Royal medieval cloaks reworked with leather and cow print fabrics drape the alien figures guarding Deitch’s gallery.
A bed of chrysanthemums wraps around the president sitting firmly in power in Kehinde Wiley’s life-size portrait of our 44th president, Barack Obama. The vibrant portrait of the former president is shown next to Amy Sherald’s painting of the first lady, Michelle Obama
VIRGIL ABLOH'S LOUIS VUITTON X NIKE COLLABORATION EXHIBIT
A look into the “Dream Now” exhibition takes New York into the final collection of the visionary and first Black artistic director, Virgil Abloh, in the history of the most authentic, high-end sneaker, Louis Vuitton’s collaboration with Nike.
IN AMERICA: AN ANTHOLOGY OF FASHION
THE MULTI-LAYERED EXHIBIT OF AMERICAN FASHION
The Costume Institute’s In America: An Anthology of Fashion collaboration of haute couture designs dedicated to the fashion of the 18th and 19th centuries, embodies the expressionist movement by bridging the gap between clothes-decoration, remnants of an aristocratic fashion ideal and the abundant world of fashion through eloquence after the historical designers who pushed iconic, modern fashion forward in motion.
SARAH CHARLESWORTH PRESENTS DOUBLEWORLD AT LACMA
A PICTURE OF MID-20TH CENTURY AMERICA
Highly influential artist, Sarah Charlesworth (1947-2013) reminds us to look more closely into photographs and its effects on our contemporary society. “Photography has become almost a second language, integrated as the written and spoken word into almost every aspect of social production” said Charlesworth during her 40-year career.
THEY WERE THE COCKETTES!
A rare combination of hallucinogens, drag, and singing improvisation, the Cockettes were a landmark in the early ’70s underground culture of San Francisco. The performance group was founded by Hibiscus (George Edgerly Harris III)and had several vibrant members all living in a communalhouse, which ex-resident and Cockettes member Fayette Hauser recalled as being full of “acid, freak artists, and hippies” located in the countercultureneighborhood of Haight-Ashbury. Her recent book on her experience as a Cockette member is a vivid narration of that era.
Too much glitter is never enough
WORKING WITH PHOTOGRAPHS AND ARTISTIC OVERLAY:
A COLLABORATION BETWEEN MARIO SORRENTI AND JOHN BALDESSARI
At Half Galley in New York, the two iconic artists Mario Sorrenti and John Baldessari present their exhibition, “Noses, Elbows and Knees.” This exhibition is all about the deconstruction, beauty, and imperfection of the human form, so the collaboration of this exhibition could not be in more fitting hands. Fashion photographer, Mario Sorrenti best known for his photo of Kate Moss in 1990 for the Calvin Klein Obsession campaign, centers his work around the sexuality and curiosity of the human form whether impure or perfect.