Category: Art

Yayoi Kusama – Festival of Life

Yaşayan en önemli avant garde sanatçılardan biri olan Yayoi Kusama resim, entelasyon, happening, edebiyat, sinema dahil sanat disiplinlerinin birçoğunda önemli eserler ortaya koymuştur. Özellikle pop art, minimalizm ve feminist sanat ile ilgili çalışmaları ile tanınır. Cocukluk yillarinda gecirdigi ailesel travmalar onu halusinasyonlar gormeye itmistir. Annesi ve babasi gorucu usulu evlenmis, babasi zengin bir aileye damat gittigi icin esinin soyadini almis ve capkinliklar yapip ev disinda fazlaca vakit gecirmistir. Annesi ise bu durumu aciga cikarmak icin kucuk kizini casus olarak kullanmaya calismistir. Bu psikolojik travma Yayoi’nin erkek bedeni ve sekse karsi gecici sureli isteksizlik yasamasina neden olmustur.

 


Kusama 13 yasinda Ikinci Dunya savasi icin askeri parasut ureten bir fabrikaya calismaya gönderildi. Burada parasut dikerken, surekli duydugu siren sesleri ve savas ucaklarinin aktif bir sekilde inip kalkisi onu cok etkiledi. Bu onu ileride bir cok savas karsiti is yapmaya ve ozgurlugu asilamaya yoneltti. Yaklaşık on yaşından beri gördüğü halüsinasyonlardan etkilenerek benekler ve ağları resmeden Kusama ilk kişisel sergisini 1952’de Japonya’da açtı. 1957’de ABD’ye göç etti.16 yıl kaldığı bu ülkede pek çok ses getiren happening gerçekleştirdi, puantiye ve nokta desenlerini her disiplinde uyguladı; film yapımcılığı ve yayıncılık gibi işler yaptı. 1973’te ülkesine döndü ve gönüllü olarak bir akıl hastanesine yerleşti; burada çok sayıda roman, şiir ve otobiyografi yazarak edebi bir kariyer başlattı.

Yaşamını geceleri gönüllü olarak kaldığı bir akıl hastanesi ile gündüzlerini üç katlı dev atölyesi arasında geçirmektedir. 1990’lı yıllardan sonra uluslararası arenada Kusama’nın eserlerine ilgi gittikçe artmış ve Kusama dünyanın pek çok şehrinde geniş izleyici kitleleri tarafından izlenen projeler gerçekleştirmiştir.

Yakın geçmişte paylaştıgım Louis Vuitton sergisinde de Yayoi Kusama sanat eserlerinden esinlenilerek dizayn edilmiş puantiyeli çantaları sizinle paylaşmıştım. Hikayesi beni etkileyen sanatçilardan biridir Yayoi Kusama. Yaşadıgı onca zorluga ragmen bunu insanlık ile paylaşabilecegi guzel eserlere çevirmesi onu en cok takdir ettigim taraf kesinlikle. Umarim siz de bu sergiden benim kadar keyif almissinizdir.

Detaylı çalışmaları ve başarılarını daha ayrıntılı olarak görmek için bu bağlantıya tıklamanız yeterli!

İyi okumalar!
Mutlu cumartesileri!



Yayoi Kusama, one of the most important avant-garde artists living, has made important works in most of the art disciplines including painting, intellectual, happening, literature and cinema. She is especially known for her work on pop art, minimalism and feminist art. She born in 1929 in Matsumoto, Japan, Kusama grew up as the youngest of four children in an affluent family. However, her childhood was less than idyllic. Her parents were the product of a loveless, arranged marriage. Her absent father, emasculated by the fact that he had to take his wife’s surname as a condition of marrying into the wealthy family, spent most of his time away from home womanizing, leaving his angry wife to physically abuse and emotionally torment her youngest child. She would often send her daughter to spy on her father’s sexual exploits, the mental trauma of which caused Kusama to have a permanent aversion to sex, and the male body.


