This week, the Stay Gorgeous blog spotlighted Sarah Jessica Parker’s signature curls as part of the Most Famous Hairstyles in History series. On Pinterest, Salon Buzz shared some hairstyles for the summer season.
This week on The Seen, we featured Manifesta 9, the European Biennial of Contemporary Art. For its ninth edition, Manifesta is hosted at the former coal mine, Waterschei, in Genk, Limburg, Belgium. This year, Manifesta presents not only an international selection of contemporary art, but a collection of historical works as well.
Next, we spotlighted a Chicago gallery, The Mission. The Mission will join EXPO CHICAGO this September as a participating gallery in their EXPOSURE program. The Mission presents its second annual preview exhibition, SUMMER 2012: Vantage Point, on view through August 18, 2012.
This week on Simply Magnificent, we featured the new exhibition by Zak Kyes at the Graham Foundation. The first solo exhibition in the US by this Swiss-American graphic designer, the show features Kyes along with many collaborators, including architects, artists, curators and graphic designers. The exhibition presents contemporary graphic design as a practice that both mediates and is mediated by these disciplines.
Next, we spotlighted the Ravinia Women’s Board 2012 Gala Benefit. On July 21, 2012, the gala will feature “Leading Ladies” Patti LuPone and Patricia Racette performing with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by James Conlon. This elegant evening includes cocktails and hor d’oeuvres served on the lawn, a performance in the Ravinia Pavilion and dinner on the north lawn under the Gala Marquee.
Finally, we published a piece on the private art collection at The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Chicago. Artists Vik Muniz, Nick Cave, Tim Anderson, Carolyn Ottmers, Matthew Woodward and Cristina Silvestri are currently represented in the collection. A look at the international collection allows a glimpse into the exceptional lifestyle and accompanying pleasures of living at The Residences.
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