Monthly Archives: February 2016

February 23

FCA- THE HIGH: MICHAEL ROOKS & DIETER BUCHHART- JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT: THE UNKNOWN NOTEBOOKS

Michael Rooks and guest curator Dieter Buchhart take the FCA for a private tour and discussion of “Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks” before it opens to the public. POSSE PHOTOS:

February 21

THE BREMAN- BEARING WITNESS: MARIELLA CREA

Mariella Crea’s courageous French family rescued Jews who were being transported to concentration camps by train. They risked their lives to feed, hide, and smuggle them to the safety of Switzerland. Hear Mariella’s recount of her family’s acts of bravery at the Breman’s Bearing Witness, Feb. 21, 2016. POSSE PHOTOS:  

THE HIGH: CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY

HIGH MUSEUM: CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY

February 16

THE COCA-COLA ARCHIVES

We went for an incredible tour of The Coca-Cola Archives with Ted Ryan, the Director of The Coca-Cola Archives.  There were tons of shelves, drawers and walls packed with Coca-Cola memorabilia and artwork.   The total collection is worth over $100 million!  I got to touch Warhols, Finsters, and other priceless pieces of Coca-Cola history. […]

February 14

THE FOX: ALVIN AILEY DANCE THEATER

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater grew from a now-fabled performance in March 1958 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that performance changed forever the perception of American dance. The Ailey company has gone on to perform for an estimated 25 […]

February 07

SCAD FASH: JONATHAN BECKER “A FASHIONABLE MIND”

SCAD FASH is delighted to announce “A Fashionable Mind: Photographs by Jonathan Becker.” As a portraitist and documentarian, Becker has traversed the globe in search of his most captivating and diverse subjects, including the upper echelons of fashion, entertainment, style, high society and art, as well as unique subcultures such as the Yanomami tribe of […]

February 07

MODA DC: THE POWER OF MISTAKES WITH FASHION DESIGNER NOA RAVIV

Israeli fashion designer Noa Raviv talks about “The Power of Mistakes” in her work as a designer creating 3D-printed fashion. Ravin’s award-winning fashion collection, Hard Copy, blends the virtual and physical into works of chaotic beauty. The pieces were first designed in a 3D rendering program, where Raviv entered what she describes as “impossible commands”—basically mess-ups that break […]

February 07

SCAD FASH: DANIEL LISMORE: “BE YOURSELF; EVERYONE ELSE IS ALREADY TAKEN”

SCAD FASH is delighted to present “Be Yourself; Everyone Else Is Already Taken,” the first U.S. exhibition of London-based artist, stylist and designer Daniel Lismore, whose distinctive flamboyant style has earned him the title “London’s Most Outrageous Dresser” by Vogue. Lismore is known for his outfits that brilliantly combine haute couture garments with charity-shop finds, […]

February 05

JACKSON FINE ART: ANDREW MOORE, WILLIAM KLEIN,

ANDREW MOORE Andrew Moore was born 1957 in Old Greenwich, Connecticut. He is best known for his richly colored images of architectural and urban scenes particularly in Cuba, Russia, and Detroit. He teaches in the Photography M.F.A. program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. His work is represented in the collections […]

February 05

THE HIGH: IRIS VAN HERPEN- TRANSFORMING FASHION

Iris van Herpen works at the nexus of fashion, design, technology, and science. With a dynamic and path-breaking body of work, she is widely heralded as a pioneering new voice in fashion. Fashion is about quick deadlines, international platforms, and a voracious need for the next new thing. It is a discipline that requires tremendous […]