Miami Art Week 2019: Exhibitions On Sustainability

Three comprehensive art installations that asked viewers to consider the future of their surroundings

If artists, curators and gallerists all work from a place of expression, tackling subject matter that’s gripping their attention, there are few topics as personal—and universal—as our planet. This Miami Art Week was far from the first to address sustainability, but three large-scale installations handled several sub-topics with the necessary balance of intelligence, action and emotional drive. Further, in an industry of excessive packaging, disposable …

29 Opportunities to Experience Thoughtful Art at This Year’s 29Rooms

Refinery29's flagship experiential art event returns with care and concern for the world

Before the success of the Museum of Ice Cream and the anticipation around The Museum of Pizza and other such “museums,” there was 29Rooms. For the inaugural event in 2015, Refinery29 took their readers into an immersive art experience that provided 29 separate opportunities to learn, lose themselves in art and take a picture along the way. It’s been a wild success, and a model …

Technological Immersion During New York Fashion Week

Samsung, Refinery29 and Art Hearts Fashion move a week of presentations into the future

Anyone keeping an eye on NYFW by way of hashtags and trending topics saw two reactions to Alexander Wang’s collaborative carnival with adidas this past weekend: disappointment over the spectacle the whole week itself has become, versus excitement over the manifestation of a designer’s grander vision. We, as well as many others, have long found that set design, theatricality, and even choice of venue offer …