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PUNK: Chaos to Couture, organized by The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan
Museum of Art, examines punk’s impact on high fashion from the movement’s birth in
the 1970s through its continuing influence today. The exhibition is on view from May 9
through August 14.
In this video that probably should have gone viral a while ago, Retired crafter loses her mind with sounds of orgasms gone by while creating her wiggles and virgin lines.
Leigh Bowery (26 March 1961 – 31 December 1994) was an Australian performance artist, club promoter, actor, pop star, model and fashion designer, based in London. Bowery is considered one of the more influential figures in the 1980s and 1990s London and New York art and fashion circles influencing a generation of artists and designers. His influence reached through the fashion, club and art worlds to impact, amongst others, Meadham Kirchhoff, Alexander McQueen, Lucian Freud, Vivienne Westwood, Boy George, Antony and the Johnsons, John Galliano, the Scissor Sisters, David LaChapelle, Lady Bunny plus numerous Nu-Rave bands and nightclubs in London and New York which arguably perpetuated his avant garde ideas.
In case you missed it , This past weekend Bjork in conjunction with the Times Square Advertising Coalition launched a massive video installation featuring her video for “Mutual Core. The Video spilled across all of Times Squares massive displays flooding the space with Bjorks Magic & Jellyfish. Check it out here.
New York was awash last weekend with tens of thousands patrons of the arts for the yearly Armory Show & Volta Art Fair, The biggest of its kind in our area. Galleries as well as independent artists filled the massive exhibition spaces found on riverside piers 92 & 94 and 82Mercer. Photographer Travis Williams curates his findings in what’s current in Art.
Austin Young is a Pop-Culture Architect, Photographer, and Trans Media Artist.
Mike Diamond checks out “NYC’s Most Celebrated Artist & Photographer Superstars” at the opening night of the Chelsea Eye Gallery Group Art Exhibition, curated by Tracy Von Becker-Legge. Filmed by Amy Beckerman and Francis Von Legge for Fierth TV.
It’s the glamorous opening night of Scooter LaForge’s ‘Super Powers and Special Abilities’ exhibit at the Munch Gallery in NYC.
Mike Diamond gets to know downtown art superstar Scooter LaForge, for Fierth TV.
A Series of nearly 100 photographs taken during the month of July in Berlin. Mostly male portraiture this is not a magazine, it’s not a travel diary, it’s not a book…it simply is a series of photographs that document the two dozen people I had the pleasure of photographing.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM -Filmmaker Phil Pinto celebrates model Peggy Moffitt’s illustrious career, capturing an intimate conversation with the 60s icon and MOCA director Jeffrey Deitch.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – As an homage to the Frieze Art Fair’s first foray into the New York market this May, and as the launch of what will be a rotating art series, YOTEL New York at Times Square West introduces “NYC Future Zoo”, a temporary exhibition by Brooklyn-based artist Ian Sklarsky. Using the Blind Contour drawing method which has become one of his signatures, Sklarsky created a series of colorful animals which will be popping up in various locations throughout YOTEL — including in the elevators, on the glass walls of the Club Cabins and in the YOBOT lounge at Ground Control, right near the front entrance. “NYC Future Zoo” will be on display at YOTEL through May 18. Additional local artists are in the pipeline for future temporary exhibitions at the property throughout the year.
