Category Archives: ART

November 10

THE HIGH: MAKING AFRICA: A CONTINENT OF CONTEMPORARY DESIGN

The exhibition offers a vision of Africa in the twenty-first century as a place of unbounded optimism, rapid growth, and massive cultural transformation and presents the continent as a hub of experimentation that generates innovative design approaches and solutions with worldwide relevance. Making Africa focuses on a generation of entrepreneurs, thinkers, and designers from and […]

November 03

ALAN AVERY ART COMPANY: FABIOLA JEAN-LOUIS: RE-WRITING HISTORY

Fabiola Jean-Louis’s most recent series, Rewriting History, is an inquiry into social change, asking how much has society really changed since the beginning of slavery? In this haunting photographic essay, Jean-Louis has created paper sculptures styled to mimic garments worn by female European nobility between the 15th – 19th centuries. The series speaks to the shocking treatment […]

October 17

THE HIGH: Conversations with Contemporary Artists: Amelie Klein and Zanele Muholi

Join us for an afternoon conversation with Vitra Design Museum curator Amelie Klein and South African visual activist Zanele Muholi. They will discuss Muholi’s development as a photographer, and her advocacy on behalf of the South African LGBTQ community as it relates to the larger context of contemporary African art. Don’t miss this opportunity to […]

October 14

TOUCHING UP THE WAKE-UP MURAL ON TENELLE STREET WITH FABIAN & CNN GREAT BIG STORY

Fabian asked me to come by Tenelle Street while he touched up the Wake Up Mural.  CNN was filming him touch up the mural for Great Big Story.  I was on hand to hand him spray paint, hold the ladder and touch up the bottom of the mural that I could reach from the ground. […]

October 13

MAKING AFRICA: A CONTINENT OF CONTEMPORARY DESIGN OPENING PARTY

Start your weekend at the High and be one of the first to experience our newest exhibition, Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design, before it officially opens to the public. Enjoy guided tours of Making Africa at 7 and 8 p.m. along with drinks for purchase throughout the night. Also enjoy live music by HOT 107.9’s DJ Kash, special […]

October 13

THE HIGH: TECHNICOLOR-JAIME HAYON, AMY ELKINS- BLACK IS THE DAY BLACK IS THE NIGHT, PAUL GRAHAM- THE WHITENESS OF THE WHALE, AND THE MELLON UNDERGRADUATE CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP GALLERY SHOW

TECHNICOLOR: JAIME HAYON Enter the vibrant world of Technicolor, an immersive installation in the Museum’s Anne Cox Chambers Wing featuring dramatic new works by Jaime Hayon (Spanish, born 1974). Hanging from the ceiling are six large-scale textiles based on designs Hayon created for last summer’s piazza installation Tiovivo (those murals are still on view at […]

October 06

ROSENBERG THE DOG & TOPHER BROPHY MEET & GREET

I met Topher Brophy the last time I was in NYC with my parents at a restaurant.  He seemed pretty cool – he and my Dad knew each other from the advertising scene in NYC.  Both he and my Dad neglected to tell me about Rosenberg, the movement that is Rosenberg and Topher Brophy, and […]