Where to go gallery hopping in New York. by Miriam Schulman. Summer Butterfly Swirls by Miriam Schulman The Chelsea Art Walk is this Thursday, July 28, 2001 with over 125 participating galleries! Chelsea's second annual summer evening of extended hours and special events is free and open to the public.Where does one start? Here is a guide to some great finds. The evening is from 5-8 or you can visit the galleries at the their regular viewing ... Read More about Hidden Gallery Gems in Chelsea.
Art of the Muse. by Miriam Schulman Fashion illustrations and fantasy art inspired by Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. (still going on thru August 7, 2011) Chess Queen Size: 16x20" Media: Watercolor on Canvas Board Blue and purple butterflies lift the queen off her feet and carry her away. The Alexander McQueen show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has an amazing dress with Japanese influences on ... Read More about Inspired by the Models and Fashion of Alexander McQueen.
Inspired by the Models and Fashion of Alexander McQueen. by Miriam Schulman~ The Alexander Mc Queen show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has the red butterfly hat on display which inspired this painting. There are more watercolors in this series where art meets fashion and fashion meets art. Butterfly Fairy-Goddess, 11x14" watercolor on Canvas Board by Miriam Schulman Butterflies are the ultimate symbol of life after death for the caterpillar must succumb to ... Read More about Art of the Muse
Exhibitions not to miss in New York. by Miriam Schulman~ Where do you go for great art in the middle of July when some shows have closed and you've seen the rest? The Cone Sisters exhibition is still going on at the Jewish Museum and so is Savage Beauty, the Alexander McQueen retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art but if you are a frequent museum goer you may be looking for a fresh batch of new shows to see. Here is a round up of another group of exhibitions that have either just ... Read More about Five More Art Shows to Round out your Summer in NYC!
Blank Canvasby @lindsayleboyer, guest blogger Lindsay LeBoyer When having your portrait painted, you want to look your best. Here are some guidelines to ensure the subject is the star, not the clothes.1) Wear white on top Aeolian Tee, AnthropologieWhite is a classic that never goes out of style and reflects light beautifully onto the face. Wearing white on top will also make the subject stand out from the background. When choosing a white top, it's important to remain to true to your ... Read More about Picture Perfect: How to Dress for your Portrait Sitting