Bill Cunningham at NYHS

The Nikon camera, blue French work jacket, and bicycle owned by legendary street fashion photographer Bill Cunningham (1926-2016) will be on display at the New-York Historical Society until October 2, 2017.

 

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Image credit: Bicycle, used by Bill Cunningham, ca. 2002; jacket, used by Bill Cunningham, 2000s; camera (Nikon Model D5200) with 24 mm. lens (AF Niccor) and strap, used by BillCunningham, ca. 2012. Photo courtesy Glenn Castellano, New-York Historical Society.
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Newly Released: The Adler Hip Hop Archive (Cornell Hip Hop Collection)

I recently came across an amazing resource for researchers looking for hip hop history and streetwear inspiration….

Cornell University’s Hip Hop Collection is releasing hundreds of newly digitized images that tell the story of hip-hop’s explosion into the international mainstream and shed new light on some of its biggest stars, including LL Cool J, Queen Latifah and Public Enemy….” Read more about this here.

You can allow follow this collection on their Facebook page.

Cornell University Library Acquires the Recently Closed American Textile History Museum Collection

“A massive collection documenting the U.S. textile industry is set to become one of Cornell University Library’s largest acquisitions ever. The collection, from the Osborne Library at the recently closed American Textile History Museum (ATHM), is expected to fill eight or nine tractor-trailers when it arrives in Ithaca this spring. It comprises around 90,000 books, periodicals, manuscript collections, photographs, textile sample books, tintypes, glass plate negatives and trade catalogs that tell the story of the textile industry in New England and across the country.”

Read more about this here.

Link to Cornell University Library website here.

Free Event: Sunday at the Met: Irving Penn: Centennial (June 25, 2017)

WHAT:

Sunday at the Met :  Irving Penn: Centennial with writer Vince Aletti, Executive Fashion Editor at Vogue Phyllis Posnick, and Joyce Frank Menschel Curator in Charge, Department of Photographs, The Met Jeff L. Roseinheim.

WHEN:

Sunday, June 25 at 2pm-3:30pm, Free with museum admission

WHERE:

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

DETAILS:

http://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-speaks/sunday-at-the-met/irving-penn

Ticketed Event: The Atelier with Alina Cho featuring Michael Kors at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (June 21, 2017)

WHAT:

The Atelier with Alina Cho featuring Michael Kors

WHERE:

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

WHEN:

June 21, 6:30-pm

DETAILS:

http://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-speaks/ticketed-talks/atelier-17-2?eid=296840

Free Event: Sunday at the Met: Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between (June 18, 2017)

WHAT:

Sunday at the Met : Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between with Costume Institute Curator-in-Charge Andrew Bolton and Contributing Editor at Vogue Andre Leon Talley

WHEN:

Sunday, June 18 at 2pm-3:30pm, Free with museum admission

WHERE:

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC and also livestreamed on the Met’s Facebook

DETAILS: http://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-speaks/sunday-at-the-met/rei-kawakubo