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Williamsburg Fashion Weekend!

BY Maggie in Artsy |

Don't miss checking out some of the up-and-coming Brooklyn designers this weekend. It truly is where fashion meets art.  The presentations are anything but ordinary or predictable, with show-specific live music scores and artist performances. The Williamsburg Fashion Weekend is happening tonight and Saturday night at Glasslands Gallery and it's only 8 bucks at the door! Some designers include SDN , Mandate of Heaven , Treehouse and ... Read More
I'll admit: I don't really get modern art. And I especially don't get Heide Hatry's art. Hatry is an artist who sculpts using clay and raw meat. In one series, Meat after Meat Joy (Meat Joy was a 1964 performance piece and I really don't get the art of performance art), Hatry created an American flag out of meat, complete with maggots. Okay, fine, it lacks subtlety, but let's assume she was going for a blunt and shocking political statement. Heads and Tales , her ... Read More
So maybe you think Diane Arbus, Lee Friedlander, and Larry Clark were some amazing photographers. You probably think they had an amazing eye, sense of composition, appreciation for color, and so on. But when you look at the incredible found photo collection of  the mysterious Superbomba , you may reconsider. Or, at  least, you'll have a newfound appreciation for the importance of editing in the art of photography. Superbomba's gallery of found images are ... Read More
For those Bay Area Busties, this weekend  marks the opening of Candacy Taylor's exhibition Dishing It Out at the San Francisco Library, introducing you to one of America's most treasured subcultures; our career waitresses. Opening tomorrow, February 14th, this exhibit documents those hard working ladies who've been slinging burgers, coffee, and familiar faces to loyal patrons for decades. As well as the collection of photographs that Candacy has captured of ... Read More

Geek Girl Heaven

BY Sarah J. in Artsy |

I spent last weekend at the New York Comic Con, and as per usual, had a wonderful time. Comic cons might get a bad rap, but for me, they're just a place where people can unabashedly celebrate the things they love about comic books, sci-fi and fantasy, and more.Now the video games have taken over large chunks of the con floor, it's a little bit harder to get around, and Artist's Alley--the section of the floor where artists set up shop, sell prints, ... Read More