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Kehinde Wiley Brings His Portraiture to Life for Fashion Week  
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2/10/15 Posted 2/10/15

Kehinde Wiley normally paints sumptuous portraits of people of color in heroic poses drawn from classical portraiture. The popular New York artist has an upcoming solo show at the Brooklyn Museum called A New Republic which will present 60 paintings and sculptures from the past 14 years. We're really excited for the exhibit and were pleased to see some synergy between New York Fashion Week and Wiley. Wiley finds most of his models on the street, casting everyday people into iconic moments. Of... [more]

20120806072556-europeanlace_poster Must See Textile Show  
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at The Metropolitan Museum of Art July 24th, 2012 - January 13th, 2013
Posted 8/16/12

The Metropolitan Museum's  Ratti Center Textile Exhibit showcases a dozen or so exquisite lace pieces.  Highlights include a cravat made for the wedding of Louis the XIV's grandson in the finest of French needle lace with a lavish hunting scheme featuring two children beneath a tree and a plethora of dogs hidden within lacy foliage..  One stunning piece is a border that has three dimensional flowers with layers of petals resembling Gros Point, but made during the late 19th century. Most American mu... [more]

“Bid to Save the Earth" Christie's Green Auction (till April 7)  
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3/18/11 Posted 3/18/11

(Excerpt from 'A Bid to Save the Earth: Christie’s Green Auction' posted by KatherineSweet on LadyLUX, Mar. 2011. Found on http://www.ladylux.com/style/site/article/a-bid-to-save-the-earth-christies-green-auction) Artists, designers, entertainers and philanthropists are joining forces for the second annual green auction. In a move that proves green is still in fashion as ever, Christie’s International, the world’s leading art business, and Runway to Green have announced a fundraising event to benefit en... [more]


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