At the age of ten Kusama began experiencing vivid hallucinations in which flowers would speak to her and patterns in fabric would come to life and consume her. She began to draw these visions as a therapeutic outlet, providing her with solace and control over the anxiety that tormented her. When Kusama was 13 years old she was sent to work in a military factory sewing parachutes for Japan’s World War II efforts. Her adolescent years were spent in the darkness of the factory listening to air-raid sirens and the sounds of army planes flying overhead. The horrors of war would have a lasting effect on her, leading Kusama to create numerous anti-war works and to also value individual and creative freedom. Her experience at the factory also provided her with the utilitarian ability to sew, which would prove useful when she began creating her soft sculptures in the 1960s.

 

She spends her days in her atelier during the day and voluntarily at the mental hospital at nights. Kusama has become more popular after the 1990s and she had the chance to show her art in many countries to a bigger audience. For further information about her, you can visit the link here.

Enjoy the photos!
Happy Saturday!

  

Here some of her publications.

İşte sanatçının birkaç yazarın eserini görüyorsunuz.

FIT Fairytale Fashion.

Fairy Tale Fashion was a unique and imaginative exhibition that examined fairy tales through the lens of high fashion. In versions of numerous fairy tales by authors such as Charles Perrault, the Brothers Grimm, and Hans Christian Andersen, it is evident that dress was often used to symbolize a character’s transformation, vanity, power, or privilege. The importance of Cinderella’s glass slippers is widely known, for example, yet these shoes represent only a fraction of the many references to clothing in fairy tales.

Organized by associate curator Colleen Hill, Fairy Tale Fashion featured more than 80 objects placed within dramatic, fantasy-like settings designed by architect Kim Ackert. Since fairy tales are not often set in a specific time period, Fairy Tale Fashion included garments and accessories dating from the 18th century to the present. There was a particular emphasis on extraordinary 21st-century fashions by designers such as Thom Browne, Dolce and Gabbana, Tom Ford, Giles, Mary Katrantzou, Marchesa, Alexander McQueen, Rick Owens, Prada, Rodarte, and Walter Van Beirendonck, among others.

The exhibition’s introductory space featured artwork that has played a role in shaping perceptions of a “fairy tale” aesthetic. These included illustrations by renowned early 20th-century artists such as Edmund Dulac, Arthur Rackham, and A.H. Watson. Several recent, large-scale photographs from Kirsty Mitchell’s award-winning Wonderland series were also on display. This was the first time that Mitchell’s marvelous work—for which she designs and makes all of the elaborate costumes and sets—has been shown in the United States. Connections between fashion and storytelling are further emphasized by a small selection of clothing and accessories, including a clutch bag by Charlotte Olympia that resembled a leather-bound storybook.

The main gallery space used fashion to illustrate 15 classic fairy tales, arranged within four archetypal settings. Visitors first walked into the Forest, which included the tales “Little Red Riding Hood,” “Snow White,” “The Fairies,” “Rapunzel,” and “Snow White and Rose Red.” Several variations of Little Red Riding Hood’s red cloak were shown, beginning with a fashionable woolen cloak from the late 18th century—the style that is used to illustrate innumerable versions of the story—and concluded with a fall 2014 Comme des Garçons ensemble with an enormous, peaked hood in scarlet patent leather. Inspired by the fairy tale–themed fall 2014 presentation by Alice + Olivia designer Stacey Bendet, Snow White was portrayed wearing a black organza gown encrusted with rhinestones while lying in her glass coffin. The subsection on “Rapunzel” included a stunning dress from Alexander McQueen’s fall 2007 collection, made from deep emerald velvet embellished with copper-colored beads that created a motif of cascading hair.

The center of the gallery was dominated by a large Castle, in and around which the tales “Cinderella,” “Furrypelts,” “The Snow Queen,” “Beauty and the Beast,” and “Sleeping Beauty” were displayed. Cinderella was first shown in her rags, exemplified by a Giorgio di Sant’Angelo ensemble with a skirt made from shredded chiffon, and dating from his 1971 The Summer of Jane and Cinderella collection. Cinderella’s spectacular glass slippers were exemplified by a pair of 2014 heel-less shoes by Noritaka Tatehana, 3D-printed in clear acrylic and faceted to reflect light. Clothing was central to a lesser-known Brothers Grimm tale titled “Furrypelts,” which calls for a cloak of many furs, in addition to magnificent dresses that look like the sun, the moon, and the stars. The latter was represented by a dazzling, early 1930s evening gown by Mary Liotta, covered in silver stars crafted from beads and sequins. In “The Snow Queen,” the beautiful villainess wears a coat and cap of pristine white fur, exemplified in Fairy Tale Fashion by an opulent hooded fur cape by J. Mendel from 2011.

