Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec1864-1901 was a French painter, printmaker, draughtsman and illustrator whose immersion in the colourful and theatrical life of Paris in the late 1800s yielded a collection of exciting, elegant and provocative images of the modern and sometimes decadent life of those times / via wikipedia
PLIGHT, 2014, Kate MccGwire, Mixed media with rooster feathers | Photos: JP Bland | On display at Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature | 62 Rue des Archives, 75003 Paris, France | 21 October 2014 - 26 January 2015 | For more information please click here.
Perhaps designer Kunihiko Morinaga was inspired by the Movie Tron (wwd’s bet), The bright Neon lights of Tokyo, or the glow-in-the-dark, phosphorescent markings of a rave. Whatever the case, Anrealage’s Spring ‘13 collection is shockingly unforgettable. The outfits give new meaning to the term B.Y.O.B. -Bring Your Own Black-light, Each laser-cut lattice work piece glows in a other-worldly neon hue. The cage-like skeletons on the more structured pieces resemble old-fashioned dress forms with an acid-dipped twist. The solar-plexus hats remind me of those cartoon versions of electrons and protons spinning around an atom. The over-all effect of the collection is definitely something worth raving about.