Family Ties: Fashion and Art Collide in the Work of Jack and Bill Whitten

I recently wrote a story about the work and writings of the late artist Jack Whitten for artnet, and in his book called “Notes From the Woodshed”, he shares an interesting recount of a fabric shopping experience with his brother Bill that had a profound impact on the artist. Jack Whitten dedicated one of his … Continue reading Family Ties: Fashion and Art Collide in the Work of Jack and Bill Whitten

Bullets to Hashtags

In the absence of words there are just images. Here are some of the more thought provoking photographs that have helped me think about, process and grieve the tragedies of this week.     Alton Sterling, Philandro Castile. “There is no contradiction between supporting law enforcement…and also saying there are problems, biases to be rooted out.” ~ … Continue reading Bullets to Hashtags

Christian Louboutin and His Stylish Take on “the Gaze”

  If you walk up to any makeup counter or shoe salesperson wanting to create the perfect nude lip or find a classic nude pump you will likely get one shade.  What if that nude looks nothing like your skin tone?  Why is the universally accepted nude distilled to a single ivory hue? If you’ve never even thought of … Continue reading Christian Louboutin and His Stylish Take on “the Gaze”