Archive for July, 2010
These Boots 'n Heels are Made for Cooking: Designer Calleen Cordero and chef Nina Clemente in the back of the mobile kitchen behind Calleen's shop.
A truly fantastic evening last night at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, celebrating this year's Design Biennial. The house was heaving as some 1,000-plus guests made their way through the galleries and up to the twinkle-lighted rooftop through out the five-hour opening bash (every minute spent standing in my high wooden heels by Calleen Cordero.
At last count it was 50. Fifty hours spent at the Pasadena Museum of California Art over the last week, overseeing installations, doing the installations, writing copy, coordinating press and party vendors, torturing the staff (with kindness, I hope!) and generally having a ball setting up the 11 designers who make up my category, fashion, of the California Design Biennial.
Great start to the week thanks to Booth Moore's feature in Sunday's Image section of the Los Angeles Times on the California Design Biennial at the Pasadena Museum of California Art–specifically, the fashion category that yours truly is curating.
With only a week and some change in the run-up to the opening night bash for the California Biennial at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, my duties as curator of the fashion category are taking me to all kinds of new places, creatively and physically.
In what is the surely the ultimate antidote to beige stucco blight that is spreading through the Southwest U.S. like a cancer, thousands of miles away, the residents of one of Rio's slums took up brushes under the direction of Dutch artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn to paint their 'hood red…and pink, blue, green, yellow…
The ongoing project in of the metropolis' dreariest slums was highlighted in The New York Times' "Sunday Styles" section.
Perhaps, you Louboutin fans have already swooned over this short, titled "Dancer In A Daydream," and which Christian did in collaboration with choreographer Arthur Gourounlian. And, perhaps, you have not.
Puts a smile on the ol' mug and a tap in the toes, don't it?