The Art of Fashion: Jeff Koons Brings Birkin Bags into the Art World

By Karina De-Bourne, Contributing Writer Jeff Koons is one of the fixtures of contemporary art. He is, after all, the man that brought us those giant metallic balloon animals. Koons is mainly known for the way in which he reproduces more ordinary objects as installations, … Continue readingThe Art of Fashion: Jeff Koons Brings Birkin Bags into the Art World

The Water Dress: Iris van Herpen takes a risk in the fashion industry

By Sarah Friedland, Contributing Writer What happens when you throw water at a model? No, she doesn’t scream. You get a beautiful, one-of-a-kind dress. Iris van Herpen, a Dutch fashion designer came up with the idea for her water dress after much success with her … Continue readingThe Water Dress: Iris van Herpen takes a risk in the fashion industry

Thank A Classic Artist Today: They Gave You Beyoncé

By Cameron Smith, Contributing Writer After a month of personal blog posts and impressive selfies imitating famous art pieces, it was no surprise when, this past Halloween, Beyoncé and Jay-Z dressed as Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and New York graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat for the year’s festivities. Since … Continue readingThank A Classic Artist Today: They Gave You Beyoncé