BY Intern Stephanie V. in Artsy on Feb 18, 2010 |
Are you ready for a awesome event with an all female cast? Do you love circuses? Dancing and mystical storylines? Of course you do, darling!
Starting February 26th and running until March 6th, get immersed in the Wonderneath, a circus rife with jazzy Tin Pan music. This show sounds decidedly surreal and magical by exploring the inner and under-workings of the urban sprawl. Think steam punk merging with glittering, sinewy crystal encrusted ... Read More
BY Phoebe Magee in Artsy on Feb 17, 2010 |
This month the Metropolitan Museum of Art here in New York City brings us "Playing with Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photocollage," a small exhibit neatly tucked behind the 18th and 19th century European paintings that showcases photocollage art by Victorian women. The works displayed are taken from personal photo albums, are untitled, and were never meant for display at all. In fact, they were created for the very opposite. These ... Read More
BY Claire Hamilton in Artsy on Feb 08, 2010 |
It doesn't get much more quintessentially American than a waitress in a diner. The everlasting pot of coffee, the no-nonsense approach to customer satisfaction and occasionally a shoulder to cry on - these women have been steadily serving eggs sunny side up for generations, without too much thanks (though they do show up in a lot of movies!) But one woman who's made it her business to document and celebrate these angels of the formica tables is Candacy ... Read More
BY Claire Hamilton in Artsy on Feb 05, 2010 |
There’s already a buzz around this year’s Academy Awards. Not only is there a woman’s name in the boys club category of Best Director (only the fourth time a female director has featured in that list – go Kathryn!).. but there’s a nomination in the Documentary Feature category which is definitely one to watch.
Which Way Home was made by Rebecca Cammisa with help from the organization Women Make Movies. The film follows ... Read More
BY Claire Hamilton in Artsy on Jan 27, 2010 |
Now I think I'm pretty handy with scissors and paper - but I've got nothing on artist Eloise Corr Danch who crafted this beautiful dress completely from newspaper and book pages!
Called 'Ruffian Paper Doll', the dress was exhibited in October at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York for the gala opening of the exhibition SLASH! Paper Under the Knife. The Victorian era–inspired dress features pages of the book Ruffian: Inside Out, and Le Monde newspapers ... Read More