Gallery for The People

The online outlet pops up in the Bay Area to benefit the Palo Alto International Film Festival

by Vivianne Lapointe The art, film and tech worlds will collide in Silicon Valley tomorrow night, 19 October, in celebration of Gallery For The People‘s Fall pop-up, an exhibition benefitting the Palo Alto International Film Festival (PAIFF) and featuring contemporary artists Sage Vaughn, Deedee Cheriel and Curtis Kulig. Co-founded in 2012 by LA-based film producer Eva Maria Daniels and consultant Alexandra Canosa, the web-based Gallery …

Hello Kitty, Hello Art!

The cute cat and her pals immortalized in a comprehensive book and one-day art event

Continuing to captivate the world with her kawaii cuteness, Hello Kitty is the focus of the new hardcover collectible book Hello Kitty, Hello Art!. The book features more than 200 full color pages of Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends My Melody, Keroppi, Badtz-Maru, Little Twin Stars, Tuxedosam and Chococat, including art from Sanrio’s 50th anniversary celebration, Small Gift, and Hello Kitty’s 35th birthday. Many …

Polymorph

Feminist Katya Usvitsky explores "the malleability of the female body" through pervasive pantyhose

by Janine Stankus Pantyhose, nylons, stockings—whatever you call them, if you’re a woman you’ve worn them, and you may well scorn them. Artist Katya Usvitsky casts a long look on this classic undergarment for her upcoming exhibition, “Polymorph,” a tactile exploration of the female body. “Polymorph” began with the suggestive piece, “Daughter,” comprising a recessed bunch of stockinged bulbs, and has evolved to include a …