Art News for April 16: Grace Kelly’s Gowns in London & A Chance To Wack Warhol in The Head

16 Apr
2010

VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSUEM SHOWCASING GRACE KELLY’S GOWNS

“Grace Kelly: Style Icon” exhibit showcasing dresses that Grace Kelly wore in screen classics such as “High Society” and “Rear Window” are going on show at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

It will also explore the evolution of her style as Princess Grace of Monaco, from the outfit she wore to her first meeting with Prince Rainier in 1955 to her haute couture gowns of the 1960s and ’70s by her favourite couturiers Dior, Balenciaga, Givenchy and Yves St Laurent.

Visit the Victoria and Albert Museum website for more information.

OPPORTUNITY TO WACK WARHOL IN THE HEAD

Jennifer Rubell has made a 20-foot-tall piñata of Warhol’s head as the centerpiece of her food-art exhibit, titled Icons, at this year’s Annual Brooklyn Ball at the Brooklyn Museum on April 22.

It’s at the gala celebrating American high style and featuring installations inspired by the work of artists such as Jackson Pollock, Joseph Beuys, Marcel Duchamp and Warhol, that Rubell will present her art-history inspired food experience ICONS, a foodie homage to the featured artists with Warhol’s piñata being the piece d’resistance. Read whole article: nypress.

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