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Film & Performance
July 18, 7pm
CF's Summer Film Series: Exit Through The Gift Shop

December Object of the Month: Gianfranco Ferré Designs

Dec 5, 2015, 11:30am Dec 17, 2015, 11:30am 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Ellman Fashion Design Gallery Italian master designer Gianfranco Ferré was known as the “Architect of Fashion.”  His sketches are illustrative, technical, artistic and extraordinary.  The resulting couture garments display the designer’s skill, artistry and singular vision.  Join Docent Lisa Corridan to discuss the arc of the creative process of Gianfranco Ferré, from design conception to finished product.

Art Lover Book Club: A Cup of Light

Jan 13, 2016, 11am Jan 13, 2016, 5:30pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Phoenix Art Museum Library Cup of Light by Nicole Mones As an American appraiser of fine Chinese porcelain, Lia Frank holds fragile beauty in her hands, examines priceless treasure with a magnifying lens. But when Lia looks in the mirror, she sees the flaws in herself, a woman wary of love, cut off from the world around her. Still, when she is sent to Beijing to authenticate a collection of rare pieces, Lia will find herself changing in surprising ways…coming alive in the shadow of an astounding mystery. As Lia evaluates each fragile pot, she must answer questions that will reverberate through dozens of lives: Where did these works of art come from? Are they truly authentic? Or are they impossibly beautiful forgeries--part of the ... (View more)

The Rise and Importance of the International Art Fair: An Evening with Fernanda Feitosa

Jan 13, 2016, 6:30pm
Wednesday, January 13, 6:30pm Contemporary Forum Lecture Series: An Evening with Fernanda Feitosa: The Rise and Importance of the International Art Fair  Whiteman Hall Admission is Free  |  Everyone is Welcome   Fernanda Feitosa is the founder and executive director of the SP-Arte in Brazil, which has quickly become one of the most important art fairs in Latin America.  Since its inaugural edition in 2005, the fair has consistently grown in popularity with an increasing number of participating gallery and international audiences.  Feitosa states, “When I began with SP-Arte, my main goal was to introduce modern and contemporary art to as many people as possible.  Br... (View more)

The Evolution of Fashion Illustration and the Creative Process

Jan 27, 2016, 7pm
Lindsey Enyart, Creative Director Lelli Kolibri Loretta Tedeschi Cuoco, fashion illustrator  Drawing by hand evolved into drawing with the computer and forever changed the fashion industry.   Two fashion professionals share their perspectives on how these changes affected their work. With extensive experience in illustration and design merchandising, Cuoco shares her perspectives on howsketches were used communicate ideas and how that haschanged with the advent of computer aided design.  Lindsey Enyart will share her experiences working at top Americanfashion houses and how computer aided drawing is an essential tool in today&r... (View more)