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Elle Mackey Gracing Boston Fashion Week 2015

Local fashion designer, Elle Mackey, delights crowds with wearable works of art. She recently released an exciting piece consisting of intricately woven raffia, brushed raw lambswool, and baby's breath flowers.  Her unique artwork and use of materials truly reflects her love for nature.
The public will have the opportunity to see Elle's artwork up close during an exclusive exhibit called "Wearable Art". The show includes striking non-textile fashion pieces by an array of local fashion designers. The show will be on display at the Copley Mall until October 27th.
 (A portrait of Elle)
 (Runway model wearing custom piece by Elle Mackey)
(Elle Mackey's custom piece on display at the Copley Mall)


Featured Artist: Eli Portman

With a warm color palette and impressionistic style, Eli Portman constructs elaborate cityscapes that spark the imagination. Precise line-work and saturated colors are this particular artist's instruments to draw the viewer in to a world of wonder and awe. Works are for sale online, at local art markets, and Out of the Blue Art Gallery in Central Square. Visit the artist site for more information. http://eliportman.weebly.com Eli Portman on Facebook  "Widow's Peak" by Eli Portman

 "Peaceful River Runs Through The Sleepy Town" by Eli Portman

"Rivers Of Life Streaming Through The City" by Eli Portman

Model Citizen at Robert Klein Gallery Presents Gordon Parks' Rare and Unseen Fashion Photographs

GORDON PARKS, James Galanos Fashion, Hollywood, California, 1961
BOSTON, MA - Following the runaway success of Women in Clothes, a group exhibition of 20th century fashion photographers that closed September 12, ROBERT KLEIN GALLERY proudly announces Model Citizen, a selection of fashion photographs by the acclaimed photojournalist GORDON PARKS. Model Citizen is the gallery's first show dedicated to Gordon Parks' work and marks the first time in the artist's career that his formal, experimental, and playful fashion photographs will be exhibited together in a solo show.
GORDON PARKSModel Citizen Robert Klein Gallery (38 Newbury St) September 26 - October 31, 2015 Opening Reception, Saturday, October 3rd, 2 - 5 PM
With the support of THE GORDON PARKS FOUNDATION, which permanently preserves the artist's work, Robert Klein Gallery has assembled nearly 30 prints of Parks' fashion images taken between 1934 and 1965. Model Citizen, which includes many of these prints, start…

Johnny Depp, Dakota Johnson, Creators And Cast Members At Coolidge Corner Theatre's Red Carpet For The Premiere Of 'Black Mass'

The Coolidge Corner Theatre is a beloved historic landmark of Brookline.  They have supported and promoted local artists, animators, actors, and filmmakers for over 80 years. The Coolidge Corner Theatre has a charming classic atmosphere, unlike mainstream theaters. They are known for showing incredible independent movies, Miyazaki films, and 90's favorites such as "The Big Lebowski". From time to time, they have special guest appearances and signings by established actors. 
   Last night, the Coolidge Corner Theater hosted the premiere of 'Black Mass'. It was an unbelievably exciting event for the Boston and Brookline communities. The theatre, along with thousands of locals, welcomed Johnny Depp, Dakota Johnson, Jesse Plemons, Scott Cooper, Erica McDermott, Julianne Nicholson, Scott Cooper, Gerard O'Neill, and Dick Lehr. The stars were all personable and happy to greet everyone. They did signings, chatted with locals, and they even took fun selfies with fa…

Stunning New Boston City Hall Signage By Renowned Designer Kenji Nakayama

Jellyfish Set to Take Over Kendall Square Culture Lab at Upcoming Contemporary Art Installation

Jellyfish Set to Take Over Kendall Square Culture Lab at Upcoming Contemporary Art Installation
Understanding Jellyfish and What They Mean for the Future of our Oceans is the Focus of ‘The Trouble with Jellyfish’ at Le Laboratoire Cambridge
Cambridge, MA– Le Laboratoire Cambridge (Le Lab), a one-of-a-kind culture lab exploring the intersection of art and science through exhibitions, public programing, and radical culinary cuisine, announces The Trouble with Jellyfish, designed by contemporary artist Mark Dion in collaboration with marine biologist Lisa-ann Gershwin.This exhibition, opening to the public on Friday, September 18th, 2015, offers a cultural immersion into the stunning world of the jellyfish, and an exploration of how their activities are dangerously affecting the fate of our oceans worldwide.
Dion has been internationally celebrated over his career for his uncanny ability to create contemporary art exhibitions fusing the disciplines of art and science, inviting one to see ar…