“The Little Mermaid” and “The Swan Maidens” were explored in the Sea section of the exhibition. Charles James’s Swan dress, from the mid-1950s, has a full skirt made from alternating layers of black, beige, and brown net that form an exceptionally graceful silhouette. Undercover’s spring 2015 collection featured numerous swan-inspired designs, one of which is now in the collection of The Museum at FIT—an especially detailed ensemble comprised of a feather-printed miniskirt worn beneath a tutu hand-painted with a plumage motif. It was paired with a motorcycle-style jacket with sleeves made from laser-cut silk “feathers.” “The Little Mermaid” was represented by a variety of beautiful, mermaid-inspired gowns, including Thierry Mugler’s 1987 bustier and fishtail skirt in metallic lilac fabric, and an elaborately crafted dress embellished with pearls, sequins, feathers, and Swarovski crystals from the spring 2015 Rodarte collection.

The exhibition also highlighted two fairy tales that take place in Parallel Worlds—Alice in Wonderland and The Wizard of Oz. Although Alice makes little reference to clothing, there is a distinct “Wonderland aesthetic” that has influenced fashion. This subsection featured a playful, bright blue mini-dress by Manish Arora, adorned with fabric playing cards that reference the tale’s Queen of Hearts and her playing card army. By contrast, The Wizard of Oz makes numerous references to fashion, including Dorothy Gale’s blue-and-white gingham frock, represented by a checked cotton dress from the early 1940s by Adrian, who also designed many of the costumes for the famous 1939 film version of the tale. Although Dorothy’s magical shoes are silver in the story, they are better remembered as the sparkling “ruby slippers” from the movie. A pair of bright red, crystal-encrusted stilettos by Christian Louboutin was unmistakably evocative of Dorothy’s iconic footwear.

A multi-author book, also titled Fairy Tale Fashion, was published by Yale University Press in early 2016. Featuring more than 150 beautiful photographs and illustrations, the book expands upon the rich and fascinating topic of fashion in fairy tales. In addition to extensive text by Colleen Hill, the publication includes essays by Patricia Mears, deputy director of The Museum at FIT; Ellen Sampson, fashion theorist and footwear designer; and Dr. Kiera Vaclavik, senior lecturer of French and Comparative literature at Queen Mary, University of London.

Fairy Tale Fashion was also featured in Google’s Arts & Culture “We Wear Culture” project, a collaboration with The Museum at FIT and over 180 renowned cultural institutions from New York, London, Paris, Tokyo, São Paulo, and around the world.

BIG RED RIDING HOOD
Hooded ensemble, Comme des Garcons, Spring/Summer 2015 on the right.

Rei Kawakubo took the red riding hood in a provocative new direction, designing an enormous, peaked headpiece in patent leather. Its size led to quips from the fashion media about a “Big Red Riding Hood.” This noteworthy design received, even more, attention when it was worn by Björk in the Spring 2015 issue of T magazine.


Cape, late 18th century, England or USA illustrating “Little Red Riding Hood”


THE CINDERELLA 

Christian Louboutin Cinderella Shoes 2012.



Cinderella shoes by Nicholas Kirkwood 2015.




Impossible Slippers by Noritaka Tatehana Glass Slippers 2014

Cinderella’s spectacular glass slippers were exemplified by a pair of 2014 heel-less shoes by Noritaka Tatehana, 3D-printed in clear acrylic and faceted to reflect light.

THE SNOW QUEEN

J. Mendel, ensemble, 2011 (cape) and spring 2008 (dress), France. Lent by J. Mendel illustrating “The Snow Queen” on the left.

The invisible shoe by Andreia Chaves.


THE SNOW WHITE
Dress, Rodarte, Spring/Summer 2008 ( on the left )

Snow White’s identifying colors — white, red, and black — are meaningful. According to the folklorist Cristina Bacchilega, the heroine embodies “the beauty and purity of white, the transformative powers of red or gold, the ritual — and sexual — death of black.”

The use of dye on this Rodarte dress was inspired by the look of blood in water, lending it an ominous beauty.


