Five Visually-Stunning New York City Fashion-Related Art Experiences

From a serene, pink rock garden to a Spike Jonze play with wild choreography and so many more inspired events

Fashion month has commenced and with it a cross-cultural, cross-pollinated series of art events. As always, it’s more than clothes on display. Sculptures, illustrations and even theatrical performances are underway. Refinery29’s 29Rooms certainly leads the art pack from the scope and scale perspective, but it’s far from the only immersive experience. Artists honor the art form of fashion in so many ways—or find themselves in …

GRINDR’s Pride Week Art Party: SLUMBR

The social media service partnered with Visionaire for five one-off immersive installations

What, one may ask, does “black tie pajama” entail? That was a question on many guests’ minds as they prepared for an uncommon Pride party in NYC this weekend. SLUMBR, set at The Standard, High Line (within their now-iconic The Top of the Standard lounge, the rooftop terrace and across rooms on the 17th floor), saw social media service GRINDR once again partner with NYC-based …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Elon Musk's new Tesla, the Nobel Prize-winning blue diode, skateboarding sculptor Stefan Janoski and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Norway’s Artistic Bank Notes The Kroner, Norway’s currency, just got a radical redesign and the result is simply stunning. After a call for submissions from the nation’s central bank Norges, architectural firm Snøhetta and graphic design company The Metric System were named co-victors. Each was offered one side on every note in the bill range, which will go into circulation in 2017. Snøhetta’s side …

Norway’s Artistic Bank Notes

Elon Musk's new Tesla, the Nobel Prize-winning blue diode, skateboarding sculptor Stefan Janoski and more in our weekly look at the web

The Kroner, Norway’s currency, just got a radical redesign and the result is simply stunning. After a call for submissions from the nation’s central bank Norges, architectural firm Snøhetta and graphic design company The Metric System were named co-victors. Each was offered one side on every note in the bill range, which will go into circulation in 2017. Snøhetta’s side is quite abstract and pixellated, …

John Baldessari’s VISIONAIRE

Elon Musk's new Tesla, the Nobel Prize-winning blue diode, skateboarding sculptor Stefan Janoski and more in our weekly look at the web

Conceptual artist John Baldessari is best known for his work in found photography and the application of his sense of humor—most notably, his signature technique of covering faces with bright colorful price stickers. For VISIONAIRE’s 64th issue, his subjects are a little more recognizable—with selfies of Drake, Miley Cyrus, Gisele Bündchen, Scarlett Johansson and more—but his “interventions” are still just as colorful and mischievous as …