Thursday, January 26, 2012

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Lost, but Found

It was always something at the Columbia Silver Company.

"Weegee, at an East Side murder, 1943"

Look at the man who is looking over the woman's shoulder in the upper right corner of the Weegee photo. Who does he look like?

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Saturday, January 21, 2012

1403 Gough Street, San Francisco

Is this 1403 Gough Street in San Francisco... where Allen Ginsberg once lived?

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Coming soon!

The Renaissance Portrait, from Danatello to Bellini.

The New American Wing, galleries for paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts.

At the Metropolitan Museum of Art!

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Queen Sofía Spanish Institute

Joaquin Sorolla & the Glory of Spanish Dress Exhibit

This spectacular exhibit, cited as “one of the most chic pairing of clothes and paintings,” highlights the history of Spanish traditional clothing styles though the eyes of Valencian painter, Joaquin Sorolla. Conceived by Oscar de la Renta, one of the world’s most famous fashion designers, it features more than 10 paintings and over 30 rare examples of men and women’s clothing styles and accessories from 11 regions of Spain. The exhibit also includes a selection of clothing from designers like Balenciaga, YSL, Christian Lacroix and others.

The Museum at FIT

Daphne Guinness
Dress by Chanel. From the collection of Daphne Guinness.

Fashion, A-Z: Highlights from the Collection of the Museum at FIT, Part One
Rick Owens, bat wing jacket and skirt, black denim, wool felt, distressed leather, grey silk crepe, fall 2008, France, gift of Rick Owens.