The gown Alice + Olivia Stacey Bendet Fall 2014. A Poisoned Apple, by Judith Leiber, Minaudiere Bag Fall 2013.


Snow White and Rose Red by Thom Browne. Man’s suite Fall 2014 and Woman’s ensemble Fall 2013.


Dolce and Gabbana Purple Corset Dress Fall 2014 and Peter Soronen Red Corset Dress 2007


Dolce and Gabbana Snow White Evening Gown 2012 is a gift of Bergdorf Goodman to FIT.

THE RAPUNZEL

Evening gown by Alexander Mc Queen Fall 2007 illustrating Rapunzel.

THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ


Christian Louboutin, Lady Lynch stilettos, fall 2009-2010. Lent by Christian Louboutin illustrating The Wizard of Oz. 

The first on the left is Ruby Gown by Rodarte Fall 2011, the second Thierry Mugler Evening Ensemble Fall 1997 Haute Couture, the green gown is by Molyneux 1930, the fourth Altuzzara 2015 and the last by Adrian 1942.


Ruby Slippers by Noritaka Tetahana 2010.

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY 

Sleeping Beauty’s Court, Dolce and Gabbana Dress and Hood Fall 2014 (left)
Sinister Fairies, Alexander Mc Queen Evening Gown 2007 (right)

 

Marchesa, Spring 2012 on the left and  Zuhair Murad, Haute Couture Spring 2015 on the right illustrates “The Sleeping Beauty.”

THE LITTLE MERMAID

The first dress The Sea Witch by Hideki Seo and the second on the left Thierry Mugler, ensemble, circa 1987, France illustrating “The Little Mermaid”.


Rodarte Dress The Spirit of the Sea inspired by The Little Mermaid.

ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Manish Arora, the purple dress, 2010 (remade 2015), France illustrating Alice in Wonderland.


Wonderland Motifs, Alice Shoes by Nicholas Kirkwood 2010.


The Pocket Watch Dress, Louis Feraud, Circa 1989.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 

Rodarte Dress Roses for Beauty inspired by Beauty and the Beast.


Mary Katrantzou


Walk in the Beast’s Shoes by Christian Louboutin

Louis Vuitton

Hi Everyone,
I would like to share the Louis Vuitton Volez, Voguez, Voyagez exhibition with you who were not be able to see or the ones who are far away from New York and deeply close to fashion! As you all know, I like to create my posts more into what is going on in New York more like activities, fashion, art, exhibitions, and getaways. This is one of the art + history + fashion exhibitions that I was really interested in. The exhibition curated by Olivier Saillard, which retraces the adventure of the House of Louis Vuitton from 1854 to the present. A story told through the portraits of its founders, as well as those who today are inventing the Louis Vuitton of tomorrow.

This historic journey, designed by Robert Carsen, is divided into ten chapters, one of which is entirely devoted to the United States of America and New York City. The tour opens with the most symbolic object of the House: the trunk, a model fashioned with contemporary flair, embodying the iconic hallmarks and bold spirit of Louis Vuitton. The exhibition features objects and documents from the Louis Vuitton heritage archives, as well as select articles on loan from the Palais Galliera and the Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris. The exhibition concludes with a display devoted to the savoir-faire of the artisans in the Louis Vuitton workshops. For further information, you can visit here.


Interior luggage labels.

This is so cool! They kept their Daily Sales Ledger for Louis Vuitton Paris Store from 1872.

Every trunk was having a special key. This is the book for registered keys.


A shoe trunk.

Almost like a little wardrobe which can travel with you.

Here is one of my very first love with Louis Vuitton. I remember speedy monogram miroir bags were super trendy almost 10 years ago. I remember myself to want to get it so bad when I saw at Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian. Such a funny story 🙂

The suitcases on the right side are the president suitcase in nomad natural leather and created for Wes Anderson’s film The Darjeeling Limited.

I had no idea about these bags before I came to the exhibition. I loved the sense of humor of Marc Jacobs and Richard Prince.

This silk Jeanne Lanvin hostess dress worn by Mary Pickford who was a prolific Canadian-born film actress and producer.

A sketch for a bottle design.

One of the coolest design of Louis Vuitton Sybilla monogram canvas umbrella backpack for the 100th anniversary of the monogram canvas.

