The Costume Institute’s In America: A Lexicon of Fashion at The Metropolitan Museum of Art features about 100 men’s and women’s ensembles by a diverse range of American designers from the 1940s to the present. Featured image: Gypsy Sport – top synthetic plain weave embroidered with cotton thread; shorts of cotton and synthetic plain weave.
The latest exhibition at Boca Raton Museum of Art, Manchu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru!, showcases a collection of 192 artifacts from Peru. The Inca Empire, one of the five cradles of civilization, controlled nearly the entire West Coast of South America during 5heir peak. The exhibition takes you through the spectacular objects… Continue reading The Golden Empires
The Other Art Fair in Brooklyn presented by Saatchi Art, is back in-person featuring a curated selection of independent artists from all over the world. With a wide range of prices starting from as little as $150, there are many choices for first time buyers, seasoned buyers and gallery owners. The fair runs thru July… Continue reading A Brooklyn Gem
Ready for some optimism, fun, color and fashion? Not to mention putting the last year very far in the rear view mirror? Yes! That was the feeling from attending my first in person shows since the pandemic: Cabana (women) in Miami Beach and Liberty Fairs (men) in the same venue at the Miami Beach Convention… Continue reading It’s Good To Be Back!
New York-based artist Tim Wilson’s solo exhibition Between Either and Or at Nathalie Karg Gallery, NY, presented works that embrace pre-modernist modes of painting of domestic interiors gleaned from television and film. Featured image:Stairway I, 2021 oil on paper mounted on linen stretched panel
David Goldblatt’s black and white photographs depicts life and conditions during apartheid and post-apartheid South Africa. The Strange Instrument exhibition at Pace Gallery in New York features 45 vintage prints from Goldblatt that offers the artist’s view of the beauty, brutality and humanity in everyday lives under those conditions. “The camera is a strange instrument.… Continue reading Strange Instrument
New York based artist Davide Balliano’s first solo exhibition at Tina Kim Gallery features an array of paintings and sculptures. He is known for his linear geometric black and white paintings in hypnotic patterns and monumental sculptures. Featured image: Untitled_0194, 2021 plaster, gesso and varnish on Belgian linen
‘All my work is about doing as little as possible and making the fewest possible arbitrary decisions.’–François Morellet François Morellet (1926 – 2016), was a self-taught painter, sculptor, and installation artist. The artist’s inaugural exhibition with Hauser & Wirth, New York ‘François Morellet. In Coherent,’ includes abstract geometric pieces and neon works developed over a… Continue reading François Morellet – In Coherent
In view now at the Met Museum in NY – Jacob Lawerence: The American Struggle. Lawrence said the paintings depicted “the struggles of a people to create a nation and their attempt to build a democracy.” They were painted at the height of the Cold War and Joseph McCarthy’s Red Scare, which also coincided with… Continue reading Jacob Lawerence: The American Struggle
The Neue Galerie in NY currently has an exhibition featuring Austrian artist Gustav Klimt and in their permanent collection designers Adolf Loos and Josef Hoffmann. Even though the post features Austrian artists only the museum mostly showcases both Austrian and German artists. Gustav Klimt Decorative Arts Adolf Loos and Josef Hoffmann’s furniture designs from the… Continue reading Austrian Creative