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Feature 08 Mar 2024

Welcome to the Friday Weekly Wrap-Up newsletter, where we explore the intersection of Art, Fashion, and Pop Culture.

Karlie Kloss Curates Sotheby’s Auction for Women’s History Month

Supermodel and philanthropist Karlie Kloss will curate Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated auction, showcasing 9 exceptional artworks by women artists, in honor of Women’s History Month. The selection includes diverse media and styles, offering a comprehensive view of post-war and contemporary art. The live auction is scheduled for March 1st at Sotheby’s New York, with an exhibition from February 23rd to 29th.

Fashion’s Stellar Revolution: The Air Swipe Bag

Coperni pushes fashion’s innovation boundaries once again with the Air Swipe Bag, a remarkable feat in fashion history. Crafted from NASA’s nanomaterial silica aerogel, it’s the lightest solid on Earth, capable of holding 4,000 times its weight. Developed by Professor Ioannis Michaloudis, this bag epitomizes the fusion of fashion and space technology. Weighing a mere 33 grams and composed of 99% air and 1% glass, it’s a testament to cutting-edge design and scientific advancement.

Unveiling Gerhard Richter’s Hidden Mural: A Restoration Journey

In 1956, Gerhard Richter painted a large mural in the German Hygiene Museum in Dresden, covering over 645 square feet. However, it was painted over in 1979. Now, parts of the mural will be unveiled to the public after decades. Restorer Albrecht Körber will start revealing Richter’s work on March 9 as part of a special exhibition at the museum.

Farewell to a Fashion Icon Iris Apfel

Iris Apfel, renowned for her flamboyant style, outspoken persona, and oversized accessories, passed away today at her residence in Palm Beach, Florida, at the age of 102. In her later years, she transitioned into a designer, style icon, and influencer, representing various fashion brands. Apfel, an American businesswoman, interior designer, and fashion figure, leaves behind a legacy celebrated for its uniqueness and boldness.

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