Culture

The Can’t-Miss Galleries Downtown and the Top Eight Exhibitons to See this Fall

  Michael Rosenfeld Gallery 100 Eleventh Avenue (at 19th Street) Your first gallery stop this season should be at Michael Rosenfeld Gallery in Chelsea. Barbara Chase-Riboud’s Malcolm X: Complete celebrates her…well…now complete series of monumental bronze and fiber sculptures that the artist created over the last half-century in honor of the slain human rights leader. …

The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze (Video)

One of the area’s most exhilarating and successful fall events has arrived for the 13th consecutive year—in true Halloween spirit. The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze in Westchester County is a jaw-dropping experience, featuring more than 7,000 elaborately designed, hand-carved pumpkins that illuminate the landscape of Van Cortlandt Manor, which alone is a site to see. …

From Paris, With Love (Video)

In an atelier in the middle of Los Angeles, over 68 artisans work on every detail from cutting and sewing to beading and finishings. Over 3,000 hours later, it’s finally finished—“it” being just one of the show-stopping pieces in Monique Lhuillier’s Spring 2018 collection. The gown consists of strand after strand of silver fringe beads—12,000 …

Gilded Age Glam for Monsieur Cardin (Video)

“Newport, Newport” resounded at The Breakers. Matthew Gonder (who performs at the famous Maxim’s in Paris) had reworked Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” as chanteur and emcee for Pierre Cardin’s fashion show in Newport, Rhode Island. This summer, the exclusive event celebrated Cardin’s career: a chic parade of 90 styles that featured his current …