Author Archives: Colleen Kelsey

In Conversation with Andria Crescioni

Designer Andria Crescioni marries tradition with innovation. Describing her work as “modern interpretations of traditional silhouettes – utilizing techniques from the past to create pieces for the present,” the recent graduate of Parsons School of Design creates contemporary garments informed by traditional artisan crafts and natural materials. Fresh from the completion of her Spring/Summer collection [...]

!Women Art Revolution

Directed by Lynn Hershman Leeson and scored by Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein, !Women Art Revolution traces the history and influence of modern feminist art as a collective movement, from its incubation in the 1960s to its artistic and political evolution in the following decades. Featuring interviews with and works by seminal artists, historians, curators and critics [...]

Collapsible Anatomy

Michael Alan negotiates the space between the definite and the abstract. Working within the two-dimensional plane, Alan interprets the human figure and questions the real, embracing the abstractness and intangibility of relations between emotion and the body. Alan reimagines the space and structure of human anatomy, working with various images (layering, line work, faces, shapes, [...]