On view in The Costume Institute’s Anna Wintour Costume Center galleries at The Met Fifth Avenue in New York City, the exhibition looks at how Schreier built a treasure-house of 20th century French and American couture and pret-à-porter as artform rather than just sartorial pleasure.
Since 2003, the third-generation florist has been responsible for designing and creating the ornate, larger-than-life florals that grace the Met’s Great Hall every day.
Through a vibrant display of Delacroix’s work, this exhibition is a stunning homage to one of the most influential artists of the 19th century.
Tiffany. For some, that single word conjures images of diamonds. But to decorative arts aficionados, it suggests a world of colour, as in the designs of Louis Comfort Tiffany. The son of the man whose emporium came to signify Fifth Avenue at its finest, Louis Comfort Tiffany combined an artistic sensibility with a keen commercial instinct.
Painter Barry Oretsky is a matter-of-fact man, and he is not. At his Toronto studio, where he hunkers over a massive canvas, there is something both plain-spoken and mystical going on as he describes a small portion of his technique.
Peter Brant unites left brain with right in the pursuit of his true passion: collecting and sharing art.
The year was 1966. Hair was growing longer and time shorter. While Canadians prepared for the country’s upcoming centennial celebrations, Americans were embroiled in an increasingly futile and bloody war in Vietnam, as well as race riots at home. Meanwhile, far from the madding crowd, Walter and Leonore Annenberg were putting the finishing touches on the 200-acre estate in Rancho Mirage, California, that they called Sunnylands.