25 IMAGES FROM THE POSING MODERNITY: THE BLACK MODEL FROM MANET AND MATISSE TO TODAY SHOW IN HARLEM

12.29.18:  “Posing Modernity”, a historic and rare art exhibit studying the role of the black female in modern art history.  These historic works of art were produced between 1860 to the present by artist, Manet, Henry Matisse, Charles Henri, Joseph Cordier, and Jean -Baptiste Carpeaux, Photographers, Nardar and Vanderzee, Charles Alston, William H. Johnson, Romare Bearden, Renee Cox, and others…

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SLIDESHOW: (Vogue Italia): Endless Echo Hat Designer, Heidi Lee // Fifth Avenue, New York

Artist + Hat Designer, Heidi Lee wearing her signature @swarovski crystal “Endless Echo Hat” for the crowd at the Fifth Avenue Easter Parade + Bonnet Festival / Midtown, New York / April 1, 2018
Here’s what Heidi had to say about her creation on her website…
“Consisting of eight overlapping faces (referencing Hellenic classical antiquity) the Echo Hat reimagines the myth of Echo and Narcissus as an allegory of the post-internet age; it raises ethical questions about surveillance technologies and the millennial age of the selfie. It is also a visual pun on the “Echo Chamber” effect of the internet: in which information, ideas, or beliefs are amplified or reinforced by transmission and repetition inside an “enclosed” system, often drowning out different or competing views (globalization of social media)”  (source)

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VIDEO + SLIDESHOW: Filming Catarina Godinho – Dancer with the Companhia Portuguesa de Bailado Contemporâneo / Lisbon, Portugal

Performance Art In “Urban Chic Fashion” W/ Catarina Godinho, principle dancer with the COMPANHIA PORTUGUESA DE BAILADO CONTEMPORÂNEO DANCE CO, and model.  Lisbon, Portugal

Stylist: TESSY MORELLI / Make Up: TAMERA SEMILET / Wardrobe: Electric Tiger Lisboa

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