Norman Bluhm – Untitled X, 1964 oil on canvas. Debra Force Fine Art, New York.
Dapper style from Armani Collezioni at Saks Fifth Avenue, summer ready.
Lynn Chadwick – Two Winged Figures, 1976 bronze. Osborne Samuel Gallery.
Enjoying the day among the roses.
Pablo Picasso – Still Life, 1921 mixed media on paper. ACA Galleries.
The métier that specializes in fine leatherwork is known as maroquinerie. Leatherworking practices have a long history with dresses and accessories, but it was only until the nineteenth century that the decorative technique evolved as part of haute couture. Embellishing garments with leather buttons, appliqués, cut work and trimming along with newer experiments using laser… Continue reading Manus x Machina – Maroquinerie
Feathers and flowers are significant forms of embellishment in haute couture and prét-à-porter. There is an extensive process used in creating the petals then the flowers themselves and the skill needed for the final process of featherwork becomes more intense as it nears completion. They all speak to the ultimate craftsmanship of the maisons that… Continue reading Manus x Machina – Feathers and Artificial Flowers