See these scenes play out in film at the Sharon Hayes show at the Whitney. It’s a mesmerizing 33 minutes of footage from the 1971 Christopher Street Liberation Day Parade shot by Women’s Liberation Cinema, with Kate Millet and Sharon Hayes voice over commentary. The photographs here are by Diana Davies via NYPL. She must [...]
A most excellent pairing—Sight Unseen curates a pop up shop – SHAPE SHOP – inside Creatures of Comfort. Opens tomorrow, April 10th – May 6th. New Friends (Alex Segreti & I) will have select weavings, Best Woof prints, and new Torus bangles in the shop. Sight Unseen is also launching their first ever printed matter – [...]
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 [...]
Hi! New Friends weavings are here! Our new collection – Best Woof – is inspired by dogs and shapes. We made our first ever silkscreen print of a weaving in an edition of 25 of each color (blue and black), along with a large format photocopy poster - Dogs, Roving & Combs. And many new weavings, [...]
Time to celebrate 4 Years of Nothing is New! Except I’m too busy working the #NYIGF (come see me at booth 3862!) to blog. Yesterday I met up with net friends Walter (in from Vancouver), Alex, Andy & Andrew. We ate ice cream in the cold. Just want to check in and mark this joyous occasion, [...]