Frick receives drawings and pastels as a gift – ARTnews.com

Friday, September 3 Halston Archive to auction ephemera to benefit fashion scholarship fundArticles from the archives of the fashion designer Halston will be offered 44 items from his estate at an auction in September at Phillips. The collection includes illustrations by the designer and longtime creative director Joe Eula, photographs by Helmut Newton and Bill Cunningham, and works on paper …

The light designs of Arevik d’Or are deliberately flawed marvels

Thanks to the strength of his original but relevant observations, Arevik’s work has appeared in the pages of the New York Times, De Standaard and even exhibited in Times Square. It’s a multi-faceted lifestyle that suits her perfectly. “Living an artistic life has always seemed like the only logical option to me,” Arévik told Creative Boom. “Life is usually routine, …

Western Reserve Historical Society acquires Frank Lloyd Wright House Drawings

Click to enlarge Courtesy of WRHS The house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in North Madison. The Western Reserve Historical Society (WRHS) has just announced that it has received a donation of a new architectural collection that documents the historic house of Mr. and Mrs. Karl A. Staley designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in North Madison, OH. Owners Susan and …

closer to life: drawings and works on paper from the Marieluise Hessel collection in Bard | Visual arts | Hudson Valley

Click to enlarge Takako Yamaguchi, Magnificat # 6, 1984Oil, bronze foil and glitter on paper, two parts, total 74 “× 107 1/2”. Deutsche Bank Collection. Photo by Liz Ligon “Closer to Life: Drawings and Works on Paper from the Marieluise Hessel Collection” manages to avoid the boredom so often associated with exhibitions built around the collections. The exhibit, which marks …

Behind the lens, these women created photographs that leap over decades

Would you buy a headband from this woman? Lee Miller took the photo for a fashion item. A pretty woman could sell a lot of headbands to avid readers of photo magazines. And Lee Miller (1907-1977) was certainly pretty. Model, photographer, muse and lover of surrealist Man Ray, lover (perhaps also muse) of many more men than Man, photojournalist, accredited …

The first Philippine photographs – a thriller?

The story of the first Filipino daguerreotypes is becoming a thriller. Let me resume. We are currently discussing two groups of ancient Filipino daguerreotypes. One is the Hispanic Society of America daguerreotypes, consisting of a series of photographs of Manila, Marikina, and the Sturgis House in Manila taken in the 1840s. These were found fairly recently in the Hispanic archives. …

Line art is the inner tendency to be on top

Line drawings and abstract art are gaining more and more importance in the world of interiors. Inspired by the great artists Matisse and Picasso, a growing number of brands are designing homeware and furniture that deviate from standard (and rather staid) stripes and florals, instead using flowing lines, negative space and expressive forms. The distinctive style is simple yet impactful, …