A little Art and Culture…Ai Weiwei, detained but proceeding

ART REVIEW 12 Heads Do the Talking for a Silenced Artist   Librado Romero/The New York Times Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, at the Pulitzer Fountain outside the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan, features 12 animal heads in cast bronze. By ROBERTA SMITH Published: May 4, 2011 http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/05/arts/design/ai-weiwei-sculpture-near-plaza-hotel-review.html?ref=arts

Fashion Inspiration…retro swimwear

Nanette Lepore’s retro inspired swimwear Fun, Flirty, and Girly! While all the stars and celebrities were putting on their most glamorous gowns for the Met Ball Monday evening, Nanette Lepore had her models walking around in much less formal attire; not to mention far less material too.  Lepore’s retro swimwear embraces the feminine and frequently references past swimwear of the former…