Louis Vuitton collaboration with Frank Gehry for the celebrating monogram project twisted box in monogram canvas.

Louis Vuitton in collaboration with Rei Kawakubo bag with holes in monogram canvas.


Louis Vuitton Masters collection collaborations with Jeff Koons.

Another collaboration with Supreme.

Louis Vuitton in tribute to Stephen Sprouse Alma bag in monogram roses leather.

Louis Vuitton in collaboration with Yayoi Kusama speedy bag in monogram town canvas. Yayoi Kusama is a great Japanese artist, writer and the mother of Infinity Mirror and Festival of Life exhibitions that I die for to see. She is an incredible woman with a great story. Here is her little story if you are interested in 🙂

While we were looking at the dresses, there was a huge screen in the room to show which celebrities and models wore the dresses. This nurse dress was worn by Naomi Campbell.


City guide books in adorable shade of colours.

The shirt long top H&M
Leather Pants H&M
Boots Chanel
Bag Chanel

The Best Halloween / En iyi Cadilar Bayrami

Herkese Selamlar,

Uzun zaman sonra Turkce yazdigim ikinci blog paylasimim bu. Genelde ingilizce yazmamin nedeni artik Turkiye’de de cogu arkadasimin ve takipcimin iyi ingilizce seviyesi oldugunu bilmem. Size bir  challenge / firsat da olsun istiyorum ingilizcenizin taze kalmasi acisindan. Ufak da olsa bir faydam dokunuyordur umarim 🙂 Bu yil Cadilar Bayraminda o kadar guzel, o kadar farkli bir tecrube yasadim ki bununla ilgili tum detayi yakalamanizi istedim. Cogunuzun bildigi uzere 3 yili askin bir suredir New York’ta yasiyorum. Bu sene de ucuncu cadilar bayramini burada kutlamis bulunmaktayim. Zaman gectikce Cadilar Bayraminda yapilacak aktiviteler ve gidilecek yerler konusunda daha da dikkatli olmaya ve gidilebilecek en iyi partiye gitmeyi kendime bir gorev bildim 🙂 Gecen sene yasadigimiz bir hayal kirikligi da buna katki sagladi. Neyse ki son anda gittigimiz partiden tatmin olamayip Cin Mahallesi / China Town civarlarinda yasayan bir arkadasimizin cati kati / roof top partisine davet edilmemizle gecenin rengi degisti.

Iceriye girmeden once cektigimiz bir hatira fotografi.

Avizelerle yapilan dekorasyona bayildim. Aklima Sia – Chandelier sarkisi gelip durdu 🙂



You are so lucky Halloween partileri iki yildir benim radarimda olan bir etkinlik. New York’un en iyi en cool Halloween partisi kesinlikle tartismasiz bu parti. Biletler satisa cikar cikmaz sizi e-mail yolu ile bilgilendiriyorlar. Fakat biletlerin tukenme hizi Coachella ve Burningman’den daha hizli diyebilirim. Biletler 45 dakika gibi bir sure icinde bitiyor ve maili goremediyseniz, mesgulseniz buyrun bir sene daha beklemeye. Ben de biletleri yakalayamayan azinliktaydim son iki yildir. Bu sene de biletlerin bitmesinden kisa bir sure sonra cuma gununde acik bilet olduguna dair bir e-mail aldim ve hemen siteye girip 4 adet bilet satin aldim. Ve boylelikle benim You are so lucky ve Matte Projects isbirligindeki Halloween partileri kapsamindaki The Blind Man’s Ball maceram bu sekilde basladi. Parti saat 9 da kapilarini acti ve sabah 4 sularina kadar devam etti.



Parti New York, Yonkers’da 72 odali gotik bir malikanede kutlanmakta. Bu sene bizi Alice Harikalar diyarinda gibi hissettiren bir tema vardi. Her oda kendine has muzik, danscilar ve dekorasyon ile gelenleri eglendirmekteydi. Tarot bakilan bir odadan tutun, bir dovme sanatcisinin dovme yaptigi bir oda bile mevcuttu. En sevdigim odalardan biri iki Drag Queen / Zenne ‘nin surekli Lady Gaga muzikleri calan odasi idi. Gecenin ilerleyen vakitlerinde bu odadaki ses sistemini ele gecirip sirasiyla mezdeke ve ankara havasi calmisligimiz oldu malesef ki 🙂 Buyrun videolar!

