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Visitors to MFTA since late March have been greeted by a fierce warrior decked out in upcycled fashion. The warrior, a mannequin donated to MFTA by Barneys, shows off fashion created in collaborative workshops led by Michael DiPietro. We are … Continue reading
Many of the works in WasteDiversions were created through collaboration, from large-scale collage and assemblage made during Friends of MFTA’s open studio program, to today’s preview, Wearables and Costumes, from MFTA recipient Culture Push. These works were created during Culture … Continue reading
Many MFTA recipients will remember the massive donations of American Eagle costume jewelery available at the warehouse earlier this year. Sabu, an artist and dedicated MFTA volunteer, scraped up the last broken bits of that donation for his intimate combine, … Continue reading
In the words of Louis Aragon, “the real debris of human life,” are assembled, transformed, and on view at galleries and museums across the city: A couple of Dan Flavin’s brilliant fluorescent lightbulb constructions–and his preparatory sketches on milk cartons and cigarette packaging–are … Continue reading
Last Thursday, MFTA opened its studio to the public, set out refreshments and a ton of supplies, and watched creativity flow. With guidance from Chase Carlisle, a professional artist who teaches with MFTA, participants in March’s open studio program created … Continue reading