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Robert Garcia, New York, 1990

Veteran Photographer Kickstarts AIDS Activist Portrait Book

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 19
Veteran photographer and ACT UP/NY member Bill Bytsura is launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund the publication of his coffee table-style art book, titled "The AIDS Activist Project."

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Fine Arts Features

Fashion illustrator Richard Haines.

The Haines Effect: Runway Relevance Meets Street Chic

By Ian Michael Crumm | Sep 3
From illustrating a look on the street to inspiring a pattern for garment production, Richard Haines' work spans the life cycle of the fashion industry.

Flappers, Bootleggers and More in New Prohibition Exhibit

By EDGE | Aug 19
The Indiana State Museum features an exhibit about one of the most colorful periods in American history with "American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition" on display through February 15, 2015.

Frederic Remington 1907 painting entitled, "The Story of Where the Sun Goes."

Charles Russell Art Fetches Millions at Auction

By Martin Griffith | Jul 30
A total of 30 Charles M. Russell works fetched millions of dollars at auction in Reno, with one painting symbolizing the railroad's effect on American Indians drawing $1.9 million and another depicting a Native American chief selling for $1.1 million.

"Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style"

Oscar de la Renta Exhibit Opens at Bush Library

By Jamie Stengle | Jul 21
More than 60 ensembles are featured in a new retrospective of Oscar de la Renta's career that opened Saturday at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas. "Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style," runs through Oct. 5.

British artist Tracey Emin poses for photographers next to her 1998 artpiece, entitled ’My Bed’.’

Messy Bed Sells for $4.4 Million

Jul 9
Artist Tracey Emin has sold her bed - and the disheveled sheets, empty vodka bottles, cigarette butts and discarded condoms were part of the lucrative deal

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Fine Arts Reviews

The Dinner Party

By Michael Cox | Jul 14
Spectators were astounded by the audacity of Judy Chicago's art installation "The Dinner Party" when it was first exhibited in 1979. In "The Dinner Party: Restoring Women to History," the artist details this installation piece through images and essays.

A Queer History Of Fashion - From The Closet To The Catwalk

By Michael Cox | Nov 2
Accompanying the exhibit in NYC, Valerie Steele, director of the Fashion Institute of Technology, explores a topic that surprisingly few have in "A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Cakewalk" what gay people have done for fashion.

Photo: Courtesy Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA

Kehinde Wiley/The World Stage: Israel

By Sura Wood | Feb 26
This particular body of work is based on traditional 18th- and 19th-century European portraiture of the landed gentry, but the artist gave the enterprise a significant twist and shout by adding the seasoning of contemporary youth and hip hop.

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