For more information about the artist check out www.iansklarsky.com
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – Dior’s Secret Garden Versailles, Full Length. A film by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, starring Daria Strokus, Melissa Stasiuk and Xiao Wen Ju in La Galeries Des Glaces – Château de Versailles.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – Leigh Bowery (26 March 1961 – 31 December 1994) was an Australian performance artist, club promoter, actor, pop star, model and fashion designer, based in London. Bowery is considered one of the more influential figures in the 1980s and 1990s London and New York art and fashion circles influencing a generation of artists and designers. His influence reached through the fashion, club and art worlds to impact, amongst others, Meadham Kirchhoff, Alexander McQueen, Lucian Freud, Vivienne Westwood, Boy George, Antony and the Johnsons, John Galliano, the Scissor Sisters, David LaChapelle, Lady Bunny plus numerous Nu-Rave bands and nightclubs in London and New York which arguably perpetuated his avant garde ideas.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – The Renaissance of Hahn-Bin, Classical Violinist – Presented by Nowness Video by Alison Chernick
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – Today’s i-On focuses on Pop Surrealist painter Lisa Petrucci. Lisa’s life long love of pop culture and kitschy items have shaped her artistic vision, Her vivid cartoon like representations of iconic imagery and vampy vixens bring cuteness to gallery walls world wide. Get to know Lisa Petrucci.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – Fierth gets to know the prolific artist Walt Cessna. Walt’s talents have lent themselves to many different outlets from his beginnings in fashion as Stylist and Designer, as well as his inspired writing and serving as Editor to several magazines not to mention his overwhelming body of work as a Visual Artist and Photographer. Walt’s latest endeavor in publishing bears the fruit of two books to be released in 2012. The re-release his acclaimed “Fukt 2 Start With”; a collection of short stories, photography and Illustrations as well as “WOLFPACK” a collection of intimate and visually innovative portraits. Get to know Walt Cessna .
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – A heady mix of the erotic, the sublime and the seemingly everyday, Walt’s new work, WOLFPACK!, sees him share the most intimate of moments with an eclectic array of model subjects and translate these experiences into photographs that both shock and seduce the senses. Like a shorn and inked Pied Piper with a camera and a creative hard-on, Walt leads us through the pulsating roar of the city, the throb and hum of the candy neon-spilled streets, the clang of strangers shifting in stairwells and into the silent sanctuary of the lover’s bedroom where we’re aware that anything can happen. And it does.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – There is NO other city in the world like New York City.Living in New York , Andrew Clancy grabbed his Canon, and shot footage of what was going on around him. Free Amazon download ‘We Don’t Eat’ by Irishman James Vincent McMorrow
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – “Myths, Monsters, and Legends,”the newest show at Rankin L.A., is the obvious product of two good friends completely enjoying themselves — if the two friends were super famous millionaire artists whose idea of a good time was to dress up a supermodel in enough prosthetic make-up so that she looked like a Wookiee with perfect breasts.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – Aaron McQuade: Where did the idea for this book come from?
Scott Pasfield: People always tell you to shoot what you love. You have to start with yourself. The epiphany came one night at home. I was surfing the web and realized what a powerful tool it had become for connecting gay men across the country, from all over, and it just dawned on me. I decided that I would meet men from every state, and photograph them in the hopes that I could do a book that would change opinions and educate. And that started with shooting who I was and what my passions were.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM- In Pictures: Patricia Field’s Fashion’s Night Out: SCOOTER LAFORGE
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – From the early days, conceptual art, like Duchamp’s urinal and Manzoni’s canned shit, has always courted controversy. But it hasn’t actually caused chaos — until now.
The harmonious landscaped gardens of the Zentrum Paul Klee museum in Berne, Switzerland, have been home for the past few months to what might possibly be the largest piece of crap art ever made. American artist Paul McCarthy has created a giant inflatable dog turd, the size of a house, entitled Complex Shit.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – If ever to gather a group of young, innovative, American artists together in one place to craft organic, fine art for the world to see, how and where would you do it? Why not New York? And why not at a somewhat under discovered, historical site that’s free for the masses to explore? A HopStop, skip, and a jump from anywhere in our city’s metro area exists an understated, virtually unexplored piece of New York City history, a little mecca for revolutionary, natural ideas; Governor’s Island.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – “Being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery.” – Andy Warhol
HTTP://FIERTH,COM – “I KNOW YOU ART, BUT WHAT AM I?” The Pee-Wee Herman Tribute Art Show
July 13 – 23, 2011 FRESH FRUIT FESTIVAL EXHIBITION Bright Lights Queer City; Images depicting New York City’s Gay Nightlife Scene Curated by Lady Clover Honey and Lovari – Hosted by Michael Musto Contributors to…
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – THE RIO WORLD BY MARIO TESTINO FOR VMAN
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – Blu is the pseudonym of an Italian artist who has deliberately decided to conceal his real identity. What little is known about him is that he lives in Bologna and has been active in the street art scene since 1999. “BIG BANG BIG BOOM” is an unscientific point of view on the beginning and evolution of life.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – A unique audio-visual approach to the graffiti artist’s (and now also a director) Banksy’s street art.