Tuesday, October 20, 2009

The Garment as Sculpture

Et Derive is inviting you to "In Praise of Costume, The Garment as Sculpture". An event celebrating what is fashion shown through the different aspects of art. Expressed through photography, paintings or through such well crafted dolls. 6 new york based artists to show the different worlds of fashion through their own eyes.

Nadav Benjamin, whose work marries elements of fine art, portraiture and fashion photography.

Carissa Pelleteri, steeped in fond nostalgia, wherein, the past nurtures the present.

Ryan Michael Kelly, whose celebrity and fashion work amplifies any scenario.

Peter Halasz, a painter living in New York City.

Cricket Alexander, whose paintings begin with the construction of her models. Able to assume poses impossible for the human, the meticulously detailed dolls nevertheless become a metaphor for and extension of self.

Check out each artist, because they definitely show the new york fashion in a grunge, bright, old school, and diverse way.
Something worth going to. RSVP at rsvp@ghostownpress.com

masquerade opening
when: Saturday, October 31, 2009
where: 240 broadway, suite 204
brooklyn, ny 11211
time: 7 pm - midnight

closing reception
Date: Friday, November 13, 2009
Time: 6 pm - 9 pm
Location: 240 Broadway, Suite 204
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Speacial Guest DJ

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