With no formal training as a jewelry designer, Tehran born/Toronto based painter Maryam Keyhani seems to have found a fresh new medium for her art. For her Fall 2011 collection, Keyhani restricted her Surrealist’s imagination to a few rarefied elements: plumage; leather sculpture;
The Artisan Collection by Noritaka Tatehana is a unique collection for which all pieces are made by the designer’s handwork, from selecting material to production. The theme of Artisan Collection 2010 is “Metamorphosis” which makes you meet with nature through unusual styles and materials.
I am really feeling Trek Thunder Kelly’s relationship to art and commerce. In his art Kelly uses iconic imagery and juxtaposes it with opposing ideas and often in great humor. I am completely drawn to his Indian fashion meets art series. It is visually unique, powerful, and innovative!
In the artists Studio, Gabi Trinkaus is surrounded by thousands of paper snippets out of fashion magazines. Trinkaus has called herself a “medium thief”, cutting up high brightness magazines into small parts, using the pictures of our desires from magazines to create her portraits and city landscapes that make references to the aesthetics of advertising [...]