Nick Cave‘sHustle Coat (2021) appears as a simple double breasted, trench coat made out of cotton. Though the outside of the jacket is plain, Cave transforms its lining into something fantastic. Describing his vision for the garment, he said, “just imagine, necklaces, chains, watches, jewelry, stones, are all sewn by hand into the lining of this coat, making it appear to be this jewelbox.” Continue reading Modern Art Monday Presents: Nick Cave, Hustle Coat→
Artist and jeweler Dan Life (also known as Daniel Jacob) makes wearable art and tabletop items that glitter and shine with his hand-set crystal embellishments. This Pink Panther sculpture was spotted prowling around inside a vitrine in his booth at NY Now. I couldn’t find this exact piece on the website, but I did see a Pink Panther Head Pendant which sells for $550, if you want to check it, out at This Link!
Artist Metis Atash is known for her Swarovski crystals-encrusted sculptures of little Buddha Babies (which she calls Funkybuddhas) sporting spikey mohawks or embellished with sassy sayings. This pretty Pink one, joyously flipping the bird in a shirt that proclaims “Darling, No is a Full Sentence”(which: truth) was spotted in the Eden Gallery in Soho.
In a fairly eventful week that included a Street Art Safari, Valentine’s Day, my birthday, three museum visits, and a Chelsea art crawl, my most popular Instagram post of the past week is this fabulous Bling Skull hood ornament emerging from the softly gathering snow. When you have an iPhone at-the-ready, art is everywhere.
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