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While I was at Christies Auction House a few months back to check out the George Michael Art Collection, I decided to poke around a bit to see what other goodies they had ready to go on the block. That’s where I spotted this cute little Hermes bag with a face and arms, which I discovered is called a Kelly Doll Bag. The Kelly Doll is a take on the classic Hermes Kelly bag, but with little arms, legs, and a smiling face.
Continue reading Pink Thing of The Day: Rare Pink Hermes Kelly Doll Bag
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I was at the Architectural Digest Design Show a few weeks ago, cutting through one booth on the way to another booth, when I noticed that someone had left this totally sick Fuchsia Pink Crocodile Hermes Bag completely unattended — which is insane, because regardless of what’s inside it, this bag alone is worth as much as a car.
Continue reading Pink Thing of the Day: Pink Hermes Bag with Karl Lagerfeld Caricature Keychain!
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My first exposure to George Condo’s highly recognizable style of painting happened when I saw his 2010-2011 exhibit, Mental States, at the New Museum of Contemporary Art. I thought the show was pretty cool, but I can totally understand how some might consider his artwork to be an acquired taste.
Continue reading George Condo’s Double Heads, Black Paintings, Abstractions at Skarstedt Gallery
Homemade Hermès Birkin Bag (Pink), Cast Resin, 2013 by Shelter Serra (Photo By Gail)
Casting and plating the objects in unlikely materials — resin, plaster, platinum, silicone and copper — Shelter Serra strips them of their intended functionality. He highlights their underlying cultural symbolism and transforms branded products into objects of aesthetic contemplation, offering a new perspective on materialism in today’s society. Serra states, “refining an aesthetic and making beautiful objects, whether that be a dress, bag or sculpture is a celebration of pure creativity and personal vision.”
Available from the PK (Paul Kasmin) Shop Located at 511 West 27th Street for $3500.