Posts Tagged ‘Andy Warhol’

Steve Rubell’s Studio 54 Auction: everything must blow!

Calvin, Fran, Andy and Steve

Quick! What do a sterling-silver Bulgari postcard, an invitation to the premiere of the 1978 film The Wiz, an Andy Warhol Polaroid of Grace Jones, and a diploma from Syracuse University have in common? Well, they’re all going on the block tomorrow in West Palm Beach, when Palm Beach Modern Auctions sells a collection of rare memorabilia from […]

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“Toledo/Toledo: Full Circle” at Miami Dade College’s Museum of Art + Design

TOLEDOs by RANDALL BACHNER sm

Award-winning fashion designer Isabel Toledo and her husband, artist Ruben Toledo, will premiere their exhibition “Toledo/Toledo: Full Circle” at Miami Dade College’s Museum of Art + Design during Art Basel on December 6th. The retrospective showcases three decades of archival Isabel Toledo designs on mannequins created by Ruben Toledo, as well as a section of […]

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“Pop Art Design” at Germany’s Vitra Design Museum

Studio 65, Leonardo, Sofa, 1969. Sammlung Vitra Design Museum. Copyright Studio 65. Photo by Andreas Sutterlin.

Design and art have always had a symbiotic relationship, and this was perhaps never more so than during the glory days of Pop. One of the most celebrated movements of the postwar era, Pop Art shone a spotlight on the cult of celebrity, commodity fetishism and media production, all the while fostering a dialogue between […]

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Venice’s Fondazione Prada Looks at Art Multiples

“Surrealist object that functions symbolically—Gala’s Shoe” by Salvador Dalí (1932/1975). Courtesy of the SFMOMA (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art).
Currently on display at the Fondazione Prada, Venice as a part of ‘The Small Utopia Ars Multiplicata’ curated by Germano Celant (now through 25 November 2012).

Last year, to much buzz, Miuccia Prada and her husband, Patrizio Bertelli, launched the Venetian outpost of their art-centric Fondazione Prada in the 18th-century palazzo Ca’ Corner Della Regina. Now, the organization’s second exhibition there, “The Small Utopia. Ars Multiplicata,” is drawing international acclaim. Curated by Germano Celant, the show investigates the meaning of art […]

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