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Culture and fashion: Betrayal is the new black – How H&M is capitalizing on socialist William Morris

This season, the fashion brand H&M has introduced new motifs to their modish designs for womenswear. The “new” element is actually a new-old element, a design feature seized from the 19th century and re- purposed in the 21st. H&M is selling dresses, skirts, and suits printed with patterns designed by Morris & Co. Morris & Co. was, and remains, perhaps the single most influential... | Read More

Culture and fashion: Betrayal is the new black – How H&M is capitalizing on socialist William Morris

This season, the fashion brand H&M has introduced new motifs to their modish designs for womenswear. The “new” element is actually a new-old element, a design feature seized from the 19th century and re- purposed in the 21st. H&M is selling dresses, skirts, and suits printed with patterns designed by Morris & Co. Morris & Co. was, and remains, perhaps the single most influential... | Read More

A History of Abstract Hanging Sculpture 1918-2018 on view across two exhibitions

Suspension - A History of Abstract Hanging Sculpture 1918 – 2018 presents more than 50 works related to this little-known sculptural genre, produced by 30 artists - such as Duchamp, Calder, Neto and Antunes - of 15 different nationalities, across two exhibitions. Exceptional loans from institutions and collections around the world are being presented for two months at Olivier Malingue in... | Read More

Major exhibition of work by under recognized founding member of Impressionism makes US premiere at Barnes Foundation

This fall, the Barnes Foundation presents the US debut of a landmark exhibition exploring the significant yet under recognized contributions of Berthe Morisot (1841–1895), one of the founders of impressionism. The first monographic exhibition of the artist to be held in the US since 1987, Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist provides new insight into a defining chapter in art history and the... | Read More

Major exhibition of work by under recognized founding member of Impressionism makes US premiere at Barnes Foundation

This fall, the Barnes Foundation presents the US debut of a landmark exhibition exploring the significant yet under recognized contributions of Berthe Morisot (1841–1895), one of the founders of impressionism. The first monographic exhibition of the artist to be held in the US since 1987, Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist provides new insight into a defining chapter in art history and the... | Read More

Exhibition summarizes more than four decades in Alberto Giacometti’s career

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents Alberto Giacometti. A Retrospective , an exhaustive exhibition of more than 200 sculptures, paintings, and drawings by Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966), one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, throughout 40 years of his artistic output. The show offers a unique perspective on the artist’s oeuvre, with a particular focus on the... | Read More

Exhibition explores the connections between two key Post-war artworks

Luxembourg & Dayan in collaboration with Francesco Bonami presents Sublime Hardware, an exhibition that explores the connections between two key Post-war artworks made on opposite sides of the Atlantic: Dan Flavin’s “Monument” for V. Tatlin (1967) and Pino Pascali’s Cannone Semovente (1965). The legacies of Flavin (1933 – 1996) and Pascali (1935 – 1968) draw... | Read More

Using Antique Oriental Rugs as the Centerpiece for a Speciality Room: Billiards, Music and Home Theaters

Jan David Winitz, founder/president of Claremont Rug Company, often provides clients with antique Oriental rugs that serve as centerpieces for speciality rooms such as those devoted to billiards and music or home theaters. "What I look for in rugs for a speciality room are pieces that offer the appropriate ambiance for the particular space, be it where they will spend time enjoying a game of... | Read More

Exhibition at the Portland Art Museum presents more than 100 paintings and works of calligraphy

The Portland Art Museum is presenting the world premiere of Poetic Imagination in Japanese Art: Selections from the Collection of Mary and Cheney Cowles. Presenting more than 100 paintings and works of calligraphy from one of the finest private collections of Japanese art in North America, the exhibition opened October 13, 2018, and remains on view through January 13, 2019. Formed over two... | Read More

The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art opens exhibition of photographs of and about the New South

The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston presents the exhibition Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South October 19, 2018, to March 2, 2019, held simultaneously at both the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art and the City Gallery at Waterfront Park. Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South comprises fifty-six photographers’ visions of the... | Read More
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