Tag: Exhibition

‘The father of Chicanx photography’ to be celebrated in new Tucson exhibition | Arts and Theater

Photographer and teacher Louis Carlos Bernal in his office at Pima Community College in April 1980. “My images speak of the religious and family ties I have experienced as a Chicano,” Bernal said.

Nine-year-old Lisa Bernal Brethour accompanied her father, Louis Carlos Bernal, as he knocked on strangers’ doors in Douglas in the late 1970s.

They were often invited in. Bernal was quite charismatic and charming, she says.

The late photographer would emerge with captivating, revealing, deeply personal environmental portraits of everyday life in the barrio. Brethour

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Special Exhibition Of Works By Renowned Chinese Dissident Artist Opens In Springfield

An exhibit of works by an artist and activist once described as “China’s most dangerous man” has opened in western Massachusetts. 

    Works by the contemporary artist Ai Weiwei, a human rights activist and vocal critic of the Chinese government, are on display at the Springfield Museums’ D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts.

     It is a coup for the Springfield Museums to have an exhibit of Ai’s work, said Heather Haskell, Vice President and Director of the Art Museums.

   “We regard it as one of the most important shows that we’ve ever had here at the museum,” said Haskell. “He is an

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Coco pops in major new fashion exhibition

Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel was born poor and illegitimate in central France’s Loire Valley in 1883 and died at the Ritz in Paris in 1971 at the age of 87.

In between she formulated a daring new wardrobe for women in the modern world and founded a fashion house that remains one of France’s most prized luxury brands.

She also cultivated a public image that embodied the values of freedom and independence with which she sought to imbue her designs.

A new exhibition opening at Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria on December 5 considers her contributions to fashion over six decades

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V&A exhibition will use 250 objects to highlight creativity of African fashion | Fashion

An exhibition about African fashion at the Victoria and Albert Museum will attempt to reframe the narrative about the continent, showcasing its independence and creativity following decades of false assumptions.

Africa Fashion opens on 11 June 2022 and will feature 250 objects telling the story of the continent through the work of its most prominent and influential designers.

Garments by Kofi Ansah and accessories by Katie Torda Dagadu of Suntrade at a trade fair in Accra, Ghana. Photograph: Eric Don-Arthur/V&A

“It will tell a tale of unbounded creativity and abundance,” said Christine Checinska, curator of African and African diaspora fashion

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Check out an NFT exhibition spotlighting female artists this weekend

NFTs, short for non-fungible tokens, are the future of art depending on who you talk to. While the selling point of NFTs may be their strictly digital modes, artists are increasingly discovering creative ways to display their creations in physical spaces and increase the public’s understanding of this interesting new art form. Joining in on this burgeoning trend, SuperChief Gallery NFT’s new exhibition, Every Woman Biennial, spotlights imaginative NFTs created by women artists. 

Currently on view, the exhibition, which is running simultaneously in New York and London, pitches itself as the “world’s largest all woman and non-binary art biennial

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Noel Gallagher launches new online photography exhibition

Noel Gallagher has launched a new online exhibition showcasing a selection of photographs documenting his life on tour with the High Flying Birds.

The collection, titled A New World Blazing, contains over 40 images by photographer Sharon Latham, who captured Gallagher’s band “at their most dynamic and their most intimate” while out on the road.

Speaking of the first-ever exhibition to focus on High Flying Birds, Gallagher explained: “Down the years I’ve been lucky enough to work with some of the best photographers in the world and I would put Sharon right up there. At its best a photograph

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