Comme into Focus
Tonight’s Met Gala kicks off The Costume Institute’s survey of Rei Kawakubo’s delightfully bizarre designs for Comme des Garçons. The museum’s shop is releasing a line of exclusive Comme des Garçons products, including a new Nike sneaker, to coincide with the exhibition.
Commenters have noted that the soon-to-launch Marciano Art Foundation has an eerily similar collection to The Broad, its fellow L.A. private institution.
[Los Angeles County Museum on Fire]
Elon Musk has released a concept video for his newest idea, which seems like an expensive and complicated—but more private—take on the subway.
[The Wall Street Journal]
Stars and Gripes
Mark Bradford is representing the U.S. at the Venice Biennale. Trouble is, he’s not feeling particularly patriotic.
[The New York Times]
Vito Acconci, 1940-2017
Pioneering video and performance artist Vito Acconci has died at 77.