Three Things to See: Manus x Machina

NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES, SAN FRANCISCO – From an extension on the popular Manus x Machina exhibit at the Met to Los Angeles’ first public art biennial, here’s the rundown on what’s coming up near you this week.

NYC: Manus x Machina at The Met

The massively popular exhibit from the Costume Institute – the team behind the Met’s most-visited exhibits of all time, including China: Through the Looking Glass and Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty – has been extended a few more weeks. The show explores how fashion designers balance the handmade with the machine-made in the creation of haute couture and avant-garde ready-to-wear.

WHERE: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY.

WHEN: Through September 5th.

LA: Current:LA, the City’s First Public Art Biennial

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Starting this year, the City of Los Angeles will be using public art commissioned from artists who live and/or work locally to focus on an issue affecting the city – starting with water (or, in Los Angeles’ case, the lack thereof).

WHERE: Locations throughout the city of Los Angeles.

WHEN: July 16th through August 14th.

SF: Ed Ruscha and the Great American West

Inspired the by the evolving Californian landscape and the iconic character of the “Great American West,” prolific pop artist Ed Ruscha showcases 99 of his works in this new exhibit at the de Young Museum.

WHERE: de Young Museum, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco, CA

WHEN: Through Oct 19th.

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