BY Casey Krosser in Artsy on Nov 14, 2011 |
We all know the old-fashioned trope that tends to pervade romantic comedies about heterosexual couples- the guy is the pursuer and the woman is the pursued. We also (hopefully) know that this is a taught discourse of society, and not hardwired. Of course women should be pursuing whom and what they want as well. But what is the real problem with this old-fashioned romance idea? Why is it still so acceptable for women to go along with ... Read More
BY Lan Truong in Artsy on Nov 07, 2011 |
Paula Scher, one of the key players and leading ladies of graphic design (she is the first and currently the only female partner at design firm Pentagram), likes to paint really big and really intricate maps. The sizes of the maps alone are impressive (some are as tall as 12 feet) but it's the obsessiveness over the details that's really stunning. Scher's maps are made up entirely of words and packed with an insane amount of information; continents and oceans ... Read More
BY shannon carlin in Artsy on Nov 04, 2011 |
Men and women are different. We all know that, but how about male and female clowns? Yep, you guessed it; they’re different too.
From November 5 to the 20 Clown Ex Machina, a 9-woman clown troupe, is premiering their show Clowns Full-Tilt: A Music on Aesthetics. Created and directed by Kendall Cornell the multimedia show at La MaMa in the Lower East Side explores beauty and art from a female perspective, poking fun at makeup ... Read More
BY Intern Candice in Artsy on Oct 28, 2011 |
The weather is getting colder and the ultimate cuddle buddy is primed for its comeback: a book! Sometimes, a girl wants one to stretch the horizons of her brain (and not just her heartstrings--I'm talking about you Harper Collins Romance!), so it's great that books like New Art/Science Affinities exist.
The book, co-published by Carnegie Mellon University's Miller Gallery and the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, is 190 pages of contemporary art focusing on ... Read More
I thought designer pumpkin carvings were something, but take a look these intricate designer-inspired dresses totally made out of food! In the newest issue of Garage Magazine, photographer Fulvio Bonavia and stylist, Giovanna Battaglia bring together food and fashion to create edible art pieces for the photo shoot "Food Dresses." The dresses are each inspired by pieces from Alexander McQueen, Louis Vuiton, Prada, and Moncler and are made out of lettuce, ... Read More