Flora & Fauna continues on several years of exploration of animal forms… a piece Gorilla from her preceding body of work finds itself in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum and was recently exhibited in the exhibition Unique by Design, Contemporary Jewelry from the Donna Schneier Collection at that same institution.
The exhibition also focuses on a second feature where diverse aspects of symbolic value are explored through photography. Several activities are programmed in order to offer the visitors the possibility to discover some of the most interesting Swedish contemporary fashion designers.
In the exhibition ‘environmental scanning’ at the UNO St. Claude Gallery in New Orleans, artists Katharina Cibulka and Nicole Weniger explore the relationship between human beings and human modes of perception of surrounding spaces.
"GOLD, SWEAT & PEARLS: RETROSPECTIVE– 25 YEARS TED NOTEN”
The exhibition includes and interactive and provocative installation ”Wanna Swap Your Ring” with 500 Miss Piggy rings, made of 3D-printed nylon in shocking pink, on the wall of the exhibition space, all placed within the imaginary contours of a handgun.
Where: Riga, Latvia
When: Until 11 October 2014
More information: http://putti.lv
The concept lightly breaks the established rules of fashion production by being gender less and season less. Decidedly rock, No, No, Yes! designed famous Lenny Kravitz’s costumes for his European Tour in 2011.
"I chose to use techniques that I rarely employ in my day to day jewelry making life- mold making, wax carving, casting, enameling which gave me deep pleasure. I freely used gemstones and materials that suited each piece, disregarding any pre-planned price structure…".
A retrospective of three decades in Mr. Makos’ illustrious career. Everything stands as a record of the restless, globetrotting life the photographer has led, always with camera in hand. Weighing in at 352 pages, with 248 photographs, Everything is printed in quadrotone for the richest, most effective reproduction of Makos’ black and white work.
The result is clean and minimalistic, but one can choose to customize the shoes with additional tongues and laces so each pair becomes unique. The founders of the brand hope that each customer will be able to enjoy their shoes as a piece of artisan labour, tailored to suit individual taste and style.
This Autumn, The Photographers’ Gallery presents two major exhibitions of work from artists and pioneering fashion photographers, Edward Steichen (1879 - 1973, USA) and Viviane Sassen (b. 1972, Netherlands).
To celebrate its third anniversary, Ame Gallery takes Hong Kong contemporary jewellery to another level. “Via Hong Kong” will be the Gallery’s debut exhibition at JOYA, the international contemporary jewellery fair in Barcelona, Spain.
You breathe a new air in his atelier. An atmosphere born from a deep esthetical sensitivity, a mix of heterogeneous and apparently contrasting suggestions: the sacred and the profane, the ethnic and the contemporary, avant-garde versus tradition, period costumes and punk rock cohabit in a collage of multifaceted and ambivalent inspirations.
Lapalombella produces bags and fashion accessories according to the canons of the prestigious Italian manufacturing tradition. Each creation of the brand features the passion and the ability of Marta Lapalombella, a young and eclectic accessory designer.
"SUR O NO SUR: Argentinean Contemporary jewelry in Barcelona"
According to head teacher Guigui Kohon- "show many souths full of landscapes, corners that outline thoughts and places with blurred boundaries, connecting stories and hemispheres from a feeling hard to define..."
"MOMU NOW: Contemporary Fashion from the MoMu collection"
This selection of the collection includes notable names from the Belgian fashion scene such as Raf Simons, Haider Ackermann, Walter van Beierendonck, Veronique Branquinho, AF Vandevorst and Ann Demeulemeester, but also younger talents such as Christian Wijnants and Peter Pilotto, among others.
Where: Antwerp, Belgium
When: From 25 September 2014 to 4 January 2015
More information: http://www.momu.be
Glitterati Incorporated is thrilled to announce this exclusive, private offering of SCHATZ Images: 25 Years, a magnificent and luxurious two-book boxed set-- a stunning retrospective of the work of renowned photographer Howard Schatz
Where: New York, NY
When: For collectors ordering prior to January 1, 2015, please note the pre-holiday discount of 30% off the retail price ($500).
More information: http://schatzimages25years-glitterati.com
...................The Guernsey Photographic Festival
MICHELE SANK "Insulae" at The Guernsey Photographic Festival
Michele Sank will be presenting the exhibition titled Insulae at The Guernsey Photographic Festival and a talk on Friday 19th September about this new body of work made in The Channel Islands at the Performing Arts Centre, Guernsey at 9.15 p.m.
"In the SUPER TALENTS area, the fair turns the spotlights on the most interesting creatives on the world fashion scene and on the most promising brands- selected in cooperation with Sara Maino of Vogue Italia and Vogue Talents- that we will all be talking about soon".
The leathers are all hand-dyed, and the shoes are hand-finished so that one pair of shoes will be inimitable, like no others. Signatures? “Bold geometric frames and abstract lines play with unexpected details and silhouettes".
Jeff Vespa, co-founder of the largest entertainment photo agency in the world, WireImage and founder of Verge, will release his first monograph, The Art of Discovery, this October on Rizzoli International Publications.
“I am basing the SS 2015 collection on my Tangkhul Naga (North-East Indian) tribal roots: couture millinery with an ethnic edge. I'm doing research at the Pitt-Rivers Museum in Oxford which holds one of the best anthropological collections of Naga artefacts in the world".
During the weekend, a market of customization with the collaboration of several designers, workshops, a photo exhibition and an exhibition on busts of former candidates. On 8 and 9 November 2014, the 8th edition of Customisez-moi will take place at Hotel BLOOM.
In a world of photography where digital ‘snaps’ are becoming the tedious norm, the Michael Hoppen Gallery presents a show navigating an area of photography that little is known about: the photograph made without a negative. No, not a photogram - but a photograph.
In November 2014 Eyes On - Month of Photography Vienna takes place for the sixth time! The wide spectrum of artistic photography is presented biennial in November in museums and art venues of the city, in galleries, off-spaces and temporary art spaces.
When: 28 October - 30 November 2014
More information: http://eyes-on.at
Karel Fonteyne has built a remarkable and strong personal oeuvre, chiefly with black/white work. Fonteyne was never a ‘quick’ photographer: his photographs are extremely intricate, nothing is what it seems at first. ‘Tales of Silence’ is his first project in full colour.
Brussels Design September has become the essential annual show for all design lovers; over 100 cultural and commercial events is taking place in Brussels. For a month, the city become the meeting platform for many Belgian designers and include also many international designers.
The “Apartment of Art” is a free, independent art space located in the heart of the art and museum quarter of Munich in the neighborhood of “Haus der Kunst” and is a non-profit space managed by artists.
The competition is open to makers of wearable art jewelry who are not currently enrolled in an academic or other professional training program. Applicants must be 35 years of age or younger at the time of the application.
Noovo Editions is an independent editorial and cultural project with online and paper editions. First of its kind in Spain from an unique and contemporary perspective on the international panorama,
Noovo seeks not only to be an aesthetic arbiter but also a cultural mediator at the juncture between Fashion, Photography & Jewellery.
A platform to show the highest level of creativity from around the world in these fields.