Gogo: A Natural Fit
Perhaps taking cues from The Met's massively influential Costume Institute, more fine art museums in the U.S. are embracing fashion and I've been wondering if the High in Atlanta -- where there is a very strong decorative arts and design collection but no curatorial department specifically for textiles and costume -- might organize something fashion adjacent. Happily, the answer is yes.
Kicking off 2013 will be Gogo: Nature Transformed, opening January 19 and continuing through June 23. Cumberland Island-based designer Janet Ferguson, aka Gogo, has long worked with shells, bones, and cast silver and gold, creating housewares, jewelry, and accessories influenced by her wild surroundings. When I look at her metal shell serving spoons and seed pod belt... [via Style Court]
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