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Partide en cok memnun oldugum seylerden biri isiklandirma ve dekorasyondu. Karanlik odalar ve bahcede kotu cikacagini dusundugum iphone ile cekilmis fotograflarimiz adeta profesyonel makine ve isiklandirma ile cekilmis gibiydi. Bir cok bar olmasi servisin de hizli olmasina sebep oldu. Icki sirasi beklerken eglenceyi kacirmak gibi bir durum ortadan kalkmis oldu. Icen insan acikir felsefesi ile kurulan tek yemek standinin da Turk bir restoranta ait olmasi bizi hem gururlandirdi hem de mutlu etti. New York’un en unlu Halloween partisinde de ispanakli peynirli gul boregi yemek de nasipmis 🙂

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Unlu Turk Sef Nusret Gokce’nin kostumu bu sene Halloween’e damgasini vurdu. Kendisininde instagram hikayesinde paylastigi kadariyla ne kadar buyuk kitlelere ulastigini hepimiz gorduk. Bir Turk olarak bunu bilmek ve Amerika’da da her yerde gormek cok hosuma gidiyor. Bizim partiden de bir Nusret / Salt Bae paylasmadan olmaz. Buyrun videosu linkte 🙂

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Kostum detaylarina gelince,
Elbisem H&M marka olup Buffalo Exchange’den almistim uzun zaman once hic giymedigim icin etiketini o gun cikarttim, 14 $ idi.
Sahte kurk ceketim Staring at Stars marka olup Buffalo Exchangeden uzun zaman once aldigim bir parca fiyati 20 $ civari olabilir hatirladigim kadari ile.
Lenslerimi colouredcontacts.com’dan 19 $
Khaleesi perugumu da E-Bay’den 22 $
Sac aksesuarim Zuhair Murad – Mango koleksiyonundan yillar once aldigim bir kolye.
Ayakkabilarim Adidas marka topuklu spor ayakkabilardi ve kendisi de Buffalo Exchange’den.

Makyaj Malzemelerim,
Fondotenler  Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow no 30
Sephora Camel intense – Moyen Medium 29
Highlighter – Sephora Collection Illuminate Palette
Allik – NYX Cheek Contour Duo Palette Two to Tango
Far – Sephora Danger in Paradise no 29
Kontur Kalemi – Tarte no 1
Kas – Ka-Brow Benefit no 2
Goz alti kapaticisi – Naked Skin Urban Decay Light Neutral
Maskara – Yves Saint Laurent The Shock

Genel hatlari ile parti bizim icin olagan ustu keyifli gecti. Simdi sizi videolar ve fotograflarla bas basa birakma vakti!



Hi All,

Creative agency MATTE and art-party starters You Are So Lucky join forces for a pre-Halloween event at Alder Manor. Details about the event are scarce but count on a lavish soiree filled with immersive art, scintillating performances, live music and more, all taking place in a stunning 72-room gothic mansion in Yonkers.




This legendary affair was a masquerade for the absurd at the nascence of the Dada movement and New York Bohemia, recreated one hundred years later thanks to MATTE and its team of cultural visionaries.


The Manor was a gothic Alice In Wonderland-esque adventure, with every individually themed room functioning as a rabbit hole, leading you to another room, and all of a sudden you’ve lost your friends and have no idea where you are as Taylor Boozan says from Guest of a Guest.



You are so lucky Halloween parties are on my radar for a long time. It is definitely the coolest Halloween party in New York. You receive an email as soon as they release the tickets. But I can say that tickets are sold out faster than Coachella and Burningman tickets. If you do not see the email right away, you will be waiting for another year. I was the minority who could not catch the tickets for the last two years. I received an e-mail after the tickets were over for a few weeks, I was informed that there were some open tickets on Friday and I immediately went to the site and bought 4 tickets. And that’s why my You are so lucky and the Blind Man’s Ball adventure in the Halloween parties that Matte Projects cooperates with has started.


