A young man and woman embracing in the back of a car. Figures passed out on a Chelsea Hotel bed.
“I have a provocative voice, but I’m not being personally antagonistic,” says artist K8 Hardy. “It’s just my style!” Something of a pop culture chameleon, Texas-born, New York-based Hardy has used photography, sculpture, performance and video to investigate and subvert our ideas behind gender, sexuality, class, fashion, politics and art. A founding member of the queer feminist artist collective LTTR, Hardy is also the artist behind the groundbreaking zine FashionFashion, and most recently, the acclaimed photographic series “Position Series”.
From now through October 14, Visionaire presents FIVE SENSES, a limited edition sale of five Visionaire back issues: 33 TOUCH , 42 SCENT , 47 TASTE , 53 SOUND , and 56 SOLAR . Each classic issue is currently on display at the Visionaire Gallery at 11 Mercer Street in New York City. Here is a little bit more about the fifth available sensory installment, SOLAR
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Design Week is officially in full swing here in New York City , and Inhabitat is on the scene reporting live from the International Contemporary Furniture Fair ! The Javits Center is jam packed with more than 24,000 designers, retailers, architects, and distributors, and we scouring the floor to bring you the best in green design. We’ll be live tweeting our favorite pieces and the most exciting designs, so make sure to follow us at http://twitter.com/inhabitat for the latest buzz from ICFF! Read the rest of Inhabitat Reports from ICFF 2011! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , contemporary furniture , eco-friendly design , Furniture Fair , green design , icff 2011 , icff 2011 nyc , icff new york city , inhabitat icff , inhabitat icff reporting , International Contemporary Furniture Fair , new york city furniture fair , nyc furniture fair
Last night, in a spectacle of monumental scale, Kanye West took New York City’s Museum of Modern Art community captive. Leaving the opulence to the stage production, Kanye came out in a gray hoodie sweatshirt at MoMA’s Party in the Garden—held this year in honor of trustees Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Mimi Haas, Jill Kraus, and Sharon Percy Rockefeller—and performed both deep cuts from his new masterwork, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and old standbys from his prolific body of work. While putting on “Good Life” for the crowd, one could have sworn ‘Ye switched the lyrics to say “I’ma be in a museum, mama”—that is, if the screaming crowd hadn’t been so vocal and aggressive, wielding cell phone cameras like social media LifeAlerts®, letting their less fortuitous friends know in real time that they’d made it inside