I saw Girlfriends directed by Claudia Weill at BAM last night. One in the series of girl centric films curated by Lena Dunham. Can’t stop thinking about it. 1970s NYC art girls rule!! Highlights: Susan Weinblatt, animal print sweater dress, wooden spool wire table, red walls, mauve, satchels. Satchels should be the new tote.
…we were nowheresville… Thurston looking through old issues of his fan zine ‘Killer’. And here’s Madonna on the cover, taken by Richard Kern, before she was a well known chanteuse. Kim’s Nivea cream and make up. Kim’s Black Flag earrings worn in the famous Ciccone Youth video. Sweet Face 1988 NYC – sandwiched between Chinatown [...]
RIP Whitney Houston. Before Whitney was famous for her voice, she was a fashion model. I Wanna Dance With Somebody was maybe my favorite video ever on MTV. The color palette–so striking, the vignettes–so graphic, the song–so danceable! Update: Why didn’t I see/mention her red overalls!?! Cute stuff. via myspace
Work hard, study hard, weave hard, frolic hard at Black Mountain College, Black Mountain, North Carolina. via North Carolina State Archives
Sweaters by Astrid Furnival, Polaroids by Jonathan Williams. 1. Sweater created by Astrid Furnival (front) 2. Sweater created by Astrid Furnival (back) 3. Copy photograph of a sweater by Astrid Furnival 4. Sweater depicting a self-portrait of Erik Satie knitted by Astrid Furnival 5. Sweater, self-portrait of Samuel Palmer, knitted by Astrid Furnival 6. Colonel Williams and [...]
What to wear on/over your head and on/over your shoulder. 1. Blanket by Evangelista Soza Likan Anta, 2004-2005 2. Huipil/shirt, culture-Mam Maya, Guatemala, c.1980 3. Hood, culture-Asháninka (Campa/Chuncha), Peru, 1925 4. Bag, culture-Tepehuán, Mexico, 1935 5. Burden basket with burden strap, culture-Makah, 1890s 6. Man’s hat, Wixarika (Huichol), Mexico, 1935 7. Necklace, makers- Xario Domingos [...]