In honor of this year’s Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute’s “Punk: Chaos to Couture” Gala taking place tonight in New York City we felt appropriate to pay homage to punk inspired fashion including a few iconic photos taken by famous punk scene photographers Edward Colver and Roberta Bayley. The classic punk rock look among male American musicians harkens back to the T-shirt, motorcycle jacket, and jeans get up favored by American rebels of the 1950s and by British
ReDiscovery: An Art Show Inspired by Daft Punk
This post is dedicated to an upcoming exhibit taking place in our backyard here in San Francisco in honor of Daft Punk and the release of their new album Random Access Memories. We first posted about the new album a couple weeks back with a tutorial on the sleek poster design. Earlier this week we did a snappy post surrounding the punk movement in line with the theme of this year's Met Gala in NYC. It just seems fitting to keep the conversation alive and we are eagerly anticipating what is sure to be a mind blowing gallery exhibit. If you're in SF, be sure to it check out. If you aren't, we've pulled together a handful of our favorite works by talented artists that were inspired by this legendary French duo.
"With their modern disco sound and blend of house, funk, electronic and techno music, Daft Punk puts on one of the world’s most popular DJ performances. Their musical talent is matched only by the extraordinary visuals of their live performances. Daft Punk’s highly anticipated Random Access Memories is their fourth studio album and the first since the 2005 release of Human After All. "
Gauntlet Gallery’s “ReDiscovery” debuts on May 18th with an opening night reception from 7pm to 10pm. The show will be on view until June 15th, 2013. Located at 1040 Larkin Street in San Francisco, Gauntlet Gallery’s hours are 12-7pm Tuesday through Saturday, and by appointment.