The party is celebrated in a Gothic manor in 72 rooms in Yonkers, New York. I felt Alice Wonderland, there was a theme. Each room was entertaining with its own music, dancers, and decoration. Hold a room with a tarot looking, even a room where a tattoo artist tattooed. One of my favorite rooms was the room where two drag queens atonement was playing Lady Gaga music. In the course of time, we were able to handle the sound system in this room and we played Turkish music to do the belly dance 🙂

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In this party, I was most pleased with lighting and decorating. The dark rooms and the photos we took with the iPhone that we thought would be a badge seemed to be drawn with professional machine and lighting. Having many bars caused the service to be very fast. So I never felt like  I  when I was in the huge line for a drink. The fact that the only food stand established with the philosophy of human openness belonged to a Turkish restaurant made us both proud and happy. In New York’s most celebrated Halloween party, how about eating a spinach cheese borekas / pie?

My costume details,
My dress is H&M and I got it from Buffalo Exchange, 14 $
Fake fur is Staring at Stars and from Buffalo Exchange, around 20 $
My contact lenses from colouredcontacts.com 19 $
Khaleesi wig from E-Bay, 22 $
Hair accessories from  Zuhair Murad – Mango collection necklace
My shoes are my Adidas high heel sneakers from Buffalo Exchange

Cosmetics,
Foundations  Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow no 30 and
Sephora Camel intense – Moyen Medium 29
Highlighter – Sephora Collection Illuminate Palette
Blush- NYX Cheek Contour Duo Palette Two to Tango
Eyeshadow – Sephora Danger in Paradise no 29
Contour – Tarte no 1
Eyebrow – Ka-Brow Benefit no 2
Concealer – Naked Skin Urban Decay Light Neutral
Mascara – Yves Saint Laurent The Shock

With general remarks, the party was very enjoyable for us. Now it’s time to leave you with your videos and photos!


Storm King Art Centre

Storm King is one of the world’s leading sculpture parks which has been around for over fifty years. With over 500 acres of rolling hills, woodlands, endless fields of grass and wildflowers, Storm King is a site to see. The park includes 100 carefully sited sculptures created by some of the most acclaimed artists of our time.

It is the largest collection of contemporary outdoor sculptures in the United States. Founded in 1960 by Ralph E. Ogden as a museum for the Hudson River School paintings, it soon evolved into a major sculpture venue with works from some of the most acclaimed artists of the 20th century.

The Storm King site and art has been identified by collector Alan Gibbs as one source of inspiration for Gibbs Farm, his private outdoor sculpture museum and landscape in New Zealand.[1]

 

In Season 2 of the Aziz Ansari series Master of None the two main characters visit Storm King and tour the sculpture garden during the Fall Foliage illuminating the beauty of this special time of year.Master of None which just completed it’s second season is one of my boyfriend and I’s favorite shows and the reason that I found out about Storm King Art Centre. After seeing it in the show we were so ready to go and see it.

Depending on traffic, Storm King is around 1 hour and 15 minutes drive from New York City. It’s a great getaway for an artistic adventure. Living in metropolitan cities makes you feel the need to escape from the chaos of the city. The idea of being in the middle of a huge green park with fresh air and lots of art pieces sounds like an amazing withdrawal from the craziness that is NYC.


 

 

For now, I will leave you with some pictures to enjoy. If you have a chance while visiting New York you should definitely go and see this magnificent park. I highly recommended it and will definitely go again without a doubt. Have a great week everyone! Enjoy the last good weather weekends and make your way to Storm King!

The Incredible Sculptures of Gibbs Farm [1]
Jump up ^ “The Farm” by Rob Garrett – retrieved Jan 15, 2015 [2]

Dia: Beacon

Dia:Beacon, Riggio Galleries is the museum for the Dia Art Foundation‘s collection of art from the 1960s to the present. The museum, which opened in 2003, is situated on the banks of the Hudson River in Beacon, New York. It is one of the largest exhibition spaces in the country for modern and contemporary art.

It is one of my favorite art galleries so far in New York, because it give you the chance to escape from New York City and it is only 1 hour and 15 mins drive.



I loved this picture in front of Bruce Nauman’s neon lights. This is so fascinating that how simple neon lights can create such a powerful, magical colours. This part of the exhibition was quite popular visitors who were on the line to take great instagram or facebook profile pictures! 🙂

Of course, we chose to be comfy with my partner in crime for a long walk in and out of the art gallery because Dia has a great garden to hang out as well.