Arts ~ Mariah Robertson

Brooklyn-based artist, Mariah Robertson will open our eyes to experimental photographs this coming weekend.

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Mariah Robertson, 191, 2016, unique chemical treatment on RA4 paper, 66 x 50 inches.

The intricate details, abstract style and variety of colours are truly mesmerizing. Take a stroll to the Upper East Side and explore another world of art at the Van Doren Waxter gallery.

Arts ~ 川久保 玲

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Founder of Comme des Garçons and Dover Street Market, Rei Kawakubo (川久保 玲) is exploring brave new fashion. Avant-garde designs were created to challenge conventional thoughts for an upcoming exhibition.

The themed show displays around 140 pieces of Kawakubo’s womenswear collections from the 1980s to present day. The galleries demonstrate experimental ways to illustrate the space between boundaries. Rei Kawakubo continues to shape the face of global art and fashion with her work.

The Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons: Art of The In-Between exhibition debuts on 04 May 2017 until 04 September 2017 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

 

Music ~ Grimes!

Canadian recording artist, Grimes is exploding from the underground music scene.

At 24, singer-songwriter, Claire Boucher channels her spirit into music using guitar, keyboards and synthesizers along with loop and layering techniques.

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PH: John Londono. MUA: Leslie-Ann Thomson. STYLE: Marilis Cardinal

Going strong for almost four years now, the eclectic style of her music can be described with experimental and electronic vibes. There’s a melodic flow of dream pop with a strong tempo to fill those empty days which I love.

Debuting in 2010 with the album, Geidi Primes. Grimes rose to fame and progressed quickly in the music industry. Currently signed to RocNation, Grimes is gaining more admirers each day. Her Facebook page has over half a million fans. Following that, Twitter consists of more than 200,000 followers. Clearly only awesome music is recognized today. Yesterday, I heard her tune Oblivion playing in a rag & bone store in Soho, NYC.

In 2012 when Visions was introduced, friends in New York, Miami, San Francisco, Rio, London, Paris, Madrid, Milan, Prague and Tokyo were talking to me about this gifted artist. Pitchfork has contributed tremendously to the promotion of Grimes. Also, Grimes directs some of her own videos including my favorite below. Can’t wait to see her at the Governor’s Ball this summer!