Friday, May 31, 2019

Jamie Okuma

Jamie Okuma lives on the La Jolla Indian reservation in Pauma Valley, Calif. Her artworks include customized designer footwear incorporating traditional beading techniques. The Native American designer likes to mix the modern and the traditional in her fashion pieces.

Okuma frequently uses Louboutin’s red-soled shoes as the base for her designs. Her works are displayed at a wide range of museums and exhibits, including New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Her art is currently on display as permanent collections at the Minneapolis Institute of Art , Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the National Museum of the American Indian.

(Video Courtesy:Musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac by Youtube Channel)

Reviewed 1/06/2019

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Dressed: The History of Fashion

Fashion history is about more than pretty clothes. Dressed explores the incredibly rich and complex history behind the clothes we wear. Interview with Elizabeth Semmelhack, curator at the Bata Shoe Museum. Dressed: The History of Fashion

Friday, May 17, 2019

Zapatos Humanos/Human Shoes/ART

(Video Courtesy: Ana Jakab by Youtube Channel)