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CAMP Notes on Fashion

Hands down (or UP!) our absolute favorite exhibit this season is… “CAMP Notes on Fashion” at The MET.   “Camp” as defined by Susan Sontag’s 1964 essay is a “love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration”.  It is quite fitting that Sontag’s “Notes on ‘Camp’” would provide the conceptual inspiration and framework for the exhibition, which examines how the elements of irony, humor, parody, pastiche, artifice, theatricality, and exaggeration are expressed in fashion. Through…

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Artistic Kinship

“With color theory at the core of every make-up application, it was my goal to choose colors that would represent the original painting yet not interfere with the modern direction, look and style,” says McKenna, president and founder of Kett Cosmetics. “We discussed every step, shared ideas, some better than others, and worked together towards the same end goal. Co-creating is an arena that has twice as much creativity fueling it, provided that egos are…

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Mosh Pit at The MET!

PLAY IT LOUD: Instruments of Rock and Roll opened April 8th at The MET. Produced in conjunction with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, this AWESOME exhibition follows the evolution of one of the most important cultural movements of our time, focusing on the instruments that created the historic sounds. https://www.metmuseum.org/primer/play-it-loud#introduction The installation includes over 130 guitars and other instruments played by icons and superstars of the past and present. Fans get a close…

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Andy Warhol–From A to B and Back Again at the Whitney Museum, NYC

If you haven’t yet made it to the Whitney Museum in New York City for “Andy Warhol–From A to B and Back Again,” there’s still two weeks before it closes Match 31st. Warhol was one the most important and influential artists of our time, who flexed his creative muscles across so many mediums and genres that he seems to have created his own art category. Credited with popularizing the term “Superstar” and the desire to be…

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Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future at the Guggenheim, NYC

Regardless of whether it’s your love of art, color, history of groundbreaking women or the enticing mystery of the metaphysical, one can’t help but be inspired and captivated by the Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future exhibition at the Guggenheim in New York City. According to the museum’s website, this is the first major solo exhibition of the Swedish artist and spiritualist’s work and focuses on the years 1906 through 1920, when she strayed…

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