This year’s annual ARTWALK NY was cancelled due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, so instead the Artist Plate Project was created to support the Coalition for The Homeless. The purchase of one of these limited edition artist plates can feed 75 homeless New Yorkers! Created by 50 world-renowned artists, the funds from the sale will provide food, crisis services, housing, and other critical aid to thousands of people experiencing homelessness and instability. Read more
WAT-AAH! Taking Back the Streets art campaign enlisted 37 various street artists to promote healthy hydration to kids and teens. As part of the Partnership for a Healthier America’s Drink Up initiative, the artists created works inspired by WAT-AAH! brand bottled water and Drink UP which are being exhibited in various cities, multiple WAT-AAH! wall murals and are selling a limited Collector’s Box of six of the bottles. Read more
Until I saw these, I had no idea that such cool mannequins even existed, let alone designed by the likes of Kenny Scharf, Maira Kalman and other contemporary artists and designers.
The Pucci Manikin Co., which is now known as Ralph Pucci, was originally a mannequin repair company begun by Leda and Nicholas Pucci in the 1950s, in the basement of their Mount Vernon, New York home. Read more