If you’ve ever had to transfer from the 4 and 5 lines at 59th Street / Lexington Ave to the N/R/W or 6 trains on the upper level, then you have passed by the huge mosaic tile Coffee Cup Mural on the mezzanine level, which is part of a larger work called Blooming, by artist Elizabeth Murray.
Murray has also scattered smaller mosaic tile shoes and coffee cups through the stairwells and on the train platform walls.
Bergdorf Goodman was an early supporter of CD Greene and first featured his designs in its store windows in June 1990.
Tina Turner Wearing CD Greene’s Design On Stage
In 1996, Greene was commissioned to create Tina Turner’s wardrobe for her Wildest Dreams tour. For this mini dress, he selected a sheer white net and Swarovski crystals to contrast with Turner’s skin, so that she she would stand out onstage
Photographed at the Black Fashion Designers Exhibit at the Museum at FIT in Manhattan. This Exhibit is Free to the Public and Runs Through May 16th, 2017.
On This Date, August 8th in 1996: Kiss was performing at the Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati on their reunion tour when a fan threw a prosthetic leg onstage. The band signed the limb and handed it back to the fan. Rock & Roll!