Modern Art at Versailles
I thought I’d do a piece on the incredible modern art collection at Le Chateau de Versailles. I have always had an affinity to the beautiful juxtaposition of old and new living together symbiotically, creating imagery that evokes memory through history and emotion, and hope through a context of new creative thought processes. Placing a


Geoffrey Farmer at Documenta 13
I got  a chance to visit Documenta 13 (100 days, 200 artists and 400 paintings) while in Germany, but because it is so spread out, it was impossible to see everything. I did however, get a chance to see Geoffrey Farmer‘s “Leaves of Grass” exhibit at the Neue, an amazing fete, completely engrossing, a piece which […]


Yayoi Kusama at Whitney Museum through September 30, 2012
Yayoi Kusama is trending in a big way this year, but if you follow Trendland you were onto it earlier than most.  We have already posted on our calendar the dates of her retrospective at The Whitney  this month but  because I am such a fan and  think her work is so relevant and important […]


Exactitudes: A Photograph Series
Exactitudes is a photograph series, a book, and a “contraction of exact and attitude”. Coined by photographer Ari Versluis and profiler Ellie Uyttenbroek — collaborators since October 2004—Exactitudes‘ overall purpose has been such: to “systematically documents numerous identities over the last 16 years” in cities across the world. The duo does this by placing subjects […]


‘Who Shot Rock & Roll’ at The Annenberg Space for Photography
Photo by Max Vadukul   Written by Luiza De Moraes Campos Music, one could say, is a matter of the eardrums. Yet, what would Madonna’s “Like A Virgin” sound like without the legendary images of her in that punk-styled wedding dress, wild locks whipping about as she erotically humps the stage? What you hear is what […]


Academy of Art University awards Sarah Burton, Phillip Treacy in 2012
W hen NYFW comes around twice a year, one of my very favorite shows to attend is the Academy of Art University show. The level of talent seen from the graduating class never ceases to amaze me, in fact every year I feel it can’t get any better, but it does. Regardless of conflicting shows, […]


Schiaparelli & Prada: Impossible Conversations at The Met
The Met’s Spring 2012 Costume Institute exhibition, Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations, explores the striking affinities between Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada, two Italian designers from different eras. Inspired by