Archive for October 2010

Carol Es: It's Mostly About Me and Much Less About You

Image: Machine, 2010. 40 x 60 inches. Oil, paper and embroidery on canvas.

Multi-media artist Carol Es has an upcoming exhibition at the George Billis Gallery in Los Angeles, opening reception: Saturday, October 30, 2010 5-8pm. From her press release:
It's Mostly About Me and Much Less About You is a new series of work that includes oil on canvas and linen mixed with paper and embroidery, as well as drawings on paper and  handmade dolls. Carol Es uses an amalgamation of characters from her family and her apparel industry background to evoke abstracted, childlike narratives that drip in color and tattered threads to tell personal, visual stories.

4x3.1 : Phillip Lim collaborates with 4 brilliant female directors

Still from Elle Muliarchyk's film for Philip Lim
Lane Crawford and NY fashion designer Phillip Lim have recently collaborated with four female directors, each representing a different city: Hong Kong, Beijing, New York and Paris. Each story features a red door which symbolises a "unique journey of a woman as she discovers her sense of time and place in the city." The featured directors are respective local artists Victoria Tang (HK), Rain Li (Beijing), Elle Muliarchyk (NY) and Yi Zhou (Paris) and each film is decadent, fashionable and exotic.