete your Friday night ensemble. Check out the pictures up close here.
xo, Alison. Ed. note. Whats tragic is that this brilliant artist passed ... Read More
on Feb 20, 2009
Don't miss checking out some of the up-and-coming Brooklyn designers this weekend. It truly is where fashion meets art.Â The presentations are anything but ordinary or predictable, with show-specific live music scores and artist performances. The Williamsburg Fashion Weekend is happening tonight and Saturday night at Glasslands Gallery and it's only 8 bucks at the door! Some designers include SDN , Mandate of Heaven , Treehouse and ... Read More
on Feb 19, 2009
I'll admit: I don't really get modern art. And I especially don't get Heide Hatry's art.
Hatry is an artist who sculpts using clay and raw meat. In one series, Meat after Meat Joy (Meat Joy was a 1964 performance piece and I really don't get the art of performance art), Hatry created an American flag out of meat, complete with maggots. Okay, fine, it lacks subtlety, but let's assume she was going for a blunt and shocking political statement.
Heads and Tales , her ... Read More
on Feb 17, 2009
So maybe you think Diane Arbus, Lee Friedlander, and Larry Clark were some amazing photographers. You probably think they had an amazing eye, sense of composition, appreciation for color, and so on. But when you look at the incredible found photo collection ofÂ the mysterious Superbomba , you may reconsider. Or, atÂ least, you'll have a newfound appreciation for the importance of editing in the art of photography. Superbomba's gallery of found images are ... Read More
BY Team Intern
on Feb 13, 2009
For those Bay Area Busties, this weekendÂ marks the opening of Candacy Taylor's exhibition Dishing It Out at the San Francisco Library, introducing you to one of America's most treasured subcultures; our career waitresses. Opening tomorrow, February 14th, this exhibit documents those hard working ladies who've been slinging burgers, coffee, and familiar faces to loyal patrons for decades. As well as the collection of photographs that Candacy has captured of ... Read More
BY Sarah J.
on Feb 11, 2009
I spent last weekend at the New York Comic Con, and as per usual, had a wonderful time. Comic cons might get a bad rap, but for me, they're just a place where people can unabashedly celebrate the things they love about comic books, sci-fi and fantasy, and more.
Now the video games have taken over large chunks of the con floor, it's a little bit harder to get around, and Artist's Alley--the section of the floor where artists set up shop, sell prints, ... Read More
on Feb 10, 2009
If you haven't heard of the incredible book Handmade Nation by now, then you are certainly missing out! Written by Faythe Levine and Cortney Heimerl published back in October, the book has since become a documentary capturing the burgeoning craft and DIY movement across America. Currently there are screenings across the country (and other countries), and this week the flick is debuting in the big apple. The premiere screening on Thursday is completely sold out, but ... Read More