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If you live or plan on visting NYC this summer here`s some exhibitions and events you can go to this summer to see the lastest styles and art!
June 22August 24
Stayely Wise Gallery, 560 Broadway, 212-966-6223
This exhibition offers a selection of portraits of women as powerful as the photographers who captured their likeness. This includes, for example, the musician and poet Patti Smith, beaming in black and white from behind a mess of hair, shot by Mary Ellen Mark.
July 5September 8
Jim Marshall: The Rolling Stones and Beyond
Steven Kasher Gallery, 521 W. 23rd St., 212-966-3978
"Once Jim was in, he was another Stone. He caught us with our trousers down and got the ups and downs," writes Keith Richards in the forward to photographer Jim Marshall`s new book, The Rolling Stones 1972. Never-before-exhibited photographs of the Stones` `72 world tour (also in the book) serve as centerpieces of this show, which also includes images of the Beatles, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Howlin` Wolf, Jim Morrison, Led Zeppelin and more, plus vintage album covers, all shot by Marshall.
Through September 9
Beauties of the Gilded Age: Peter Marié`s Miniatures of Society Women
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, 212-873-3400
French New Yorker Peter Marié, a society type of the 19th century, was a bachelor known for his fondness of fine art and parties. Between 1889 and 1903, he commissioned approximately 300 watercolor portrait miniatures on ivory of the prominent women he considered most beautifulincluding gilded lilies like actress Maude Adams, artist Lydia Emmet and etiquette author Emily Post.
July 12September 30
Whitney Museum of American Art, 945 Madison Ave., 212-570-3600
The Japanese artist known for her avant-garde environments and use of polka dotsrecently seen in a Louis Vuitton collaboration, timed to launch with the exhibition openingpresents a career-long retrospective that spans six decades of work.
Through July 27
Richard Avedon: Murals and Portraits
Gagosian Gallery, 522 W. 21st St., 212-741-1717
The legendary New York photographer who spent years shooting for Harper`s Bazaar, Vogue and The New Yorker began a special project in 1969. Between 25 and 30 feet wide, his large-scale murals present portraits of icons at enormous sizes. The group shots appear head-on in black and white with blank backgrounds. Subjects include Andy Warhol as well as a nude Allen Ginsberg embracing his lover, Peter Orlovsky.
Through August 19
Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., 212-535-7710
This year`s Costume Institute exhibition looks at the extraordinary similarities between Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada, Italian designers active during different time periods. The show draws inspiration from Miguel Covarrubias` "Impossible Interviews" for Vanity Fair in the 1930s and will include fictive conversations between Schiaparelli and Prada, suggesting new ways of looking at their most innovative work. Signature ensembles will be accompanied by Baz Luhrmanndirected videos of the women`s simulated dialogue, highlighting the dissimilar ways in which they`ve taken on similar themes.
Through August 25
agnès b., 50 Howard St., 212-431-1335
Musique Plastique explores the relationship between visual art and music with an exhibition that ranges from costumes and sketches to photographs and video pieceseach paired with the artists` music. The 11 artists involved include Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth and Brian DeGraw of Gang Gang Dance. (Download a free compilation of music by the artists at http://50howardstreet.com.)
Through September 2
Christer Strömholm: Les Amies de Place Blanche
International Center of Photography, 1133 Sixth Ave., 212-857-0000
Swedish photographer Christer Strömholm arrived in Paris in 1956. He settled into the Place Blanche in Montmartre, where he befriended and photographed young transsexuals and prostitutes. The images were first published in a striking book in 1983 in Sweden, where they became a cult favorite.
Through September 3
Playing With Fashion: Barbie at FIT
Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center at FIT, Seventh Avenue and West 27th Street, 212-217-4558
Mattel, the maker of Barbie, held a design contest for students at the Fashion Institute to create clothing, accessories, interior designs, photos and films for the doll and her darling, Ken. The finalists` works make up the hot-pink two-story exhibitionan ode to Barbie.
Through November 10
Fashion, A-Z: Highlights from the Collection of the Museum at FIT, Part Two
The Museum at FIT, Seventh Avenue and West 27th Street, 212-217-4558
With exhibitions at The Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) coming and going, it`s easy to overlook the institution`s permanent collection, which is wonderfully comprehensive. The second act of a two-part showcase presents a selection of masterpieces chosen from the 50,000 garments and accessories in the archive and ranges from classic 1950s Dior to `90s Martin Margiela and last year`s Raf Simons collection for Jil Sander.
July 11 and 22; August 8 and 19; September 7 and 16; October 1 and 14; November 2, 11 and 25; December 9
Free Fashion District History Walking Tour
Explore New York City`s Garment District during this one-and-a-half- to two-hour tour, led by Mike Kaback. You might visit a private showroom, a sample sale, Mood Fabrics and more, all while learning about the neighborhood`s historic background and importance. The tourwhich starts at 10am on weekdays and 2pm on Sundays at the northwest corner of Seventh Avenue and West 39th Streetis free, but reservations are required; you can make them by calling 212-764-9600 or emailing email@example.com.
Stores and Sales
Rachel Zoe Sample Sale
260 Fifth Ave.
Shop the first-ever sample sale of the stylist-turned-designer`s namesake label.
June 29-July 13
Karen Walker Candy Bar Popup
Steven Alan Annex, 103 Franklin St., 212-343-0692
Buy new Karen Walker sunglasses in limited-edition shades and hues.
BLK DNM Spring Summer Sale
BLK DNM NYC, 237 Lafayette St., 212-966-6258
Get 60% off women`s and men`s spring and summer pieces, including a selection of leather and knitwear.
Every summer I never miss going to the MET to see what they have in store there they always have amazing art and desginers art. I saw the Alexander McQueen last year and it was amazing! hope this was helpful.x
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