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Saturday, December 13, 2008

New York Couture Comes to YouTube

Real world art combines with virtual world design as the story of Georgia O'Keeffe's "Oriental Poppies" inspires Second Life couture. Our video features a short bio of O'Keeffe, her emgergence as an artist in New York, several of the nude photos by her husband, Albert Stieglitz, that propelled her to a somewhat unwelcome notoriety, reproductions of her paintings, and, of course, a video of our model dancing in the Oriental Poppy Dress on site in New Mexico's "painted desert."

1 Comments:

Blogger CleoPatra Guyot said...

What a wonderful inspiration! Bringing RL aesthetics to SL with such care and attention to detail, to history, and to the personal story of such a major feminist icon is a powerful thing, and I wonder what you might do with some of Frida Kahlo's or Faith Ringgold's work in your designs?

December 20, 2008 5:41 PM  

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