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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Fashion Illustration: Visual Poetry Exhibit

Does fashion illustration get the respect it deserves?  It is such a diverse art that elevates another craft, fashion design.  This Thursday, the Gallery Hanahou opens their exhibit, Fashion Illustration: Visual Poetry.  

The exhibit is a collaboration of 13 contemporary fashion illustrators and is curated by renowned artist and educator, Bil Donovan.  Donovan's work has a  fluid, watercolor look.  Laura Laine's work plays with scale and illustrates with fine lines.  Samantha Hahn favors a whimsical candy-colored palette.  Tobie Giddio, with a few simple slashes is able to convey glamor and drama.  Other artists include Carlos Aponte, Cecilia Carlstedt, Daniel Egneus, Eveline Tarunadjaja, Jeffrey Fulvimari, John Jay Cabuay, Sarah Singh. Stina Persson and Tina Berning.

The exhibit opens with a reception on Thursday, January 20, 2011 and runs through February 25, 2011.

611 Broadway, Suite 730, New York NY 10012
7th Floor of the Cable Building, NW corner of Broadway + Houston
Mon-Fri noon-6 pm, Sat by appt only

1 comment:

danielle rewinghton said...

I think the greatest fashion illustrator actually living is italian designer Cristian Grossi

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